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Posted by Hands Inc, Feb 3 2015 4:32PM

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Volunteer Acupuncturist in Hackney Charity Needed

Volunteer Therapist Opportunity

Would you like the opportunity to share your skills in a GP setting?

Hands Inc is a registered charity established to help tackle health inequalities amongst those in society that experience social and economic disadvantages. We deliver a range of health and wellbeing services to help improve access to holistic health services.

We currently run three complementary therapy clinics delivering acupuncture and massage. Our clinics are based in two busy NHS Health Centres in Hackney. The clinics operate a self referral system, however we do also receive referrals from GPS and other professional medical bodies.

We are looking for a qualified Volunteer Therapists who can provide acupuncture in our weekly Tuesday clinic between 10-4.30pm. If you have any other added treatments that would be a bonus. We pay expenses however the therapist should be within easily commutable distance of Hackney.

What we offer
Opportunity to work in a GP setting
A valuable learning experience and opportunity to support people in the community
Monthly supervision to help with professional development. The sessions can also count towards CPD points
Monthly practice meetings for therapist working in our off-site clinics
Opportunities to access other training
Be part of an organisation helping to increase access to wellbeing activities for marginalised members of the community

What we expect
Weekly commitment to volunteer at the Clinic
A minimum of 6 month voluntary commitment
Professionalism in attitude, approach and quality of service delivery
Attendance at supervision, practice meetings or training
Professional Insurance
Professionally qualified and membership to a professional body
Excellent time keeping
Courteous and empathetic attitude towards clients
Carry out administrative tasks related to the service provided ie, client screening and monitoring
Ability to work in isolation and as part of a team

For an application form and more info contact:
Eileen at or 0203 051 8626

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