Demelza are pleased to share we are now recruiting for two experienced bereavement counsellors to join our Family Support Department.

Bereavement counsellor jobs 

The death of a baby, child or young person is unimaginably painful. We understand that everyone’s experience of loss is unique and we believe that there is no one way, or right way, to manage grief.  

Bereavement counsellor jobs at Demelza offer the right candidate the unique opportunity to support children, young people and family members through the processes of grief, loss and change by supporting the safe and effective running of our Bereavement Service.

Bereavement Lead 

Do you have the skills and experience to drive the development and growth of our bereavement services? We are looking for an experienced bereavement counsellor who will support Demelza’s service users and understand the processes of grief, loss and change and how best to help others deal with its impact. 

Our Bereavement Lead will work with our Head of Therapies and Bereavement Service to deliver a bereavement service, ensuring systems and procedures are set up, using both innovative and evidence-driven practises to ensure consistency and quality. 

This is an excellent development opportunity to inspire and deliver the strategy. We offer a supportive working environment with access to the Demelza Leadership Programme and the opportunity to work with some of the most passionate can-do people in the charity world. 

The full job description and applicant specification are now live and we are welcoming applications until 10 January 2022. 

To discuss the role in more detail please email jo.burton@demelza.org.uk for an informal chat. 

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Bereavement Counsellor

We are excited to be offering an opportunity for an experienced bereavement counsellor to join Demelza’s Family Support Department. We are looking for a compassionate, creative and skilled individual to provide sessions around anticipatory grief and to those that are bereaved.  

This postholder will provide specialist bereavement counselling to all family members following the death of a child or young person at Demelza and will assess referrals for counselling support. They will support the safe and effective running of the Bereavement Service including the coordination of the bereavement programmes and events, and in partnership with the Bereavement Lead, will support and train staff and volunteers.

To be successful in this role you will be registered with the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) and have experience of working therapeutically with adults and families. You will also have experience of working in a health care, social care or education setting. 

The full job description and applicant specification are now live and we are welcoming applications until 16 January 2022. 

To discuss the role in more detail please email jo.burton@demelza.org.uk for an informal chat.