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Child Bereavement UK 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.

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: 16 April 2021
Interviews: 22 April 2021 (by Zoom)

Applications should be by CV and must be accompanied with a short covering letter, detailing why you think your experience and qualifications fit the role. Please email Jane Hobart jane.hobart@childbereavementuk.org

Applications will be reviewed, and interviews offered, on an ongoing 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.
If you are interested in knowing more, please see the attached job description and person specification

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 (BAME) groups.