Skip to main content

Show your support for local people in their hour of need by making a donation here. Your contribution will provide vital care to people right here in North Devon. Thank you. 

In line with the new data protection regulations, please click 'I agree' to confirm that you have read and understood our updated Privacy Policy and Cookie Policy I agree

Can you answer some questions to help us improve your hospice?


Counsellor – 10 month fixed term contract (September 2021-July 2022)

Part-time, one day (7.5 hours) per week on a weekday

Would you like to join the Supportive Care Team in offering emotional and spiritual support to patients and their families?  If you are a counsellor and feel drawn to working in this very rewarding area we would love to hear from you.

Informal discussion welcomed, please contact Christa Friend, Senior Counsellor, on 01271 347 225.

Closing date for completed applications is Friday 30th July 2021.
Interviews will be held on Monday 9th August 2021.

This post is subject to an Enhanced level check with the Disclosure and Barring Service. 

To apply for this position please download an application pack and return your completed application form to: or mark your application "Private and Confidential" and send it to Human Resources Department, North Devon Hospice, Deer Park, Newport, Barnstaple, EX32 0HU

If you have any questions, please contact Amanda Joy in the Human Resources Department by emailing 


It is important that the people who work for and with us, or access any of our services, can be themselves and are valued as unique individuals.  We welcome applications from all sections of the communities we serve, reflecting the uniqueness of each person, with the aim of continually improving our services.

We are a forces-friendly organisation and welcome applications from Veterans and Service spouses and partners.


More Details

Counsellor - Job Description.pdf Download pdf 76kb Counsellor - Person Specification .pdf Download pdf 65kb