Pre and Post Bereavement Counsellor - Nottinghamshire Hospice
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Pre and Post Bereavement Counsellor


£26,526 per annum


30 hours per week predominantly Monday-Friday with occasional Saturdays and evenings

Close date

Mid-day on 19 December 2023

Interview date

2 January 2024

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The role

We provide a range of palliative care services for people in Nottinghamshire and are currently looking to recruit two dynamic and experienced Bereavement Counsellors, to join our Bereavement Services Team.

The role involves working within the Bereavement Services Team supporting Nottinghamshire residents who are over the age of 18 who have been affected by a palliative diagnosis or affected by an expected death. You will carry a caseload offering 1:1 bereavement counselling to clients with the most complex and urgent pre and post bereavement needs. Develop and facilitate both pre and post bereavement support groups around Nottinghamshire as well as at the Nottinghamshire Hospice. Participate in the promotion and development of the service. The ideal candidate will be a qualified Counsellor who has achieved a level 4 or higher qualification in a counselling modality, additionally with experience ideally gained within a palliative care or bereavement environment. You will work with current legislation and professional codes of practice and conduct (i.e. BACP/UKCP).  You must have proven communication and interpersonal skills, the ability to use your own initiative and to work autonomously.

Why you’ll love working here

Nottinghamshire Hospice is a great place to work!

As a charity we’re able to be creative, fleet of foot and inspiring in our approach to our services and how we work together.

Our CARE values are embedded throughout –Care, Acceptance, Resilience and Empathy.

We’re the leading Nottinghamshire provider and influencer of community-based palliative and end of life care, with ambitions to make a real difference to all those diagnosed with a life-limiting or terminal illness. We have been established for 40 years and are at the heart of our communities who rely on our care and support.

If you’re looking for an opportunity to work for a local charity and be part of a great CARE movement then this is the opportunity for you.

How to apply

Download the application form. Please submit your completed application on the upload form below.

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