The successful candidate will provide structured bereavement support directly to children and young people through a range of channels including remote, digital and face to face from our offices, which are based in Cheltenham and Hove, community venues, in the Camden area, and (when appropriate or required) through home visits across the UK. The post holder will set up and run a digital support group and will be responsible for maintaining records and data relating to the service.
All applicants will have a relevant professional qualification in working with children and young people along and have experience and knowledge of working with and providing services to children, young people and families. Previous experience of childhood bereavement or bereavement/palliative care is desirable however it is your ability and commitment to engage and work with children, families and other professionals that interests us.
You should be enthusiastic about working as part of a dynamic and creative team and you will have excellent interpersonal skills, especially in communicating with children.
We are passionate about being an inclusive and supportive employer to staff from all backgrounds and circumstances, and welcome applications from individuals who bring fresh perspectives and experiences with them. We particularly encourage applications from people who identify as Black, Asian or from a minority ethnic background, who are under-represented at Winston’s Wish.
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