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Bereavement Worker

  • Full time
  • £27,734 – £32,131
  • Any CHAS Location
  • Closing 7th February 2023

  • Advertised from 19th January 2023
  • Clinical Band 5. Permanent. 37.5 hours


Do you have experience of supporting bereaved children and adults? Do you have the ability to engage and work alongside families, volunteers and other professionals?

We are looking for a dynamic and enthusiastic person who has previous experience of delivering bereavement support to children, young people, adults and families to join our new bereavement team.

This is a unique opportunity for an experienced bereavement worker to take their development to the next level - supporting our bereavement co-ordinator to develop and deliver our bereavement service to meet the individual needs of family members across Scotland.

You will be an innovative and tenacious individual with a real team-working ethic who identifies with CHAS’s core values, vision and purpose.


  • Continuation of NHS pension scheme if you are an existing member
  • Generous annual leave entitlement
  • Superb training, clinical and professional development
  • Regular externally facilitated supervision sessions
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Opportunity to join Lothian Pension fund

The CHAS service:

  • Two children’s hospices, Rachel House, Kinross and Robin House, Balloch.
  • An Outreach Service providing support to children and families in their own homes, hospitals and communities across Scotland
  • Co-partnership working with Scotland’s three children’s hospitals.

The job:

To work alongside colleagues in the bereavement team and family support team to deliver a range of evidence based, high quality supportive interventions, and bereavement programmes, to meet the individual needs of family members, through:

  • Service delivery
  • Service Development
  • Leadership
  • Volunteer Engagement

Application notes

To be part of the future of CHAS, visit our website and complete our online application form. Please note that we are unable to accept CV’s.

If you wish to have an informal conversation please contact Amanda Reid (CHAS lead chaplain)

Queries regarding the recruitment process: or 0131 444 3293

We look forward to hearing from you.

Closing Date: February 7th 2023

Interview Date: February 23rd 2023