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Macmillan Breast Cancer Support Worker

Job Reference: 358-1914004-MSK

University Hospitals of Leicester
Breast Care, Glenfield Hospital
£18,813 to £20,795

37.5 hours a week (Monday – Friday)

Are you a healthcare assistant with experience caring for cancer patients looking for a new challenge?

The Macmillan Cancer Support Worker will assist the Cancer Nurse Specialists in providing high-quality patient-centered care to those living with cancer.

There is one post available, working with patients with a Breast cancer diagnosis.

You will be working closely with other healthcare professionals and liaising with members of the multi-disciplinary team to support the health and well-being of our patients and their families. You will help support patients through their diagnostic and treatment pathways where you will be trained to provide telephone advice, carry out holistic needs assessments for the patient to help meet their information needs and signpost them to support services as part of the Recovery Package.

You will need to be able to demonstrate good communication, interpersonal, organisational and IT skills.


For further details / informal visits contact:

Janice Brown, Lead Advanced Nurse Practitioner Breast Care or Sue Orgill Breast Care Nurse Specialist on 0116 2502513

We will close vacancies prior to the published closing date if we receive a sufficient number of completed application forms.

Preference will be given in the first instance to existing NHS employees within the East Midlands healthcare community who are ‘at risk’ of redundancy. Such employees within the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust will be considered first.”

Important Information

Applications will be transferred to TRAC system, by completing an application you are giving authorisation for the transfer of your data.

Correspondence regarding your application will be sent to you by email via a TRAC system account.

UHL is an equal opportunities employer. We aim to employ a workforce that reflects the diverse communities we serve and where discrimination is outlawed, and staff and service users are equally valued and supported. We welcome applications from people from all backgrounds who match our job criteria.

We especially welcome applications from members of our black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) communities, as we have identified that UHL has an under-representation of BAME employees at band 7 and above.

Applicants who have a disability and meet the essential criteria for the job will be interviewed if you indicate you wish to be considered under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme. If you require a reasonable adjustment at any stage of the recruitment process please make the recruitment services team aware as soon as possible.

Appointments will be made on merit.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

If this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) .

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

We welcome applications from individuals who require Tier 2 sponsorship. NON-EEA candidates may not be appointed, if a suitably EU/EEA candidate is successful it is unlikely that the Trust is able to satisfy the Home Office Visa requirements.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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