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.
Closing date Friday 28th June 2019
Interviews Thursday 25th July 2019
Registered Charity 1076321