Cancer Support Scotland
Cancer Support Scotland

Charity registered in Scotland SC012867

Cancer Support Scotland is here to provide emotional and practical support on a one-to-one basis and through community based groups to anyone affected by cancer including family, friends and carers.


Current vacancies

Trust & Foundations Manager

  • Full time
  • £30,189 – £35,317
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 30th November 2022

For more than forty years, Cancer Support Scotland have helped people live well with cancer. Our purpose has always been to improve the wellbeing of those affected by cancer.

We are here for anyone affected by cancer, whether they are a person with cancer, a carer or loved one. Our wellbeing services range from professional one-to-one and digital counselling, stress management, ‘HereForYou’ phone calls and self-help tools, to simply offering a tranquil place to collect your thoughts with a cup of tea.

In the last year Cancer Support Scotland has offered over 7,000 appointments and demand for our services is continuing to rise.

The Post:

In this role you will effectively lead, deliver and grow a robust pipeline of Trust & Foundations income. You will lead in the development of a Trust & Foundations fundraising strategy that engages, retains, and reactivates funders and deliver a best-in-class stewardship experience. You will use relationship building and strategic planning to increase and secure multi-year funding for Cancer Support Scotland.

You will manage all Trusts and Foundations applications; via tailored approaches and relationship building, you will also be responsible for report writing and keeping funders up to date of the impact of their gifts via bespoke Case Studies and hosting visits at our centre. You will report to the Fundraising Manager and together build a first-class journey for all key funders to secure vital income for the organisation now and in the future.

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Volunteer & Service Coordinator

  • Full time
  • £25,803
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 31st May 2021

Cancer Support Scotland is looking for a motivated, committed and highly organised individual who will join our team as Volunteer & Services Coordinator. This individual will be responsible for all volunteer recruitment, induction, training, ongoing support, activities, along with the design and dissemination of volunteer newsletters and policies as well and supporting our here for You programme. The Volunteer & Services Coordinator will be key in supporting our service volunteers across the country.

The Ideal candidate will have a minimum of 2years+ experience of managing/ supporting volunteers in a similar role, with experience of recruiting, training and supporting volunteers as well as Student placements, as well as Sound knowledge of relevant policy and procedures for volunteering roles.

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Fundraising Officer – Trust & Foundations

  • Full time
  • £25,803 – £29,028
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 12th July 2021

Are you fundraiser with an flare for creative writing and the ability to adapt and thrive in a small team? Our fantastic team is seeking a proactive, enthusiastic and motivated Fundraising Officer to focus on Trust & Foundations income. This role will have the responsibility of raising awareness of our amazing charity to new funders whilst creating persuasive applications to support our vital services. You will identify new opportunities in a post COVID19 environment, build our existing Trust & Foundations portfolio and produce high level reporting to previous funders about the impact of their donations.

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 2 years’ experience within a fundraising environment, strong empathy and human connection skills.

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Individual Giving Officer

  • Full time
  • £25,803
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 3rd September 2021

With thanks to funding from the Scottish Governments- Adapt & Thrive fund, we are looking for an exceptional Individual Giving Officer to take up a new post in our team.

Are you fundraiser with an eye for Individual Giving and the ability to adapt and thrive in a small team? Our fantastic team is seeking a proactive, enthusiastic and motivated Individual Giving Officer. This role will have the responsibility of raising awareness of our amazing charity to new audiences whilst creatively fundraising. You will identify new opportunities in a post COVID19 environment, build our existing regular giving programme and manage our very special Christmas Campaign.

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 2 years’ experience within a fundraising role, strong empathy and human connection skills.

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Development Officer – Stress Management

  • Part time
  • £20,776 pro-rata
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 13th October 2021

Are you passionate about ensuring those effected by cancer across Glasgow and the West have the best possible wellbeing support? Do you have experience of developing programmes in partnership with others and a real energy for human connections?

With thanks to funding from the National Lottery Community Fund, we are looking for an exceptional Development Officer to take up a new post in our Stress Management Service.

Focused on expanding and developing the programme to best meeting the needs of people affected by cancer this role is vital in our success for this important project. We are looking for a highly proactive, empathetic and driven individual who has strong human connection skills.

This role offers flexible working opportunities, is a fixed term contract until July 2024 and offers 21hrs per week with an engaging and passionate team.

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Executive Assistant

  • Full time
  • £23,370
  • Glasgow. Options for Hybrid working
  • Closing 25th November 2021

Are you passionate about ensuring those effected by cancer across Scotland have the best possible wellbeing support? Do you have experience of supporting the CEO of an organisation, Trustees and the Leadership team?

With thanks to part funding from the Scottish Governments, we are looking for an exceptional Executive Assistant to take up a new post in our team.

We are looking for an exceptional Executive Assistant to take up a new post in supporting our Executive team, especially the Chief Executive Officer. In this role you will provide a high level assistance to ensure the organisation is as effective as possible, and that the CEO, wider management team and the Board are well supported.

This role offers flexible working opportunities, 35hrs per week.

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Counsellors

  • Part time
  • £25,803 pro-rata
  • Flexible location - home working available
  • Closing 23rd November 2021

Are you passionate about ensuring those effected by cancer across Scotland have the best possible wellbeing support?

Are you experience in delivering telephone, video and face to face counselling?

Do you have experience of supporting student counsellors?

We are looking for several part time counsellors to take up a new post in our team.

This will have a massive impact on the wellbeing of those affected by cancer across Scotland as we are able to open our telephone and digital counselling service wider and support more people during this difficult time.

These role offers flexible working opportunities, 17.5hrs per week and we are keen to hear from candidates across Scotland as home working is available.

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Service & Volunteer Development Officer

  • Full time
  • £23,370 – £25,277
  • This role will offer flexible, blended working opportunities. Office based in Calman Centre, outreach covers Greater Glasgow & Clyde.
  • Closing 25th February 2022

Are you passionate about ensuring those effected by cancer across Glasgow and the West have the best possible wellbeing support? Do you have experience of developing programmes in partnership with others and a real energy for human connections?

With thanks to part funding from the National Lottery Community Fund, we are looking for an exceptional Service & Volunteer Development Officer to take up a new post supporting our Stress Management & Here For You Service.

Focused on expanding and developing the programme to best meeting the needs of people affected by cancer this role is vital in our success for this important project. We are looking for a highly proactive, empathetic and driven individual who has strong human connection skills. This role offers flexible working opportunities, is a fixed term contract until July 2024 and offers 35hrs per week with an engaging and passionate team.

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Fundraising Officer

  • Full time
  • £25,803 – £30,189
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 11th March 2022

Are you a creative fundraiser with an eye for a trend and the ability to adapt and thrive in a small team? Our fantastic Fundraising & Communications Team are seeking a proactive, enthusiastic and motivated Fundraising Officer. This role will have the responsibility of raising awareness of our amazing charity whilst creatively fundraising during this challenging time we find ourselves in. You will identify new fundraising opportunities in a post COVID19 environment, build new partnerships and support and manage existing relationships.

You will also plan and manage the day to day activity across our social media channels to increase awareness, engagement and fundraising activity.

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Finance Officer

  • Full time
  • £23,370 – £27,340
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 28th March 2022

We are looking for a dynamic and motivated individual to join our ambitious team as a Finance Officer. We are looking for someone who has a strong attention to detail and the ability to produce quality financial reports whilst dealing with the day to day financial needs of Cancer Support Scotland.

Your role will play an important part in our vision to improve the wellbeing of those affected by cancer across Scotland.

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Trustee

  • Management Board
  • Unpaid
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 29th September 2022

We are on a journey and we need your skills to help shape the future of Cancer Support Scotland.

If you’re passionate about improving the wellbeing of those affected by cancer then we would like to hear from you. We are on the lookout for two individuals to join our Board of Trustees.

We are an ambitious Scottish charity, with a proud history of supporting the mental and physical health of anyone affected by cancer. Our purpose has always been to help people cope with what cancer means to them, in a way that works for them. That has been never more prevalent than during the last 12 months.

As a dynamic, forward thinking charity, we are keen to hear from people across Scotland who will bring a different perspective and skills to Cancer Support Scotland. We are particularly keen to hear from individuals with a background in working in the third sector and income generation.

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Service & Volunteer Development Officer

  • Full time
  • £23,370 – £25,277
  • Glasgow, flexible, blended working opportunities
  • Closing 26th October 2022

For more than forty years, Cancer Support Scotland have helped people live well with cancer. Our purpose has always been to improve the wellbeing of those affected by cancer. We are here for anyone affected by cancer, whether they are a person with cancer, a carer or loved one. Our wellbeing services range from professional one-to-one and digital counselling, complementary therapies, stress management, ‘Here for You’ befriending calls and Self-help tools, to simply offering a tranquil place to collect your thoughts with a cup of tea. In the last year Cancer Support Scotland has offered over 7,000 appointments and demand for our services is continuing to rise.

We are looking for an exceptional Service & Volunteer Development Officer to take up the post supporting our ‘Coping with Change’ Stress Management & ‘Here for You’ Befriending Service, focused on expanding and developing both programmes to best meet the needs of people affected by cancer.

In this role you will be highly proactive, empathetic and driven to support our services through:

  • Development and coordination of Peer Support Groups; supporting the Coping with Change programme participants to set up, facilitate and maintain their own Peer Support Groups. Offering support, signposting and referrals where appropriate.
  • Development, recruitment, training and support the Coping with Change & ‘Here for You’ volunteers, providing opportunities for those we support to participate in service development and delivery.
  • Taking part in networking opportunities including reaching out to local communities, businesses and groups helping Cancer Support Scotland reach people affected by cancer.
  • Opportunities to support improvement in our long-term evaluation methods for both services.

You will report to the Service Manager, working closely with the Wellbeing Facilitators, ‘Here for You’ Befriender Volunteers and those we support to deliver a highly effective Coping with Change and befriending service to help more people live well with cancer.

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Community & Events Fundraising Officer

  • Full time
  • £25,803 – £30,189
  • Glasgow (Hybrid working options to be discussed)
  • Closing 4th November 2022

For forty years, Cancer Support Scotland have helped people live well with cancer. Our purpose has always been to help people cope with what cancer means to them, in a way that works for them. We are here for anyone affected by cancer, whether they are a person with cancer, a carer or loved one. Our wellbeing services range from professional one-to-one and digital counselling, stress management, ‘HereForYou’ phone calls and Self-help tools, to simply offering a tranquil place to collect your thoughts with a cup of tea. In the last year Cancer Support Scotland has offered over 7,000 appointments and demand for our services is rising. Our staff are based from home and within the Calman Centre in Glasgow and our volunteers cover Scotland.

Founded by former Chief Medical Officer and Oncologist, Professor Sir Kenneth Calman, we remain a strong values-based organisation. We will put people affected by cancer at the heart of what we do. Take care of the wellbeing of those affected by cancer. Treat everyone with kindness and respect and ensure professionalism and excellence.

The Post:

The purpose of this role to deliver and grow a variety of fundraising activity across the country to allow us to continue to support people affected by cancer across Scotland. This will be achieved through supporter led activity, virtual fundraising, online fundraising and managing corporate partners in line with the Cancer Support Scotland fundraising strategy. This role will also be responsible for developing and maintaining strong digital & online content across various platforms to raise awareness and drive fundraising income. You will be required to develop, manage and promote fundraising events whilst working to achieve monthly fundraising income.

The post holder will be required to work across all aspects of community events fundraising, working with individual fundraisers as well as organising signature events such as our annual Lunch & Christmas Fayre and stewarding supporters taking part in mass participation events such as The Kitlwalk and Great Scottish Run. You will be an intrinsic part of the Cancer Support Scotland Fundraising Team who work closely with the Fundraising Manager to achieve our core objectives and income targets. Cancer Support Scotland places a strong value on supporting people and taking a non-judgemental approach to our work. We therefore expect our fundraisers to provide a fantastic experience for our supporters & volunteers based on mutual respect.

A full job description is attached below.

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