Bereavement Services Team Lead

  • Full time
  • £30,500
  • CBUK’s Office in Finnieston, Glasgow G3 7RW/flexible working from home
  • Closing 27th October 2021

  • Advertised from 13th October 2021
  • 37.5 hours (full time). Reporting: Director of Services - Scotland.


We help children and young people (up to age 25), parents, and families, to rebuild their lives when a child grieves or when a child dies. We also provide training to professionals, equipping them to provide the best possible care to bereaved families.

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, parents and the professionals who work with them, as well as adults who have been bereaved of a child?

We are looking to recruit a talented and highly motivated individual to lead / manage / supervise the Scotland Family Bereavement Service Team, and to provide direct bereavement support to bereaved families.

The post holder will lead on the ongoing development, co-ordination, provision and evaluation of a blended bereavement service that ensures families and professionals can access high-quality bereavement support where a baby or child has died, or where children or young people are bereaved.

Providing bereavement support for bereaved children, young people and families by phone, digitally, face-to-face and within groups.

Application notes

If you are interested in knowing more please see the attached job description and person specification or contact Jane Hobart

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

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.

Closing Date: 27 October 2021

Interviews: 3 November 2021 (interviews will take place on Zoom).

Child Bereavement UK recognises the positive value of diversity, promotes equality and challenges discrimination. We welcome and encourage job applications from people of all backgrounds, particularly where we are under-represented, currently, this includes disabled people, LGBTQ+ and those from Black, Asian and minority ethnic groups (BAME).

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