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Link Worker

  • Full time
  • £23,709 – £25,982
  • Edinburgh HSCP
  • Closing 18th October 2021


  • Advertised from 5th October 2021
  • Hours: 37.5 per week. 4 years fixed term.
  • Vacancy Reference: 071027

Role

Edinburgh HSCP – Macmillan Improving the Cancer Journey Link Worker

· Do you want to work with people affected by cancer in Edinburgh as part of a new service for the Lothians?

· Can you listen well and work with people to find out ‘what matters to them?’

· Are you a self-starter, motivated and compassionate?

This is an exciting opportunity for the right candidate to join a team within Edinburgh HSCP to support people affected by cancer. Educated to SCVQ7/8 level with strong interpersonal skills and a belief in the strengths and resilience inherent in people and communities, you will, along with the ICJ Project Team deliver a person-centred service as part of the Pan-Lothian ICJ Programme.

The role is offered as a 4-year fixed term appointment and offers a unique opportunity to work with a range of partners across health and social care, local authority, third sector and users and carers.

Your role:

The ICJ Link Worker will help to promote self-management and address people’s holistic needs during and after cancer treatment and work across organisational boundaries with partners to ensure the best possible outcomes for people affected by cancer.

Please note, we anticipate a high level of interest in this position and once a sufficient amount of applications are received we will close the post, this will happen at 12 noon on the day we reach the required amount of applications. Therefore, please make sure you complete and submit your application at an early stage.

Whilst these posts are based within Edinburgh HSCP, due to COVID-19, a substantial period of flexible home working will be required.

For an informal discussion about the role please contact Sandra Bagnall, ICJ Programme Manager on 07970 702 656.

Application notes

Closing date: 18 October 2021. Interviews will take place on 11 November 2021.

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