As a Bereavement Support Volunteer (BSV), you will provide support in the following way:
- A BSV provides support to bereaved relatives and significant others.
- Occasions will arise when a volunteer supports relatives and significant others prior to the death of the patient (PRE-bereavement support).
- While infrequent, there may also be the possibility of providing support to a patient.
Support may be offered on a one to one basis, over the phone, or within a group setting such bereavement coffee mornings, drop in support group, trips out etc. Specific tasks in different settings will be explained by the Counselling, Bereavement and Spiritual Care Services Lead.
Minimum volunteer age is 18 yrs, or 16 yrs in supervised areas.
This role is subject to relevant clearance checks.
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