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Grief Encounter - Clinical Counselling Manager  

Grief Encounter was set up in December 2003 to ensure that bereaved children and their families receive the best possible support following the death of a significant other.  We deliver both local and national bereavement services, including a national helpline and online service.

The post holder will take responsibility for the effective and high quality delivery of the Grief Encounter one to one therapeutic counselling, including online services, through a team of staff and sub-contracted practitioners.

They will assist the Clinical Services Director (CSD) in implementing and developing therapeutic projects budgets and service planning.

They will liaise with Grief Encounter therapists, supervisors, families, schools and other organisation's in relation to one-to-one counselling. This includes supporting practitioners with complex cases in liaison with supervisors and lead practitioners (assessment practitioner’s).

Acting as joint Safeguarding Lead (jointly with Clinical Services Director/Clinical Operations Manager) and ensuring appropriate safeguarding policies and guidance is in place across all services and that practitioners understand their safeguarding responsibilities.

They will work with the Family Liaison Team to ensure the efficient and appropriate management of referrals pathways.

The post holder must be respectful, non-judgmental and empathic towards clients and colleagues. They will have respect for confidentiality and boundaries, have a sense of responsibility and commitment to organisational excellence. They will need to be clear thinking and forward looking, creative and enthusiastic with a flexible attitude to work and will have Integrity, honesty and professionalism.

Salary:              ₤35 - 40,000 pro rata (dependent on experience)
Location/Base: Grief Encounter Office, Mill Hill, London
Hours:               3-4 Days per week (to be agreed)
Responsible to: Clinical Services Director
Accountable to: Board of Trustees

To Apply:
Please send your CV & a covering letter to:
Deborah Mendoza Roberts, Recruitment Director deborah@midfieldgroup.co.uk

 

The Laura Centre - Child, Young Person and Family Counsellor

The Laura Centre is a bereavement counselling service providing confidential counselling and holistic services, to parents/carers that have been bereaved of a child and for any child or young person that has been affected by the death of a parent or sibling. The Laura Centre currently has two vacancies and welcomes passionate and experienced counsellors to apply to join our dedicated team.

30 hours per week at our Leicester Centre (the Laura Centre also has a second vacancy for 15 hours a week for an Adult Counsellor at the Derby Centre)

Salary: £28,860 - £30, 810 (FTE)

Closing date for applications: 17th May at 5pm

Interview Date: Tuesday 25th May

If you would like any more information or would like to apply, please contact Sandip Binning on 0116 2544341 or email. Alternatively, please visit the website.

 

Jigsaw (South East) - Support Team Manager

Jigsaw (South East) is a registered charity supporting children and young people in Surrey and parts of Sussex and Kent, who have experienced the death of a significant family member and those who have a family member with a life limiting condition. Established in 2012, we provide children and their families with support, the chance to meet others in the same situation and the coping strategies to manage their grief both now and in the future.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Support Team Manager to implement and manage the service delivery of a child bereavement charity.

Main Aim of Post:

  • To ensure our services meet the needs of children and young people by managing and coordinating the pre and post bereavement teams.
  • To record and monitor outcome data to ensure our services improve the lives of children and young people we are supporting.
  • To promote good partnerships with local schools to facilitate the support of children and young people within their existing communities.
  • To contribute to the development of Jigsaw’s training programme and assist in its delivery.
  • To safeguard our service users through the implementation of our policies and protocols.

Location: Remotely - Usually based at Jigsaw (South East) offices in East Grinstead
Hours: 18 hours per week, to include a Tuesday and be used flexibly to meet the needs of the service
Salary: £28,000 pro rata (Salary under review) (Full time equivalent is 35 hours)
Closing date: Midday 24th May 2021
Interviews w/c 7th June 2021

Full Job description here

For further information about the role or an application form, please contact Jennie Hattan, Service Manager at info@jigsawsoutheast.org.uk or on 01342 313895

Jigsaw (South East) - Communications Coordinator

Jigsaw (South East) is a registered charity supporting children and young people in Surrey and parts of Sussex and Kent, who have experienced the death of a significant family member and those who have a family member with a life limiting condition. Established in 2012, we provide children and their families with support, the chance to meet others in the same situation and the coping strategies to managetheir grief both now and in the future.

The role covers both internal and external communications and involves liaising with staff,
volunteers, funders and service users to generate engaging, relevant and accurate content 
such as leaflets, stationery, newsletters, reports, press releases – updating the website and
managing our social media platforms to market the charity’s services and activities.
The successful candidate may already have experience of working in communications,
ideally within the charity sector, or a background in journalism.

The main purpose of the job is to promote Jigsaw (South East), its services and fundraising
efforts and its impact upon bereaved families as well as those who are facing the death of a
close family member through serious illness.

Location: Remotely - Usually based at Jigsaw (South East) offices in East Grinstead
Hours: 10 hours per week, flexibility to work over 2/3 days
Salary: £21,000 - £23,000
Closing date: Midday 24th May 2021
Interviews: w/c 7th June 2021

Full job description Here

Jigsaw (South East) - Grants Manager

Jigsaw (South East) is a registered charity supporting children and young people in Surrey and parts of Sussex and Kent, who have experienced the death of a significant family member and those who have a family member with a life limiting condition. Established in 2012, we provide children and their families with support, the chance to meet others in the same situation and the coping strategies to managetheir grief both now and in the future.

The Grants Manager role is a new role created to build on our recent success in establishing grant income as our core funding stream. The post-holder will take the role further to grow this income stream to support the charity’s exciting next phase. The post-holder will work closely with the Business Development Manager and rest of the team and will be well supported in embedding the role within the charity.

We are seeking an experienced charity fundraiser with proven persuasive writing skills, ideally in grant applications, and the ability to take ownership of this important income stream, working closely with other team members. The charity has recently appointed a Charity Director and additional trustees to develop a future service and fundraising strategy.  This role is a crucial part of developing a long-term sustainable income stream to enable the charity to adapt the service to meet the growing needs of bereaved children and young people. The role would suit someone who thrives on working in a small, supportive and friendly team and is passionate about making a difference to local families.

The purpose of the job is to manage and further develop our successful grants programme in order to provide a sustainable income stream from trusts, foundations and other grant-giving organisations. This role is part of the small Business Development team that oversees all fundraising activities.

Location: Remotely - Usually based at Jigsaw (South East) offices in East Grinstead
Hours:  15 hours per week, to be worked over two or three days. We offer flexible working for this role
Salary:   £25,000 (pro-rata) Full-time equivalent is 35 hours.
Closing date: Midday 24th May 2021
Interviews: w/c 7th June 2021

Full job description Here

For further information about the role, please contact Carolyn Steer, Business Development Manager at carolynsteer@jigsawsoutheast.org.uk or on 01342 313895

Jigsaw (South East) - Service Development Manager

Jigsaw (South East) is a registered charity supporting children and young people in Surrey and parts of Sussex and Kent, who have experienced the death of a significant family member and those who have a family member with a life limiting condition. Established in 2012, we provide children and their families with support, the chance to meet others in the same situation and the coping strategies to manage their grief both now and in the future.

We are looking for an ambitious, dynamic leader who will lead a range of services that support bereaved children and young people and those facing the death of a loved one.  This is a fantastic opportunity for someone with strong operational experience, to develop the strategic direction of our charity, working alongside the senior leadership team to embed a strong vision for the future of the service. Our services include pre and post bereavement support and our training programme.

Applicants need to demonstrate experience of managing services, a clear understanding of excellence in child bereavement support services and a passion for partnership working.

Main Aim of Post:

  • The Service Development Manager will be a valued member of the Senior Leadership Team and will contribute towards the strategic growth and development and operational management of the services within the organisation.
  • To ensure strategic development of services across the charity, exploring new and innovative ways to meet the changing needs of children and young people resulting from the COVID 19 pandemic.
  • To ensure robust delivery of services across the charity, with specific focus on our pre and post bereavement services and training programme.
  • To represent the charity externally as the leading child bereavement service in our local area.
  • To be a key part of the charity’s leadership team delivering the vision of the charity and exploring new areas for growth.

Location: Remotely - Usually based at Jigsaw (South East) offices in East Grinstead
Hours of work: 18 hours per week, to include a Monday and Tuesday
Salary: £ 30,000 pro rata (Salary under review) (Full time equivalent is 35 hours)
Closing date: Midday 24th May 2021
Interviews: w/c 7th June 2021


Full job description Here


For further information about the role, please contact Frank Sims, Charity Director at info@jigsawsoutheast.org.uk or on 01342 313895