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Complementary Therapy Volunteer

As a complementary therapy volunteer you will be joining a small friendly team of therapists offering our patients' appropriate therapies according to their needs and your specialism.  This is an opportunity to bring your unique talents and training to the hospice for the benefit and support of our patients wellbeing, and that of their loved ones, in our beautiful dedicated therapy rooms.

It is essential you are adequately trained in either Reflexology or Massage and insured for the therapies you offer and you are also a member of a governing or professional body relevant to your field of training. You will be asked to provide documented evidence of your insurance and membership at interview and on an annual basis. 

We aim to offer patients’ a minimum of 1 hour per visit, once a week, with you seeing from two to four patients per day, this can vary due to levels of demand for the service, and depending on your availability.

If you would like to find out more information please contact the Volunteer Office on 01271 347226 or email 

  • Closing date: Friday 8th December 2023
  • Interviews to be held: Thursday 4th January & Friday 5th January 2024

Make time, make friends and make a difference.

Please click on the link below to submit your application.  A member of the team will be in touch.


Alternatively, please get in touch with the Volunteer Office 

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.


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GDPR Volunteer Recruitment Statement

By submitting this application form to North Devon Hospice you are consenting to the processing and storage of your personal data in order that you can progress through our volunteer recruitment process.

If your application is unsuccessful we will retain your information for 12 months; after this date it will be safely destroyed.

If your application is successful we will retain your information for the duration of your commitment and up to 6 years after you cease volunteering.

We will never sell your data however we are obliged by law to inform you that should we be required to we may share your data with external agencies. This may include but is not limited to Acevo / UCheck (a service for managing and processing Disclosure & Barring Service clearance applications) and other government agencies. We will also, as required, contact those individuals named as your referees to confirm your suitability for the role(s) you are applying for. Your data will only be used for your volunteering role and to comply with our statutory and legal obligations.

Please refer to North Devon Hospice’s Privacy Notice for Staff and Volunteers for more information.


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