Salary: WTE: £31,365.00 to £37,890.00 - band 6
Closing Date: 06/09/2021
Interview Date: 16/09/2021
Hours: up to 37.5 hrs per week
For over 30 years St Elizabeth Hospice has driven 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 are excited to be expanding the service to support the development of a Bereavement Hub for bereaved people living in East Suffolk.
We have a new opportunity for an experienced Counsellor to work within our multidisciplinary team to support those living with a progressive or terminal illness and their families and work within our LivingGrief bereavement service. You will be part of a progressive, well established and supportive team. 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.
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.
In return we offer:
- mirror Agenda for Change
- personal pension plan (NHS Pensions are transferrable)
- excellent training opportunities
- employee assistance programme
- free parking
Our most recent Care Quality Commission report rated the hospice as “Outstanding”
Closing Date: 6th September 2021
Interview Date: 16th September 2021
If you would like an opportunity to find out some more about working at the hospice and how it can fit your own career aspirations, we recommend an informal visit/discussion prior to you completing your application. Please contact Katherine Grogan, Emotional Wellbeing Team Lead/Counsellor, on 07810 056197 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
For more information please use the link to view the job description and person specification.
Only applicants selected for interview will be contacted, and invitation to interview will be sent by email.