£30000 - £35000 per annum
Permanent, Part-time
Job description

Senior Cancer Awareness Nurse - Cancer Awareness in the Workplace (CAW)

Salary: Circa £32,800 per annum FTE (dependent on experience) plus car allowance

Hours: Part-time, 21 hours per week This role will require flexibility with working days and hours, with occasional weekend work (please note, the above salary is FTE and will be pro-rated based on these hours)

Location: Home/field based in the North and Central England region with regular and significant travel in the region. Some additional travel required to other areas in the UK for short periods for team meetings, training and bespoke activity.

Contract type: Permanent

Traning dates: The successful post-holder will need to attend staff training on the 8th-11th March, and campaign training on 15-18th March.

Application deadline: Sunday 31st January 2021, 23:59pm

We have an exciting opportunity for someone to join us as a Senior Cancer Awareness Nurse responsible for delivering cancer awareness activity across Tesco's sites and other companies. You will be supporting employees to make positive lifestyle behaviour changes and promoting early diagnosis through in-depth interactions and signposting into local services, particularly among those at greatest risk.

Some of the key responsibilities you can expect to have are...

(see candidate pack below for full responsibilities)

Cancer Awareness Activity Delivery

  • Responsible for planning and delivery of cancer awareness activity to employees across Tesco's sites as part of the Cancer Research UK (CRUK)/British Heart Foundation (BHF)/Diabetes UK (DUK) partnership with Tesco, including running health stands and having one-on-one interactions, presenting to groups, and helping to develop and deliver other initiatives to reach to as many Tesco employees as possible.

Evaluation and Information Provision

  • Responsible for collecting and reporting on data to help evaluate all activity delivered, and for providing local insight and overall feedback to inform future planning.

  • Research and produce local statistics, health information and signposting sheets for activity and draw on existing information from the Cancer Awareness Roadshow and Hubs where available.

Other responsibilities

  • Carrying out other reasonable duties as required by the HCE Project Manager, CA Lead Trainer or Senior HCE Manager.

  • Participate in training and ongoing development activities as necessary, with mentoring, oversight and support from the CA Lead Trainer.

  • Participate in mandatory team, department and directorate meetings, as required (some travel will be involved).

  • Provide ongoing coaching, mentoring and peer-to-peer support to fellow nurses and connect with the Cancer Awareness Nurses working on Cancer Awareness Activity in your area.

To be successful in this role, some of the experience and skills you will need to have are...

(see candidate pack below for full responsibilities)

  • Registered Nurse - NMC registration is mandatory for this role and must be maintained at all times

  • A qualification or demonstrable interest in at least one of the following: health promotion, practice nursing, occupational health, health visiting, district/community nursing or other area relevant to this role

  • Experience in health promotion or community/public health services and a passion for raising cancer awareness and supporting positive behaviour change through public-facing engagement activity

  • An understanding of the challenges and determinants associated with health inequalities and reaching disadvantaged groups

  • Knowledge of key cancer awareness messages and ability to research, prioritise and consult others on the latest health information and appropriate services

  • Project management skills with the ability to juggle arranging activity, delivery, regular reporting and involvement in other projects

  • Ability to build and maintain excellent working relationships with internal and external stakeholders

  • The ability to work flexibly and autonomously while working effectively as a valued and supportive member of the whole team

  • Excellent verbal communication and listening skills - an ability to engage people in conversation and to use motivational interviewing techniques while maintaining professional bound

For full role details, please see our candidate pack here:

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Posted on: 19 January 2021
Closed date: 31 January 2021
Job ref: R016990
Tags: Nursing