JOB VACANCY: SeeSaw – Children and Families Practitioner

Role summary: SeeSaw – Children and Families Practitioner
£31,381 fte.  Part time 30 hours

This is an exciting opportunity to work in a new role supporting children, young people and families before and after the death of a parent or sibling. SeeSaw is a local well respected registered charity and won the national GSK / King’s Fund Impact Award 2016.

We are looking for candidates with experience of working with children and young people to join our small, committed and experienced team. You will have a special remit for supporting children and families before and after a bereavement. Our practitioners liaise with professionals from palliative care settings, schools, social care and children and young people’s mental health. You will work with other members of the team to provide group work and family activity days. You will also have a caseload of individual children and their families to support. You will be able to work collaboratively and on your own initiative, have a qualification in counselling, health care, psychological services, education or social work, knowledge of therapeutic interventions in grief work, and skills in communicating with and training professionals.

Closing date: Friday 1st March 2019
Interviews     Wednesday 13th March 2019
Registered Charity 1076321

Job location (usual place of work): SeeSaw, Bush House, 2 Merewood Avenue, Oxford OX3 8EF

Pay rate: £31,381 fte

Pay is pro rata?: Yes

Job title: Children and Families Practitioner

Applications close on date: Friday 1st March 2019

Hours are: Part time

Contract is: Permanent

Job description:

To apply, please contact: Application pack available at

or contact the Office Manager on 01865 744768 or email