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Sands is the leading stillbirth and neonatal death charity and exists to reduce the number of babies dying and to support anyone affected by the death of a baby, before, during or shortly after birth.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Health Education Lead to join Sands’ Training and Education Team. This newly created role is responsible for the delivery of our healthcare education programmes to improve bereavement care for families and help save babies lives. This role will take the lead on building a package of educational resources for healthcare professionals to support their professional development and continued improvements in practice.

The successful candidate will have experience of working clinically in the NHS in either early pregnancy, maternity or neonatal services. Knowledge of relevant guidelines, policy and best practice bereavement care following pregnancy loss or baby death is also a requirement.

With demonstrable experience of creating training for healthcare professionals and students, you will also have experience of delivering training to both online and face to face.

You will have excellent presentation skills, including the ability to write clearly and express complex or sensitive subjects simply and be able to collaborate with a range of stakeholders and subject experts to create educational materials.

An understanding of health inequalities in the UK and the impact on pregnancy loss, baby death and bereavement care is essential as well as having a working knowledge of the National Bereavement Care Pathway.

A highly developed communicator, you will be able to build effective working relationships with colleagues, volunteers, professional partners and target audiences as well as being extremely well organised with strong time management skills.



To apply:

Please submit your CV, together with a supporting statement that demonstrates how you meet the criteria in the person specification to  Please also complete the Diversity and Equality Monitoring Form and send this with your application.

Closing date for applications :    3rd June 2022

Interviews:                                           w/c 20th June 2022

Interviews will be held online via Zoom.

As we have limited staff resources we are unable to provide candidates with feedback about their applications.   Interviews will be held online.

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