Counsellor Required: Taunton, Somerset

Counsellor Required: Taunton, Somerset

Location: Musgrove Park Hospital, Taunton

Salary:£24,214 – £30,112 per ann

Closing Date: 23/04/2019

Job Type: Fixed term

Working pattern: 15 hours per week

Pay Scheme: Agenda for change

Pay Band: 5

Staff Group: Allied Health Professionals

Specialty/Function: Oncology

Are you a qualified counsellor who works in health care?

Are you looking for a exiting new challenge to gain further experience in the health care counselling setting?

Would you like to join a team that works together, where everyone counts and aim to make a difference to the patients they care for?

We are interested in hearing from people who share the above values and who feel they can make a difference for our patients with their dedication and expertise

Successful applicants will provide counselling for patients with cancer and their family members, who may be struggling psychologically to come to terms with their diagnosis, treatment and prognosis.

You will be an excellent communicator and a resource for improving emotional care to patients through their cancer journey.

Ideally a knowledge of oncology would be useful but not essential, although a willingness to a gain better understanding of the cancer journey is vital.

You will be offered a mentor and supervisor who will support you in this new post. You will be expected to have a full BACP membership as well as personal indemnity insurance.

This is a one year fixed term contract for two fixed days.


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