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Bereavement Counsellor - Canberra

Red Nose
  • Opportunity to join our growing team in ACT (office located in Chifley)
  • Provide high quality and evidence-based bereavement counselling to families who have experienced the death of a baby or child
  • Part-time role – 22.8 hours (3 days per week)
  • Flexible work environment with WFH options (minimum one day in the office per week)
  • SCHADS Award Level 5


Red Nose is Australia’s national charity working to save little lives through research and education, and to support families whose baby or young child has died unexpectedly.

We provide specialised bereavement support free of charge to any person affected by the sudden and unexpected death of a baby or child during pregnancy, birth, infancy or childhood. This includes professional counselling, support groups, peer support, our 24/7 Support Line, and other community-based support activities.


This part-time role (22.8 hours per week) reports to the National Counselling Manager as part of our Bereavement Services team.

The primary focus of this position is to deliver timely and effective bereavement counselling to clients who have experienced, or been affected by, the sudden unexpected death of a baby or child.

Working closely with the local and national counselling teams, Red Nose Bereavement Counsellors provide a client focused service that is evidence-based and delivered as part of a culture founded in clinical and operational excellence.

From time to time, the role may also deliver service promotion and education activities that focus on increasing both community and professional understanding of grief and bereavement associated with the death of a baby or child.


You are a qualified, professional and passionate Bereavement Counsellor who is drawn towards making a difference in the lives of those who have been impacted by the sudden unexpected death of a baby or child.

You have experience working with bereaved children, adults and families and a comprehensive understanding of grief and bereavement literature and evidence-based practice.

You are wishing to join a professional and supportive organisation with a positive work culture which is purpose-driven and values-led.


If you are excited by this opportunity to work with a motivated and compassionate team providing meaningful work, please click 'Apply Now' by the closing date.

For more information, please contact Jo Baker, National Counselling Manager, on 03 9034 1252 (Monday to Thursday).

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