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Complementary Touch Based Massage Therapist - Midwest

Cancer Council Western Australia

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Cancer Council WA has a commitment to providing people affected by cancer, their families and carers with support to enhance their feelings of wellbeing and quality of life. We are seeking a qualified Complementary Touch Based Therapist to administer Cancer Council WA approved complementary touch based therapy to people affected by cancer.

  The Complementary Therapy program operates weekly or fortnightly and aims to offer a range of evidence-based complementary therapies, in this case Massage, to clients by appointment. This is an ideal volunteer role for someone with the skills and motivation to provide supportive care to cancer patients, their families and carers.

  Under the guidance of the Cancer Support Coordinator, the main tasks and responsibilities will be:

  • Comply with Cancer Council Complementary Touch Based Therapy policy, guidelines and protocols
  • Deliver chosen therapy within this framework
  • Meet time and duty commitments
  • Complete consent and medical history client forms
  • Respect client confidentiality
  • Complete reporting documents
  • Maintain regular contact with and provide feedback to supervisor
  • Report concerns regarding client suitability or condition  

Requirements:

  • Diploma of Remedial Massage that includes a unit in Working with People with Chronic Disease or equivalent post Diploma study or work
  • Documented evidence of 50 hours of supervised practice
  • Eligible for membership to a professional association
  • Positive approach to the workplace
  • Commitment to work within the boundaries of the role