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Work for us - St Luke's Hospice Sheffield

Job opportunities

St Luke's is an organisation that values and adds quality to individuals’ lives. Everyone who works at St Luke's makes a difference. St Luke’s plays a key role in helping terminally ill people in Sheffield and you could join the team that makes St Luke’s so special.

How to apply

Please email a CV and covering letter (outlining your most current experience and your reasons for applying for the post). All applications should be emailed to [email protected].

Alternatively you can post your CV to:
Human Resources Department
St Luke’s Hospice
Little Common Lane
S11 9NE

To find out more about any listed job vacancy, please email [email protected] or call our HR team on 0114 235 7544. 

Please Note: we do reserve the right to close any vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible

All posts at St Luke's are subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

Complementary Therapist

Little Common Lane, Sheffield, S11 9NE
22.5 Hours Per Week, Permanent
£26,181 full time equivalent
Closing date:
16 June 2024 | Time:23:00

Are you passionate about holistic wellness and making a positive impact in people's lives? St. Luke’s Hospice is seeking a dedicated Complementary Therapist to join our Wellbeing team and provide compassionate care to our patients and their families.

About Us:
St Luke’s is an organisation that is dedicated to enhancing the wellbeing and quality of life of all those affected by a terminal illness in Sheffield. No patient or family is ever the same, and our journey with each individual is unique. Through the provision of high-quality care, support, compassion and respect, we aim to improve the lives of these people at some of the most challenging times of their lives.

At St. Luke’s, we're dedicated to providing exceptional care and support to our patients and their families. We believe in compassion, dignity, inspiration, and innovation, and we're committed to making a positive impact in our community. 

Your Role:
As a Complementary Therapist at St. Luke’s, you will play a vital role in providing individualized Complementary Therapy treatments to patients across various settings, including in-patient, community, outpatient, and our Ecclesall Road South site. Your responsibilities will include:

  • Listening to patients' needs and concerns and delivering patient-centered care.
  • Providing individualized Complementary Therapy treatments to patients and carers.
  • Working collaboratively with the multidisciplinary team to ensure coordinated care.
  • Mentoring and providing support to new staff members and Wellbeing Volunteers.
  • Participating in education programs, training sessions, and promotional events.
  • Adhering to professional standards and best clinical practice guidelines.
What We’re Looking For:
We're seeking a compassionate and skilled individual who possesses the following attributes:

  • Experience delivering Complementary Therapy treatments in a healthcare setting.
  • Experience working with patients with specialist palliative care needs is desirable.
  • Previous experience in a health or care setting and an awareness of the needs of palliative care patients are essential
  • Knowledge of Complementary Therapy modalities and evidence-based practices.
  • Understanding of the dying process and managing the emotional impact of working with patients and their families.
  • Relevant professional qualifications and registration with appropriate professional bodies.
  • Commitment to continuous professional development and staying informed of modern developments in clinical practice.
  • You will need to be qualified in Level 3 Complementary Therapy with at least three of the following Complementary Therapies – Aromatherapy, Massage, Reflexology and Reiki.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a multidisciplinary team.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Proficiency in maintaining accurate documentation and computer literacy.
Personal Development:
  • Commitment to continuous professional development and staying informed of modern developments in clinical practice.

Why Join Us:
At St. Luke’s, we offer more than just a job – we offer a fulfilling career where you can truly make a difference. In addition to a supportive work environment, we provide opportunities for ongoing training and development, a competitive benefit package, and a chance to be part of a compassionate and dedicated team.

Join Our Team:
If you're ready to bring your passion for Art Therapy to St. Luke’s Hospice and make a meaningful difference in the lives of our patients and their families, we'd love to hear from you! 

Apply now and become part of our mission to provide compassionate care and support to those in need. Together, we can make a difference at St. Luke’s! 


For further details and an informal discussion or visit, please contact Fran Anderson, Therapist Team Lead, on 0114 235 7529, or e-mail [email protected]

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Working at St Luke’s provides the ideal opportunity to gain experience in palliative medicine for anyone considering a career in palliative medicine or for professional development. You will have the opportunity to work within our dynamic Integrated Community Service and In-Patient Centre.

In order to work with us, you will need to hold full registration with the GMC with a licence to practice, along with prior experience in palliative medicine.

Please email us at [email protected] to register your interest.

Equity, Diversity & Inclusion (EDI) at St Luke’s

At St Luke’s we aspire to build diverse and inclusive teams where everyone is welcome and feels a sense of belonging, recognising the value that different principles, perspectives and experiences bring.  We see EDI as more than simply ensuring we commit to our legal obligations under the Equality Act, making certain no person or persons are unlawfully discriminated against because of any characteristic as legally protected under the UK Equality Act 2010, which we extend to include neurodiversity and socio-economic diversity.  We are committed to attracting as diverse a range of candidates as possible and welcome speaking to people about how we can build in flexibility. 

St Luke’s is accredited to the Disability Confidence Scheme, which denotes organisations which have a positive attitude towards disabled people. Disabled applicants who meet the minimum essential criteria at the shortlisting stage are guaranteed an invitation to interview.


If any candidate requires the panel to consider a reasonable adjustment or there is anything else they would like the panel to take into consideration they are asked to notify us of this at application stage where possible or during the process as soon as it becomes a requirement.