New Vacancies: Cancer Champions Project Officer (two roles)

New Vacancies: Cancer Champions Project Officer (two roles)

Cancer Champions Project Officer (two roles)

Would you like join a leading local charity to be a part of an exciting NHS-funded project to reduce the impact of cancer on people’s lives?

Are you personable, approachable with excellent communication skills? Are you motivated to increasing cancer screening uptake and to raising awareness to improve early cancer diagnosis rates in communities where this is low?

Local charities, Lingen Davies Cancer Fund and Qube have joined with Shropshire and Telford CCG to deliver the Shropshire and Telford Cancer Champions project as part of a nation-wide NHS CORE 20Plus Five project designed to address health inequalities. We are looking for:

-A Shropshire Cancer Champions Project Officer (0.6 wte, 22.5 hours employed by Qube, Oswestry)

-A Telford Cancer Champions Project Officer (0.6 wte, 22.5 hours employed by Lingen Davies Cancer Fund)

Consideration for a full time 37.5 hour post may be given to a successful candidate willing to undertake the role for both Shropshire and Telford.

You will be responsible for building a body of enthusiastic, engaged and trained volunteer Cancer Champions who work within their own community and other settings, targeting population groups with the highest cancer burden.

To be successful, you will need exceptional organisational skills and have the initiative to manage your workload.

We welcome applications from people with lived experience and those from minority communities.

These roles are funded by the Shropshire and Telford CCG to deliver their CORE20 Plus Community Connectors NHS-funded project. This is a 12-month fixed-term contract in the first instance, with the possibility of extension depending on funding and outcomes.

Closing date for applications: Monday 2nd May, 8pm

Interviews: Wednesday 11th May

For an informal discussion about these roles please contact Miranda Ashwell on 01743 492396 or email miranda.ashwell@lingendavies.co.uk

Completed applications should be sent to recruitment@lingendavies.co.uk. Paper applications will not be accepted. Full details and application forms can be downloaded below…

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