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Information and Support Officer

Posted by The Brain Tumour Charity

Salary circa £22,000 - £24,000 per annum (dependent on experience)
Location Farnborough, Hampshire, South East
Permanent
Category Advice, Information , Support Worker
Sectors Health, Medical
Job Reference : I&SO-Mar-17

Job Description

Who are we?

We are a rapidly growing charity seeking to accelerate change for those affected by brain tumours, which kill more children and adults under 40 in the UK than any other cancer. Our five-year strategy is ambitious and sets out plans to double survival from brain tumours and halve the harm they cause to quality of life.

Our exciting job role!

Joining part of our established and growing team, you will provide up-to-date and accurate information to people affected by brain tumours, whilst providing the emotional support, both via the telephone and email/social media, they need throughout their journey,

This role is full time - 37.5 hours and will be based in our Farnborough office, with some out of hours working.

What we'd like from you:

It's simple - all you need to succeed in this role is talent, ambition and energy. You must completely embrace our values, offer a great cultural fit, inspire us every day and deliver amazing results in a fast paced environment.

According to the job description you should also be qualified to degree level; preferably in a relevant subject (Psychology, Social Sciences, Biology, Social Work, etc) with knowledge of health, the human brain, cancer or brain tumours, have experience of communicating complicated subject matter to lay audiences , strong digital skills and the emotional resilience to provide a high level of support. If this is you, then we would love to hear from you! 

What we'd like to give you: 

- Salary c.£22,000 - £24,000 (dependent on experience)

- 25 days holiday plus bank holidays (we also close at Christmas in return for you volunteering 3 charity days per year)

- Generous pension contribution*

- Life assurance cover*

- Employee Assistance Programme

- Loads of other great benefits, plus an amazing culture to work in, a great team and lots of fun (and cake!)                

How to apply to join our amazing team:

Please apply online attaching your CV and a supporting statement explaining why you want the role, what you would bring to the team and how your skillset and experience will enable us to make a real impact for those affected by brain tumours.

More about us: 

Don’t forget to check out our short video (you can find it on our You Tube channel) to find out more about our culture and what it is like to work at The Brain Tumour Charity.

Did you know we have won a variety of awards for our HeadSmart campaign including the NHS Innovation Award, Third Sector Excellence Awards and Charity Times Awards and have been ranked a top global organisation by renowned management consultants McKinsey?

We reserve the right to close the advert early in the event of receiving a sufficient number of applications and may extend the advert if we don't find our perfect team mate! 

*subject to qualifying criteria

The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.

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