Job Title: Bereavement Support Practitioner
Location: Sidley House, Trafford
Hours: Full Time
Would you like to bring your expertise, skills, and experience to the third sector and contribute to a growing charity? Are you passionate about supporting bereaved children, parents and families?
An exciting and rare opportunity has arisen for a self-motivated and highly organised individual to join our team to help provide emotional and practical support to bereaved families at their time of need.
Applicants must have a recognised child health, education, or social care qualification and experience in working with parents, children and families, excellent communication skills and most importantly be passionate about providing a safe space for families.
To provide support to children and young people bereaved of a parent/Guardian or sibling regardless of the cause of death. To work in a fun and creative way providing opportunities within a safe and trusting space to explore thoughts and feelings.
We are particularly interested in hearing from those who have experience of assessing the needs of families bereaved by suicide and other traumatic deaths and are comfortable and skilled in having difficult conversations with parents whilst maintaining a safe space.
The post is subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. The successful candidate must be committed to the safeguarding of children and young people.
Please read the Job Specification clearly prior to applying: PERSONAL SPECIFICATION
Please email: [email protected] subject heading: VACANCY BSP with a cover email, once received an application form will be sent.