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

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Whether you have received a diagnosis, are managing the emotional and physical effects of treatment, or supporting someone else who is, our qualified and experienced staff team are here to provide professional help and support, when it’s needed most.

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

Job Title: Head of Fundraising 

Reporting to: Chief Executive 

Responsible for: The Fundraising Team, six staff members

Working Hours: 37.5 hours per week (flexible working to meet needs of the role)

Location: Office base Slynedales, Lancaster, with travel across the Morecambe Bay footprint

Salary: £35,000 (per annum)

The Head of Fundraising will be responsible for the fundraising planning process, staff management and income generation via new and existing channels, media and resources. 

The primary role will be to lead a team of fundraisers to increase overall fundraising income and therefore support CancerCare to reach out to and provide increased support to local people and their families living with cancer.

For full details and to apply for the post please download the job pack below, fill it in and email with your covering letter to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or post it to Alison Stainthorpe, Head of Operations, CancerCare North Lancashire and South Cumbria, Slynedales, Slyne Road, Lancaster, Lancashire, LA2 6ST, by Monday, April 9th, at noon.

Please click here for the job pack:

Head of Fundraising Job Pack






The post-holder will possess excellent interpersonal & organisational skills with the ability to build rapport and strong working relationships with staff and volunteers at all levels.

Candidates must be IT literate and proficient in using all Microsoft Office programmes with experience of working in an administrative/office based environment, ideally within the voluntary sector.

To apply visit and download a job pack.

Closing date: 9am Monday, February 12th, 2018

Interview Date: Tuesday, February 20th, 2018