Family Support Services Lead

Categories: Leadership.

Family Support Services Lead
37½ hours per week
Salary: Rennie Grove Band 7
Base: Tring, with travel to all Rennie Grove offices

Rennie Grove’s mission is to offer excellent palliative and end-of-live care based around patients and their families both day and night. The Family Support Services Team supports the families of our patients from diagnosis, through illness and post-bereavement with a range of services including one-to-one bereavement support, counselling and social support groups.

We are looking for an experienced manager and level 3 counsellor to fill the role of Family Support Services Lead. Reporting to the Clinical Lead for Patient and Family Services, you will lead the team who carry out our vital family support service, as well as managing a clinical caseload of bereaved clients with complex needs. You will also manage referrals in Herts and oversee our professional supervisors, liaising with external bodies as necessary. This is a key role in maintaining and developing our bereavement service and needs someone with substantial professional counselling experience in a palliative care environment, together with excellent team working skills, flexibility and dedication to our staff, volunteers and clients.

A degree or diploma and formal counselling qualification are essential and a nursing background is desirable.

Benefits include 27 days’ holiday plus Bank Holidays per annum and options to sustain your NHS pension. A car and current UK driving licence are essential and the position is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Closing date: midday on 20 February 2015

To download a job description and application form, please visit Alternatively, call the HR team on 01494 877213.

All CVs must be accompanied by a fully completed application form.

Registered Charity No: 1140386 

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