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Moving Forward facilitator (face to face)

Breast Cancer Now
£25 per hour
Part-time (Va)
Temporary (Casual)
Job description

The role

We are looking for locally based sessional facilitators to support the delivery of our Moving Forward courses across the UK. Our Moving Forward courses are for anyone with a primary breast cancer diagnosis who has finished their hospital-based treatment. Courses are a combination of face to face and online support and are delivered in partnership with local NHS Trusts/Boards. The number of courses can vary across locations but will typically be between 2 - 4 courses a year. 

This is offered as a contract for services position and as such the appointed contractor would not be an employee of Breast Cancer Now but a self-employed individual. We require all contractors to adhere to and follow Breast Cancer Now applicable policies and procedures and to undertake some mandatory training in core subjects such as data protection and cyber security. A satisfactory criminal record check will be required.

 About you

You will be based locally to one of the available locations with a strong background in group facilitation and course delivery. You will also have excellent organisation and time-management skills, superb oral and written communication skills, and the ability to multitask. You will work independently across a geographical area, supported by the regional services team and our local volunteers.

You will be required to have access to your own IT equipment.

 About us

We’re Breast Cancer Now, the research and support charity. We’re the place to turn to for anything and everything to do with breast cancer. However, you’re experiencing breast cancer, we’re here. 

The brightest minds in breast cancer research are here. Making life-saving research happen in labs across the UK and Ireland.  

Support services, trustworthy breast cancer information and specialist nurses are here. Ready to support you, whenever you need it.  

Dedicated campaigners are here. Fighting for the best possible treatment, services and care, for anyone affected by breast cancer.  

Why? Because we believe that by 2050, everyone diagnosed with breast cancer will live – and be supported to live well. But to create that future, we need to act now. 

 Role description

The role description is available for you to download.


Liverpool/Manchester, Northallerton/Northeast Stockton, Colchester/Ipswich, Bournemouth/Dorchester, East Surrey, Romford

Services are usually held in hospital or community venues in town or city centres that are accessible via public transport. Parking may or may not be available at the venue. If you would like to know the exact location of our current venue in a specific location please get in touch, although do be aware that venues are subject to change.

Pay: We offer flat fees for work undertaken delivering our services as listed below:

·        £25 per hour when facilitating a course (course duration will vary depending on location).

·        Additional fees for attending training and update meetings or if asked to travel outside of geographical area. 

Please note that we do not pay for travel time.

When applying

Please submit an online application form and supporting statement via the link provided. When applying please ensure you refer to the essential criteria on the person specification and clearly provide as much information as possible with examples to demonstrate how and where you meet the criteria

Please specify within your application which location/s you are applying for.  

 Closing date 9:00 am, 29th November 2023

 Interview dates

Interviews will be held virtually over Microsoft Teams on the following dates based on the location you have applied for. If you have applied for more than one location, you will only be required to have one interview (if shortlisted):

·       Liverpool/Manchester – 12th and 13th December

·       Northallerton/Northeast Stockton – 12th and 13th December

·       Colchester/Ipswich – 7th and 8th December

·       Bournemouth/Dorchester – 7th December

·       East Surrey – 8th December

·       Romford – 7th and 8th December

Posted on: 13 November 2023
Closed date: 29 November 2023 at 09:00
Job ref: RSI/23/261776
Tags: Advice, Information, Vocational/Services