Location Worcester
Salary St. Richard's Hospice Payscale Pay Point 11 - 12 (£24,430 - £26,933 pro rata per annum)
Closing date 10th November 2019
Website https://www.strichards.org.uk/jobs/counsellor-6/
Email [email protected]
To apply Email Kirstie Smith, Staff and Volunteer Recruitment Co-ordinator [email protected] or follow the above website link and click the 'Apply here' button .


About this opportunity

We currently have an opportunity for a Counsellor within the Family Support Service, to work with the Bereavement Support South Worcestershire and St Richard’s Hospice counselling service. This post will provide support for those bereaved through sudden and traumatic death, and for hospice patients and their families who are dealing with emotional and psychological problems as a consequence of loss and grief .

The post holder is to work 2 days per week to include Monday and either Tuesday, Wednesday or Friday with the required hours being 11am to 7pm on one of the days and 9am to 5pm on the other.

The successful applicant will have a recognised degree or diploma in Counselling/ Psychotherapy.   You will be expected to be member of BACP or other appropriate professional body and maintain your professional competence. Experience of working with palliative care and bereavement and counselling in end of life situations is preferred.

The post holder will carry an active caseload of clients dealing with complex psychological and emotional issues.

This post requires an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service disclosure.

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 [email protected].

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