Bereavement Counsellor, Family Support Practitioner: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire


Sue Ryder

The closing date is 30 November 2022

Job summary

Family Support Practitioner/Bereavement Counsellor

Sue Ryder Leckhampton Court Hospice

Leckhampton, Cheltenham, GL53 0QJ

Salary £27,000 – £30,582 per annum, pro rata DOE

7.5 hours/week (one day)

Be there when it matters

There has never been a more important time to provide high quality, specialist

end-of-life care to support patients and their families.

About us

Leckhampton Court is Gloucestershires only inpatient unit for specialist palliative care. You can also be cared for in your own home, or you can visit us for Day Services while still living at home. We will help you live the best life you possibly can.

Main duties of the job

About you

We are looking for a forward thinking and experienced family support practitioner/bereavement counsellor who is passionate about specialist palliative care to join our Family Support Team.

The successful candidate will have evidence of post qualifying counselling experience in a health or social care service. They will have experience of multidisciplinary working and an understanding of end of life and bereavement issues.

Essential requirements for the post:

Registration and Accreditation with a regulatory body: BACP/ UKCP

Experience of counselling in a healthcare setting

Experience of teaching and training staff and volunteers

Creating and facilitating carers/bereavement groups.

If you would like to join our team please contact Mmabotsha Motswaledi Head of Family Support:


PH: 07971669921

About us


– Continuation of NHS pension and Holiday allowance**

– 27 days holiday rising to 33 plus bank holidays pro rata

– Private pension matched at either 3% or 5%

– Enhanced Maternity Benefits

– Enhanced Sick leave

For more of our employee benefits please visit our website.

If you want more than just a job, we want you. Join the team and be there when it matters.


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