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Oxford University Hospital

Bereavement Care Lead

The successful applicant will provide leadership for bereavement care at Sir Michael Sobell House, Oxford.  This established and dynamic palliative care service (hospice) service currently provides bereavement support and counselling to over 300 bereaved people across Oxfordshire each year and also provides an education and research programme. The ideal candidate will be able to give strong strategic direction to the service as well as manging the bereavement team (which includes paid staff and volunteers) and holding a small caseload.  

You will need to demonstrate substantial, up to date knowledge of delivering bereavement care as well as excellent project development, leadership and communication skills.  Ideally you will have experience of providing clinical supervision, delivering education and involvement in research. We offer a stimulating job working in a team that is an integral part of a large adult hospice that, in turn, is part of a leading teaching hospital affiliated to major universities. If you are interested in applying for this post we strongly recommend an informal visit or telephone call.

NHS Band 7: £33,222 - 41,787 per annum

For job description and application form: http://jobs.ouh.nhs.uk/job/v1352681

Job reference: 321-AR-SUR-073-BSM-B7

Closing date: 2 December 2018 For further information or to arrange an informal visit please contact Lucy Whitehead, Operational Services Manager, on 07584 595508 or via PA on 01865 235891, or Marilyn Relf, Sobell House Bereavement Service on 01865 225878.

Child Bereavement UK

Bereavement Service Programme Manager

Child Bereavement UK supports families and educates professionals when a baby or child of any age dies or is dying or when a child is facing bereavement. Every year we train around 9,000 professionals, helping them to better understand and meet the needs of grieving families.

In the UK, when a baby or child dies or a child is bereaved, many of those affected are unable to access good quality support which meets their individual needs. Child Bereavement UK believes all families should have the support they need to rebuild their lives when a child grieves or when a child dies. Our aim is to make sure they do.

The post holder will be responsible for enabling Child Bereavement UK to effectively develop

systems to manage and report on projects and ensure management information is captured, analysed and shared in the best possible way to inform the delivery of Child Bereavement UK’s clinical and training services.  The role requires an understanding of the delivery of clinical services, excellent programme and project management skills, excellent relationship building skills and an in-depth understanding of data collection and statistical analysis.

This is a full-time position (37.5 hours per week) and will be based at CBUK Head Office, High Wycombe, Bucks.

Salary: £27,000-£30,000 per annum
Closing Date:  1 November 2018
Interview Date:  9 November 2018

Job description is available from Karen Smith on 01494 568925 or email karen.smith@childbereavementuk.org.

Applications should be by CV accompanied with a short covering letter, detailing which post you are interested in applying for and how your experience fits the role.  Please email to Karen Smith karen.smith@childbereavementuk.org.

 

Child Bereavement UK
Support & Information (Helpline) Team Members (2 posts)

Child Bereavement UK aims to provide access to good quality child bereavement support for families and the professionals who support them, where a child of any age has died or a child is facing bereavement.

We are seeking to appoint two Support & Information Team Members (one full time and one part-time) to provide support and information to both families and professionals contacting Child Bereavement UK by telephone or email.  The role will be based part time on the Helpline, and part time in updating and maintaining our website, directory and information provision.

Applicants should have training in listening, information giving and guidance, experience in working with children and families, excellent communication skills and be passionate about supporting bereaved families.

Hours: 37.5 hrs per week – Full Time

            22.5 hrs per week – Part-time

Salary: £21,000 per annum (pro rata for the part-time post)

Base:  Saunderton, Bucks with impending move to location in High Wycombe area

Closing Date: Monday 5 November 2018

Interview Date: Wednesday 14 November 2018

For further information and Job Description please contact Sue Randall Sue.Randall@childbereavementuk.org

Child Bereavement UK
Director of Bereavement Services Development: London

Child Bereavement UK supports families and educates professionals when a baby or child of any age dies or is dying or when a child is facing bereavement. Every year we train around 9,000 professionals, helping them to better understand and meet the needs of grieving families.

In the UK, when a baby or child dies or a child is bereaved, many of those affected are unable to access good quality support which meets their individual needs. Child Bereavement UK believes all families should have the support they need to rebuild their lives when a child grieves or when a child dies. Our aim is to make sure they do.

Child Bereavement UK is a nationally recognised charity which leads in the development and delivery of high-quality child bereavement support and training.   We’re looking for an innovative and experienced leader to develop our services in London.  You’ll have extensive experience in the bereavement sector, strong project management skills and a practical awareness of the cultural and ethnic make-up of the client community.  You will be a motivating, inspiring and innovative leader with the ability to develop and lead dedicated teams and  build relationships with community stakeholders. Child Bereavement UK is a growing charity so it’s an exciting time for the right person to join us and make a difference to grieving families in the capital. 

Applicants should have a recognised professional qualification, leadership experience and extensive experience of the bereavement sector.

This is a full time position (37.5 hours per week) and will be based at our offices in Queens Park or Newham.

Salary: £40,000 pa (including London Weighting)
Closing date:  19th of November
Interview date: 27th of November

Job description is available from Karen Smith on 01494 568925 or email karen.smith@childbereavementuk.org.

Applications should be by CV accompanied with a short covering letter, detailing which post you are interested in applying for and how your experience fits the role.  Please email to Karen Smith karen.smith@childbereavementuk.org

 

Child Bereavement UK

Director of Bereavement support and education

Child Bereavement UK (CBUK) supports families and educates professionals when a baby or child of any age dies or is dying, or when a child is facing bereavement. Every year we train around 10,000 professionals, helping them to better understand and meet the needs of grieving families; support 3000 children and adults through our bereavement services; and respond to over 6000 calls to our helpline.

Would you like to bring your clinical expertise, supervision skills and leadership experience to the third sector and contribute at senior management level to a growing national charity? Are you passionate about supporting bereaved children, parents and families, and the professionals who work with them? 

Due to the retirement of the current post holder we are looking to recruit a talented and highly motivated individual to lead on the strategic direction, development, co-ordination and delivery of child bereavement support and training across the UK. 

Salary: £60,000 per annum
Closing date:  14 November 2018
Interview date: 21 November 2018

If you are interested in knowing more please see the attached job description and person specification or contact sue.randall@childbereavementuk.org

Applications should be by CV accompanied with a short covering letter, detailing which post you are interested in applying for and how your experience fits the role.  Please email to Sue Randall