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Complementary Therapist required in Harold’s Cross & Blackrock Hospice sites - Dublin 6w
Our Lady’s Hospice & Care Services
Our Lady’s Hospice, Harold’s Cross, Dublin 6w was founded in 1879 by the Sisters of Charity. We provide multi-disciplinary services in (1) Specialist Palliative Care incorporating In –patient, Day Hospice and Community Specialist Palliative Care Services, across our Harold’s Cross & Blackrock Hospice sites; (2) Care of the Older Person – Residential & Community Reablement Services; (3) Rheumatic and Musculoskeletal Diseases Unit.
Based in Complementary and Creative Arts Therapy Department
O.5 WTE Permanent x 3(Part- time)
We have a number of opportunities for Complementary Therapists to join our Complementary and Creative Arts Department. The Complementary Therapist provides massage and aromatherapy services alongside conventional treatments within the Palliative and Care of the Older Person services, with the aim of providing physical, psychological, emotional and spiritual support. The therapies are designed to offer relaxation, comfort and symptom relief, in order to improve the quality of patients and residents experience of living. The successful candidates will have the opportunity to join a friendly and supportive team of healthcare professionals delivering evidence based quality service to clients across two specialities. The post holder will be required to rotate between the specialities in Harold’s Cross and Blackrock sites.
a. Leaving Certificate Standard of Education.
b. Qualification in Massage
c. Qualification in Aromatherapy.
These qualifications must be recognised by a professional body e.g. IMTA/IFPA
d. Full Active Membership of a recognised Professional Complementary Therapy Association relevant to therapies required.
• At least two years Complementary Therapy practice post first qualification with minimum case load of 15 clients per week.
• Experience of providing complementary therapy in a relevant care setting.
Enquiries regarding this position should be made to the HR Department, on 01-4912 516
To apply for this position please forward a completed Application Form by post or by e-mail, to Debbie Byrne, HR Department, Our Lady’s Hospice & Care Services, Harold’s Cross, Dublin 6W before the closing date stated below.
Both a detailed Job Description and Person Specification and Application Form are available to download from our website www.olh.ie or from the Human Resources Department by e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone (01)491 2594
CURRICULUM VITAES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED
Latest date for receipt of applications is 10am Wednesday 29th July 2015
Shortlisted candidates must be available to attend interview Thursday 13th August 2015
A panel may be formed from which future vacancies may be filled over the next twelve months. Please refer to our website www.olh.ie
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