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Sessional Helpline Nurse

Employer
Breast Cancer Now
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
8 May 2021

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Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
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Job Details

7 to 14 hours per week, between Monday to Friday (full or part days) with option to work on a Saturday

Office based (London, EC3N) or Homeworking with occasional training in our London office.

The role

We are looking to appoint Helpline Nurses to join our dedicated team of nurses. The Nursing team includes an Associate Director, Senior Clinical Nurse Specialists, Clinical Nurse Specialists, and Sessional Helpline Nurses and trained Helpline staff.

Our Sessional Helpline Nurses act as a resource for clients, healthcare professionals and the wider public on the subject of breast health and breast cancer. This includes providing information and support to clients though our national Helpline, by email and social media.

The Helpline service is run from home throughout the week, and on Saturday mornings (the latter is optional, other than training days). Team training usually occurs twice a year on Saturdays. You will be supported by a Senior Clinical Nurse Specialist and have access to regular clinical supervision. The Helpline hours are 8:45am to 4.00pm. A minimum commitment of one day a week is required.

About you

Do you have good communication skills and experience in breast care nursing? If so, we are really interested in hearing from you. This post could suit someone working part time in the NHS/private sector or for individuals who would like to use their information and support skills through our Helpline and Ask Our Nurse written enquiry service.

About us

We're Breast Cancer Now, the charity that's steered by world-class research and powered by life-changing care. We're here for anyone affected by breast cancer, the whole way through, providing support for today and hope for the future.

We're that trusted friend that people affected by breast cancer turn to for caring support when they need it most. The expert authority on breast cancer research who is making breakthroughs and driving forward progress. And a vehicle for change, acting now to make sure anyone affected by breast cancer gets the best possible treatment and care.

We believe that we can change the future of breast cancer and make sure that, by 2050, everyone diagnosed with the disease lives - and is supported to live well. But we need to act now.

Please note that currently Breast Cancer Now is following Government guidelines regarding working from home. Although the Helpline is based in London the expectation is that once restrictions are eased, we will follow a blended approach between office and home working with most of the Helpline work being conducted from home.

For further information about this role please contact us by clicking on the apply button and using the contact details provided for this role.

Breast Cancer Now is an inclusive employer committed to developing a diverse workforce.

Closing date Monday 10 May 2021 at 11:55pm

Interview date Tuesday 25 May 2021(Interviews will be held virtually using Microsoft Teams)
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