Richmond's Hope
Richmond's Hope

Charity registered in Scotland SC036720

Richmond’s Hope provides support for children and young people aged 4-18 years who have been bereaved. The charity provides a safe space for children to work through their grief both verbally and non verbally, to preserve memories of the person who has died, to explore their feelings, to develop coping strategies and to understand the impact the bereavement has had on their lives.

Current vacancies

Top job! Chief Executive Officer

  • Part time
  • £42,835 pro-rata
  • Based in Edinburgh or Glasgow but regular travel to Glasgow or Edinburgh
  • Closing 17th October 2022

The successful candidate for this position must have significant experience of working at senior management level, preferably within the charitable sector. You will lead a dedicated, passionate and experienced team providing excellent and effective support for bereaved children and young people in Scotland.

Reporting directly to the Board, you will implement the overall strategy and help maintain the organisational culture. Your excellent interpersonal skills will enable communication at all levels and your enthusiasm and vision for the work will inspire others across the team. As the CEO of the charity, you will forge relationships with appropriate bodies and advance its aims in partnerships. You will oversee excellent monitoring and evaluation processes. Overall, you will be responsible for maintaining the ethos and values of a developing and dynamic organisation.

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Bereavement Support Worker

  • Part time
  • £24,463 – £25,719 pro-rata
  • Wellesley Centre, Methil, Fife
  • Closing 17th October 2022

Richmond’s Hope provides support to children and young people who have experienced bereavement, particularly through use of therapeutic play. The successful candidate for this position will have experience of working with children and young people and should be qualified to degree level or equivalent in childcare, education, health, play work or another relevant discipline.

Richmond’s Hope will provide a comprehensive induction and training programme which includes training in our methodology. Working as part of the staff team in our new base in Methil, Fife, you will help provide a service to those aged 4 to 18 years from the surrounding area.

Applicants should have enthusiasm and vision for the work of the organisation (richmondshope.org.uk), excellent interpersonal skills and be able to work as part of a team.

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This vacancy has now closed

Fundraiser & Training Officer

  • Full time
  • £30,000 – £32,000
  • Glasgow (home working negotiable)
  • Closing 12th April 2021

As the successful candidate for this position you will have significant experience of fundraising and writing grant applications. In addition, you will be able to offer basic training in the objectives of the organisation to external bodies and agencies. We are looking for someone who is a self-starter, has good knowledge of the charitable sector and is sympathetic to the aims and ethos of Richmond’s Hope, which offers bereavement support to children and young people aged 4 – 18 years through the medium of therapeutic play.

Richmond’s Hope will provide a comprehensive induction programme, including introduction to our methodology. As Fundraiser, you will develop our fundraising strategy and work closely with the Chief Executive in fostering good relationships with funders and seeking new corporate sponsors . As a member of the Management Team you will also assist with smooth running of the Glasgow Office, where this post is based. As Training Officer, you will be responsible for offering an introduction to the work and ethos of Richmond’s Hope to other professionals and interested agencies.

Applicants should have enthusiasm and vision for the work of the organisation, excellent interpersonal and leadership skills and be able to work as part of a team.

A DRIVING LICENCE AND USE OF CAR IS DESIRABLE

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This vacancy has now closed

Team Leader (Bereavement Support)

  • Full time
  • £30,000 – £32,000
  • Edinburgh & Glasgow
  • Closing 19th July 2021

Richmond’s Hope provides support for children and young people aged 4-18 who have experienced bereavement. We are looking for an experienced Team Leader who will direct our Bereavement Support Workers (BSWs) and support them in their work.

The successful candidate will have significant experience of working with children and young people and of building and leading a team. We are looking for someone who has good understanding and experience of the therapeutic benefits of play and either experience of working with bereaved children or skills that are transferable to bereavement support.

Richmond’s Hope will provide a comprehensive induction programme which will include training in the methodology of Richmond’s Hope. As Team Leader (Bereavement Support) you will carry out supervision, support and training for our Bereavement Support Workers based across Central Scotland. Working as part of the Management Team of Richmond’s Hope you will be responsible for building the team, supporting and enabling BSWs in the work with bereaved children. You may also carry a small caseload of children seeking support.

Applicants should have enthusiasm and vision for the work of the organisation, excellent interpersonal and leadership skills and be able to work as part of a team.

A DRIVING LICENCE AND USE OF CAR IS DESIRABLE

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This vacancy has now closed

Bereavement Support Worker Vacancies (2 posts)

  • Full time
  • £23,765 – £24,970
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 22nd November 2021

The successful candidates for these positions must have experience of working with children and young people and should be qualified to degree level or equivalent in childcare, education, health, playwork or a another relevant subject.

Richmond’s Hope will provide a comprehensive induction and training programme which will include training in the methodology of Richmond’s Hope. Working as part of the staff team of Richmond’s Hope (primarily in Edinburgh, but may include other areas of Eastern Scotland) they will provide bereavement support to children and young people aged 4 to 18 years.

Applicants should have enthusiasm and vision for the work of the organisation, excellent interpersonal skills and be able to work as part of a team.

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This vacancy has now closed

Bereavement Support Worker

  • Full time
  • £23,765 – £24,970
  • Based in Edinburgh
  • Closing 14th March 2022

The successful candidates for this position must have experience of working with children and young people and should be qualified to degree level or equivalent in childcare, education, health, playwork or a another relevant subject.

Richmond’s Hope will provide a comprehensive induction and training programme which will include training in the methodology of Richmond’s Hope. Working as part of the staff team of Richmond’s Hope (primarily in Edinburgh, but may include other areas of Eastern Scotland) they will provide bereavement support to children and young people aged 4 to 18 years.

Applicants should have enthusiasm and vision for the work of the organisation, excellent interpersonal skills and be able to work as part of a team.

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This vacancy has now closed

Bereavement Support Worker

  • Full time
  • £24,463
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 25th July 2022

The successful candidates for this position must have experience of working with children and young people and should be qualified to degree level or equivalent in childcare, education, health, playwork or a another relevant subject.

Richmond’s Hope will provide a comprehensive induction and training programme which will include training in the methodology of Richmond’s Hope. Working as part of the staff team of Richmond’s Hope (based in our Glasgow office) you will provide bereavement support to children and young people aged 4 to 18 years.

Applicants should have enthusiasm and vision for the work of the organisation, excellent interpersonal skills and be able to work as part of a team.

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