Children’s Counselling Coordinator

Categories: Community Engagement.

Manorlands Hopsice, Oxenhope, Keighley, W Yorks, BD22 9HJ

Part time 20 hours per week flexibly over 3 days (possible evening and weekend work)

Fixed term 12 months contract

Sue Ryder provides incredible hospice and neurological care to people living with complex long term and end of life conditions.

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the team at Manorlands Hospice, Oxenhope. We are looking for a dynamic Children’s Counselling Coordinator to join our Family Support Team. This person will provide 1to1 therapeutic counselling and group sessions to children and families.

The successful candidate will hold a Degree/Diploma in Counselling, Psychotherapy or Play Therapy, and be accredited to practice with a regulatory body such as BACP, UKCP or BAPT.

They will also be able to evidence extensive experience of 1 to1 and group work with children.  

For an informal discussion please contact Liz Bellinger on 01535 642308.

Manorlands is a Sue Ryder hospice, based in West Yorkshire. We’re here for people aged 18 and over dying from conditions like cancer, heart failure and lung disease. We offer a huge range of support, from inpatient care in our 16 bed hospice to day services which help people stay at home longer and offer respite to carers. Our care is available to people living in Craven, Airedale, and Wharfedale as well as central, northern and western areas of Bradford. Our expert care team includes doctors, nurses, care assistants, physiotherapists, occupational and complementary therapists, social workers, bereavement support workers and volunteer befrienders.

Manorlands Hospice can offer:

  • 25 days holiday rising to 30 plus bank holidays (Pro rata if part-time)
  • Option to buy and sell holiday up to 5 days
  • Private pension matched at either 3% or 5%
  • Auto enrolment pension scheme
  • 24 hour employee assistance line for free advice such as legal and
  • PeoplePerks – discounts with hundreds of retailers and services that can amount to an average annual saving of £350.
  • 20% staff discount at – The website has an amazing range of new goods – including homewares, gifts, children’s toys and furniture, musical instruments and dolls houses.
  • Childcare Vouchers
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Development opportunities for all
  • Free tea and coffee
  • Free parking on site

At Sue Ryder not only do we treat more conditions than any other UK charity in our hospices, neurological care centres and out in the community; we also campaign to improve the lives of people living with them. We see the person, not the condition, taking time to understand the small things that help that person live the fullest life they can. Our shops, fundraising and volunteers support us to be there for people at the most difficult time of their lives.

Closing Date: 25 September 2015

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