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Vacancies

Grief Encounter is often looking for new team members to join the fundraising, clinical therapy, marcoms and ops departments. If there are no suitable opportunities listed below for you, do feel free to email us your CV, which we will keep on file for future posts

Family Liaison Officer

We are looking for an enthusiastic and empathetic Family Liaison Officer to help ensure bereaved clients receive appropriate, timely support. Daily tasks include managing Assessment and Counselling waiting lists, reviewing referral forms, acting as the first point of contact for client and 3rd party referrals and enquiries. To apply, please submit your application, including a CV and Covering Letter/Supporting Statement, and send it to alex@griefencounter.org.uk

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Grieftalk Helpline Manager

We are looking for an enthusiastic and empathetic Helpline Manager to help us with the day-to-day operation of our grieftalk helpline. Daily tasks include line management of Coordinators, Paid Advisors and Volunteers who supporting bereaved individuals by email, phone and web-chat. Other duties include assisting with the coordination of advisors, maintaining Helpline resources, assisting with marketing, signposting, updating relevant databases reporting and general administration relevant to grieftalk processes. To apply, please submit your application, including a CV and Covering Letter/Supporting Statement, and send it to alex@griefencounter.org.uk

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Deputy Director, Clinical Services

Working closely with the Clinical Services Director, you will provide oversight, management and development of the Grief Encounter Family Services, including the Helpline, Family Programme, the Training Offer and Resources. As a member of the Clinical Senior Management Team, this new role will assist in the development of the clinical strategy and growth programme, ensuring effective and high quality delivery. You will also lead on developing strong external links for partnership and engagement between Grief Encounter, children and families, as well as a range of relevant partners such as schools and other organisations. You will need to hold relevant professional qualifications in counselling, social work, nursing or teaching, as well as experience of working with or counselling young people and have an in-depth knowledge of safeguarding and relevant regulations. You will also be a talented manager, non-judgemental, tenacious and able to prioritise a varied and busy workload. If this sounds like you, please read the further information provided and submit your CV plus a short cover letter telling us why this is the role for you to suzy@griefencounter.org.uk by by 22 May 2022.

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Business Support Manager

Are you a great administrator or experienced PA looking that next step up? Based in our offices in Mill Hill, North West London, the Business Support Manager’s role will be very varied. From providing direct support to the Clinical Services Director (diary management, note-taking, travel arrangements) to reviewing existing procedures and developing new admin systems and processes to ensure everything runs smoothly, you will quickly gain a valuable insight into the work of the Clinical Team. You will need to be highly organised and able to prioritise your work effectively, comfortable with invoices and budgets, have excellent IT skills and be approachable but firm when necessary. If you feel we have just described you to a “T” please read the job description provided for further details and send your CV and a short covering letter to alex@griefencounter.org.uk by by 22 May 2022. We will not be accepting application via recruitment agencies for this role.

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Qualified Therapists

We are looking for enthusiastic and committed Qualified Therapists to help us continue to deliver our outstanding therapy services for children, young people and families. Our qualified therapists are an important and valued part of The Grief Encounter Team and you will be key in providing therapeutic intervention for young people who have been bereaved. In return, Grief Encounter will provide an hourly rate per session, 1.5 hours’ supervision each month and free CPD sessions.

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marketing officer

This is an exciting opportunity to join a creative and innovative marcomms team at a leading UK child bereavement charity. The post holder will support the Head of Marketing to execute the marketing strategy while driving and developing the brand. They will be part of a small team responsible for the full range of marketing activity on and offline including: advertising, design, production, digital and communications; as well as internal communications. Please submit your application, including a CV and Covering Letter/Supporting Statement and send it to anna@griefencounter.org.uk

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Fundraising Co-ordinator

We are looking for a bright, ambitious and personable person with a keen interest in fundraising and the aims of the charity to support all functions of the fundraising team. You will have a hands on role in supporting volunteers and community groups who want to fundraise in aid of Grief Encounter as well as co-ordinating core fundraising processes to support the fundraising team. There will be a mixture of email, phone and face to face support to individual supporters, fundraising groups and community based organisations, especially schools and educational institutions, to maximise opportunities and deliver outstanding supporter care whilst also raising awareness of the work we do to support bereaved children and their families. Please submit your application, including a CV and Covering Letter/Supporting Statement and send it to louise.scott@griefencounter.org.uk

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Clinical Counselling Manager

The post holder will take responsibility for the effective and high quality delivery of the Grief Encounter one to one therapeutic counselling, including online services, through a team of staff and sub- contracted practitioners. They will assist the Clinical Services Director (CSD) in implementing and developing therapeutic projects budgets and service planning. Please submit your application, including a CV and Covering Letter/Supporting Statement and send it to suzy@griefencounter.org.uk

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