Cancer Support Specialist – Cancer Fund for Children & CHI at Crumlin

Location

CHI @ Crumlin

Duration of Post

35 hours per week

Campaign Reference

145966

Closing Date

3rd December 2021

Cancer Support Specialist – Cancer Fund for Children based at Children’s Health Ireland at Crumlin  (35 hours per week)

Please note: this post is being recruited directly by Cancer Fund for Children 

Please see link to recruitment advert on Cancer Fund for Children’s own website   https://cancerfundforchildren.com/job/cancer-support-specialist-chi/

Cancer Fund for Children in partnership with the Katie Nugent Fund and Children’s Health Ireland at Crumlin, Dublin (CHI) are partnering to deliver direct support to children and young people diagnosed with cancer and their families.

We are recruiting for a new Cancer Support Specialist role, based at CHI at Crumlin who will work as a member of the multidisciplinary team to deliver social and emotional support to families who are there for cancer treatment.

The role and responsibility of the Cancer Support Specialist is to provide direct  support to families during their time in the Haematology/Oncology department through informal individual social and emotional support, with planned group opportunities for young people and parents were appropriate.

This is an exciting opportunity to join our services team who are committed to ensuring that children, young people and their families impacted by cancer receive the emotional support they need throughout their cancer journey.

We welcome applications from people with a recognised professional qualification in one of the following:

• SOCIAL WORK
• COMMUNITY YOUTH WORK
• PLAY THERAPY
• NURSING
• THERAPEUTIC DISCIPLINE

Or other relevant professional qualifications.

If you are passionate about supporting families and have the ability to engage, build rapport and provide emotional support, we would love to hear from you.

To dowload the job description for this role please click here 

To download the application form for this post please click here

The deadline for applications is 5pm, Friday 3rd December 2021.

If you would like to speak to a member of the team about this role, please contact hr@cancerfundforchildren.com.

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CHI provides a comprehensive benefits package to meet your needs through your work life and beyond:

  • Excellent Annual Leave entitlement
  • Pension Scheme
  • Sick Pay Scheme
  • Monthly Health & Wellbeing Activities
  • Subsidised Canteen
  • Access to excellent public transport at all CHI sites
  • Bike to Work
  • Tax Saver Travel Scheme
  • On-site Banking
  • Choirs/Musical Society
  • Running Clubs/ Walking Groups
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Lunch and Learns

CHI provides a comprehensive benefits package to meet your needs through your work life and beyond:

  • Excellent Annual Leave entitlement
  • Pension Scheme
  • Sick Pay Scheme
  • Monthly Health & Wellbeing Activities
  • Access to first-rate postgraduate programmes/Educational Assistance
  • Subsidised Canteen
  • Access to excellent public transport at all CHI sites
  • Bike to Work
  • Tax Saver Travel Scheme
  • On-site Banking
  • Choirs/Musical Society
  • Running Clubs/ Walking Groups
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Lunch and Learns