JOB VACANCY: SeeSaw – Children & Families Practitioner (p/t)

Role summary: Children and Families Practitioner
£32,009 fte. Part time 30 hours

This is an exciting opportunity to join a small, committed and experienced team which supports 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.

Job location (usual place of work): Oxfordshire

Pay rate: £32,009 fte. Part time 30 hours

Pay is pro rata?: Yes

Job title: Children and Families Practitioner

Applications close on date: Friday 28th June

Hours are: Part time

Contract is: Permanent

Job description: We are looking for candidates with experience of working with children and young people. You will have a special remit for supporting children and families when a parent or carer or sibling is dying. Our practitioners liaise with professionals from palliative care settings, schools, social care and children and young people’s mental health services. 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 health care, social work, counselling, psychological services or education, knowledge of therapeutic interventions in grief work, and skills in communicating with and training professionals. We are particularly keen to hear from people who have worked in hospices, hospitals or other medical settings.

To apply, please contact:
SeeSaw 01865 744768

Closing date Friday 28th June 2019

Interviews Thursday 25th July 2019

Registered Charity 1076321