Jobs & Volunteering

Working for Beating Bowel Cancer you will be joining an energetic, committed and friendly team. We are all motivated by the important cause of Beating Bowel Cancer.

 

Working for us you can benefit from:

  • A contributory pension scheme
  • An interest-free season ticket loan
  • Opportunities to learn and develop
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Childcare vouchers

Jobs at Beating Bowel Cancer

Head of Support Services

Salary: £38,000 – £43,000 depending upon experience, plus £2,000 London Weighting
Location: London SE1
Closing date: 4 June 2018

 

Bowel Cancer UK and Beating Bowel Cancer have merged and together we are determined to save lives, improve the quality of life of and support all those affected by bowel cancer in the UK. To achieve our mission, we enable and fund research, provide information and support to patients and their families, educate the public and professionals about the disease and campaign for early diagnosis and best treatment and care for all.

 

The Services Directorate is responsible for our patient and families’ information and support services, the provision of training and information for health and care professionals as well as health promotion and awareness activities in the community.

 

This is a unique and important leadership opportunity for someone with a clinical background who is also digitally active and aware, to lead the development and delivery of the charity’s support services for patients and their families. You will manage and mentor a staff team which will include nurse volunteers and staff as well as others focused on supporting our patient networks, including our forum. The team are responsible for responding to questions and queries from people who have themselves been diagnosed with bowel cancer or who have questions on behalf of someone else, and contributing to the development, update and dissemination of the charity’s patient information resources. Working closely with the Director of Services, you will also oversee the development of new support services as part of the charity’s overall services strategy.

 

We are unashamedly ambitious and determined to stop this disease for good. If you share our determination and are ready for the challenge of a leadership role with the UK’s leading bowel cancer charity, we very much want to hear from you.

To apply, download a job pack from our website and email your application to jobs@bowelcanceruk.org.uk.

 

Senior Online Community Support Officer

Salary: c. £30k including London weighting, depending upon experience
Location: London SE1
Closing date: 5 June 2018 at 10am

 

Bowel Cancer UK and Beating Bowel Cancer have merged and together we are determined to save lives, improve the quality of life and support all those affected by bowel cancer in the UK. To achieve our mission, we enable and fund research, provide information and support to patients and their families, educate the public and professionals about the disease and campaign for early diagnosis and best treatment and care for all.

 

The Services Directorate is responsible for our patient and families’ information and support services, the provision of training and information for health and care professionals as well as health promotion and awareness activities in the community.

 

This is an extremely exciting time to join the charity as we integrate the organisation and develop our strategy to scale up our impact and reach. The Senior Online Community Support Officer is a new position for the charity and will be responsible for developing and managing online support services for people affected by bowel cancer, including managing and developing the online community forum. As well as being responsible for the day to day running of the community forum, the post holder will work directly with the Head of Support Services and across the charity to identify, evaluate and implement opportunities to develop and bring other services to our online community.

 

This is an exciting and important opportunity for someone who has experience of delivering online services and of working directly with patients, carers or equivalent user groups. You will have excellent interpersonal skills and be able to demonstrate appropriate sensitivity, empathy and the ability to communicate effectively with people who may be in distress. You will also have first class creative and strategic skills to help us develop and extend the charity’s online support and information services and be able to contribute positively to the Support and Information Team and wider Services Directorate. Clinical or nursing experience is desirable but not essential for the role.

 

We are unashamedly ambitious and determined to stop this disease for good – if you are too and want to be part of creating the UK’s leading bowel cancer charity, we very much want to hear from you.

 

 

To apply please send your CV and a short cover letter (no more than 2 pages of A4) explaining why you would like this role and how you meet our person specification to jobs@bowelcanceruk.org.uk by 5 June at 10am.

Senior Events Officer (12 months maternity cover contract)

Salary: c. £30k including London weighting, depending upon experience
Location: London SE1
Closing date: 28 May 2018 at 12pm

 

Bowel Cancer UK and Beating Bowel Cancer have merged and together we are determined to save lives, improve the quality of life of and support all those affected by bowel cancer in the UK. To achieve our mission, we enable and fund research, provide information and support to patients and their families, educate the public and professionals about the disease and campaign for early diagnosis and best treatment and care for all.

 

The Senior Events Officer will play a key role in delivering an exciting and varied events programme, all whilst raising vital income for the charity.

 

You will join a growing and dynamic team based in our London office on Borough High Street and will act as the main point of contact for all of our fantastic events fundraisers. You will have the opportunity to plan, deliver and evaluate a range of runs, treks and challenges and will work alongside the Events Manager on the plans and budgets for events whilst making sure that you are up to date with the latest trends in the industry to help inform decision-making.

 

You will already have solid and demonstrable experience within event fundraising with a particular focus on runs, treks and challenges. As the key contact for events fundraisers you will have strong communication skills and the confidence to represent the charity in your day to day work and at events.

 

 

To apply please send your CV and a short cover letter (no more than 2 pages of A4) explaining why you would like this role and how you meet our person specification to jobs@bowelcanceruk.org.uk by 28 May at 12pm.