Application Deadline

Job title: Bereavement Care Training Administrator

Responsible to: Improving Bereavement Care Manager

Location: Sands Head Office

Contract: 12 month Fixed Term Contract

Salary: c£19,500 per annum, plus £3,400 per annum London Weighting Allowance

Hours:  35 per week (9.30 to 5.30pm)


Sands, the stillbirth and neonatal charity is a well-respected national charity that:

  • Supports anyone affected by the death of a baby.
  • Works in partnership with health professionals to ensure that bereaved parents and families receive the best possible care.
  • Promotes and funds research that could help to reduce loss of babies’ lives.

Sands is growing and we are investing in our staff team, as part of this expansion we are seeking a dedicated and enthusiastic person to provide support to the Improving Bereavement Care Team.

This role will have responsibility for providing an effective and efficient administration service to Sands’ bereavement care training programme.

You will have excellent administrative and organisational skills with experience of managing multiple high priority work streams under pressure.

With excellent verbal communication skills, you will also have the ability to write clearly and accurately with a range of internal and external stakeholders including bereaved parents and Sands staff and volunteers.

Additionally, you will have experience of researching and analysing information, and be able to work both on your own initiative and as part of a team.

This is a highly rewarding role which offers a fantastic opportunity to make a real difference to the work of Sands, helping us to achieve our vision of a world where fewer babies die.

Some UK-wide travel will be necessary, including occasional overnight stays.

Please return the completed application form and monitoring form to recruitment@uk-sands.org by the closing date below:

Closing date: 12pm on 11th May 2016

Interview date: 20th May 2016            

Application information.

Application form. 

Equal opportunities form. 

As we have limited staff resources we are unable to provide candidates with feedback about their applications. If you have not heard from us within 2 weeks of the closing date, then please assume that you have not been shortlisted.