• Taunton and Yeovil
  • 22.5 hours per week
  • £26,245 per annum (pro-rata)
  • 2 year fixed term contract/secondment opportunity

An exciting opportunity for an experienced practitioner to co-ordinate the delivery of the Bereavement Services which support the families and carers bereaved of our patients.  In this role you would strive to maintain current standards of care, and continue to adapt and develop the services to best meet the changing needs of the community we serve.

You would need good organisational abilities and the resilience to work in a highly emotive field, whilst carrying a small, complex caseload.

If you have an Advanced Diploma in Counselling or equivalent professional qualification and the skills and enthusiasm to lead a dedicated team of bereavement support volunteers, we would love to hear from you

This post involves providing unsupervised health care to vulnerable adults and is therefore exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975.  An appropriate Enhanced Disclosure application will be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service to check previous spent and unspent convictions that are not subject to filtering rules introduced on 29 May 2013.

For more information please contact Kacey Leader: 01935 709480 | Kacey.Leader@st-margarets-hospice.org.uk

Closing date: 19 July 2016

Interviews: 2 August 2016

How to apply

Please click the links below to download a Job Description, Application Pack and Diversity Monitoring Form:

Job Description

Application Pack

Diversity Monitoring Form

Alternatively, please contact our 24 hour recruitment line on (01823) 365627 or e-mail: recruitment@st-margarets-hospice.org.uk.

Please return your completed Application Pack and Diversity Monitoring Form either to the email address above, or post to: HR Department, St. Margaret’s Hospice, Heron Drive, Bishop's Hull, Taunton, Somerset, TA1 5HA.

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