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Child Bereavement Liaison Officer

Job Reference: 358-1683068-ESM

University Hospitals of Leicester
Emergency Department, Leicester Royal Infirmary
£21,089 - £23,761 per ann

We are looking for a compassionate and tactful person to join our team in the role of Child Bereavement Liaison Officer.


Hailing from either an administrative or nursing background you will assist families through appointments and the medical aspects of the aftermath of a paediatric death. You will be a point of contact for family members and a facilitator for their interactions with the health service.


You will be emotionally resilient in what is obviously a difficult situation, flexible in your approach to work and with an in-depth knowledge of customer and patient care you will provide a first class service for the families involved.


The successful applicant will work between 20 and 32 hours per week spread over a minimum of 4 days.


If you feel this is the post for you then we look forward to receiving your application.


Closing Date - 22/05/19

For further details / informal visits contact:

Paul Davis 0116 258 7225.

We will close vacancies prior to the published closing date if we receive a sufficient number of completed application forms.

Preference will be given in the first instance to existing NHS employees within the East Midlands healthcare community who are ‘at risk’ of redundancy. Such employees within the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust will be considered first.”

Important Information

Applications will be transferred to TRAC system, by completing an application you are giving authorisation for the transfer of your data.

Correspondence regarding your application will be sent to you by email via a TRAC system account.

UHL is an equal opportunities employer. We aim to employ a workforce that reflects the diverse communities we serve and where discrimination is outlawed, and staff and service users are equally valued and supported. We welcome applications from people from all backgrounds who match our job criteria.

We especially welcome applications from members of our black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) communities, as we have identified that UHL has an under-representation of BAME employees at band 7 and above.

Applicants who have a disability and meet the essential criteria for the job will be interviewed if you indicate you wish to be considered under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme. If you require a reasonable adjustment at any stage of the recruitment process please make the recruitment services team aware as soon as possible.

Appointments will be made on merit.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

If this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) .

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

We welcome applications from individuals who require Tier 2 sponsorship. NON-EEA candidates may not be appointed, if a suitably EU/EEA candidate is successful it is unlikely that the Trust is able to satisfy the Home Office Visa requirements.

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