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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 01/04/2020.

Complementary Therapist

Job Reference: J181-A-20-48033

Central Advertising - Social Enterprises
Arthur Rank Hospice Charity
£19,550 per annum pro rata

This advertisement has been placed by the organisation named in the 'Department' section above.

Should you require further information regarding this vacancy please contact the organisation direct.

Arthur Rank Hospice Charity has an outstanding reputation for excellence in palliative and end of life care. We support people in Cambridgeshire, who are living with life-limiting illnesses and advance conditions. Our positive and practical services deliver care, counselling and education, helping patients to live well and their families to live on.

Our excellent staff survey results in 2018 helped us to achieve gold accreditation in the Best Employers (Eastern region) and in February 2019 we announced that our Cambridge Hospice has joined the success of our Alan Hudson Day Treatment Centre in achieving an ‘Outstanding’ CQC rating.

The Hospice’s Team has a tight knit and supportive culture, it is a culture of hard work, efficiency and ‘going the extra mile’ and we are currently looking for a part-time Complementary Therapist to join this Team.

In this rewardingrole you will holistically assess the patient’s needs within the complementary therapy guidelines; taking into account the diagnosis, physical and emotional needs and to make appropriate cross-referrals.

The successful applicant will be working across our Inpatient Unit, Day Therapy Service and Outpatient Clinic The successful candidate will have a high level Qualification in Complementary Therapy related subject, be registered with a validated Complementary Therapy Organisation and an experience of working in a complementary therapy setting

Previous palliative care experience and skills in the use of Aromatherapy would be an advantage.

You will need to work Tuesdays and Fridays, but we can be flexible on the other days you choose to work.

Please note, this role is subject to a DBS check.


At Arthur Rank Hospice, we value our staff and offer a range of benefits: Personal Pension Plan (with ability to retain membership of NHS Pension Scheme subject to qualifying criteria), Employee Assistance Programme, Cycle to Work Scheme, Study leave, Lease cars (eligibility criteria applies), generous holiday entitlement, Staff Survey and staff Forum, access to Occupational Health Services, flexible working, ongoing training, Payroll Giving option, Group Life Assurance, Long Service Awards, social events, Christmas savings scheme and staff discounts to our in-house Bistro and Salon HD.

Hours: 21 per week

Salary: £19,500 per annum pro rata

Contract: Permanent


Unfortunately, only short-listed applicants will be contacted within 2 weeks from closing date. Candidates with a disability that meet the minimum criteria will be guaranteed an interview.

Arthur Rank Hospice is committed to inclusivity, respect, fairness, engagement and equality of opportunity for our patients and their families, our staff and trustees, our volunteers and our supporters. We value the strength that comes with difference and the positive contribution that diversity brings to our community.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.


Closing Date:1st April 2020

Interviews: 7th and 9th April


If you have any questions related to this role, please do not hesitate to contact HR department 01223 675865 or

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