Volunteer Bereavement Counsellor


Department: Counselling Services

Location: Teesside Hospice, 1 Northgate Road, Middlesbrough, TS5 5NW

Time Requirement: Our Counselling Office hour are; 9am to 5pm Monday and Friday, and 9am to 7pm Tuesday to Thursday.
Time commitment and availability can be discussed and agreed with the department Manager. Where possible, we ask that all volunteers commit to seeing a minimum of 3 clients per week.

DBS Check needed? Yes

Age Requirements: 18 years old plus

Role Description: We have an exciting opportunity for a suitably qualified counsellor (or about to be awarded their qualification), to a minimum of Level 5, Foundation Degree, and who is working towards their accreditation.  They must have experience of working within bereavement services either as a volunteer or qualified counsellor to join our bereavement services and counselling team. The post holder will be responsible for working as part of the counselling team and will hold a caseload of bereaved individuals.

The ideal person will also share our values.

This is a key role at the hospice, and we would especially love to hear from you if you are an enthusiastic, innovative individual who enjoys working in collaborative and innovative ways.


  • 20% discount off purchases made in our shops.
  • Opportunities for training and personal development
  • Reimbursement of reasonable travel expenses
  • Provided lunch if you volunteer for more than 5 hours per day
  • Access to discounts with other retailers and companies
  • 10% discount in the Northgate Tea Rooms.

If you’re friendly, reliable, and eager to contribute to our cause, we’d love to have you join our team!

If you would like to discuss this role further, please see the attached Job Description or contact Tara Evans, Head of Bereavement Counselling, 01642 811063

Please note a DBS check will be required for this role.

Apply Here; https://www.teessidehospice.org/vacancies/264/apply

Teesside Hospice is committed to eliminating discrimination and values diversity in the workplace.

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