Beatson Cancer Charity
Beatson Cancer Charity

Charity registered in Scotland SC044442

Beatson Cancer Charity supports and enhances the treatment, care and wellbeing of current, former and future cancer patients and their families, in particular Beatson patients, working in partnership with the NHS, the Beatson West of Scotland Cancer Centre and related facilities.

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HR Manager

  • Full time
  • £40,000 – £45,000
  • Glasgow (Hybrid)
  • Closing 27th May 2024

At Beatson Cancer Charity we support and enhance the treatment, care and wellbeing of current, former and future cancer patients and their families. We work in partnership with the NHS, The Beatson West of Scotland Cancer Centre and all related facilities. We also offer the wider community a unique opportunity to contribute to the fight against cancer in the broadest possible sense.

We are seeking an experienced HR Manager to consistently deliver a pro-active and professional HR service to the business through developing effective partnerships and ensuring HR is key within Beatson Cancer Charity’s strategic plan and operational activities.

This role is integral within the senior management team and will suit someone who has generalist HR experience at a senior level. The variety of this role will allow you to grow your skills within HR as you will continuously review and develop our HR processes. This role requires someone who is comfortable using their own initiative, making decisions in line with our values and behaviours.

Daily responsibilities include supporting managers with employee relations, recruitment, and onboarding, supporting fellow managers and Heads of Department with performance management, training and development ensuring compliance with employment law and regulations.

This is an office-based role within a flexible hybrid working policy which allows for an element of home working. You will be required to work flexibly to accommodate business needs supporting wider organisational activity.

Main Responsibilities

  • Monitor and develop the HR Strategy aligned with the organisational strategic objectives.
  • Coach and develop line managers in all aspects of the employee lifecycle including performance management, supervision, appraisal, and individual development.
  • Support employee relation issues by coaching and guiding managers through matters such as grievances, disciplinary and conflict resolution.
  • Manage a robust recruitment and induction process and coordinate the appointment pathway for successful applicants.
  • Work closely with the Finance Manager to ensure monthly payroll administration and yearly pay review is accurate, in line with timescales and support any queries where necessary.
  • Provide clear and effective communication pathways to ensure staff are kept up to date with HR best practice.
  • Responsible for developing and providing management information in all HR related areas.

Essential Candidate Criteria

  • Experience in a similar Human Resources role.
  • Strong knowledge of employment laws and regulations.
  • Proficient in data analysis to inform decision-making processes.
  • Budget holder ownership.
  • Ability to organise, plan and deliver own workload.
  • Experience of producing management reports.

Person Specification

  • Proactive approach to challenges.
  • Self-motivated with a positive attitude.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Enthusiastic about working with people and a talent for motivating and encouraging.
  • Flexible and responsive to changing organisational demands and priorities.
  • Excellent active listening, negotiation, and presentation skills.
  • In-depth knowledge of employment law and Human Resource practices.
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Legacy Development Lead

  • Full time
  • £30,240
  • Glasgow (Hybrid)
  • Closing 13th March 2024

Are you eager to make a real difference in cancer care? Beatson Cancer Charity is searching for an energetic and forward-thinking Legacy Development Lead to energize their fundraising efforts. This charity shines as a pillar of hope, pushing boundaries to transform the lives of those touched by cancer. They're all about groundbreaking research, top-notch patient care, and heartfelt support for families. What makes them stand out? Their dedication to medical innovation and a deep care for everyone's journey with cancer.

In this role, under the Director of Philanthropy's guidance, you'll be the key player in boosting legacy gifts and supporting remembrance giving. You'll dive into the charity's database to spot potential legacy supporters, work hand-in-hand with the Individual Giving Team to design targeted legacy campaigns, and explore new opportunities to raise awareness about legacy giving.

Your task? To create a fulfilling giving experience, securing legacy pledges, and being the go-to person for legacy queries. This job is all about making a positive impression and shaping how the charity communicates with the world.

We're after someone with a solid background in fundraising, marketing, or sales who's ready to take on challenges, drive success, and has a history of making things happen. You'll need to be brilliant at building relationships, able to connect with people in a way that encourages lasting support for our cause. Excellent communication skills are a must—you'll be crafting clear, engaging messages to spread the word about our mission and inspire people from all walks of life.

At times the post-holder will be having conversations about legacies with individuals affected by cancer and their families, requiring the utmost care and empathy. We're looking for someone who can approach these interactions with the sensitivity and respect they deserve, reflecting our commitment to supporting those navigating cancer.

If you're passionate about joining Beatson Cancer Charity and contributing to our fight against cancer with your skills and dedication, get in touch with our recruitment team today for more details. Join us in making a lasting impact on cancer care, one legacy at a time.

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Group Support Facilitator (Bereavement)

  • Part time
  • £31,500 – £33,600 pro-rata
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 14th November 2023

Beatson Cancer Charity’s Bereavement Service support people who are bereaved by cancer, to manage the psychological and emotional impact of living with their grief. Our team of psychologists and facilitators, work alongside the client to help them improve their understanding of the impact their grief has on their daily lives. The service helps people to reconnect with what is important to them and provides an opportunity to live in line with their values, alongside their grief. Supporting them, to improve their confidence and resilience.

Role Purpose

The Group Support Facilitator is a post funded by the NHS GGC Endowments Fund. As part of a small team, the Facilitator will work under the supervision of a psychologist to deliver bereavement support. This will be delivered within an Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and person centred framework and include - assessment and triage of referrals, delivery of a structured group psycho-educational programme, person centred support and signposting and supported transitions to associated services as appropriate. They will contribute to the development and promotion of the service as a specialist resource across professional and community settings including educational activity across a range of stakeholder groups.

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for triage and assessment of new referrals based on accepted psychological frameworks e.g., Psychological Therapies and Support Framework for People Affected by Cancer 2022.
  • Undertake risk assessment and risk management for individual clients and refer on as appropriate in response to client need.
  • Play an active role in regular referral meetings, including care planning, in order to ensure timely service delivery and support.
  • Support the psychologist in the delivery of ACT based group support programmes.
  • Provision of level 1 and 2 support/coaching pre and post group support.
  • Communicate appropriate information concerning client’s assessment and on-going support in a skilled and sensitive manner that best meets the needs of clients and referrers etc.
  • Ensure service delivery remains balanced and appropriate through actively managing individuals care and support.
  • Liaising and communicating with key stakeholders including delivery of presentations.
  • Use TM3 system to maintain up to date records of clinical data e.g., clinical activity, waiting list and outcome measures data.
  • Contribute to on-going service evaluation/development via reflective practice, case review, evaluation framework and relevant audit.

Essential Candidate Criteria

  • Educated to a degree level or equivalent within a relevant field (Health, Psychology, AHP, Nursing, Social Sciences, Counselling, CBT).
  • Experience of providing psychosocial support to people and their families living with a long-term health conditions.
  • Experience of working as part of a team assessing the needs of individuals and families, planning, and delivering appropriate support.
  • Experience of working with people at psychological risk including an understanding of levels of psychological support e.g., CBT, Clinical/Counselling Psychology.
  • Experience and strong understanding of validated assessment tools and their use in planning and delivering support.
  • Able to travel and be flexible to deliver services/workshops in a range of locations.

Person Specification

  • Excellent relationship building and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills.
  • Experience of working in a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Strong assessment and support planning skills.
  • Sound understanding of evaluation and research.
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Volunteer Support Assistant

  • Full time
  • £21,000
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 15th May 2023

At Beatson Cancer Charity we support and enhance the treatment, care and wellbeing of current, former and future cancer patients and their families. We work in partnership with the NHS, The Beatson West of Scotland Cancer Centre and all related facilities. We also offer the wider community a unique opportunity to contribute to the fight against cancer in the broadest possible sense.

We are currently seeking a Volunteer Support Assistant to join our Volunteer team to be the first point of contact for our volunteers and external organisations. The successful candidate will provide administrative support across a range of activities including the volunteer recruitment process, database maintenance and involvement in the production of key data reporting.

Key Responsibilities

• Be the first point of contact for all general volunteering and befriending related enquiries, providing information to volunteers and external organisations through face-to-face, telephone and email contact.

• Provide administrative support to the volunteering team on all resourcing activities including explaining the volunteer recruitment process, processing all new volunteer applications, obtaining references and relevant identity documents required for the PVG application process.

• To maintain accurate records within the volunteer databases, including Better Impact and TM3 in line with General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) requirements.

• Support the volunteer team to generate relevant data and regular statistics for reporting.

• Work alongside other teams, including Trading, Fundraising and Wellbeing, to fulfil volunteer requirements.

Essential Candidate Criteria

• Computer literacy e.g., Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Particular emphasis on experience using contact databases.

• Experience of producing regular reports within agreed parameters.

• Skilled communicator both written and verbal, experience of working in a patient/public facing role.

• Sound knowledge and understanding of GDPR, Confidentiality and all related legislation

• Experience of working in a diverse and multi-skilled team.

Person Specification

• Excellent organisational and time management skills. • Good relationship building and interpersonal skills.

• A positive attitude and flexible approach.

• An organised, multitasker with a passion to make a difference.

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Marketing Officer

  • Full time
  • £25,500 – £28,500
  • Gartnavel Campus where we operate a Hybrid Working model
  • Closing 19th October 2022

Reporting to: Marketing and Communications Manager

At Beatson Cancer Charity we support and enhance the treatment, care and wellbeing of current, former and future cancer patients and their families. We work in partnership with the NHS, The Beatson West of Scotland Cancer Centre and all related facilities. We also offer the wider community a unique opportunity to contribute to the fight against cancer in the broadest possible sense. We are currently seeking an experienced Marketing Officer who will be responsible for inspiring people to support Beatson Cancer Charity through sharing the stories of patients, families and NHS staff at the hospital, and the dedicated fundraisers and volunteers who generously give their time and money to support them. Ideally the successful candidate will be experienced in managing campaigns across direct, digital and social channels, with a strong understanding of all principles of marketing. They will also be enthusiastic with a drive to achieve ambitious targets.

Key Responsibilities

Marketing

  • Produce briefs for media plans, filming, photography and creative (traditional and online).
  • Manage contractors and suppliers, working within agreed budgets.
  • Generate and discuss ideas, explore opportunities for traditional and digital targeting.
  • Manage the creative production of inhouse and external filming.
  • Support Fundraising and Events Managers with marketing plans to promote events, initiatives and campaigns. Initiate, develop and implement design of marketing collateral.
  • To provide support along with the wider Marketing and Communications team at events, e.g. evening balls, weekend fundraising events. Campaigns
  • Work across teams and develop and implement multiple campaigns
  • donor acquisition, income-generation.
  • Explore new opportunities and audience engagement through a data-driven approach.
  • Work with PR officer to share stories. Digital & Social Media
  • Devise and manage content strategy, working with wider teams to identify opportunities.
  • Implement social media strategy
  • maintain and update digital platforms.
  • Provide monthly reporting from analytics.

Branding

  • To maintain and co-ordinate brand management and support key research.

Website

  • Use content management system to maintain the website and work closely with Digital Officer.

Essential Candidate Criteria

  • Demonstratable experience (minimum 4 years) of working in a marketing role.
  • Experience of social, digital and direct marketing.
  • Excellent project and time management skills.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Keen to develop skills and expertise in disciplines relevant to the role, keeping abreast of new developments.
  • Hold a current driving license.
  • A successful PVG check. Desirable Candidate Criteria
  • Degree or Post Graduate qualification in Marketing/Communications.
  • Membership of relevant professional body.
  • Knowledge of creative packages (CANVA, Adobe) and channel management tools.
  • Ability to edit films using phone or desktop applications.
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Specialist Health and Work Practitioner

  • Full time
  • £27,000 – £30,000
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 16th October 2022

At Beatson Cancer Charity we support and enhance the treatment, care and wellbeing of current, former and future cancer patients and their families. We work in partnership with the NHS, The Beatson West of Scotland Cancer Centre (BWoSCC) and all related facilities. We also offer the wider community a unique opportunity to contribute to the fight against cancer in the broadest possible sense.

Beatson Cancer Charity’s Specialist Health and Work Service (SHAWS) supports people who are affected by cancer, and their families, to plan for and manage the impact cancer can have on their employment. Our team of Specialist Practitioners provide advice and support across a range of issues such as return to work planning, reasonable adjustments and making decisions about the future as well as self-management techniques designed to enhance an individual’s coping strategies.

Role Purpose

The SHAWS practitioner will work as part of a small team managing their own client caseload and delivering group self-management workshops. Based on the Biopsychosocial model, this requires triaging, assessing, and providing ongoing support to patients, carers and employers. In addition, they will contribute to the development and promotion of the service as a specialist resource across professional and community settings.

Key Responsibilities

• Responsible for triage and assessment of new referrals based on a bio-psychosocial model.

• Care planning and provision of ongoing support/coaching utilising validated assessment tools as core part of support, such as, Core 10 and Edinburgh Warwick.

• Monitor progress during the course of SHAWS and wider multi-disciplinary care provision.

• Undertake risk assessment and risk management for individual clients and refer on as appropriate in response to client need.

• Manage emotional/distressing conversations sensitively and compassionately.

• Communicate appropriate information concerning client’s assessment and on-going support in a skilled and sensitive manner that best meets the needs of clients, employers, referrers etc.

• Devise and deliver SHAWS Workshop programme in conjunction within SHAWS colleagues and colleagues across wider Care Services.

Essential Candidate Criteria

• Educated to a degree level or equivalent within a relevant field (Health, Psychology, AHP, Nursing, Social Sciences, Education).

• Awareness of key health and work legislation eg. The Equality Act 2010.

• Experience of working with people in a healthcare, community or social work setting.

• Experience of working autonomously to assess, devise and deliver a personalised support plan.

• Understanding of psychological risk and levels of psychological support.

• Sound understanding of Stakeholder Engagement and multi-agency working.

Person Specification

• Skilled and experienced practitioner.

• Strong assessment and support planning skills.

• Sound understanding of evaluation and research.

• Enhanced communication skills.

• Ability to remain calm and professional in challenging situations/conflicts.

• Excellent organisational and time management skills.

• Ability to work flexibly and in partnership with a wide range of stakeholders.

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Group Support Facilitator

  • Full time
  • £30,000 – £32,000
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 18th September 2022

Beatson Cancer Charity’s Living with Uncertainty Service (LwU) and newly established Bereavement Service support people who are affected by cancer, and their families, to manage the psychological and emotional impact of living with cancer and bereavement. Our team of psychologists and facilitators, work alongside clients to help them improve their understanding of the issues they face and help them live well, in line with their values. This supports them to improve their confidence and enhance their overall resilience.

Role Purpose

The Group Support Facilitator is a post jointly funded by the National Lottery Community Fund and the NHS GGC Endowments Fund. As part of a small team, they will work under the supervision of a psychologist to deliver bereavement support and the Living with Uncertainty Programme. This will be delivered within an Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and person-centred framework, and include - assessment and triage of referrals, delivery of a structured group psycho-educational programme, person centred support and signposting and supported transitions to associated services as appropriate. They will contribute to the development and promotion of the service as a specialist resource across professional and community settings including educational activity across a range of stakeholder groups.

For this role we are open to consider a flexible working or job share arrangement.

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for triage and assessment of new referrals based on accepted psychological frameworks e.g., Psychological Therapies and Support Framework for People Affected by Cancer 2022.
  • Undertake risk assessment and risk management for individual clients and refer on as appropriate in response to client need.
  • Play an active role in regular referral meetings, including care planning, in order to ensure timely service delivery and support.
  • Support the psychologist in the delivery of ACT based group support programmes.
  • Provision of level 1 and 2 support/coaching pre and post group support.
  • Communicate appropriate information concerning client’s assessment and on-going support in a skilled and sensitive manner that best meets the needs of clients and referrers etc.
  • Ensure service delivery remains balanced and appropriate through actively managing individuals care and support.
  • Liaising and communicating with key stakeholders including delivery of presentations.
  • Use TM3 system to maintain up to date records of clinical data e.g., clinical activity, waiting list and outcome measures data.
  • Contribute to on-going service evaluation/development via reflective practice, case review, evaluation framework and relevant audit.

Essential Candidate Criteria

  • Educated to a degree level or equivalent within a relevant field (Health, Psychology, AHP, Nursing, Social Sciences, Counselling, CBT).
  • Experience of providing psychosocial support to people and their families living with a long term health conditions.
  • Experience of working as part of a team assessing the needs of individuals and families, planning, and delivering appropriate support.
  • Experience of working with people at psychological risk including an understanding of levels of psychological support e.g., CBT, Clinical/Counselling Psychology.
  • Experience and strong understanding of validated assessment tools and their use in planning and delivering support.
  • Able to travel and be flexible to deliver services/workshops in a range of locations.

Person Specification

  • Excellent relationship building and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills.
  • Experience of working in a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Strong assessment and support planning skills.
  • Sound understanding of evaluation and research
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Finance Officer

  • Full time
  • £26,000 – £28,000
  • Induction training will be carried out in the office on the Gartnavel Campus thereafter we operate a Hybrid Working model
  • Closing 31st August 2022

At Beatson Cancer Charity we support and enhance the treatment, care and wellbeing of current, former and future cancer patients and their families. We work in partnership with the NHS, The Beatson West of Scotland Cancer Centre and all related facilities. We also offer the wider community a unique opportunity to contribute to the fight against cancer in the broadest possible sense.

We are currently seeking an experienced Finance Officer to join our Finance Team to support the business operations of the Charity and work closely with colleagues across the organisation to ensure seamless financial management and provide timely and accurate management information to the senior leadership team, committees, and the board.

Key Responsibilities

As a key member of the Finance team, the post holder will take the lead role in the monthly income process for the charity. As part of this responsibility, they will work closely with our Supporter Care team and gain experience of the end-to-end income process. Additionally, working with the Finance Manager they will have a diverse and interesting range of general monthly finance tasks as detailed below:

  • Process Income from our CRM system (ThankQ) to the finance system (Sage50).
  • Reconciliation of the fundraising bank account, investigating queries and liaising with the Supporter Care team.
  • Support with Journal preparation
  • Produce monthly full income reconciliation (ThankQ/Sage/bank accounts).
  • Gift-aid: Responsible for monthly processing and reconciliation within the finance system.
  • Respond to ad-hoc reporting and analysis on income. For example, this could be related to individual events or campaigns.
  • Responsible for creating monthly Fundraising Contribution report.
  • Production of monthly budget holder reports (populating reports and distribution).
  • Assisting the Finance Manager in processing month-end journals, Balance Sheet reconciliations, etc.
  • Preparation of monthly cost accruals and prepayments.
  • Beatson Charity Events: supporting with the processing of invoices, managing payments from supporters, attending events to support with cash counting and credit card processing.
  • Assisting with Cash reporting (monthly cash flow report).
  • Cash handling and counting. This could be from donations received or from Trading activities.

Essential Candidate Criteria

  • High level of numeracy, experience of which has been achieved within a similar role.
  • Ability to work effectively alone as well as part of a team.
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills.
  • Finance Systems experience.
  • Good relationship building and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and observe General Data Protection Regulations.
  • A commitment to continuous improvement of finance processes.

Desirable Candidate Criteria

  • Experience of using a CRM system for reporting (e.g., ThankQ, Salesforce etc).
  • Understanding of Gift-aid process.
  • Accountancy qualification (e.g. – Part-qualified CIMA/ACCA, Degree, HND etc.)

Person Specification

  • Analytical thinker with a pro-active approach
  • The ability to work unsupervised, particularly with Hybrid working arrangements.
  • Confident to suggest improvements to current processes and ways of working.
  • Proficient in IT and systems – Microsoft Office 365 and databases.
  • An eye for detail and adaptable to daily changes and challenges.
  • Committed to our mission of supporting people affected by cancer, every step of the way.
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Director of Care Services (Interim)

  • Full time
  • TBC
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 28th August 2022

Who We Are: At Beatson Cancer Charity we support and enhance the treatment, care and wellbeing of current, former and future cancer patients and their families. We work in partnership with the NHS, The Beatson West of Scotland Cancer Centre and all related facilities. We also offer the wider community a unique opportunity to contribute to the fight against cancer in the broadest possible sense.

We are currently seeking an experienced senior leader to lead our Care Services for a temporary period whilst our colleague takes a year off for family leave.

The Role: As a member of the Senior Leadership Team, you will have strategic and management responsibility for all our care services, staff and volunteers. You will lead and implement a strategy for all direct care and volunteer service activities.

In this role you will provide leadership, direction and support to managers and staff in their area of responsibility. Furthermore, you will be responsible for managing, monitoring and evaluating service delivery and ensuring the effectiveness and efficiency of all activities. We are looking for someone who will support the development and impact of the Charity through positive service outcomes, enabling the Charity to increase its impact allowing the organisation to realise its long-term strategic vision.

As this role is a temporary position, we are looking for someone who can build relationships quickly and effectively with communication at the heart of what you do. We are open to consider a flexible working arrangement within 4 days per week.

Essential Candidate Criteria

• Educated to degree level with a professional qualification in a relevant field (i.e. social sciences, education, health, nursing, psychology).

• Member of relevant professional body.

• A minimum of ten years’ experience in a relevant area.

• A minimum of five years’ service management experience in a relevant area.

• Experience of developing strategy and managing budgets.

Person Specification

• Excellent relationship building and interpersonal skills.

• Excellent project and time management skills.

• Experience of managing production of high-quality written communications.

• Experience of delivering professional and impactful presentations.

• A commitment to continuous improvement.

• Experience of working with allied professionals or networked organisations such as social work, community services, primary healthcare or hospital context.

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Supporter Care Officer

  • Full time
  • £22,440
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 12th April 2022

At Beatson Cancer Charity we support and enhance the treatment, care and wellbeing of current, former and future cancer patients and their families. We work in partnership with the NHS, The Beatson West of Scotland Cancer Centre and all related facilities. We also offer the wider community a unique opportunity to contribute to the fight against cancer in the broadest possible sense.

We are currently seeking an immediately available Supporter Care Officer who will be responsible for end-to-end data and income processing of all Beatson Cancer Charity and third-party events, the Supporter Care Assistant will play a key role in supporting fundraising events with enquiries, data entry, bookings, invoicing, income processing and income reconciliation.

Title: Supporter Care Officer – Immediately Available

Reporting to: Head of Supporter Care & Individual Giving

Contract: Full time, temporary for 12 months

Hours: 35 hours per week, occasional flexible working will be required to attend events including evenings and weekends

Salary: £22,440 per annum

Annual Leave: 40 days per annum (inclusive of Public Holidays)

Pension: 7% employer and 3% employee contribution

Location: Great Western Road, Glasgow, G12 0YN

Key Responsibilities

  • Liaise with Events (Fundraising) and Supporter Care colleagues to identify and prioritise daily workload, ensuring all tasks are completed within the required timeframe.
  • Responsible for handling event attendee enquiries in a professional and courteous manner, providing the required information; recording the communication and actions on the database and updating the relevant team members. This may include dealing with sensitive and sometimes complex enquiries requiring problem solving.
  • Responsible for processing and recording all donations and Gift Aid (received via post, online, telephone, in person or direct into our bank account) from events by entering on the database in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Attend any events, including occasional evening and weekend events, which require income processing; record all income and data after the event.
  • Responsible for the coding of donations with the correct details to ensure application to the correct income stream.

Essential Candidate Criteria

· Proven track record of administering financial processing.

· Proven track record of successful customer or administration support experience.

· Experience of data entry using customer relationship management databases.

· Experience of managing excellent customer service in a fast-moving environment.

· Ability to maintain confidentiality and observe General Data Protection Regulations.

Desirable

· Experience of working with the ’ThankQ’ database system or similar.

· Full clean UK driving licence.

Skills

Proven track record of administering financial processing.

Proven track record of successful customer or administration support experience.

Experience of data entry using customer relationship management databases.

Experience of managing excellent customer service in a fast-moving environment.

Ability to prioritise workload across several projects, managing own time efficiently and exercise urgency to meet deadlines.

Ability to interpret situations to decide the appropriate steps to resolve.

Ability to maintain confidentiality and observe General Data Protection Regulations.

Personal Attributes

Drive, energy and enthusiasm.

Friendly and professional with the ability to build strong relationships at all levels.

Organised and able to prioritise workload and meet deadlines.

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Outreach Services Manager

  • Full time
  • £35,000 – £37,000
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 12th April 2022

At Beatson Cancer Charity we support and enhance the treatment, care and wellbeing of current, former and future cancer patients and their families. We work in partnership with the NHS, The Beatson West of Scotland Cancer Centre (BWoSCC) and all related facilities. Through our fundraising and philanthropic activity and the projects we support, we also offer the wider community a unique opportunity to contribute to the fight against cancer in the broadest possible sense.

We are currently seeking an Outreach Services Manager who will be responsible for the day-to-day operation and management of the Specialist Health and Work Service (SHAWS) and Group Support Programmes. The post holder will also lead on the establishment and management of a new Bereavement Service. Leading a small team of staff, the purpose of this role is to support the Director of Care Services with the development, management, administration and delivery of support provided by the Beatson Cancer Charity Outreach Services, as well as contribute to the overall quality and impact of services we provide.

Further information on our Specialist Health and Work Service can be found here beatsoncancercharity.org/how-we-help/health-work-service and our Group Support Programmes can be found here beatsoncancercharity.org/how-we-help/group-support. For additional information or an informal discussion please contact our offices on 0141 212 0505.

Reporting to: Director of Care Services

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Campaigns Officer

  • Full time
  • £25,000
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 17th January 2022

Beatson Cancer Charity supports people affected by cancer, every step of the way. From the hospital wards, right to the heart of the communities that The Beatson West of Scotland Cancer Centre serves, we believe everyone should experience cancer with care, with love and with hope.

We are seeking a Campaigns Officer to support our Head of Supporter Care and Individual Giving.

The Campaigns Officer will connect with and inspire our donors through multiple channels by telling them the stories that are being made every day by wellbeing practitioners, researchers and specialist clinical staff at The Beatson West of Scotland Cancer Centre.

To be successful in the role you will need exceptional written skills and the ability to glean insights from data, with proven experience of delivering fundraising campaigns to a high standard, on time and within budget. If you have these skills and the desire to help people right when they need it most, we’d love to hear from you.

Occasional flexible working will be required to attend events including evenings and weekends.

Key Responsibilities

• Support implementation of the individual giving strategy to reach agreed targets and raise significant income for the charity by delivering a series of Individual Giving campaigns.

• Accountable for achievement of financial targets.

• Provide support to the Head of Supporter Care and Individual Giving in producing analytical reports on all activity.

• Provide best practice, in line with GDPR, the Institute of Fundraising Code of Fundraising Practice, charity law, OCSR guidelines and other legal requirements when planning and coordinating campaign activity.

• Keep abreast of competitor campaigns, emerging practice and channels within the broader Individual Giving landscape.

• Provide individualised stewardship and support of donors responding to campaigns, though email, telephone and face to face.

Production of Core Direct Mail Campaigns

• Responsible for the production of campaigns, including working with suppliers.

• Utilise data in planning and executing successful appeals.

• Create and edit engaging copy and content for supporting channels.

• Utilise digital channels to increase donor engagement and complement Direct Mail campaigns.

• Contribute to post-campaign reporting and analysis.

Additional Campaigns

• Responsible for administration and marketing of the Legacy programme.

• Support the development of a mid-level donor programme.

• Support the delivery of donor upgrade/direct debit conversion campaigns.

• Support the development of the Tribute Fund.

• Support the development of donor acquisition campaigns.

• Test new channels and initiatives.

Donor Development

• Work with colleagues in the supporter care team to ensure effective development, retention and stewardship of new and existing donors.

• Assist in the development of the supporter journey structure with the implementation of improved triggered communications, customising steps of engagement to convert and retain supporters.

Essential Candidate Criteria

• Educated to Degree level or equivalent experience. • Demonstrable track record of success in fundraising from Individual Giving channels.

• Experience of creating and editing engaging copy.

• Knowledge of Direct Mail techniques and print production.

• Discretion, sensitivity and awareness of legislative obligations in handling data relating to individual donors.

• Project management skills with the ability to work to tight deadlines.

• Excellent written, verbal and face to face donor stewardship skills.

• The ability to analyse and glean insights from data. • Excellent level of computer skills.

Person Specification • Creative thinker. • Excellent relationship building and interpersonal skills.

• Professional, creative and thorough.

• Self-motivated and enthusiastic.

• Meticulous attention to detail.

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Finance Officer

  • Full time
  • £24,000 – £27,000
  • Induction training will be carried out in the office and a blended approach of office/home working thereafter.
  • Closing 23rd November 2021

At Beatson Cancer Charity we support and enhance the treatment, care and wellbeing of current, former and future cancer patients and their families. We work in partnership with the NHS, The Beatson West of Scotland Cancer Centre and all related facilities. We also offer the wider community a unique opportunity to contribute to the fight against cancer in the broadest possible sense.

We are currently seeking an experienced Finance Officer to join our Finance Team to support the business operations of the Charity and work closely with colleagues across the organisation to ensure seamless financial management and provide timely and accurate management information to the senior leadership team, committees, and the board.

Key Responsibilities

As a key member of the Finance team, the post holder will take the lead role in the monthly income process for the charity. As part of this responsibility, they will work closely with our Supporter Care team and gain experience of the end-to-end income process. Additionally, working with the Finance Manager they will have a diverse and interesting range of general monthly finance tasks as detailed below:

• Process Income from our CRM system (ThankQ) to the finance system (Sage50).

• Reconciliation of the fundraising bank account, investigating queries and liaising with the Supporter Care Team.

• Support with Journal preparation (e.g. – Fundraising Platform fees).

• Produce monthly full income reconciliation (ThankQ/Sage/bank accounts).

• Gift-aid: Responsible for monthly processing and reconciliation within the finance system.

• Respond to ad-hoc reporting on income. For example, this could be related to individual events or campaigns.

• Responsible for creating monthly Fundraising Contribution report.

• Production of monthly budget holder reports (populating reports and distribution).

• Cash handling & counting. This could be from donations received or from Trading activities.

Essential Candidate Criteria

• High level of numeracy, experience of which has been achieved within a similar role.

• Ability to work effectively alone as well as part of a team.

• Advanced Microsoft Excel skills.

• Finance Systems experience.

• Good relationship building and interpersonal skills.

• Ability to maintain confidentiality and observe General Data Protection Regulations.

• A commitment to continuous improvement of finance processes.

Desirable Candidate Criteria

• Experience of using a CRM system for reporting (e.g., ThankQ, Salesforce etc.).

• Understanding of Gift-aid process.

• Accountancy qualification (e.g. – Part-qualified CIMA/ACCA, Degree, HND etc.)

Person Specification

• The ability to work unsupervised, particularly with the current working from home arrangements.

• Pro-active approach with a forward-thinking outlook.

• Confident to suggest improvements to current processes and ways of working.

• Proficient in IT and systems – Microsoft Office 365 and databases.

• An eye for detail and adaptable to daily changes and challenges.

• Committed to our mission of supporting people affected by cancer, every step of the way

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Part-time Supporter Care Officer

  • Part time
  • £22,000 pro-rata
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 15th September 2021

At Beatson Cancer Charity we support and enhance the treatment, care and wellbeing of current, former and future cancer patients and their families. We work in partnership with the NHS, The Beatson West of Scotland Cancer Centre and all related facilities. We also offer the wider community a unique opportunity to contribute to the fight against cancer in the broadest possible sense.

We are currently seeking a part-time Supporter Care Officer to join our team on a 13 month Fixed Term contract covering maternity leave. The post holder will play a key role in the smooth running of the supporter care function undertaking a wide range of administrative, financial and database duties.

Reporting to:Data Insights Analyst & Supporter Care Team Leader

Location*:Induction training will be carried out in the office and a blended approach of office/home working thereafter. Occasional flexible working will be required to attend events including evenings and weekends.

Key Responsibilities

Donor Support

  • Liaise with Supporter Care colleagues to identify and prioritise daily workload, ensuring all tasks are completed within the required timeframe.
  • Responsible for handling all donor enquiries in a professional and courteous manner, providing the required information; recording the communication and actions on the database and updating the relevant team members.
  • Responsible for the processing and allocation of Supporter Care materials including collection cans/buckets to donors, internal teams and external agencies.
  • Assist with coordinating and supporting Supporter Care volunteers, providing guidance and direction on allocated tasks to ensure they are completed in a timely manner.

Donation Processing

  • Responsible for handling the acceptance of all donations made in person.
  • Responsible for processing and recording all donations and Gift Aid (received via post, online, telephone, in person or direct into our bank account) on a daily basis by entering on the database in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Responsible for the preparation and processing of all thank you letters for approval by the appropriate team member.
  • Responsible for administering BACS software to collect donations via Direct Debit.
  • Support with preparing monies for banking and advising the Data Analyst & Supporter Care Team Leader when complete and ready for collection.
  • Responsible for completing the banking reconciliation including reconciling to monies received in the bank.

Events

  • Responsible for setting up new events on the database as required by the Events team.
  • Responsible for processing new bookings on the database, invoicing attendees and managing
  • the database requirements for the event.
  • Attend any events, including occasional evening and weekend events, which require income processing; record all income and data after the event.

Database

  • Responsible for maintaining and updating all donor details on the database.
  • Responsible for the coding of donations with the correct details to ensure application to the
  • correct income stream.
  • Responsible for generating weekly/monthly imports for online fundraising sponsorship pages
  • including Justgiving.com, BT MyDonate and Virgin Money Giving.
  • Responsible for verifying and processing all online donations.
  • Responsible for administering BACS software to generate bi-weekly reports.

Person Specification

Essential Candidate Criteria

  • Proven track record of administering financial processing.
  • Proven track record of successful customer or administration support experience.
  • Experience of data entry using customer relationship management databases.
  • Experience of managing excellent customer service in a fast moving environment.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and observe General Data Protection Regulations.

Desirable Candidate Criteria

  • Experience of working with the ’ThankQ’ database system or similar.
  • Experience of working with BACS software and Direct Debit processing.
  • Full clean UK driving licence.

Person Specification

  • Exceptional numerical, analytical and administrative skills.
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.
  • Exceptional attention to detail.
  • Excellent presentation skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Proficient in IT and systems – Microsoft Office 365 and databases.
  • Friendly and professional with the ability to build strong relationships at all levels.
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PR & Communications Officer

  • Full time
  • £25,000 – £30,000
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 23rd July 2021

At Beatson Cancer Charity we support and enhance the treatment, care and wellbeing of current, former and future cancer patients and their families. We work in partnership with the NHS, The Beatson West of Scotland Cancer Centre and all related facilities. We also offer the wider community a unique opportunity to contribute to the fight against cancer in the broadest possible sense.

We are currently seeking a PR & Communications Officer to join our Marketing & Communications Team.

This role will contribute to PR campaigns and activity that support Beatson Cancer Charity’s objectives.

The post holder will deliver PR activity and help to maintain an effective press office service on a day-to-day basis.

Reporting to: Marketing & Communications Manager

Salary: £25K - £30k Depending on experience

Hours: 35 hours per week

Holidays: 40 days (inclusive of Public Holidays)

Pension: 7% employer, 3% employee

Contract: Permanent

Location: In line with current Scottish guidelines this role will be home based initially with an expected return to office.

Although core hours are Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm, we will consider part-time/ flexible working however, flexibility to work evenings and weekends is required.

Key Responsibilities

Media Relations:

• Deliver a timely, accurate response to media enquiries, leading on handling external requests professionally and effectively.

• To originate, produce and distribute effective support materials, such as Q&As, media briefings and lines to take.

• Organise and manage photo calls as required.

• Produce and support PR activities such as: copywriting for press releases, feature articles and other forms of public relations resources.

PR:

• To identify opportunities to promote Beatson Cancer Charity and its services via press, public relations, digital media and other marketing channels.

• To assist with the development of corporate publications and input to digital communications including social media.

• Manage the PR, media and publication budget in conjunction with the Marketing and Communications Manager.

Monitoring Impact:

• Be responsible for up-to-date media monitoring and archive materials including external subscriptions; evaluating media coverage and PR activity for internal and external reports or for project evaluations

Essential Candidate Criteria

• Educated to degree level or professional experience in a relevant discipline.

• Demonstrable experience (minimum 3 years) of working in a media environment, e.g., in a press office, PR agency or as a journalist.

• Demonstrable experience of working on charity or successful consumer-facing or behaviour change campaigns.

• Able to demonstrate effective use of social media to support PR campaigns.

• Understanding of press and broadcasting methods. • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

• Excellent project and time management skills.

• Proactively develop internal and external relationships.

• An understanding of the sensitivities of working for a charity.

• Hold a driving license and have access to a car at all times for business use.

• Successful PVG check.

Desirable Candidate Criteria

Member of industry community/ professional body for public relations practitioners.

• Keen to develop skills and expertise in disciplines relevant to the role, keeping abreast of new developments.

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Top job! Clinical Psychologist/Counselling Psychologist

  • Part time
  • £50,000 pro-rata
  • Home based initially with excepted return to office as per Scottish Government guidelines. Flexibility to travel across NHS sites required.
  • Closing 13th June 2021

At Beatson Cancer Charity we support and enhance the treatment, care and wellbeing of current, former and future cancer patients and their families. We work in partnership with the NHS, The Beatson West of Scotland Cancer Centre and all related facilities. We also offer the wider community a unique opportunity to contribute to the fight against cancer in the broadest possible sense.

We are currently seeking a Clinical Psychologist or Counselling Psychologist to bring additional psychology resource to the Charity working across the Specialist Health And Work Service (SHAWS) and Living With Uncertainty/Fear of Recurrence Project (National Lottery Community Fund project).

Key Responsibilities

The Clinical Psychologist will work alongside the SHAWS Practitioner Team to provide 1-2-1 specialist psychological support to clients where clinically appropriate, to devise and deliver psychologically themed group workshops to patients, family members and employers and to input to client case management through support and advice to the practitioner team.

The post holder will also support the delivery of the Living with Uncertainty/Fear of Recurrence Project through the delivery of an ACT based group intervention. Working alongside existing team members this will include management of referrals, pre and post-test evaluation measures and input to the projects wider overall aims and objectives.

This role will be managed by Beatson Cancer Charity and clinical supervision will be managed by a clinical psychologist at Beatson West Of Scotland Cancer Centre.

Essential Candidate Criteria

·Post-graduate doctoral level training in clinical psychology or Counselling Psychology as accredited by the HCPC.

·Registration with the HCPC as a clinical psychologist/Counselling Psychologist.

·Experience of working autonomously to assess, devise and deliver a range of psychological interventions.

  • Experience and strong understanding of research methodology and approaches relating to psychological interventions.
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