Widnes, Halton
Widnes, Borough of Halton
£24,000 per year, pro rata
Contract, Fixed until 31/7/22, Part-time
Job description

We help children and young people (up to age 25), parents, and families, to rebuild their lives when a child grieves or when a child dies.

 We also provide training to professionals, equipping them to provide the best possible care to bereaved families.

Bereavement Support Practitioner (part-time)
Hours: 22.5 hours per week
Rate: £24,000 pro rata per annum fixed term contract until the end of funding, 31st July 2022 with potential for further funding
Reporting to: Bereavement Services Regional North
Base: Flexible working between home and CBUK Office in Widnes, Cheshire

Would you like to bring your expertise, skills and experience to the third sector and contribute to a growing national charity? Are you passionate about supporting bereaved children, parents and families?

About the role

We are looking to recruit a Part-time Bereavement Support Practitioner who will support the Bereavement Services Regional Lead in the provision and evaluation of a service that ensures families and professionals can access high quality bereavement support in situations where a baby or child of any age has died, or where children or young people up to the age of 25 are bereaved. To provide support to individuals, couples, families and in group settings.

Applicants should have a recognised, health, social care, or counselling qualification, experience in working with parents, children and families, excellent communication skills and be passionate about supporting bereaved families.

Closing Date: 27 September 2021
Interviews: 1 October 2021 (by Zoom)

To Apply and for More Information:

If you would like to apply and find out more about this position, please click the apply button to be directed to our website. 

Applications will be reviewed, and interviews offered, on an on-going basis. We reserve the right to close the role prior to the closing date, should a suitable applicant be found, so please submit your application as soon as possible.

Child Bereavement UK recognises the positive value of diversity, promotes equality and challenges discrimination. We welcome and encourage job applications from people of all backgrounds, particularly where we are under-represented, currently, this includes disabled people, LGBTQ+ and those from Black, Asian and minority ethnic groups (BAME).

No agencies please.

Posted on: 16 September 2021
Closed date: 27 September 2021
Job ref: 158623_CBUK
Tags: Advice, Information, Social Care/Development