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Bereavement Support Officer

Band 3

Main area
Bereavement Service, Palliative Care
Band 3
Fixed Term until 31/03/2021
Full time 2x 37.5 hours per week
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Royal Gwent Hospital and Nevill Hall Hospital
Newport (RGH) or Abergavenny (NHH)
£18,813 to £20,795 per annum
07/04/2020 23:59

If you are successful at interview for this post you will receive your conditional offer of appointment and information pack via email.


We reserve the right to close this vacancy at any time. Therefore we encourage early applications to ensure consideration for this post. If you are short listed for this post, you will be contacted via your email account you used to apply for this post, therefore please check your account regularly.


Applicants are invited to apply in Welsh, any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English


Please check your email account regularly. Successful applicants will receive all recruitment related correspondence via the email account registered on the application form.


Aneurin Bevan University Health Board support flexible working.




We have an exciting opportunity for 2 Bereavement Support Officer posts to support the development and roll out of the Bereavement Service to both the Royal Gwent and Nevill Hall Hospitals.

The post-holder will be responsible for ensuring that newly bereaved relatives and carers are supported to collect the necessary documentation, personal effects and relevant information in a suitable format and in a timely and compassionate manner. They will sign post relatives to appropriate services and will gain feedback from relatives re their experiences.

These posts will primarily be based at either Royal Gwent Hospital or Nevil Hall Hospital however there may be a requirement for the successful applicants to provide support to other sites to meet the needs of the service.

Full details are in the job description attached, however we would welcome informal discussions from anyone who is interested in this position.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post; Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply.

Closing date - 7th April 2020



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Applicant requirements

The postholder will have access to vulnerable people in the course of their normal duties and as such this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Welsh language skills are not necessary

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Further details / informal visits contact

If you would like to meet or discuss the detail of these posts in more detail, please contact;

Christine Fretwell, Lead Nurse-Palliative Care on 07773 483768  or

Lorraine Jenkins, Bereavement Co-Ordinator on 07583 022131