Cancer Support Specialist - Lanarkshire


We are looking for an enthusiastic and highly motivated Cancer Support Specialist to join the team at our Lanarkshire centre in Airdrie.

You will have a warm empathic manner and enthusiasm and willingness to develop skills of providing cancer support in an innovative programme that integrates contributions from a range of professional disciplines. 

You will have a nursing degree (or equivalent training), current state registration and at least three years' post-qualification experience within an oncology nursing or related setting. A post-graduate qualification in a relevant field would be advantageous.

You will be emotionally sensitive yet resilient, organised, and able to manage the demands of ongoing emotionally intense work.

Your responsibilities

  • Help individuals, families and groups engage with, and utilise, Maggie’s psychosocial programme of support through ongoing work with them.
  • Provide person-focused, care support and a commitment to working as an effective member of a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Liaise with colleagues to ensure appropriate internal referrals of centre visitors.
  • Lead on delegated aspects of facilitated psychosocial and psychoeducational components of Maggie's programme.

Read the full job description below for more information.

Benefits we offer

In addition to a highly rewarding career, we offer a range of staff benefits, including:

  • a unique, experiential induction week based in one of our centres
  • a competitive holiday entitlement
  • workplace pension with the option to apply to continue NHS pension
  • the option to apply for a Bike Loan, Travel Card Loan, Ride to Work scheme and much more.

Read more about our staff benefits

Location of appointment

Maggie's Lanarkshire, Elizabeth Montgomerie Building, Monklands Hospital, Monkscourt Avenue, Airdrie ML6 0JS

Closing date for applications

23 April 2024 at 06 pm

Contract type

Permanent

Salary range

£33,535 - £44,911 DOE


How to apply

Take a look at the full job description CSS Band 6 - Lanarkshire.pdf

Please send your CV and cover letter to recruitment@maggies.org by 23 April 2024 at 06 pm.

Interviews will be conducted in person at the Maggie's Lanarkshire centre on 2 May.

Location of appointment

Maggie's Lanarkshire, Elizabeth Montgomerie Building, Monklands Hospital, Monkscourt Avenue, Airdrie ML6 0JS

Closing date for applications

23 April 2024 at 06 pm

Contract type

Permanent

Salary range

£33,535 - £44,911 DOE

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