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Head of Church Engagement – Bereavement Friendly Communities

The Trustees and Chief Executive of AtaLoss are seeking a Head of Church Engagement – Bereavement Friendly Communities to help the charity achieve its aims and objectives across churches.

The Head of Church Engagement – Bereavement Friendly Communities is a new senior role within the charity with responsibility for leading and extending the reach of the Loss and HOPE project, which trains and equips churches in bereavement support. The project currently equips Christian organisations and churches to run The Bereavement Journey peer group support programme, as well as offering training webinars in Bereavement Friendly Church for leaders and training youth leaders to support children and young people through loss (the ListeningPeople project). The General Manager – The Bereavement Journey is supporting churches to run The Bereavement Journey. The new Head of Church Engagement – Bereavement Friendly Communities will take the wider project forward helping churches to become more bereavement friendly and to become leaders in bereavement support in their communities.

We are looking for someone who is ordained, with church leadership, senior ecumenical church networking and bereavement support experience.

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How to Apply

Please write a covering letter with CV and send as soon as possible (with Head of Church Engagement in the email title) to the AtaLoss Chief Executive copy Executive Assistant. Interviews will be held with immediate effect and continue until a suitable applicant is found. We expect each to begin with an informal conversation to meet and hear more about the role. If invited to formal interview, this will be in two stages and will be held virtually at mutually convenient times. If you have any questions about this role or would like to arrange an informal conversation, please email the AtaLoss Chief Executive.