News > Vacancy for a Rainbows Registered Director with Catholic Childrens Soc. (LONDON) - 01/04/2019

Vacancy for a Rainbows Registered Director with Catholic Childrens Soc. (LONDON) - 01/04/2019



 Catholic Children’s Society in partnership with Rainbows Bereavement Support Great Britain


Rainbow’s Registered Director


 Term time only

Salary £13,759


The Catholic Children’s Society seeks to appoint a Rainbows Registered Director. The role will include undergoing training to become a Rainbows Director/Trainer and to develop and support the take up and delivery of Rainbow’s programmes in schools.


Applicants are required to have an appropriate background in education, health or social welfare; should possess an understanding of the issues surrounding bereavement and loss and be able to offer high quality training and support to headteachers and staff in a range of schools and other settings.  Having a qualification in counselling/therapy and/or sales/marketing/business management would be an advantage but is not essential.  


Rainbows Bereavement Support GB is a well-respected national charity. It has a proven, positive and direct impact on the lives of children, young people and adults grieving a significant and often devastating loss in their lives.


The successful applicant will offer schools and other settings:

  • High quality training in bereavement and loss for all members of staff where Rainbows programmes are to be introduced
  • Practical, realistic and sensitive guidance for schools to review or develop their own bereavement policy
  • Specific training for facilitators and coordinators of the Rainbows age-related programmes and on-going support to affirm and advise colleagues in their important work with those who grieve


If you would like to speak informally about the position please contact Rosemary Keenan, CEO on 020 8969 5305.


The Catholic Children’s Society is a charity in the voluntary sector working with children and their families  irrespective of faith.


For an application pack, please contact the Catholic Children’s Society, 73 St. Charles Square, London W10 6EJ.  Tel: 020 8969 5305,  reception@cathchild.org.uk     or  www.cathchild.org.uk

For information about Rainbows visit www.rainbowsgb.org


Closing date: 23rd April, 2019 at 8.00am


            Interview date: 2nd May, 2019                   Charity No. 210920