Would you like to make a real impact on the lives of people with breast cancer? Are you passionate about ensuring that people with breast cancer receive the emotional, social and practical support and information that they need? If so, you could be the coordinator that we are looking for to join our busy team and help us reach more people through our award-winning services. We are recruiting a permanent post.
You will be responsible for the organisation and delivery of our face-to-face and online services for people with primary breast cancer, including coordinating service events, recruiting, training, and working with moving forward facilitators and moving forward volunteers.
A key part of the role involves developing and maintaining relationships with healthcare professionals and other external stakeholders to promote our services and increase reach and uptake in the north and east of Scotland (Highlands, Western Isles, Orkney, Shetland, Grampian, Tayside and Fife).
Do you thrive on challenge? Can you demonstrate a passion for supporting people with breast cancer?
You must have experience of developing and delivering information, health or other support services and have knowledge of UK healthcare systems. Your excellent verbal and written communication skills help you manage successful relationships with a range of different stakeholders, often remotely. You are organised and have excellent time management skills. You use your initiative and prioritise your workload.
Working as part of a busy established team across different geographical sites can be challenging. You will need to be a supportive and resilient colleague, potentially supporting services outside of your team’s geographical location.
Flexibility to travel and work outside normal office hours, with occasional overnight stays is required.
We’re Breast Cancer Now, the research and support charity. We’re the place to turn to for anything and everything to do with breast cancer. However you’re experiencing breast cancer, we’re here.
The brightest minds in breast cancer research are here. Making life-saving research happen in labs across the UK and Ireland.
Support services, trustworthy breast cancer information and specialist nurses are here. Ready to support you, whenever you need it.
Dedicated campaigners are here. Fighting for the best possible treatment, services and care, for anyone affected by breast cancer.
Why? Because we believe that by 2050, everyone diagnosed with breast cancer will live – and be supported to live well. But to create that future, we need to act now.
Job description and benefits
The job description and our attractive benefits package are available for you to download.
Primary location of role and hybrid working
This role involves travel across Scotland. It can either be home based or office based at our Glasgow office if within reasonable commuting distance.
In line with our hybrid working model, if based at our Glasgow office, you will be required to attend the office for a minimum of 2 days per week, subject to the roles travel requirements.
If you’ve any questions regarding this role please email Recruitment@breastcancernow.org in the first instance.
Breast Cancer Now is an inclusive employer committed to developing a diverse workforce.
Closing date 9:00 am, 4th December 2023
Interview date Thursday 14th December 2023 via Teams
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