Counsellor for Paediatric Oncology and Haematology, and Neonatal ICU
Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust
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1 x 22.5 hours per week & 1 x 20 hours per week
We are currently looking to recruit 2 enthusiastic and motivated Counsellor Practitioners to join our Paediatric Haematology and Oncology Service and our NICU service, based at Addenbrooke's Hospital.
This is an excellent opportunity to practice counselling in an acute setting requiring a dynamic application of counselling theory and practice.
Main duties of the job
The post holder will offer support to parents on the wards and within the outpatient department as well as linking closely with the wider multi-disciplinary team in each setting.
They will need to be flexible and be able to offer support on an immediate basis as well as offering counselling sessions.
Cambridgeshire & Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust is a health & social care organisation dedicated to providing high quality care with compassion to improve the health & wellbeing of the people we care for, as well as supporting & empowering them to lead a fulfilling life.
Our clinical teams deliver many NHS services not only via inpatient and primary care setting but also with the community. These services include Children, Adult & Older Peoples mental & physical health, Forensic & Specialist mental health, Learning Disabilities, Primary Care & Liaison psychiatry, Substance misuse, Social care, Research & Development.
To achieve our goal, we look to recruit high calibre candidates that share our vision & values. As an equal opportunities employer, we encourage applications from all sectors of the community, particularly from under-represented groups including disabled people & members of our ethnic minorities & LGBTQ+ communities.
Please refer to the attached job description and person specification for full details of responsibilities.
The post holder will need good communication, clinical and teamwork skills.
The ideal candidate will have a strong team work ethic, sense of accountability, accompanied by an ability to work under considerable pressure at times.
They will need to prioritise their work and be prepared to work in a responsive way.
They will also need to be able to manage families in crisis.
Education / Qualifications
Skills & Abilities
Knowledge & Understanding
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.
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