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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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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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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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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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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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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