Cancer Research UK
Cancer Research UK

Charity number 1089464

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Scotland Health Professional Engagement Facilitator Lothian

  • Full time or Part time
  • £30,000 – £35,000
  • Home based in Lothian (based primarily from Astley Ainsley Hospital with travel across Lothian)
  • Closing 14th January 2019

Are you an engaging individual who can help us to improve cancer outcomes and save more lives?

Cancer Research UK and the NHS Lothian Detect Cancer Early team are working in partnership to improve cancer prevention and early diagnosis of cancer across the Lothian area. We have an exciting opportunity for a dynamic individual to work with us to support GP Practices and primary care to make real improvements in cancer outcomes in this complex area. This Health Professional Engagement Programme Facilitator post will work within a local team to drive forward ambitious plans by:

  • Providing targeted support to GP Practices in the early detection and prevention of cancer – specifically in areas of deprivation and inequality
  • Delivering best practice learning events and validated training
  • Support Practices and health care professionals to increase their patient participation in national cancer screening programmes, in particular bowel and cervical screening
  • Working with public health services, ensure GP practice teams link patients into support to stop smoking; losing weight; reduce alcohol consumption etc .to reduce risk of developing cancer
  • Support quality improvements in the use of cancer pathways with secondary care services
  • Capturing evaluation data and feedback to measure the impact of the Partnership.

To join us in this unique Partnership, the ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate:

  • Experience of partnering with a range of external stakeholders to influence and develop sustainable change
  • Experience of working with GPs and primary care
  • Strong understanding of primary and secondary care and NHS environments
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent organisational and project management skills
  • Ability to work in the field as well as being part of a cohesive team

This HPE Facilitator role is advertised to cover maternity leave and will be for up to a 12-month period, looking to start in February 2019. The post will ideally be based in DCE Team offices, Astley Ainsley Hospital in Edinburgh but we can consider candidates who are home based in the Lothian area. As there will be travel around the Lothian area, a full driving licence is extremely beneficial.

This vacancy has now closed

Event Merchandise Team Leader (Scotland, North East England, Northern Ireland)

  • Part time
  • Sessional
  • Scotland, North East England and Northern Ireland
  • Closing 11th February 2019

Do you have a passion for events and the ambition to make a difference?

The Event Merchandise Team Leader role is a fantastic opportunity to gain world class, hands-on experience working on some of the country’s leading charity events. In the fight against cancer, every moment counts and with our scheme you’ll play an integral role in providing a fantastic opportunity for participants to buy event merchandise on the day. This activity will be delivered predominantly at Race for Life and Shine events but could include other opportunities as appropriate.

We are looking for self-motivated individuals to...

Manage our Merchandise Activity across an identified number of events

Manage the collections and returns of all kit and stock

Manage all operational responsibilities

Manage stock levels financial reconciliation

Here at Cancer Research UK, we aim to save more lives by preventing, controlling and curing cancer. We’re game changers.

Join us and help pioneer more tomorrows through your....

Passion for events and generating funds for Cancer Research UK

Motivation, tenacity and ability to manage event kit, installation and sales at events Proactive in achieving results, capable of solving problems and responding positively to new opportunities and challenges

Confident and practical attitude, with the ability to work on own initiative

Exceptional communication skills and the confidence to represent Cancer Research UK

Strong organisational and prioritisation skills, with the ability to multitask and deliver to deadline

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to build rapport with a range of people including volunteers, interact with public and liaise Cancer Research UK event staff

Our aim of curing all cancers leads us to be increasingly ambitious, which is reflected in our fast paced and diverse environment. This means that you will be self-motivated and committed with an ability to think logically as well as creatively.

In this exciting and challenging role, you’ll work with our events teams to deliver the opportunity for participants to buy event merchandise on the day. Selling merchandise on event day helps to engage supporters and maximise income for our pioneering research. You will gain experience in all aspects of stock and merchandise management and in managing time-pressured projects, building confidence, communication and relationship management skills.

Join us and work within the highest performing Events Team in the UK. For full role details, please see our candidate pack here:

Closing date: Sunday 10th February 2019, 23:55

At CRUK we value diversity and we're committed to creating an inclusive culture where everyone is able to be themselves and to reach their full potential. We actively encourage applications from people of all backgrounds and cultures and believe that a diverse workforce will help us to beat cancer sooner.

Please note, from 2019, our head office will be relocating from Islington to a new office space in Stratford, close to the Olympic Park.

This vacancy has now closed

Fundraising Manager

  • Full time
  • £28,500 – £32,500
  • Home-based mainly covering Glasgow, Ayrshire and Lanarkshire Please note, the post-holder will need to be located within the area for easy access and travel around the patch.
  • Closing 29th April 2019

Are you a fundraising or sales professional ready to help us beat cancer sooner? At Cancer Research UK, our pioneering research has helped double survival rates in the last 40 years but there is much more that we want to do. Our Fundraising Managers inspire and engage with our communities to enable us raise the funds we need to continue this life saving research. We now have an amazing opportunity for you to join us working for the UK’s leading cancer charity whose science holds the solution!

We are looking for an ambitious, confident and engaging Community & Corporate Fundraiser based in areas around Scotland to...

• Recruit, manage, and support volunteer fundraisers within the community, helping them to reach their fundraising potential

• Identify and develop new relationships with corporate supporters, fundraising groups and high potential individuals

• Inspire and bring out the best in our supporters, corporate partnerships and fundraising groups, engaging them with Cancer Research UK’s life-saving work over the long term

• Enable our supporters to achieve their ambitious fundraising goals

• Be an ambassador for CRUK in the community, working with colleagues and volunteers to unlock new opportunities.

We’re a team that combines experience from the private, public and third sector so we would like you to join us with...

• Proven experience of exceeding targets and working to Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)

• Previous experience of managing charity fundraisers

• Excellent ability to motivate, inspire and influence people​

• Strong networking skills and proven ability to build long-lasting relationships

• Proven ability to track and report on income

• Flexibility and willingness to travel where needed to support events.

We want you to help us build great relationships with our supporters and to help them achieve their fundraising ambitions, allowing us to grow our department’s annual income of over £42 million.

This is a rewarding and fast-paced role, in a regional home-based team.. No two days will be the same as you’ll be working with individuals, groups and corporates, supporting them with their fundraising ambitions. The regional team is part of a growing national team, offering brilliant career development opportunities for talented individuals.

What else? We value the hard work our staff put in and therefore offer fabulous benefits to ensure your employment with us the best it can be

  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays and half days on Christmas Eve
  • Dedicated regional learning and development teams to support you
  • 12% employer contribution towards your pension available!
  • Much more!

Please see the following link for a full role profile: