Counsellor Required: Ipswich & East Suffolk
Closing Date: 08/03/2021
St Elizabeth Hospice
Salary: £18,819.00 to £22,734.00 (WTE: £31,365.00 to £37,890.00) – band 6
Interview Date: 18/03/2021
Hours: 22.5 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 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 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. Having someone who has the skills and expertise to work creatively with our clients where appropriate would also be highly beneficial.
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 with regard to salary, enhancements, annual leave and occupational sick pay (however not reckonable service)
• 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: 8 March 2021
Interview Date: 18 March 2021