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Bereavement Care Coordinator

Clapham, Greater London (Hybrid)
Hackney, Greater London
London, Greater London
£39,227 - £42,618 per year
Job description

Do you have a passion for working with people and the ability to empathise with others?

The Bereavement Support Service at St Mungo’s is available to all our clients, we offer a range of bereavement support including training, team debriefs and emotional support to colleagues and clients.

We are now looking for someone to join the team as a Bereavement Care Coordinator for a 12 month fixed term contract until 6 June 2025 (Maternity Cover).

Bereavement is cited in the top 10 reasons that contribute to homelessness; therefore, we are here to help support both clients and staff to process loss in all its complicated forms. In the role of Bereavement Care Coordinator, you will be responsible for:

  • Providing 1:1 emotional support sessions and counselling to clients who have experienced bereavement.
  • Support staff teams who have experienced a client death, by facilitating team emotional support sessions.
  • Delivering bereavement training and providing advice and guidance to internal teams and external organisations.  

In this role, you will be required to travel to different St Mungo’s services. Additionally, you will have the opportunity to work from home and/or from offices based in Hackney and Clapham.

About you

We are looking for someone who holds relevant qualification in Counselling or Psychotherapy and is a registered member of a professional body (BACP, UKCP, BPS or equivalent).

  • You will have a good understanding the complex needs of people experiencing homelessness and working knowledge of bereavement and organisations and agencies working with bereavement, loss and grief.
  • You will be an empathetic individual, passionate about working with vulnerable people who are in personal distress.
  • You will have the ability to work flexibly, able to work well on your own, know when to seek support and be willing to travel to a range of different services.

St Mungo's are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace. We strongly encourage applications from all under-represented groups.

How to apply

To view the job description and guidance on completing your application form, please click on the ‘document’ tab on the advert page on our website.

To find out more and apply please go to the St Mungo’s careers page on our website.  

Closing date: 10am on 05 June 2024

Interview and assessments on: 17 June 2024

What we offer

  • Excellent Development and Growth Opportunities
  • A Diverse and Inclusive Workplace
  • Great Pay and Other Benefits
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St Mungo's View profile Company size Size: More than 1000
Posted on: 22 May 2024
Closed date: 05 June 2024 at 10:00
Tags: Social Care/Development, Practitioner