Application Deadline

Reference:      IBC/07/14

Salary:             C£28,000 per annum, (includes London Weighting Allowance)

Hours:             35 hours per week (9.30- 5.30pm)

Contract:        Permanent

Location:        Sands Head Office – 28 Portland Place, London, W1B 1LY

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 and part of this expansion we are seeking a dedicated and enthusiastic person to join the Improving Bereavement Care Team.

Educated to degree level, our ideal candidate will be passionate about striving to enable professionals to provide high quality bereavement care to all parents who experience the death of a baby throughout the UK.

You will be responsible for keeping the charity up-to-date with relevant research, guidance, best practice and policy in the area of bereavement care and providing input into our publications, website, events and training programmes.

You will be eager to learn, be self motivated, well organised and be excited by the prospect of working alongside others to produce high quality resources for professionals as well as bereaved parents and their families.

This is an excellent opportunity for someone with a keen interest in bereavement care, has an academic background and strong communication skills.

This role offers a fantastic chance to make a real difference within the charity. Some travel will be necessary, including occasional overnight stay.

Please review the job description below and return the completed application form and equal opportunities form to

Job description.

Application form. 

Equal opportunities form. 

Closing date for applications: 16th July 2014 at 5pm

Interview date: Friday 25th July 2014

As we are a small charity and have limited staff resources we are unable to provide candidates with individual feedback about their applications.

Interviews will be held at our Head Office: Sands, 28 Portland Place, London, W1B 1LY