Bereavement Counsellor Required: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

Not For Profit People Services

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.

Position: Bereavement Counsellor, Family Support practitioner

Location: Leckhampton, Cheltenham, GL53 0QJ

Salary: £27,000 – £30582 pa depending on experience

Contract: Permanent, Full time – 37.5 hours per week over 5 days

Closing Date: 11th July 2022

About the role:

As a Family Support Practitioner you will provide level 3 (NICE Guidance 2004) psychological services for patients and their families which address pre-bereavement and post bereavement needs. You will complete a psycho-social assessment for patients and their family/carer including the identification of social strengths, needs, and goals. You will work in close partnership with the clinical teams within the hospice and other organisations

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 a 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.

Benefits

  • 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

 

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