Charity / Voluntary, Customer Service, Health / Nursing, Medical, Other, Social Care
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced counsellor to join our existing team of counsellors working remotely to support cancer patients being treated by our partner GenesisCare. Within this partnership we are committed to using a whole person approach in assessing and supporting patients. We acknowledge that cancer treatment can affect all aspects of a person – body, mind, spirit, and emotions.
Treatment Support Counsellor
Hours: Part time, 14 hours per week to be worked flexibly Monday to Friday
Salary: £29,000 - £31,000 dependent upon experience (pro rata)
Location: Based at home
Benefits: 30 days holiday pro rata plus 8 bank holidays pro-rata
This role requires excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to establish effective rapport and deliver therapeutic interventions via telephone or video link. We are looking for a professional who can work in a flexible, intelligent, and creative way. Candidates should have experience of working as a counsellor within the NHS, charity sector or private practice, and have knowledge, experience/understanding of how cancer treatment can affect a patient’s health and wellbeing.
Key role considerations
- This role requires remote delivery of counselling sessions.
- Most of the patient work is based on a short-term relationship (4 – 6 sessions)
The successful partnership with GenesisCare is entering its tenth year and the treatment support service that we offer to cancer patients has shown to be both statistically and clinically significant. If you are driven to support patients whilst they undergo cancer treatment, this could be the opportunity for you.
Penny Brohn UK have been working in partnership with GenesisCare UK, a private healthcare company, since 2013. We deliver an integrated cancer care approach which includes complementary treatment support and lifestyle advice for patients undergoing chemotherapy and radiotherapy at all of their 14 centres across the UK. For over 40 years, Penny Brohn UK has supported people with cancer to feel more physically and emotionally able to manage the impacts of their diagnosis and treatment, be more in control of their choices and have the best quality of life possible.
We are proactively taking action to support EDI and Wellbeing to support our ethos of creating a diverse culture that is reflective of both our employees and the lived experience of all communities touched by cancer.
We welcome applications from individuals from all backgrounds regardless of age, gender, gender identity, gender expression, ethnicity, sexual orientation, faith or disability.
Timeline for application: The vacancy will remain open until a suitable candidate is found. To avoid disappointment, we suggest that applications are made as soon as possible.
Start date: As soon as possible.
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