Sessional Art Therapist

Status: Sessional

Salary: £35.00 - £55.00 per hour depending on experience

Closing Date: 27/02/2024

St Elizabeth Hospice improves life for people living in East Suffolk living with a progressive or terminal illness. Our work is centred on an individual’s needs, which means specialist support, whenever and wherever it is needed, whether at home, in the community or at the hospice.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Sessional Art Therapist to work within our Ipswich based Emotional and Spiritual Wellbeing Team. You must be a Registered Art Therapist with current registration to the Health and Care Professions Council.

Our ideal candidate will have proven abilities to work with patients 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.

You will be required to:

  • provide Art Therapy in the most appropriate environment e.g. Hospice, community care unit, inpatient unit
  • maintain high standards of Art Therapy care and correct medical ethics, behaving in a professional manner at all times
  • develop, provide and evaluate individual Art Therapy for Hospice patients, their families/carers
  • offer Art Therapy as part of bereavement care and support
  • establish person centred goals and evaluate intervention
  • liaise as appropriate with external agencies, ensuring appropriate services are in place and where necessary provide follow up intervention

For more information about the role please view the job description and person specification, alternatively please contact

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

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