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Reference: 84010

Date Added: 10 May 2022
Closing Date: 30 May 2022

Job Title: Bereavement Care Resources Officer

Working For: Stillbirth and Neonatal Death Charity (Sands)

Location: Internet

Salary: £31,562 per annum

Length of Contract: Permanent

Job Details

Every day in the UK, 13 babies are stillborn or die shortly after birth.

Sands is the leading stillbirth and neonatal death charity and exists to reduce the number of babies dying and to support anyone affected by the death of a baby, before, during or shortly after birth.

We are looking for a collaborative and enthusiastic Bereavement Care Resources Officer to help us deliver Sands’ aim of improving the quality and consistency of the bereavement care provided by professionals after pregnancy loss or the death of a baby.

This a newly-created role which exists to ensure that staff in hospitals and other settings providing bereavement care have access to the best possible resources, as well as updating and promoting Sands’ bereavement care resources plus embedding bereavement care standards into key national frameworks such as NICE guidelines.

You will have an in-depth knowledge of the current practice, policy and guidelines in healthcare and bereavement, as well as experience of creating and updating guidance materials and written resources which remain responsive to the changing needs of internal and external stakeholders.

Additionally, you will be a great communicator with excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to reach out to, and engage with, diverse communities.

With a highly organised approach, you will have demonstrable experience of successfully managing and co-ordinating projects including the reporting, monitoring and measuring of outputs and impact.

In addition to the above, you will be able to absorb and understand complex issues and communicate them effectively to public and professional audiences.

Closing Date: 30 May 2022

Interview/Start Dates

Please note that applications will not be accepted after 9am on the closing date.

Interviews will take place on 8th June 2022.

Application Details

Please submit your CV, together with a supporting statement that demonstrates how you meet the criteria in the person specification to recruitment@sands.org.uk.

Please also complete the Diversity and Equality Monitoring Form and send this with your application.

Further information on this role can be found at https://www.sands.org.uk/about-sands/who-we-are/jobs/bereavement-care-resources-officer

Website: https://www.sands.org.uk

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