Bereavement Counsellor, Family Support Practitioner: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
The closing date is 30 November 2022
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.
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.
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:
– 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.