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Project Assistant: BeWel

  • Part time
  • £22,500 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 23rd April 2019

  • Advertised from 8th April 2019
  • 21 hours a week fixed term for 9 months


Bowel Cancer UK is the UK’s leading bowel cancer charity. We are determined to save lives and improve the quality of life of everyone affected by bowel cancer. With our bold new ambitions, inspiring cause and strong new brand, this is a great time to join the charity as we scale up to ensure we can deliver our vision for a day when no one dies of bowel cancer. The right candidate will be a highly self-motivated individual with a real desire to make a difference to the lives of people affected by bowel cancer.

The Project Assistant will report to the Head of Scotland but will also work closely with the Health Promotion and Training Officer and colleagues across the whole team.

The main purpose of the role will be to co-ordinate our volunteer activity and provide information and support to volunteers and participants in the BeWEL programme. You will be responsible for the recording of all project activity and managing the project calendar. You will also ensure volunteers have all the necessary information and resources required for them to undertake their roles.

You will be IT literate, self-motivated and outgoing, a team player with excellent communication and people skills.

Most importantly, you will have an interest in, empathy towards and commitment to the work of Bowel Cancer UK and its values.

Application notes

Application deadline: 9am, Tuesday 23 April.

Please can applicants send a current CV, with covering letter (no longer than two pages) to Any queries or questions should also be directed to this address.