Salary: £27,825 to £31,318 pro rata
(Depending on experience)
14 hours per week (flexible to suit your work-life balance)
Do you have a passion for ensuring patient and their families receive the best possible support when facing a life limiting condition? Are you creative, proactive and with a passion for supporting children to comes to terms with loss and supporting them to reach their full potential? Come and be part of something amazing.
ellenor is the provider of all-encompassing hospice care for both adults and children living in North Kent and Bexley.
An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our growing therapeutic services at ellenor proving specialist palliative care to adults and childrens across Dartford Gravesham and Swanley, for children this also includes Bexley.
We are looking for a second play therapist to work alongside our current play therapist and other wellbeing staff to ensure the delivery of high-quality specialist therapeutic support to children and their families under the care of ellenor. This includes bereaved children, children with life limiting conditions and Oncology needs as week as the children of adult patients.
You will be working with patients and carers with highly complex emotional and psychosocial needs, providing therapeutic services via a variety of means, including face to face and via virtual means. We believe in providing therapeutic interventions, tailored to the individual needs of children and their families.
Reporting to the Director of Care, you will develop individualised programmes, with outcome measures that evidence the therapeutic benefit of Play Therapy.
You must have an Ma/Msc in Play Therapy and be registered as a Play Therapist with the British Association for Play Therapist BAPT or PTUK.
NHS Pension scheme members can transfer their pension.
An enhanced DBS is required and will be arranged.
For an informal chat, please contact Linda Coffey Director of Care on 01474 320007
To apply please upload your CV with a supporting statement or complete our application form and submit via the Apply button. If you require any further information, please contact our HR Department at firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 01474 320007.
Closing date: 15th May 2023
ellenor is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to providing a fair and equitable workplace, where everyone is treated equally without discrimination.
ellenor is a charity registered in England and Wales (1121561), and a company limited by guarantee (6302132). Registered office at Coldharbour Road, Gravesend, Kent. DA11 7HQ