Aromatherapist / Complementary Therapist

Butterwick Hospice Care

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Job summary

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.

Main duties of the job

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.

About us

For almost four decades, Butterwick Hospice Care has supported local people and communities across our region. We deliver our primary objective of holistic palliative and supportive care to those suffering with progressive life limiting conditions, their families and loved ones. We provide an Adult Inpatient Unit, a Children and Young Adults Unit, Day Care Services, Home Care Services, Complementary Therapy plus Bereavement and Counselling Services.

Date posted

12 July 2022

Pay scheme

Other

Salary

£10.25 an hour

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Part-time

Reference number

B0492-22-5034

Job locations

Woodhouse Lane

Bishop Auckland

DL14 6JU


Job description

Job responsibilities

Responsibilities will include assessing and planning patients’ treatment, attendance at multi-disciplinary meetings prior to commencing clinical sessions, completing clear documentation including treatment evaluations.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Responsibilities will include assessing and planning patients’ treatment, attendance at multi-disciplinary meetings prior to commencing clinical sessions, completing clear documentation including treatment evaluations.

Person Specification

Experience

Essential

  • Healthcare or palliative care experience, twelve months post qualification experience in Aromatherapy, experience in other Complementary Therapy modalities and the ability to work autonomously

Qualifications

Essential

  • -Qualified to Diploma Level or above in Aromatherapy
  • -Must hold current membership of a recognised Complementary
  • Therapies related professional body, hold personal and public liability insurance and appropriate continued personal/professional development

Desirable

  • Certificate in Palliative Care for Complementary Therapies.
Person Specification

Experience

Essential

  • Healthcare or palliative care experience, twelve months post qualification experience in Aromatherapy, experience in other Complementary Therapy modalities and the ability to work autonomously

Qualifications

Essential

  • -Qualified to Diploma Level or above in Aromatherapy
  • -Must hold current membership of a recognised Complementary
  • Therapies related professional body, hold personal and public liability insurance and appropriate continued personal/professional development

Desirable

  • Certificate in Palliative Care for Complementary Therapies.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Additional information

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

Butterwick Hospice Care

Address

Woodhouse Lane

Bishop Auckland

DL14 6JU


Employer's website

https://www.butterwick.org.uk/ (Opens in a new tab)

Employer details

Employer name

Butterwick Hospice Care

Address

Woodhouse Lane

Bishop Auckland

DL14 6JU


Employer's website

https://www.butterwick.org.uk/ (Opens in a new tab)

For questions about the job, contact:

Date posted

12 July 2022

Pay scheme

Other

Salary

£10.25 an hour

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Part-time

Reference number

B0492-22-5034

Job locations

Woodhouse Lane

Bishop Auckland

DL14 6JU