St. Richard’s Hospice provides free specialist palliative and end of life care for adults in South Worcestershire with a life limiting condition through their community teams, their newly developed state-of-the-art day services department and their seventeen beds. They offer care and encouragement to their patients, enabling them to take control of their lives as their condition changes and also offer support to their families.
They are currently seeking an enthusiastic, hardworking and passionate professional to join them as a Complementary Therapist to provide a high standard of a wide range of therapies including Aromatherapy, Reflexology, Indian Head Massage and Relaxation Therapy to patients and those important to them.
- Hours: 22 hours per week to be worked over 4 days
- Salary Scale: St. Richard's Hospice Payscale Pay Point 11 (£23,951 - £25,147 pro rata per annum)
This is an exciting time to join the Hospice as they are currently expanding and undergoing a £5.2m building project in order to be able to improve the facilities on their site in Wildwood Drive and provide support to more patients and families in Worcestershire.
The successful applicant will work within Day Services and provide patient centred assessments and treatments and will lead on the co-ordination and supervision of volunteer therapists to deliver a robust service. This is an exciting opportunity where your existing skills, knowledge and experience can be developed further through their ongoing investment in your professional development.
The post holder will have a nationally recognised qualification from an awarding body regulated by the QCA in at least two therapies and have current membership of a recognised Professional Association and be registered with CNHC. Demonstrable post qualification experience within palliative care are also essential requirements for this post.
This post requires an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.
If you would like to find out more information or arrange an informal visit to the Hospice, please contact Kirstie Smith, Staff and Volunteer Recruitment Co-ordinator, St. Richard’s Hospice, Wildwood Drive, Worcester, WR5 2QT Tel. 01905 763963 or email Recruitment@strichards.org.uk.
- Closing date: 22 October 2018
- Interview dates: 25 and 26 October 2018