Children’s Bereavement and Pre-bereavement Counsellor

The SmartList
£25,000 - £29,999
06 Mar 2018
15 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Children’s Bereavement and Pre-bereavement Counsellor

Salary: £25,608 – £27,576 (pro rata)

Hours: 24 hours a week (will involve evenings and some weekends)

Location: Linden Centre, Trinity Hospice, Low Moor Road, Bispham, Blackpool FY2 0BG

Closing date: 29th March 2018

The Linden Centre, which is an integral part of the suite of Trinity Hospice and Palliative Care services, provides emotional support and counselling to adults, children and young people who are affected by the serious illness or death of someone significant. The Linden Centre is home to CASCADE supporting children and young people who are at risk of prolonged or complex grief.

We have an exciting opportunity for someone who is passionate, enthusiastic, and motivated to making a difference for children and young people (CYP) aged 4½ to 18. We are looking for an experienced children’s counsellor with an understanding of the issues for CYP and families facing loss and grief. Applicants must be registered with BACP and have post qualification experience of working with either children or young people. Applicants need to demonstrate a commitment to continuing professional development and evidence of working towards BACP accreditation.

We offer an excellent working environment as part of a friendly, dedicated and professional team and an opportunity to work for an organisation considered Outstanding by the CQC and is an Investor in People Gold accredited employer.

Your NHS Pension is transferable or we provide a group pension scheme. There are a number of flexible staff benefits offered and we also provide free onsite parking.

For further details and an application form please click the apply now button.

We welcome any informal discussion and visit to the Linden Centre and hospice. To arrange this please contact the Support Services on (01253) 35 9361

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