Application Deadline

Job title: Improving Bereavement Care Co-ordinator

Reporting to: Improving Bereavement Care Manager

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

Contract: Permanent

Salary: £25,375 per annum (plus £3,350 London Weighting Allowance)

Hours: 35 per week (9:30am to 5:30pm)


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 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, self-motivated and 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 improving bereavement care, with strong research, project management and communication skills (both verbal and written).

Please review the job description and person specification for this role and return the completed application form and equal opportunities form to recruitment@uk-sands.org.

Closing date: 5pm on Monday 21 September 2015

Interview date: Tuesday 29 September 2015