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Bereavement Strategy Coordinator

Do you have strong communication and organisational skills?

Are you a creative strategic thinker, with a commitment to excellent service delivery, and with a great eye for detail?

Do you who want to work for a not-for-profit organisation, using your skills and experience to make a real impact in the local bereavement community?

If you’ve answered ‘yes’ to any of these questions then this could be the role for you. We are looking for a driven and determined individual to take on this exciting new project role which will sit within our Bereavement Service.

This strategic post reports to the multi-agency Hertfordshire Suicide Prevention Strategy Support for Bereaved Families Task & Finish Group and is based at Peace Hospice Care, Watford.
You will work with stakeholders across Herts/West Essex to co-create ways/recommendations to strengthen the NICE tiered bereavement framework response at all levels and extend access to bereavement support by working on the development of bereavement care pathways & plan how they would be implemented.
This will involve strengthening the Herts Bereavement Care Forum, introducing training and quality initiatives, increasing access to practitioner support groups for knowledge sharing and consultancy, and increasing bereavement knowledge across generic counselling services. The post holder will collate referral data, demand and capacity profiling and identify trends and gaps in services.

Key outcomes of the role are to standardise a bereavement pathway, reduce the demand for mental health services and reduce incidents of suicide in those who have been bereaved or affected by suicide

NB; This post requires the ability to travel around Herts & West Essex (car driver)
“Making a difference to those in our community who need us because,
we believe, every person matters, every day counts.”

We reserve the right to close the advert at any time so interested applicants are encouraged to apply early. Please note that we are unable to acknowledge receipt of applications. Therefore, if you have not heard from us within two weeks of the closing date, you have unfortunately not been shortlisted for an interview.

Email contact: recruitment@peacehospicecare.org.uk

Role: Bereavement Strategy Coordinator

Department: Peace Hospice Care on behalf of Herts County Council

Salary: Spot Salary – £35,000 pa – Fixed term contract 12 months (37.5 hours/week)

Closing date:

Interviews scheduled: To be confirmed

For an informal chat about the role, please contact Jo Marovitch, Director of Patient Services or email jmarovitch@peacehospicecare.org.uk

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This strategic post reports to the multi-agency Hertfordshire Suicide Prevention Strategy Support for Bereaved Families Task & Finish Group and is based at Peace Hospice Care, Watford.
You will work with stakeholders across Herts/West Essex to co-create ways/recommendations to strengthen the NICE tiered bereavement framework response at all levels and extend access to bereavement support by working on the development of bereavement care pathways & plan how they would be implemented.
This will involve strengthening the Herts Bereavement Care Forum, introducing training and quality initiatives, increasing access to practitioner support groups for knowledge sharing and consultancy, and increasing bereavement knowledge across generic counselling services. The post holder will collate referral data, demand and capacity profiling and identify trends and gaps in services.

Key outcomes of the role are to standardise a bereavement pathway, reduce the demand for mental health services and reduce incidents of suicide in those who have been bereaved or affected by suicide

NB; This post requires the ability to travel around Herts & West Essex (car driver)
“Making a difference to those in our community who need us because,
we believe, every person matters, every day counts.”

We reserve the right to close the advert at any time so interested applicants are encouraged to apply early. Please note that we are unable to acknowledge receipt of applications. Therefore, if you have not heard from us within two weeks of the closing date, you have unfortunately not been shortlisted for an interview.