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Massage Therapist

North West Hospice

About North West Hospice

The North West Hospice provides specialist palliative care services for people living with life-limiting illness in our community. We cover Sligo, Leitrim, South Donegal and West Cavan.

What's Involved

The person would offer simple, relaxing and comforting massage treatments for people staying with us in the hospice. To have a friendly, respectful manner in all dealings and to be able to uphold confidentiality.

What's required for this position

the volunteer would need to be fully qualified and experienced in giving massages. the person needs to fully insured and ideally member of massage association in Ireland. The person needs to feel comfortable to be around people who are living with a life limiting illness and end of life care. They will need to be a good listener and have good communication skills.

  • Fitness/ Health/ Beauty
  • Personable Skills

Level of English required for this role:
Fluent English

Times and commitment required for this role


Minimum time commitment: 1 year

Hours required: 2hrs Weekly

Other Details

Location of volunteering opportunity:
North West Hospice The Mall, Sligo

Other location details:
Northwest Hospice, The Mall, Sligo

Also available in these counties

Screening details for this role:

  • Garda Vetting
  • Informal Interviews
  • References
  • Application Form
  • Identification Check (photo ID etc…)

Volunteers will be provided with the following supports:

  • Support/ advice/ recognition
  • Supervision
  • Initial induction and training
  • Reimbursement of expenses

Age restrictions:
Over 21

Is this opportunity suitable for groups/teams of volunteers?

Benefits you will receive as a volunteer

The volunteer will be part of the hospice team and gain insight and experiences around end of life care through their volunteering. They will receive support in their volunteering, and if required references

Getting there

Beside Sligo Regional Hospital

  • This opportunity is posted by:
  • Contact person: Susann von Mohlmann
  • Organisation: North West Hospice
  • Email:
  • Phone: 0860206813 / 071 - 9170523
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