Complementary Therapy Volunteer Aim of Role: To provide a complementary therapy, or therapiesto our patients, working as a member of our Clinical Team. You will need to complete necesary documentation and give appropriate feedback following each treatment. Responsible to: Complementary Therapist Co-ordinator. You will also work alongside other Complementary Therapists, the Day Service Manager and Day Therapy Laad. Therapies currently offered are: Therapeutic Massage, Aromatherapy Massage, Reflexology, Reiki, and Adapted Head Massage. Main Aim of Department: To provide a comprehensive range of holistic complementary therapies to day therapy patients and outpatients including carers, family members and bereaved relatives. Commitments: To provide complementary therapies, following Longfield's policies and guidelines. To work as a member of a multi-professional clinical team, giving appropriate feedback to the clinicians. To maintain accurate written documentation of treatments given. To attend briefing and debriefing meetings and CT support meetings as appropriate. To undertake clinical mandatory training. To maintain professional competence by appropriate updates/training. To undertake an appropriate induction both corporate and in role. Essential Qualities: Adequate professional training, professional indemnity insurance, membership of appropriate professional body. Ability to work as part of a multi-professional team. Ability to work in a flexible, mature, compassionate and confidential manner. Commitment to following policies and guidelines drawn up by Longfield. Ability to give regular commitment of attendance. Desirable Qualities: Good listening skills. Non judgmental approach. The ability to maintain a healthy perspective. Willingness to reflect on one’s professional practice and learn from this. Willingness to accept one’s limitations in some situations. Experience of working with palliative care clients. Two years of professional experience. To find out more contact our Volunteer Manager, Suzie McDonnell. Call 01453 886868 or get in touch by email.