Cancer Support Specialist - Nottingham

£28,409 - £38,046 DOE

Nottingham

Closing date: Monday 30 September

We are seeking an enthusiastic and innovative Cancer Support Specialist to join the team in our Nottingham centre. 

The post-holder will work as a member of a multi-disciplinary team providing our integrated programme of support to people affected by cancer in accordance with Maggie’s policies and procedures, model, culture, ethos and brand.

The post-holder will be responsible for providing support through the self-referral or ‘drop in’ component of Maggie’s programme. This will entail ensuring that people are made to feel welcome, special and valued as individuals and that their concerns have been heard and understood. It will include responsibility for creating the conditions for maintaining ongoing relationships with people accessing the centre, enabling ongoing enquiry and exploration with people of their use of all aspects of Maggie's programme and for providing ongoing support in the drop-in. 

The post-holder will have delegated responsibility for organising programme liaison activities with healthcare colleagues, e.g. lectures, study days. As well as delegated responsibility for the implementation and evaluation of programme development initiatives.

The post-holder will provide teaching input about our programme of cancer support to the local health community.

The post-holder will be responsible for recording data in relation to their own work in accordance with Maggie’s policies and procedures and for participation in ongoing programme and practise evaluation in relation to their own work. They may have delegated responsibility for recording data in relation to centre activity. They will contribute to Maggie's programme of annul audit, centre review and triennial review.

The post-holder will support the Maggie's Nottingham Centre Head in ensuring that the centre environment is maintained in accordance with our policies and procedures in order to ensure effective and efficient programme provision.

In addition to a rewarding career, Maggie’s offers a range of staff benefits including competitive holiday entitlement, childcare vouchers, workplace pension, option to apply to continue NHS pension, sick pay scheme, and travel and cycle loans.

Please see full job description attached.

Applications should be by email in the format of two separate documents - CV with covering letter - to Carys Winship at recruitment@maggiescentres.org

The closing date for applications is Monday 30th September 2019 at 5.00 pm.