Allied health professional Counsellor (Band 6): Somerset
- Department: Cancer Services
- Location: Musgrove park hospital, Taunton
- Salary: £31,365 – £37,890 per annum, pro rata
- Job Type: Fixed term
- Working pattern: Part time
Pay Scheme: Agenda for change
- Pay Band: 6
Would you like to specialise your counselling skills in cancer care. We are looking for a part time qualified Allied Health Professional counsellor to work in our Haematology, Oncology, Palliative and Enhanced Care (HOPE) Counselling Service. We offer short time counselling session work with cancer patients and their significant others. The post will be 22.5 hours over 3 days.
We are a hugely ambitious service and well established within the Beacon Centre at Musgrove Park Hospital. We offer face to face, telephone and video sessions to our clients, who are able to self-refer to the service. Our referrals also come from the nurse specialist and consultant teams as well as GP’s etc. We receive around 200 referrals per year.
You will be offered monthly supervision and the ongoing support from an experienced counselling team. This is for a fixed term of 18 months with the opportunity to consider a permanent position if this is appropriate. There is an opportunity to consider at least 1 day a week working from home. We have a small counselling centre with two rooms and a waiting area.
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