Aromatherapist / Complementary Therapist
Bishop Auckland Hospice
Job Type: 14.5hrs
Salary: £10.20 per hour
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Aromatherapist/Complementary Therapist to support and deliver a planned programme of complementary therapy to patients with palliative needs .
Responsibilities will include assessing and planning patients’ treatment, attendance at multi-disciplinary meetings prior to commencing clinical sessions, completing clear documentation including treatment evaluations.
The successful candidate will be qualified to Diploma Level or above in Aromatherapy and ideally hold a Certificate in Palliative Care for Complementary Therapies. The successful candidate must hold current membership of a recognised Complementary Therapies related professional body, hold personal and public liability insurance and appropriate continued personal/professional development. Ideally, the successful candidate will have healthcare or palliative care experience, twelve months post qualification experience in Aromatherapy, experience in other Complementary Therapy modalities and the ability to work autonomously. They must have IT and organisational skills and the ability to prioritise workloads. The successful candidate must be self-disciplined and self-motivated. They must have the knowledge of current and past legislative issues relating to palliative care and be able to demonstrate this.
We are looking for someone with a caring and compassionate nature alongside an enthusiasm for your profession and the role, excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to build a rapport with patients, staff and other members of the public. The successful candidate will be recognised for patience, tenacity and ability to empathise with patients. Of utmost importance, it is essential that the successful candidate has the ability to maintain confidentiality and deal with sensitive data. They must also be willing to undertake any required training and development to support the role.
For an informal discussion please contact Sam Hussain HR Department – 01642 607742.
- Company pension
- On-site parking
- Sick pay
- Day shift
Application deadline: 12/08/2022