Current vacancies

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Project Manager – Bereaved through Alcohol and Drugs (BEAD)

21 hours per week £26,357 FTE plus OLW £1,750 if applicable (actual £15,814 plus OLW £1,050 if applicable) 

1 year fixed term contract. Richmond (London) - some flexibility considered

Bereavement through a loved one's drug or alcohol use is a devastating, challenging and often isolating experience. That’s why Cruse, in partnership with Adfam has set up the BEAD project (Bereaved through Alcohol and Drugs) with a grant from the Big Lottery Fund to offer peer support and targeted information for people bereaved in this way.  Cruse is looking for a strong manager for this varied and interesting project. Key responsibilities include to; 

  • Successfully deliver The Big Lottery funded Reaching Communities Project ‘Bereavement care for families affected by drugs or alcohol use’ in line with agreed project plans and targets
  • Work collaboratively with Adfam to train and support family members living with drugs and alcohol related bereavement in self-help, community support groups and peer support networks
  • Develop and pilot new methods of bereavement support, including telephone, email and community engagement groups

Job description and person specification
Application form
Equal opportunities form

Please return all completed application forms to info@cruse.org.uk Closing date Wednesday 27th July at 5pm.


Services Manager - helplines (Richmond)

Cruse Bereavement Care has an exciting new vacancy for a Services Manager to deliver services for bereaved people within the contracts for Bank Workers Charity and Homicide Service (sub contracted by Victim Support) to clients who have been bereaved by homicide.

25 hours a week.

Salary £26,357 FTE plus OLW £1,750 FTE if applicable pro rata (actual £18,826 plus £1,250 OLW if applicable)  

Key aspects of the role are as follows:

Bank Workers Charity Service (BWC)

  • Manage allocation of referrals from BWC, conduct phone assessments and allocate or signpost to Cruse services as appropriate including information, ongoing phone support, and signposting to local Cruse services.
  • Comply with monitoring requirements to BWC in line with the service contract.
  • Undertake internal or external liaison meetings as required, to facilitate the efficient running of the service.

Homicide Service

  • Manage allocation of referrals from Victim Support, conduct phone assessments/ allocate phone assessments and allocate or signpost to Cruse services as appropriate including ongoing phone support, email support and face to face support via local Cruse Areas.
  • Comply with monitoring requirements to Victim Support in line with the service contract.
  • Undertake internal or external liaison meetings as required, to facilitate the efficient running of the service.

Job description and person specification
Application form
Equal opportunities form

Please return completed application forms to info@cruse.org.uk by Monday 18th July at 5pm.