St Joseph Hospice
Hackney,England - London
£51k - £60k
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St Joseph’s Hospice is one of the UK’s largest hospices. It is based in the East end of London, serving a culturally diverse population with a higher-than-average demand for palliative and end-of-life interventions. We provide high-quality specialist care for patients with life-limiting illnesses in various settings.
An exciting opportunity has arisen as Psychological Therapist at St Joseph’s. You will work as part of a committed and creative team, offering innovative, holistic, person-aligned care and support to people with palliative and end life care needs and their families and caregivers.
The patient and family therapists work within a multi-disciplinary team setting to provide psychological and emotional support to patients and their families at the end of life. Our patients have a range of life-limiting illnesses, including cancer, neurological and respiratory conditions. The service currently offers support to any adult under the care of the hospice, to their individual family members, couples and family groups and children and young people by way of family consultation, individual counselling and art therapy.
The common thread that unites all aspects of the role is the provision of the highest quality psychological therapies service,
We are looking for an experienced, committed and creative Therapist who qualifies for a recognised psychological therapy at Master’s level or with equivalent post-qualification experience and training and holds registration with a relevant professional body. You will need to have a proven understanding of the psychological and emotional needs of individuals and families, including children and professional careers facing advanced disease, death and bereavement and be able to work therapeutically to address attendant psychological difficulties. The job is based at St Joseph’s
Continuation of the NHS Pension Scheme is available.
We offer 27 days of holiday plus public holidays and an excellent pension scheme.
We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.
Salary: Band 8a £55,903.00– £61,996.00 a year Pro Rata included HCAS
Hours of work: 22.5 hours per week
Type of contract: Permanent
For further information, please get in touch with John Wilson, Head of Supportive Care on 020 8525 3022
Applicants are subject to enhanced DBS (previously CRB).