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Grief/Bereavement Counsellor – Full-time

Grief/Bereavement Counsellor – Full-time

Company: Philip Aziz Centre and Emily's House
558 Gerrard Street East
Toronto, Ontario , M4M 1X8
Phone: 416-363-9196

Position Description

Emily’s House/Philip Aziz Centre  is looking for a Full Time Bereavement/Grief Counsellor to work with adults and children in both residential hospice and community program. 

To Apply: Email Cover Letter and Resume to
Deadline: January 31, 2018.
Emily’s House/Philip Aziz Centre thanks all applicants for their interest. However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Providing medical respite, practical, emotional, spiritual and bereavment support to adults and children living with life-limiting illnesses.

Philip Aziz Centre (PAC) Visiting Hospice and Emily's House (EH) Paediatric Hospice Position Available: Grief/Bereavement Counsellor – Full-time

The Full time Grief/Bereavement Counsellor is responsible for the development, implementation and oversight of all bereavement programming offered by PAC and EH. The Grief/Bereavement Counsellor will be part of the Spiritual Care Team and work in collaboration with the Hospice Interdisciplinary team. Organizational Responsibilities: Participate and contribute to encouragement and support activities which promote effective team functioning throughout the organization. • Represent PAC and EH in selected community activities, education opportunities and committees. • Participate in assigned Hospice activities and committees. • Complete administrative reports on a timely basis. • Participate with the Chaplain in an annual performance appraisal. • Fulfill all responsibilities in accordance with the by-laws, policies and procedures and standards of PAC and EM. •Care to be provided in both the residential setting and community visiting hospice • Willingness to work periodically on call, and weekends. • Willingness to accept other duties as required. Qualifications: •Undergraduate degree with additional education or certification in hospice palliative care including grief, bereavement. •Experience and education required in working with children and adults (both bereaved and those living with a life-threatening illness) •Experience in hospice palliative care an asset • Appropriate training in group facilitation skills and adult education. • Understand family dynamics in illness and grief. •A minimum of 5 years working in grief and bereavement with some group facilitation experience and demonstrate competency and understanding of general theories and approaches to grief. • Strong leadership skills and work well in a team environment. • Strong computer skills (Word, Excel, Databases and Outlook and effective internet researching). • Knowledge of community health and social service resources an asset. • Current and original copy of a satisfactory Criminal Records Check, Vulnerable Sector Search is required upon the start of employment.


Posted: December 7, 2017 | Renewed: January 17, 2018 | Expires: January 31, 2018
Posted Under: Counselling
Career ID: [ 4694 ]