The Haven is looking for compassionate and empathic Wellbeing Practitioners, with qualifications and experience in complementary therapies, who have an understanding of the physical, emotional and practical challenges encountered by patients, their families and carers affected by a life limiting illness and bereavement.
Job Title: The Haven Wellbeing Practitioner (Complementary Therapies)
Hours: Part time (hours by agreement); Tuesday to Thursday; permanent.
Salary: £24,684 per annum (full time), part time pro rata, hours by agreement.
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The Haven Wellbeing Practitioner post offers the potential for highly motivated individuals with qualifications and experience in complementary therapies (eg massage, reflexology, aromatherapy) to join our Multidisciplinary Team to work on the next phase of the development and delivery of services at The Haven’s Clydesdale based centre in Forth. Aligning with the Haven’s 5 sustainability approaches; Involvement, Innovation, Impact, Improvement, Income; this role offers individuals who demonstrate competence, innovation and leadership in the delivery of high quality wellbeing interventions, appropriate to the needs of existing and new clients, a unique opportunity in an established and successful organisation.
As a member of The Haven multi-disciplinary team you will develop and deliver a range of timely, flexible, high quality, strengths based, outcomes focused, one to one and group work wellbeing interventions to Haven clients who are affected by a range of life limiting illness, including family members and carers. Sessions will be delivered in line with the Haven W.I.N (What’s Important Now?) model/approach. Taking an asset based approach you will provide a range of complementary therapy based self-management techniques and interventions within one to one and group sessions. In addition, you will contribute to the development of signposting information and pathways, ensuring clients are also linked into wider supports with their community. Working closely with service delivery colleagues you will contribute to the longer term sustainability and ongoing development of Haven services for clients and be involved in quality and audit initiatives, including contributions to pre and post project consultations, evaluation reports and the preparation of case studies. In line with The Haven’s learning culture you will take part in key internal and external share and learn events and participate in ongoing learning and development opportunities
Applications should be in the form of a skills based C.V, with a supporting letter demonstrating your suitability for the role to: June Torley, Business Support Manager Email: email@example.com or by post to The Haven, Blantyre Health Centre, Victoria Street, Blantyre, G72 0BS. Closing date: 12 noon, Wednesday 31st January 2024.
All applications will be assessed on receipt and candidates who are successfully shortlisted will be invited to attend a 1st stage interview. Date and time of interview to be mutually agreed. We reserve the right to close this vacancy at any time if sufficient applications are received. Interviews will be held at The Haven centre in Forth.
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Informal enquiries can be made by calling Louise Gardner, Service Manager 01555 811846.