Lead Counsellor

Posted 2 months ago

Job Description

We have an exciting opportunity for a BACP/UKPS accredited Lead Counsellor to join our Supportive Care Team and contribute towards our mission. We are currently undergoing significant transformation and this is an exciting time for a Lead Counsellor to join with us to develop and implement our shared vision of widening our reach even further to our hospice community.

Our Lead Counsellor plays a crucial part in developing a responsive counselling service to people with illness, their family and friends and those who have been bereaved. The post holder will have the added responsibility of providing quality line management to our counselling staff.

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Who are we looking for?

The successful candidate will be passionate about education, training and development and will have experience of training others.

We are particularly looking for an individual who has experience of working in a healthcare organisational setting and contributing to multi-disciplinary team working and who is proactive, positive and able to live our values, with a desire to inspire and lead by example.

We would therefore welcome applications from enthusiastic, innovative individuals who enjoy working in collaborative and innovative ways.

What do we provide?

Please note that offers of employment are subject to satisfactory results from pre-employment checks (right to work, references, Occupational Health, and DBS). If you have any questions about this vacancy please contact the recruiting manager Eirian Levell, Care Director, on elevell@stpjhospice.org. If you need any reasonable adjustments throughout the recruitment process, please contact us on hr@stpjhospice.org. We will shortlist and interview candidates as applications are received. Our people are our strength. We value diversity and inclusion so encourage applications from everyone, regardless of race, national origin, sex, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, religion, disability or age.

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Job Features

Job CategoryClinical
DepartmentSupportive Care Services
LocationNorth Chailey
SalarySalary Band 6 (£31,992 - £34,210 FTE)
Working hours30 or 37.5 hours per week
Contract typePermanent
Closing dateAs soon as we have received the optimum number of applications

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