Status: Temporary (1 year fixed term)

Salary: £24, 214 to £37, 267 (dependent on experience)

Closing Date: 14/10/2019

Interview Date: 29/10/2019

Hours:           Full or Part Time

In its 30th anniversary year, St Elizabeth Hospice continues to drive forward innovation and development of services, both in the Ipswich and East Suffolk locality and now further up the coast to the Great Yarmouth and Waveney area.

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Counsellor to work within our Ipswich based multidisciplinary team to support those living with a progressive or terminal illness. You must be a UKCP or BACP Registered Counsellor with a minimum of 2 years post qualification experience in either a palliative care or adult community care setting.  Our ideal candidate will have proven abilities to work with clients and families who have changing needs, both on an individual basis and in groups, as well as an understanding and ability to support individuals and families throughout their illness and in bereavement.  An ability to work with cognitive behavioural therapy where appropriate would be advantageous.

At this exciting time for St Elizabeth Hospice, we are looking for a dynamic, compassionate and highly motivated individual who can provide emotional support and counselling service for patients and their families requiring specialist palliative care..

Our most recent Care Quality Commission report rated the hospice as “Outstanding”

To have an informal chat or to arrange a visit to the hospice please contact our Head of Therapy, Hanna McDowell on 01473 707005 or email Katherine Grogan, Emotional Wellbeing Team Lead/Counsellor on

The hospice offers a generous holiday allowance, pension and other staff benefits.

For more details about this role please read the job description and person specification.

Closing Date:          14 October 2019

Interview Date:     29 October 2019

Only applicants selected for interview will be contacted, and invitation to interview will be sent by email.

Thank you for your interest in St Elizabeth Hospice.



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