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Postby GMc » Thu Mar 05, 2015 12:48 am

Source Point Job Description
Source Point Community Acupuncture is looking for an acupuncturist to join its team in a part-time role, initially working 7 paid and 4 voluntary hours per week, on a self-employed basis. The paid clinical and administrative hours will expand as we open our 2nd and 3rd clinics later in the year. This is a great opportunity to join a young and dynamic business and have your say in its future.
The position is for a three month provisional placement with the opportunity for full co-op membership after that.

What is Source Point Community Acupuncture?
Source Point is a not-for-profit Workers Co-operative offering affordable acupuncture in Dartmoor National Park and beyond. We are at the cutting edge of Community Acupuncture clinic development in the UK and are forging the way for a sustainable acupuncture service that is both accessible to patients and a secure and rewarding occupation for acupuncturists.

Weekly duties include:
One clinical acupuncture session.
Attendance at clinical meeting (weekly).
Attendance at business meeting (fortnightly).
Clinical and business administration.
Involvement in and development of the Source Point Cooperative model.

Skills needed:
BSc or equivalent training in acupuncture.
Membership of BAcC or equivalent with insurance.
Clinical experience, especially in a multi-bed, is beneficial.
Computer literacy, with basic skills in spreadsheets, word processing, social media and simple website management.
Understanding of or willingness to engage in business development as we move from a workers co-op model to a multi-stakeholder co-op.
Ability to work both as part of a tight-knit team using sociocratic principles of consent-based governance and also on your own initiative.
Willingness to work with others beyond the immediate team and bring Source Point to the wider community.
Commitment to 3 month placement and hopefully beyond

£10 per hour, the same rate as all Source Point workers (£19,500 pro-rata)
10 treatment vouchers per annum to use, trade or gift (worth up to £400).
2.5 paid days off per annum

Start date:
Mid Jun 2015, for a three month trial period.

We will be holding two clinical days for you to come and see what we do and have an informal interview/clinical trial.
These days are:
Monday 4th May 2015 and Thursday 7th May 2015

Please register your interest by sending your CV with covering letter to us and indicating the day you can visit via email to:

Find out more about what we do on the website:

Many thanks for your interest. We look forward to meeting you and potentially working with you.
The Source Point team.
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