Kingston upon Thames, Greater London (On-site)
£35,670 per year FTE actual salary £14268.00
Permanent, Part-time, 14 hours across 2 days
Job description

We are looking for someone to coordinate the counselling and support service for bereaved children, young people and families who live, work or study or are registered with a GP in the borough of Kingston upon Thames, and to ensure the achievement and reporting of the Children’s Bereavement Service project outcomes.

We need someone who has:

  1. Experience in coordinating a service, leading a team or project. 
  2. Previous experience of working with children, young people and families in a professional or social setting.
  3. Experience of working with children and families who are bereaved. 
  4. Experience of working in a team. 

We hope you will have:

  1. Excellent communication skills to deal sensitively and effectively by phone and face to face with a range of people (such as clients and their carers, counsellors, health professionals, other agencies, etc) and provide written reports, write letters, make verbal presentations, etc. 
  2. Excellent organisational skills, and ability to work on own initiative and to prioritise workload. 
  3. Experience of co-ordinating a service or a project for the benefit of others. 
  4. Excellent counselling skills, with regard to supporting and communicating with bereaved children and families.  
  5. Understanding of the theory of counselling, especially bereavement counselling, and the value of different counselling approaches (eg person-centred, cognitive behavioural therapy, psychodynamic, integrative, etc)
  6. Knowledge of monitoring and evaluation, preferably including experience of data management and analysis. 
  7. Experience of developing policy and procedures.  
  8. A working knowledge of the issues and needs of people who are bereaved. 
  9. Basic numeracy and skills. 
  10. Experience of working with partner organisations and donors.  
  11. Experience of working with volunteers.  
  12. Experience of making presentations and organising/facilitating at workshops.   
More about Kingston Bereavement Service

Kingston Bereavement Service was established in 1988 and is committed to supporting children, young people, adults and families who have been b... Read more

Posted on: 14 June 2022
Closed date: 14 July 2022 at 23:30
Tags: Senior Management, Volunteer Management

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