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National Bereavement Care Pathway Senior Project Officer - Scotland

  • Full time
  • £33,668
  • Sands Glasgow Office and/or home-based
  • Closing 28th January 2019

  • Advertised from 11th January 2019
  • 35 hours per week. Fixed Term Contract until December 2020.


Sands is looking for an experienced Project Manager to lead on the delivery of the National Bereavement Care Pathway (NBCP) project in Scotland. This pathway addresses the inequity of bereavement care offered to, and experienced by parents when a baby dies.

This is a high-profile and rewarding role which will involve delivering a NBCP in Scotland which is parent-centred and drives up standards of care, and supporting the delivery of other national programmes as appropriate.

With demonstrable experience of planning, delivering, managing and evaluating projects at a national level, you will be able to reach-out, engage and enthuse key stakeholders across Scotland.

You will have excellent verbal and written communication skills, including experience of drafting detailed plans, reports and briefings.

With outstanding team-working skills and a highly collaborative working style, you will ensure that the promotion of best practice in bereavement care for families is prioritised, embedded in national frameworks and rolled out across Scotland.

You will need to have good budget and time management skills, as well as the ability to identify and manage the risk and issue process.

More information on the National Bereavement Care Pathway can be found at and

Application notes

For an application pack please visit our websiteor see below.

Please forward a copy of your CV, together with a supporting statement detailing how your knowledge, skills and experience meet the criteria set out in the person specification to by the closing date below. Please also complete the Diversity and Equality Monitoring Form and send this with your application.

Closing date for applications: Monday 28th January 2019 at 8.30am

Interview Date: Likely to be w/c 4th February 2019

As we have limited staff resources we are unable to provide candidates with feedback about their applications. Interviews will be held at: Sands Scottish Network Office, Albany House, 11 Ashley Street, Glasgow G3 6DS.