The Hospice of the Good Shepherd is recruiting for a Reflect Counsellor.
Region North west
Location Chester
Email [email protected]
To apply Apply on the Hospice of the Good Shepherd's website.


About this opportunity


12-month fixed-term contract


2 days per week

Salary range

£25,271 – £26,205 pro rata

Closing date for applications

28 July 2019


Having secured a 12 month Cheshire Community Fund grant we are seeking a dynamic, motivated counsellor who has a passion for providing the best possible bereavement and pre-bereavement support to children and young people in West Cheshire. You will be a compassionate and positive professional with experience of counselling children and young people and a desire to develop and take forward our well established service in schools and the local community.

As well as providing direct counselling you will also be responsible for engaging with schools and contributing to the development of our group work provision and supporting clinical staff at the hospice who are working with the families of our adult inpatients.

In return, you will be joining a friendly and welcoming team with the collective aim of positively enhancing the lives of the individuals accessing our services. As a hospice, we are committed to supporting and developing all staff, in order for each individual to flourish in their role. There will be support and guidance given for professional development, and the opportunity to develop new skills.

The Hospice of The Good Shepherd provides a range of specialist palliative care services for people living with both stable and advanced life limiting illness.

You’ll receive a raft of benefits and support, including:

  • competitive salary
  • opportunity to join the hospice pension scheme
  • excellent learning and development opportunities, including induction and development
  • a broad range of in-house education and support to attend external training and development
  • a staff support programme including clinical supervision, confidential counselling and occupational health services

We look forward to welcoming you to the Hospice of The Good Shepherd. For further information or to arrange an informal visit please contact Carol Jones , Adult bereavement service lead or Eleanor Warman, Counsellor on 01244 851091.

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