Counsellor (2 positions)

Did you know that Birmingham St Mary’s and John Taylor Hospices have merged?  Together we are on an exciting journey to deliver equitable end of life and palliative care to more people across Birmingham and Sandwell and to help us achieve our vision, we’re looking for a skilled and experienced Counsellor to join our Wellbeing Team.

We are seeking a Counsellor to provide a systematic, comprehensive counselling service, offering advice, guidance, counselling and psychological therapy to patients and their families referred by other professional staff or self-referrals accessing the service, and, to provide advice and guidance to other members of the team on psychological and mental health related issues concerning their patients and families of their patients.

You can download the Job Description/Person Specification, an application form and equal opportunities monitoring form by clicking on the links below.  Please note, you are required to complete the Application Form; CVs alone will not be accepted.

Enquiries are welcomed and should be directed to Surjit Heer, Wellbeing Team Lead, by email surjit.heer@nhs.net or telephone, 0121 465 2000.

The Hospice Charity Partnership offers many benefits including individuals joining the Charity from the NHS or another hospice, the employee’s continuous previous service with any NHS employer is reckonable service in respect of pension provision and benefits.

Flexibility in hours will be considered to suit the right candidate.

Please be aware that we do not hold a Sponsor’s licence and cannot support Visa applications.

Job Description and Person Specification

Application Form

Equal Opportunities Form

Diversity and Inclusion
The Hospice is committed to developing a dynamic and diverse workforce, representative of the communities it serves. We ask you, therefore, to complete the Equal Opportunities monitoring form to help us in this aim.  We value each person as an individual – whether they are colleagues, patients, family members, carers or supporters, every person matters. We embrace diversity of culture, background and environment knowing it enriches our workplace and our relationships with our local communities. We are committed to building a culture of inclusion and belonging. We would love to hear from you, about what makes you uniquely you and how this opportunity will support you to succeed.

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