Current vacancies

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Cruse actively welcomes applications from all sections of society.

Area Administrator (part time): Lambeth Cruse

Lambeth Cruse is seeking to appoint a part-time Administrator.

12 hrs/per week
Salary:  £6421 pa (including L/Weighting, full time equivalent = £18,544 pa for 35 hours)

This post is to increase the administration support for the Branch. Ideally, the 12 hours per week would be 4 hours x 3 mornings, based in the Lambeth Cruse Office in Waterloo. The main focus of the job is to provide sound administrative support to underpin the work of the branch,  answering phone calls/responding to messages, ensuring the system for referring to clients is efficient, and capturing all data on the new Cruse Information Service (due to be rolled out fully in April 2017). A background in the voluntary sector would be an advantage.  Sound computer and organisational skills are essential.  Supporting, encouraging and developing skills of volunteers who are supporting bereaved adults in Lambeth will be an important part of the job.

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Closing date for completed applications; Monday 27th March 2017.

Please email completed application forms to: If you prefer to post your application, please mark it

Private & Confidential – and send to: The Chair, Lambeth Cruse, St Andrew’s Church, Short Street, London SE1 8LJ

Interviews to be held 7th and 10th April 2017.

Children and Young Peoples Regional Officer, West Wales and Powys 

Cruse Bereavement Care Wales is recruiting a part–time Children and Young Peoples Officer for 21 hours per week covering West Wales and Powys to assist with the development of increased and coordinated Bereavement services for Children and Young People. This post is funded until April 2018.

Salary £12,830 (pro rata 21 hours per week)

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Closing Date:  5pm 27th February 2017
Completed Applications should be returned to:     

Referral & Allocations Administrator: Somerset Area Cruse

Somerset Area Cruse provides bereavement support throughout Somerset and the Sherborne area of Dorset.  We are looking for a Referrals and Allocations administrator to join Somerset Cruse working 16 hours per week flexibly.

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If you would like to apply for the position of Referral & Allocations Administrator please complete the application form and send it to Telephone: 01458 840898 . Please note CVs cannot be accepted.  The closing date for completed applications is 10th February 2017.

Bid Writer (Richmond or flexible location)

Up to 30 hours per week with flexible hours and working patterns available 
Salary:  £25,000 - £30,000 (it is usual to start at the bottom of the range but this is negotiable depending on experience) plus Outer London Allowance if applicable. 

  • Would you like to improve support for adults and children when someone dies?
  • Can you write an exceptional bid to secure resources to ensure Cruse can be there when some dies?
  • Do you want to use your skills and experience to add meaning and value to your working life and have a job that will offer a sense of satisfaction, variety and new challenges?

If so then Cruse may have the opportunity for you. We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated individual with a strong track record of writing bids which have generated income. The individual will report to the Deputy Chief Executive and have contact with colleagues across departments.

Cruse will consider candidates from a range of backgrounds including those with experience in the third sector, public and commercial sectors. If you think this is a role in which you could add real value to support bereaved people then do please get in contact with us.

Job description and person specification
Application form
Equal opportunities form

Please submit completed applications to