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With 35 years of experience, CancerCare is a local charity dedicated to helping families affected by the impact of cancer living in North Lancashire and South Cumbria.

Use your skills and passion to make a difference to the lives of local families affected by cancer and join Team CancerCare today.

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current vacancies

Chief Executive of CancerCare

Salary: £50,000

Closing Date: Monday, February 4th, 2019

For any enquiries please contact Neil Townsend on 01524 381 820.

Applications can be emailed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or posted to Neil Townsend, CancerCare, Slynedales, Slyne Road, Lancaster, Lancashire, LA2 6ST. 

Please click on the links below to apply:

Application Form

Job Description

Person Specification

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Diversity Monitoring Form

Annual Report

Three Year Plan

 

Head of Fundraising

Salary: £35,000 to £37,000 (per annum)

Closing Date: January 25th

Send your application form and covering letter to  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

A copy of the Fundraising Strategy can be emailed on request. Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and/or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to request a copy.

To Apply for the job please click on the links below:

Application Form

Job Description

Person Specification

Work With Us Job Pack

Diversity Monitoring Form

Annual Report

Three Year Plan

 

Sessional Youth Worker 

Four hours per week - Wednesdays

We are looking for an enthusiastic, experienced and reliable youth worker to join us in 2019.

Competitive rates of pay

For more information please send your CV or contact Alison Dixey, Head of Client Services and Development, via email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 01524 381820

 

Young People's Action Research Officer   

Salary: £25,000 pro rata

Working hours: 30 hours per week

Closing date: Tuesday, February 5th, at 9am.

Please email your application to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or post it to Alison Dixey, Head of Client Services, CancerCare, Slynedales, Slyne Road, Lancaster, LA2 6ST. For any enquiries regarding this post please call Alison Dixey on 01524 381 820.

Click on the links below to apply:

Application Form

Job Description

Person Specification

Diversity Monotoring Form

Work With Us Pack

 

ob Title               Fundraiser (North Lancashire)

Reporting to:         Neil Townsend

Location:               Lancaster, North Lancashire

Salary:                  £20,000 to £23,000 (pro rata) depending on experience and skills

Hours:                   22.5 hours per week (Wednesday to Friday)

 

Purpose of the role

 

To deliver CancerCare’s fundraising activities across North Lancashire, raising charity income, increasing awareness and enhancing the reputation of the organisation. The successful candidate will complement our existing North Lancashire Fundraiser whose hours are Monday to Wednesday (16 hours).

 

Main duties

 

  • Together with the existing Fundraising colleagues, develop and deliver a fundraising plan for North Lancashire which delivers income targets for the year.
  • Proactively develop relationships and events with businesses, community groups and local fundraisers.
  • Maximise income generation for CancerCare in the most cost effective way.
  • To be the main point of contact for fundraising enquiries from North Lancashire working alongside other team members. Provide advice, support and encouragement to those who want to fundraise for CancerCare.
  • Recruit, cultivate and engage with a team of volunteers who are willing and able to support fundraising activities. Liaise with the volunteer coordinator in the recruitment of these volunteers.
  • Accurately record all data relating to North Lancashire fundraising contacts and donors on ThankQ (donor database).

 

In addition, other duties and responsibilities

 

  • Attend events, functions, talks and cheque presentations on behalf of CancerCare.
  • Be able to explain the Therapy Services and support groups available to clients.
  • Work with the Marketing and Communications team to ensure that community fundraising activity is adequately covered in magazines, newsletters, e-newsletters, and social media platforms, on the website and in all other CancerCare communications.
  • Adhere to CancerCare policies and procedures.
  • Achieve financial income targets, as agreed.

 

General

 

  • To contribute to organisational effectiveness through positive team-working.
  • To represent CancerCare in a variety of different contexts and to a variety of different audiences.
  • To have a flexible approach to working hours including evenings and weekends, as required.
  • To participate in staff training, organisation/team meetings and events, as required.
  • To comply with CancerCare’s organisational policies.
  • Must be able to drive