About us Get in touch / work with us Vacancies Bereavement Support Practitioner (Maternity Cover) - Carlisle Would you like to bring your expertise, skills and experience to the third sector and contribute to a growing national charity? Are you passionate about supporting bereaved children, young people and families, and the professionals who work with them? We are looking to recruit a talented and highly motivated individual to work alongside the other members of the Bereavement Services Team, reporting to Regional Team Lead – North. Applicants should have a recognised, health, social care, or counselling qualification, experience in working with children, young people and families, excellent communication skills and be passionate about supporting bereaved families and those whose roles bring them into contact with these families. If you are interested in knowing more, please see the attached job description and person specification or contact [email protected] Hours: 37.5 per week (full time) 1-year fixed term contract (maternity) Rate: £26,000 per annum Reporting: Regional Team Lead - North Base: Hybrid working between home and Child Bereavement UK’s base in Carlisle Applications should be by CV accompanied with a short covering letter, detailing which post you are interested in applying for and how your experience fits the role. Please email to Jane Hobart [email protected] Closing date: Thursday 29th September 2022 Interviews: Monday 3rd October 2022 The Charity is committed to creating a safe and welcoming atmosphere for everyone, and one that challenges all forms of oppression or discrimination including those based on age, gender or gender reassignment, marital or civil partnership status, pregnancy or maternity leave, disability, race (which includes nationality, citizenship, ethnic or national origins), religion/faith or belief, sexual orientation (collectively known in law as the ‘protected characteristics’), as well as any oppression or discrimination based on other physical characteristics or impairments, occupation, income, wealth, or unrelated criminal convictions. The successful candidate will be required to complete an enhanced DBS check. Applications will be reviewed, and interviews offered, on an on-going basis. We reserve the right to close the role prior to the closing date, should a suitable applicant be found, so please submit your application as soon as possible.