Counsellor

Contract: Part time 10.5 hours per week
Location: Fair Havens
Closing Date: Jul 30, 2021

This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic, self-motivated, passionate individual to join our counselling team.

If you hold a recognised counselling qualification with experience in a relevant healthcare environment, we would love to hear from you. You must have a clear understanding of the holistic needs of patients and families living with life-limiting illness.

As part of Havens Hospices multidisciplinary team you will  support the patients and families using Havens Hospices care services. Our counselling service also offers support following bereavement.

The successful candidate will have excellent interpersonal skills, a passion for listening and helping others.

Full job specification

Key responsibilities

  • As part of Havens Hospices multidisciplinary team to provide counselling and emotional support to the patients and families using Havens Hospices care services.
  • To provide support and education to other teams, agencies and professionals working with children, young people and adults with life-limiting illness and following bereavement.

Benefits for you

  • 33 days annual leave (pro-rata) rising to 38 days with length of service (Including Bank Holidays)
  • A retention bonus of £500, upon successful completion of probation period
  • A recommend a friend scheme with one off bonuses ranging from £125 to £500
  • Salary sacrifice scheme for pension and annual leave purchase
  • Competitive pension schemes and NHS pension for continuing members
  • Learning and Development team committed to personal and professional development, offering a number of education opportunities including apprenticeships
  • Life Assurance
  • Employee referral bonus
  • Wellbeing sessions (monthly)