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Cruse Bereavement Care - Thames Valley Berkshire Training opportunity
We are looking for volunteers who speak Asian languages. We are looking to recruit volunteers to work with our clients so we will be running a Bereavement Support Foundation Course on Saturdays 18 and 25 May and 15 June then a Face to face module on 29 June and 6 July at The Old Courthouse, Town Square, Bracknell, RG12 1AE 10am to 4.30pm. The three-day Bereavement Support Foundation course The aim of the course is to provide the participants with the awareness, skills and knowledge needed to begin working with bereaved people. This is an intensive course, in which all trainees will be required to play an active part. Painful memories may be aroused and, for this reason, applicants who have suffered a close bereavement in the last two years may not be suitable for the course. The two-day Face-to-Face elective This module directly follows on from the three-day foundation course and is compulsory for volunteers wishing to provide face-to-face bereavement support to adults. Attendance at all of these sessions is compulsory. There will be pre-Foundation course interviews and an information evening on: Wednesday 10 April 7-9pm All applicants are requested to come into our office in Bracknell to meet with us and discuss their background, our work and the role of a bereavement volunteer. You will be asked to pay a £50 non-refundable deposit on this evening when you confirm your wish to attend the course.After completion of the 5-day course Upon successful completion of the 5-day course, a post-course interview will then take place on: Saturday 13 July along with the compulsory safeguarding module Further days to be completed 20 July - Skills and induction 14 September - Sudden and Traumatic death module Course fees Rate for those intending to work as bereavement volunteers for Cruse (includes all dates listed in course programme above) - £250 Rate for those intending to work as bereavement volunteers for Cruse having fee paid by employer or other commercial organisation (includes all dates listed in course programme above) - £250 + VAT Rate per day for professionals wishing to use our training for continuing development. £140 + VAT per day Financial assistance based upon need may be available – please contact the Course Administrator. To give an expression of interest or to apply to join this training please email: the Course Administrator on thamesvalleyberks@cruse.org.uk for an application form.
Sara Richards
thamesvalleyberks@cruse.org.uk
07785 543574
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