Organisation: NHS Lothian
Job Opportunity: Macmillan Improving the Cancer Journey Link Worker
Contract: Four years fixed term. 37.5 hours per week
Deadline: Fri 25 Jun*
Interviews: w/c 12 Jul
*Please note, a high level of interest in this position is anticipated and once a sufficient amount of applications are received the post will be closed. Therefore, please make sure you complete and submit your application at an early stage.
Do you want to work with people affected by cancer in Edinburgh as part of a new service for the Lothians?
Can you listen well and work with people to find out ‘what matters to them?’
Are you a self-starter, motivated and compassionate?
This is an exciting opportunity for the right candidate to join a team within Edinburgh HSCP to support people affected by cancer. Educated to SCVQ7/8 level with strong interpersonal skills and a belief in the strengths and resilience inherent in people and communities, you will, along with the ICJ Project Team deliver a person-centred service as part of the Pan-Lothian ICJ Programme.
The ICJ Link Worker will help to promote self-management and address people’s holistic needs during and after cancer treatment and work across organisational boundaries with partners to ensure the best possible outcomes for people affected by cancer.