24 Hr Advice 01707 382575


Contract: Part Time 4 days per week (30 hours) 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 Feb, 2017

We are seeking a Counsellor to join our Community Team, to provide emotional and psycho-social support to predominantly pre-bereaved patients and family members whilst also supporting the Bereavement Service when required. You will be working with other members of the Multi Disciplinary Team in providing appropriate services to individuals and families with complex needs, both at home, in the community and at our In Patient Unit.  You will also work with the Children’s Service Manager, supporting children and young people through group work which will require occasional weekend and bank holiday working.    

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 some experience working with children and young people.  You should have worked previously in a hospice or palliative care setting and be able to work independently and as part of a team.   A social work qualification would be an advantage.  Car driver and owner essential.

We offer 27 days holiday rising with service to 33 days plus bank holidays, pension and life assurance scheme.  We also honour NHS long service leave and continued membership of the NHS Pension Scheme for existing members.

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, Monday 20th February 2017