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Star Bereavement is a specialist and innovative children and young people’s Bereavement Service that supports children, young adults (3-25 years) and families across the Wakefield District, affected by the death of a person important to them, addressing their needs in ways that are compassionate, comprehensive, and accessible.


We think about children and young people first in everything we do.


Youth Worker/ Senior Group Worker

We are seeking to appoint a passionate, skilled and experienced Youth Worker / Senior Group Worker:

  • To design and deliver a regular cross District programme of group work activities, to include evening, weekend, and holiday provision.
  • To work as part of the community based Star Bereavement team to improve outcomes for children and young people who are disadvantaged by bereavement.

 Hours: 37.5 hours per week

You will need to work at times that suit young people - mainly evenings, weekends and school holidays

Contract: 3 years

Salary: £23,000-£26,000

Base: Star Bereavement, 11 Upper York Street, Wakefield WF1 3LQ

Delivery: Across the Wakefield District

Closing Date: 22 November 2021, midday

Download the full Job Pack here.

If you wish to apply for this position, please email your application form along with a covering letter detailing why you think you would be suitable for the role of Youth Worker / Senior Group Worker to info@starwakefield.org.uk

Star Bereavement recognises the positive value of diversity, promotes equality and challenges discrimination. We welcome and encourage job applications from people of all backgrounds, particularly where we are under-represented, currently this includes disabled people, LGBTQ+ and those from Black, Asian and minority ethnic groups.


Project Support Officer

We are seeking to appoint a skilled and experienced Project Support Officer.

You will:

Provide a general business and administrative support service to the Star Bereavement Team

Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Some evening work required

Contract: Initially one year from starting date with likelihood to extend for a further 2 years

Salary: £21,000-£24,000

Base: Star Bereavement, 11 Upper York Street, Wakefield WF1 3LQ

Closing Date: 22 November 2021, midday

Download the full job pack here.

If you wish to apply for this position, please email your application form along with a covering letter detailing why you think you would be suitable for the role of Project Support Officer to info@starwakefield.org.uk

Star Bereavement recognises the positive value of diversity, promotes equality and challenges discrimination. We welcome and encourage job applications from people of all backgrounds, particularly where we are under-represented, currently this includes disabled people, LGBTQ+ and those from Black, Asian and minority ethnic groups.