Job details:

Hours:  30 hours per week  

Contract: Permanent

Salary:  £25,101.60 per annum pro rata (FTE £31,377)

Closing date: Monday 5th July 2021

Interview Date: Thursday 15th July 2021

DBS: Enhanced with Adult Barring


About us:
St Wilfrid’s Hospice provides end of life support to the population of Eastbourne and the surrounding parts of East Sussex, from our stunning hospice building and through our highly skilled community teams. We are rated an ‘outstanding’ provider by the Care Quality Commission and have a clear vision of reaching increasing numbers of local patients and their families, in close collaboration with our community. 

We provide a supportive working environment, which is demonstrated through our values: compassionate, professional, progressive, and respectful and these are embedded in our culture. We have a dynamic learning environment that actively promotes and facilitates opportunities for career progression.

The Role:

Our people are vital to the future of St Wilfrid’s Hospice and it is essential that we recruit and retain the very best individuals and offer a supportive, engaging, and rewarding working environment.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Bereavement Service Co-ordinator to join the team at St Wilfrid’s Hospice. Your role will be to co-ordinate and deliver the bereavement service available to those adults bereaved under the care of the hospice as well as adult bereaved in the community. This will involve overall co-ordination of the service, managing a busy influx of referrals, assessing individuals, and triaging cases to a team of counselling volunteers.

You will be supporting volunteers in their roles as well as holding your own small caseload of complex clients. Alongside this, there will be an opportunity to develop group and social support for the bereaved.

Benefits included:

  • We offer a generous holiday entitlement of 27 days per year plus bank holidays
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Discounted cinema tickets
  • Employee assistance programmes
  • Additional training opportunities
  • Supportive working environment

To find out more please contact Ella Williams, Counselling Services Lead at [email protected] or telephone 01323 434257 for further information.

To apply please download an application form below and return completed to [email protected] 

If you have any questions regarding your application please do not hesitate to contact the Human Resources team on 01323 434211 or email [email protected] 

Please note that CVs will not be accepted, unless candidates are unable to complete our application form due to a disability.


Job Description & Person Specification – Adult Bereavement Services Co-ordinator

Application Form