24 Hr Advice 01707 382575


Contract: Part Time 30 hours Per Week, Permanent
Salary: £20,000 to £29,000 Pro Rata and according to experience
Location: Welwyn Garden City, Herts with travel to other sites as required
Closing Date: 20 Jan, 2017

We have a vacancy for a Counsellor to provide emotional and psycho-social support to pre-bereaved patients and family members and to work with the Children’s Service Manager to support children and young people through group work.  Supporting the Bereavement Service and offering and facilitating group work will also be required in this role.

You will need to be able to work effectively with other members of the Multi Disciplinary Team in providing appropriate services to individuals and family groups, both at home, in the community and at our In Patient Unit.   Some flexibility is also required in order to provide cover during Bank Holidays and will include occasional weekend work on a rota. 

To apply, you should be qualified to degree/diploma level in counselling or psychotherapy and accredited or working towards accreditation with a professional body (UKCP or BACP) with at least two years post qualification experience including working with children and young people.  A social work qualification would be an advantage.  You should also have experience working in a hospice or palliative care setting and of working both independently and as part of a team. 

To apply please complete the application pack and forward to Jane Slater, HR Advisor, 61 Bridge Road East, Welwyn Garden City, Herts AL7 1JR or by email to Jane Slater, or for further information please call 01707 382584.

Closing Date for applications is 5pm, Friday 20th January 2017