Bereavement Counselor (LPC, LCPC)

    • Job Tracking ID: 512219-775964
    • Job Location: Barrington, IL
    • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
    • Level of Education: Masters Degree
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: 06/15/2021
    • Years of Experience: 2 - 5 Years
    • Starting Date: ASAP
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Job Description

Help us change the face of serious illness, and our patients celebrate every moment by joining JourneyCare as a Bereavement Counselor!

JourneyCare is a nonprofit, community-based organization that provides care and support to families living with serious illness. With 40 years of healthcare leadership and expertise, JourneyCare has achieved national recognition for growth, innovation, community partnerships and best practices in caring for seriously ill adults and children. JourneyCare is licensed to serve 13 counties in the Chicago region and is the largest provider of hospice and palliative care in Illinois. We are more than just a career choice - it is a culture where you can make a difference!

Ask us also about our competitive benefits packages!

Position Overview
The Bereavement Counselor provides grief support and education to family members of the agency’s patients. They provide grief support via phone, mailings, individual visits, or grief support groups. Bereavement Counselors provide support and education to community members through seminars, groups, on-site programs, and individual counseling services.

Work Schedule - Weekday hours with potential flexibility for some evening appointments or support groups

Service Area(s) - Barrington


Experience and Skills

Requirements for Bereavement Counselor positions

  • Master’s degree in Counseling or Social Work
  • Training in grief education and counseling
  • Hospice knowledge
  • Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC), Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) or Licensed Social Worker (LSW)
  • 12 to 24 months of experience in counseling
  • Communication skills verbal and written
  • Certain positions require Pediatric skill competencies on, preschool, school age or adolescent
  • Organization skills
  • Computer skills, Word, e-mail, internet, patient database, voicemail

Job Benefits

Benefits offered for Bereavement Counselor positions

  • BlueCross BlueShield Medical Benefits / Dental & Vision
  • Generous Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Company-Paid Life Insurance, Short-Term Disability, Long-Term Disability
  • Competitive 403B Retirement Match
  • Tuition/Education Reimbursement
  • Company-Provided CEUs