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COUNSELLOR AND BEREAVEMENT SERVICES MANAGER (Ref: WHC – BSM)

Salary: £25,000 – £29,000 dependent on experience

Hours: 37.5 per week (part-time considered)

We are looking for a highly skilled, motivated professional to join our dedicated Family Support Team.

You will be an experienced Counsellor and Bereavement Services Manager in End of Life Care, providing a service for patients and their families which addresses pre- and post-bereavement needs.  Ideally, you will also have a qualification and experience in dealing with children with bereavement issues.

Working within the Family Support Team you will be responsible for pre bereavement counselling, management of the bereavement service and the day to day co-ordination of a team of around 18 bereavement volunteer visitors; to include holding training and supervision sessions for the Team. You will also take an active part in existing groups, support the training and supervision of other volunteer groups in the Team and the ongoing development of the service.

Employee benefits include transfer of existing NHS pension scheme (subject to eligibility), free staff car park, subsidised meals, childcare vouchers, employee discount scheme and Employee Assistance Programme.

For an informal discussion/visit, please contact the Director of Patient Services – John Bailey or the Family Support Team Leader –  Amanda Gough on 01934 423900.

Alternatively please email jobs@westonhospicecare.org.uk or call reception on the above number. We are unable to accept cvs without a completed application form.

The closing date for completed applications is Friday, 3rd March.  If your application is shortlisted, the anticipated date for interviews is Thursday, 16th March.

Please note that appointment to this role is subject to an Enhanced DBS disclosure.

We value and encourage applications from all sections of the community

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