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Volunteer Complementary Therapist (Cancer and Wellbeing Centre)

Job Reference: 415-Z22-377

Employer:
Royal Devon University Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust (formerly Northern Devon Healthcare Trust)
Department:
Over and Above Fern Centre
Location:
Barnstaple
Salary:
N/A - Volunteer

The Over and Above Fern Centre is looking for volunteer Massage, Reflexology and Reiki Complementary Therapists to support those affected by a cancer diagnosis.

We have a wonderful opportunity to volunteer in our new Cancer and Wellbeing Centre at North Devon District Hospital. The centre offers holistic care and on-going support to our patients faced with a cancer diagnosis and those close to them in North Devon. This volunteer role is an exciting opportunity to offer complementary therapies to those faced with a cancer diagnosis, their relatives and carers.

We require the successful complementary therapists volunteer to be qualified to a Level 2 standard or higher for reiki and level 3 or higher for massage/reflexology, hold their own indemnity insureance and be accredited to a professional body.

For further information or details please get in touch at ndht.theferncentre@nhs.net or call us on 01271 311 855

Closing Date: 08/07/2022.




Our teams of care professionals work with patients and their families to support peoples’ independence, health and wellbeing. We provide support to avoid hospital admissions, and if an admission is necessary, we try to make each patient’s stay in hospital as short and effective as possible before working with them on a safe discharge home.

In our most recent staff survey, our staff voted us in the top 10% of NHS provider organisations to work for and we also came out as the top provider in the South West for our overall results. Our patients (through the Friends and Family Test) regularly report an average of over 95% satisfaction with our services.

Please note that we may close this vacancy early if we receive a high volume of applicants.


Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.



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