Complementary Therapies

What will I be doing?

  • Providing CT treatments (patients, carers and bereaved carers) following St Mary’s policies and guidelines
  • Taking equal responsibility for the daily running of the CT service, including housekeeping, laundry, stock control etc.
  • Working independently and as part of a team
  • Manage an agreed caseload (with senior therapist mentor/supervisor) of patients/clients
  • Make appropriate contact with patients/clients to arrange appointments
  • Offering support/CT to patients/clients whilst recognising the need to refer back or signpost to other health professionals
  • Understanding of and adherence to the relevant professional body code of ethics
  • Use only St Mary’s CT products, equipment and provide therapies as agreed
  • Maintain accurate written completion of patient/client notes and CT documentation
  • Understanding of the contraindications or precautions in giving a therapy and able to adjust accordingly
  • Taking responsibility for own safety and adhering to lone working safety standards and CT policies and procedures
  • As a member of the CT team, working with other health professionals in the multi-disciplinary team

What qualifications do I need?

  • Qualified practitioners that are recognised by their relevant governing body
  • Be registered with the relevant professional body for their therapy and abide by its rules, regulations and code of conduct.
  • Preferably 2 years’ experience of working regularly and professionally with the general public
  • Current insurance
  • Current First Aid Certificate
  • Full Driving Licence
  • Therapy Tunic (preferably white)

  • Time: Flexible
  • Location: Hospice/Living Well Centre
  • Frequency: Appointment system