Clinical Trustees

Clinical Trustees

At a glance


  • Governance
  • Health and safety
  • Safeguarding
  • Social care / Counselling


Kingston upon Thames, KT2 6LQ
Mainly at the office


Mostly during office hours Estimate of time needed:
0-5 hours / month
Approximately 6 meetings per year


31 Dec 2022

Kingston Bereavement Service is looking for Trustees!

What will you be doing?

If you are someone who understands the work of the charity sector and has the skills, experience and time to make a real difference as a serious and committed Trustee we would like to hear from you.

The Board of Trustees are jointly responsible for the overall governance and strategic direction of Kingston Bereavement Service, its financial health and developing its aims and objectives in line with the governing document and legal and regulatory guidelines.

We are particularly interested in individuals with the following experience: Clinical.


Main responsibilities of the Clinical Trustee: 

  • To monitor and review clinical best practice within KBS with the Adult Service Co-ordinator and Saying Goodbye Project Co-ordinator (Children and Young People). 
  • Ensure that KBS adheres to the BACP guidelines and best practice 
  • As a member of the Clinical Sub-Committee you will be required to discuss and resolve clinical issues if they arise. 
  • As a member of the Clinical Sub-Committee you will be required with the Manager and Co-ordinators  to review clinical policies and procedures. 
  • To ensure that KBS adheres to counselling best practice and guidelines  eg BACP 

What are we looking for?

Person description: Clinical Trustee 

Essential qualities and experience 

  • An experienced professionally trained therapist (such as a Clinical Psychologist, Counselling Psychologist, Family Therapist, Psychotherapist) 
  • Ideally have some background and/or training in safeguarding and child protection to provide support to the SGP Co-ordinator on the unusual times when such concerns are raised. 
  • Will enjoy innovation, critical thinking and progress 

What difference will you make?

What’s In It for you?

  • Make a positive impact for adults, children and young people and families struggling with the impact of grief
  • Meet people and build on relationships with Trustees, staff and volunteers
  • Build on and develop governance, leadership and strategy skills

Before you apply

Shortlisted applicants will be asked to complete our application form.

  • Black, asian and minority ethnic groups
  • Children / families
  • Counselling / advice
  • Health and well being / research and care
  • Lesbian, gay, bisexual & transgender
  • Local / community
  • Men
  • Mental health
  • Older people / later life
  • Refugees / migrants
  • Women
  • Young people
  • Organisation type: 

    To support children, young people and adults living, working or studying in Kingston, or registered with a Kingston GP, who have been bereaved of someone significant to them. Providing them with...