Charity / Voluntary, Health / Nursing, Management, Medical, Operations, Other, Social Care
Oxford OX4 6LB
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced healthcare profession/health related professional to join our existing team of Wellbeing Consultants embedded within established UK GenesisCare cancer treatment centres. 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.
Job Title: Wellbeing Consultant - Oxford (GenesisCare)
Hours: Full time (37 hours – 5 days based in the GenesisCare centre)
Salary: £28,080, - £33,280 dependent upon experience plus regional pay enhancement
Location: GenesisCare Oxford, Peters Way, Sandy Lane West, Oxford, OX4 6LB
Benefits: 30 days holiday plus 8 bank holidays. Free parking on site.
This role requires excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to build and maintain relationships with patients, relatives, GenesisCare staff team and Wellbeing consultant team and the wider Penny Brohn organization. We are looking for a professional who can work in a flexible, intelligent, and creative way. Candidates should have experience of working within private or national health related services and have knowledge, experience/understanding of complementary therapies or other support services.
Key role considerations
- This role will involve working alongside our partner GenesisCare to ensure a holistic approach is taken in aspects of support and treatment.
- The bulk of the patient work is delivery of one-to-one sessions – completing holistic needs assessments, review appointments, consultations, mindfulness, and relaxation sessions.
- Managing a therapist team.
- The Wellbeing Consultant is responsible for ensuring that patients and their relatives have a positive experience as they move through the Penny Brohn UK treatment support services at GenesisCare.
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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