Calling all counselling students! Phyllis Tuckwell Hospice Care will be
holding a Recruitment Day on Saturday November 9th for anyone who is interested
in a securing a two-year student counselling placement with them.
The Recruitment Day will start with a meet and greet
session, followed by an overview of Phyllis Tuckwell and the services it offers
to its patients and their families, and a Q&A session. Students will then
be invited to join in with some group work and the day will end with a short,
informal interview. Applicants should expect to attend from 9.30am to 5pm.
There will be an opportunity to meet one of Phyllis Tuckwell’s former students,
who is now one of their qualified counselling volunteers. Those who wish to can
also have a tour of the Hospice. Following this insightful and informative day
Phyllis Tuckwell hopes to be able to offer placements to the successful
“We are proud to offer a very supportive learning
environment within our team of experienced counsellors and we take our
educative role very seriously,” says Claire Tune, Lead Counsellor at Phyllis
Tuckwell Hospice Care. “We offer our students ongoing support throughout
their two-year training, regular supervision with a qualified supervisor (in
line with BACP requirements), provide written feedback and reports as required,
and offer all students the opportunity to attend any CPD training we may hold.”
Those who are offered a placement can initially expect to
work with bereaved adults whose loved one was cared for at Phyllis
Tuckwell. Their work and progress will be closely monitored, and as they
develop as a counsellor they will progress to working with carers and possibly
also patients. Phyllis Tuckwell abides by and works within the BACP
If you are interested in attending the Recruitment Day,
please contact Claire Tune to request an application pack (firstname.lastname@example.org). The closing
date for receipt of completed applications is 4pm on Friday 18th October.
To find out more about Phyllis
Tuckwell Hospice Care, visit www.pth.org.uk.