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Vacancy: Senior Practitioner (1 Year Maternity Cover); Full-Time.

Employer: Winston's Wish, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

Salary: c28,000

Details: Winston's Wish is an outstanding and well-established national charity based in Gloucestershire, West Sussex and the North West providing support to children who have been bereaved. We have a strong belief in preventative, community based services that promote resilience in young people.

Would you like to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team with bereaved children and their families in a ground-breaking organisation?

We are now recruiting for a Senior Practitioner (maternity cover) for our office in Cheltenham.

Senior Practitioner (salary c28k depending on experience)

You will have a clinical/therapeutic qualification as a psychologist, psychotherapist, family therapist or counsellor.

We also welcome applicants with previous experience of working in bereavement/palliative care. Previous experience of childhood bereavement is desirable; however we are more interested in relevant professional experience in, and a commitment to, working with children and families.

You should be enthusiastic about working as part of a dynamic and creative team and you will have excellent interpersonal skills, especially in communicating with children.

You will have experience in:

* Working with children and families
* Facilitating groups
* Managing a caseload
* Supporting bereaved children (desirable)

Further information and an application form is available at or email or write and request an application from the HR Administrator, Winston's Wish, 3rd Floor, Cheltenham House, Clarence Street, Cheltenham, GL50 3JR. CV?s only will not be accepted.

Closing date for applications: 20th November 12 noon.

Interviews are planned for 29th November and 12th December 2013

Registered Charity No: (England and Wales) (Scotland)

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