Work with us

Do you want to be part of an award-wining team and help to make a real difference to the lives of families affected by a brain tumour diagnosis?  See below for current opportunities to work with us.

Support Professional - Oxford and surrounding areas

 
28 hours per week (2 year fixed term contract)
£21,089 FTE 
Working from home, but with some requirement to travel across local area

Hours, salary and working base:

  • Flexible working between 9am-5pm, Monday to Friday with occasional weekend and evening work

  • To cover Oxford and surrounding areas, within reasonable travel time of the John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford – 28 hours (2 year fixed term contract); SALARY: £16,871.20 (35hrs= £21,089)

  • Working from home but within reasonable travelling distance of major hospitals where drop in support clinics may be held and for meeting clinical professionals.  Once the COVID situation allows, travel to the Head Office in Thornbury will be required from time to time.

  • Providing support to clients via telephone, email, text, social media, zoom one to one sessions, zoom topical sessions and zoom support groups.  Travel across the region will occasionally be necessary when face to face support resumes so a full driving licence is required.

 

About you:

  • Enthusiastic, self-motivated, well-organised, efficient and resourceful

  • Emotionally resilient, empathetic, kind, resilient and able to relate positively to people

  • Someone who is comfortable talking to individuals experiencing difficult times

  • Have the ability to build good working relationships with families, clinical professionals and stakeholders.

 

You will have experience of supporting someone with a life limiting or life threatening illness; an understanding of the impact of a brain tumour diagnosis; an understanding and experience of general supporting practices coupled with excellent interpersonal and organisational skills; experience of working as part of a team and on your own; experience of both group facilitation and offering one to one support. You will be working with vulnerable adults so boundaries and confidentiality are vitally important.

Please read the job description and person specification before applying and then send your CV and a cover letter explaining why you are applying for the role, and of course why your knowledge, experience and skills make you the right candidate for this role. 

If you have any queries regarding the post, please email  ginny@braintumoursupport.co.uk

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Email your application to ginny@braintumoursupport.co.uk  by midnight on Sunday 6th February 2022.  

Support Professional - Devon and Cornwall

 
28 hours per week
£21,089 FTE 
Working from home, but with some requirement to travel across local area

Hours, salary and working base:

  • Flexible working between 9am-5pm, Monday to Friday with occasional weekend and evening work

  • To cover Devon and Cornwall, post holder must be based within reasonable travel time of Derriford Hospital, Plymouth – 28 hours; SALARY: £16,871.20 (35hrs= £21,089)

  • Working from home but within reasonable travelling distance of major hospitals where drop in support clinics may be held and for meeting clinical professionals.  Once the COVID situation allows, travel to the Head Office in Thornbury will be required from time to time.

  • Providing support to clients via telephone, email, text, social media, zoom one to one sessions, zoom topical sessions and zoom support groups.  Travel across the region will occasionally be necessary when face to face support resumes so a full driving licence is required.

 

About you:

  • Enthusiastic, self-motivated, well-organised, efficient and resourceful

  • Emotionally resilient, empathetic, kind, resilient and able to relate positively to people

  • Someone who is comfortable talking to individuals experiencing difficult times

  • Have the ability to build good working relationships with families, clinical professionals and stakeholders.

 

You will have experience of supporting someone with a life limiting or life threatening illness; an understanding of the impact of a brain tumour diagnosis; an understanding and experience of general supporting practices coupled with excellent interpersonal and organisational skills; experience of working as part of a team and on your own; experience of both group facilitation and offering one to one support. You will be working with vulnerable adults so boundaries and confidentiality are vitally important.

Please read the job description and person specification before applying and then send your CV and a cover letter explaining why you are applying for the role, and of course why your knowledge, experience and skills make you the right candidate for this role. 

If you have any queries regarding the post, please email  ginny@braintumoursupport.co.uk

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Email your application to ginny@braintumoursupport.co.uk  by midnight on Sunday 6th February 2022.    ​

Support Professional - Bristol, South Gloucestershire, Bath and Somerset

 
35 hours per week (or possible 0.5 FTE job share)
£21,089
Working from home, but with some requirement to travel across local area

Hours, salary and working base:

  • Flexible working between 9am-5pm, Monday to Friday with occasional weekend and evening work

  • To cover Bristol, South Gloucestershire, Bath and Somerset – 35 hours or 0.5 FTE job share; SALARY: £21,089

  • Working from home but within reasonable travelling distance of major hospitals where drop in support clinics may be held and for meeting clinical professionals.  Once the COVID situation allows, travel to the Head Office in Thornbury will be required from time to time.

  • Providing support to clients via telephone, email, text, social media, zoom one to one sessions, zoom topical sessions and zoom support groups.  Travel across the region will occasionally be necessary when face to face support resumes so a full driving licence is required.

 

About you:

  • Enthusiastic, self-motivated, well-organised, efficient and resourceful

  • Emotionally resilient, empathetic, kind, resilient and able to relate positively to people

  • Someone who is comfortable talking to individuals experiencing difficult times

  • Have the ability to build good working relationships with families, clinical professionals and stakeholders.

 

You will have experience of supporting someone with a life limiting or life threatening illness; an understanding of the impact of a brain tumour diagnosis; an understanding and experience of general supporting practices coupled with excellent interpersonal and organisational skills; experience of working as part of a team and on your own; experience of both group facilitation and offering one to one support. You will be working with vulnerable adults so boundaries and confidentiality are vitally important.

Please read the job description and person specification before applying and then send your CV and a cover letter explaining why you are applying for the role, and of course why your knowledge, experience and skills make you the right candidate for this role. 

If you have any queries regarding the post, please email  ginny@braintumoursupport.co.uk

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Email your application to ginny@braintumoursupport.co.uk  by midnight on Sunday 6th February 2022.    ​

Volunteer Coordinator

 
35 hours per week (fixed term 12 months with the potential of extension)
£21,000 - £23,000
Working from home, located within 100 miles of Bristol

Hours, salary and working base:

  • 35 hours per week. Fixed term 12 months with the potential of extension; SALARY: £21,000 to £23,000

  • To be located within 100 miles of Bristol but covering mid-west and south-west England and south Wales. Initially working from home until COVID restrictions enable travel and meeting face to face.

 

As our Volunteer Coordinator you will be: 

  • Crucial in expanding and managing our volunteer team including recruitment of new volunteers and their induction and training programmes 

  • Responsible for inspiring and engaging our volunteer team across all our work 

  • Ensuring that our volunteers find fulfilling roles within our charity that also meet the needs of the charity and contribute to our charitable outcomes

  • Ensuring that all volunteers are given the information, training and support they need to enable them to perform their roles to the best of their abilities 

  • Responsible for DBS/GDPR administration and safeguarding checks

  • Working with staff to develop new volunteering opportunities around befriending and peer support for people affected by a brain tumour diagnosis

  • Approachable and open to learning from people with or impacted by a brain tumour

  • Self-motivated, enthusiastic, well organised and resourceful

  • Emotionally resilient, empathetic, kind and able to relate positively to people

  • Able to build good working relationships with families, clinical professionals and stakeholders

  • Initially working via telephone, email, text, social media, zoom one to one and topical sessions and support groups.  Travel across the region will be necessary when face to face support resumes so a full driving licence is required.

Please read the job description and person specification before applying and then send your CV and a cover letter explaining why you are applying for the role, and of course why your knowledge, experience and skills make you the right candidate for this role. 

If you have any queries regarding the post, please email  ginny@braintumoursupport.co.uk

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Email your application to ginny@braintumoursupport.co.uk  by midnight on Sunday 6th February 2022.    

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