Summary:

Would you like to work for a charity that puts patients and families first?  Brain Tumour Support in partnership with Macmillan Cancer Support are seeking 2 part-time Brain Tumour Support Workers for South East Wales.  Our support service offers emotional support, information and guidance to anyone affected in any way by a brain tumour diagnosis.  This is a new and exciting expansion of our service.

About Us:

Brain Tumour Support is dedicated to providing support for patients, families and carers so that no-one feels alone facing the effects of a brain tumour diagnosis.

We provide individualised and specialist information, guidance and emotional support, at any point from diagnosis and for as long as it is needed.

Through a partnership with Macmillan Cancer Support we have been able to build an experienced and specialised team with six Brain Tumour Support Workers operating at a local level across the South West and Midlands.

Job Role:

Are you:  Self-motivated, resilient, organised and able to relate well to people?

We need:  An enthusiastic, empathetic, well organised, resilient, emotional support giver.

For this position we need someone who is comfortable talking to individuals experiencing difficult times coupled with an ability to build good working relationships with families, stakeholders and professionals.

You will have experience of supporting someone with a life limiting or life threatening illness; an understanding of the impact of a brain tumour diagnosis; an understanding of general supporting practices coupled with excellent interpersonal and organisational skills; experience of working as part of a team and on your own; experience of group facilitation and offering one to one support. You will be working with vulnerable adults so boundaries and confidentiality are important.

For more information please download the documents below:

Job Profile

Person Specification

Supporting Information

Additional Information:

Hours:  20 hours, flexible working required between 9am-5pm, Monday to Friday with occasional weekend and evening work

Salary:   In line with NHS Band 4 2019/20 £21,089 pro rata, 20/35 equates to £12,050 per post

Working: From home, covering Aneurin Bevan, Cwm Taf, Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University and Cardiff & Vale University Health Boards, as a minimum

Interviews will be held on Monday 11 February 2019 in Pencoed, Bridgend, CF35 5LJ

To Apply:

If you feel that you are the one for the job and would like an Application Pack or have any queries regarding the post, please contact Suzie Moon by email suzie@braintumoursupport.co.uk

Completed application forms will need to be returned to the office by 5pm Thursday 24 January 2019.

It is hoped that the successful candidate will start work early April 2019.