This vacancy has now closed

Part-time Bereavement Support Practitioner

  • Part time
  • £26,000 pro-rata
  • The Royal Hospital for Children - Glasgow
  • Closing 5th May 2021

  • Advertised from 22nd April 2021
  • 22.5 hours per week (3 days) Initial 12 month fixed term contract to 31 March 2022


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 families, and the professionals who work with them?

Child Bereavement UK has been commissioned by NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde with funding from Glasgow Children’s Hospital Charity to provide bereavement support for families bereaved of a baby or child, and training and support for hospital staff.

We are seeking to recruit a part-time Bereavement Support Practitioners to this established service. The post will be for a fixed term until 31 March 2022 and is subject to continued funding from the Glasgow Children’s Hospital Charity.

Applicants should have a recognised, health, social care, or counselling qualification, experience in working with parents, children and families, excellent communication skills and be passionate about supporting bereaved families and those whose roles bring them into contact with these families.

Application notes

Closing Date: Wednesday 5 May 2021

Interview Date: Wednesday 12 May 2021 (by Zoom)

Download the full Job Description here.

If you wish to apply for this post please email your CV accompanied with a short covering letter, detailing why you think your experience and qualifications fit the role. Please email Jane Hobart

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).