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Slide Away currently has vacancies for the following positions:

Senior Bereavement Practitioner

The Senior Bereavement Practitioner will be responsible for supporting children and young people referred to Slide Away by providing  individual support and leading group sessions, workshops and memory days. They will work closely with parents, carers and schools to ensure the best outcomes for the child or young person. The successful candidate will have proven experience of working with groups of children and the ability to lead a staff team in group sessions.

The role is for 27 hours per week, Term Time only.  It includes predetermined weekend working.  Admin will be home based.

For a job description, person specification and  application form contact

Closing date for applications:  4th July 2022

Face to Face Interview date 8th July 2022 (successful candidates for interview will be notified by close of business on 5th July 2022 via email).


Workshop Assistant/Volunteer

Slide Away is looking for volunteers/workshop assistants to work with us at our therapeutic workshops and memory days.  Volunteers may be expected to support three sessions per year on predetermined weekends. You will also need to be available for a clinical supervision session, usually held virtually on the Tuesday evening following the workshop. Ideally, you will have an educational background or have worked with children in the past, but all applications will be considered and are subject to a full DBS disclosure. If you would like further details about working with Slide Away, please email Sue Crocker at


Fundraising Volunteer

We are looking to recruit community fundraising volunteers to help organise fundraising for Slide Away.  You would be volunteering as one of a team under the guidance of our Slide Away Fundraiser.  If you would be interested in helping, please contact



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2-day Workshops

For children and young people who have been bereaved of a parent or sibling.

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Memory Days

For children and young people who have been bereaved of another family member or friend.

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Pre-bereavement support

For children and young people who are living with a family member who has a life limiting illness.