Senior Bereavement Practitioner
Hi, my name is Sarah and I am really pleased to be returning to Star having previously worked with them for five years from 2011-2016. I am passionate about supporting children, young people and their families in the Wakefield area and have been fortunate enough to be able to do this for over 30 years.
I have a background in early years and education and studied working with bereaved children and young people at university with the amazing charity Child Bereavement UK. I have also volunteered for both NSPCC and CBUK for several years.
Star is a very special place to work, and it is a real privilege to be able to offer support and guidance to families at such a difficult and confusing time in their lives. As a bereaved child myself I can understand how devastating the death of a parent/loved one can be and how isolating this can feel. I am constantly amazed at the bravery and sheer strength of the young people we support and I love watching them grow in confidence. I am looking forward to seeing how the service grows and develops so we can reach more young people who need our bespoke service.