Status: Permanent

Salary: £28,050.00 - £36,644.00

Closing Date: 27/02/2019

Interview Date: 11/03/2019

Salary:         £28,050.00 – £36,644.00

Hours:          Full time – 37.5 hours per week

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.  NHS Great Yarmouth and Waveney CCG have recently awarded the specialist palliative and end of life care contract to East Coast Community Healthcare.  The contract includes a specialist palliative care service which will be delivered in partnership with St Elizabeth Hospice.

We have an exciting new opportunity for an experienced Counsellor to work within our multidisciplinary team to support those living with a progressive or terminal illness. You must be a 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.

At this exciting time for St Elizabeth Hospice, we are looking for 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 Therapy Team Manager, Hanna McDowell on 01473 707005 or email

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:         27 February 2019

Interview Date:       11 March 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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