Job Opportunities

 

 

Voluntary Complementary Therapists and Wellbeing Practitioners – University College Hospital, London (Dec 2021)

UCL Hospital charity has an exciting new complementary health initiative to support staff wellbeing as part of the Covid recovery strategy. The 'Staff Spa' has delivered over 1,000 complementary therapy treatments provided by qualified volunteer therapists who donate 3 hours a week to the service. Staff say it makes them feel valued and helps them engage in self-care.  Therapists have found it a valuable professional and personal experience. 

 

If you’d like to know more about how you could contribute, please email amanda.tata@nhs.net

Voluntary Reflexologists  – Olive Tree Cancer Support Centre (Nov 2021)

The Olive Tree Cancer Support Centre (https://www.olivetreecancersupport.org.uk/) based in Crawley and Horsham, West Sussex, is a charity offering support to everyone affected by cancer.

They are in need of volunteer massage therapists and reflexologists. If you are available for a couple of hours a week or even fortnightly to deliver some holistic therapies to their cancer clients, you can get in touch to discuss opportunities. You can call them on 01293 534465 or email office@olivetreecancersupport.org

Voluntary Complementary Therapist  – Enable  Substance Misuse Service, Enfield (May 2021)

Enable is a Substance Misuse Service which is run in partnership with the NHS & Humankind. The team operates from 2 sites in Enfield to provide a wide range of substance misuse services to local residents including, substitute prescribing, community detox, criminal justice interventions, community care assessments, a comprehensive group work programme, primary health care as well as a wide range of other interventions to non-opiate and alcohol users.  

We are looking for therapists who are qualified in or nearing the end of a substantial training in at least one of the following therapies or similar:

  • Massage

  • Shiatsu

  • Reflexology

  • Mindfulness / Relaxation group work

  • Yoga

  • Acupuncture

Whilst there is no financial remuneration, we do ask therapists to see it as an extension of CPD, an opportunity to develop professional expertise whilst helping some of the most vulnerable members of society.

You will need:

  • A recognised qualification in a complimentary therapy

  • A confident and friendly approach

  • Basic IT skills ·

  • An understanding of the importance of guidelines and procedures relating to key areas such as safeguarding and information governance

  • Willingness to undergo a DBS check if required for the role

  • To provide references & qualifications

  • A respectful and non-judgemental manner 

  • Willingness to attend and complete relevant training 

  • Willingness to attend regular supervision sessions with your supervisor

 

How to apply: Please provide a brief covering letter to: georgina.sobell@nhs.net

This is an emerging area of medicine and NHS experience and a good reference may help with longer term career prospects.

Don’t worry if you are newly qualified…we will provide you with support!

A recognised qualification in a complimentary therapy · A confident and friendly approach · Basic IT skills · An understanding of the importance of guidelines and procedures relating to key areas such as safeguarding and information governance · Willingness to undergo a DBS check if required for the role · A respectful and non-judgemental manner · Willingness to attend and complete relevant training · Willingness to attend regular supervision sessions with your supervisor