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Cancer Support Scotland first began 40 years ago, in the cosy living room of Sir Kenneth Calman. Now in our...

Wellbeing Assistant

This opportunity takes place from 01 Apr 2020. Closing date for applications is 29 Feb.

The aim of this role is to provide an introduction to Cancer Support Scotland and full details about all the services we offer to anyone who is new to our organisation. Cancer Support Scotland first began 40 years ago, in the cosy living room of Sir Kenneth Calman. Now in our home amidst the leafy grounds of Gartnavel Hospital, we’ve worked hard to make sure things don’t feel a whole lot different. The Calman Centre was created as a safe space, helping everyone we support to feel at ease and in control. Where better then, than in a giant living room – where family and friends are welcome and the kettle is always on. Cancer Support Scotland provides emotional and practical support to those affected by cancer. Offering counselling, complementary therapy, stress management and podiatry through one-to-one and group based methods. A cancer diagnosis doesn’t come on its own, it can bring with it many stresses and complications. At Cancer Support Scotland we exist to support the wellbeing of anyone affected by cancer. We want to ensure people have access to the support they need and as a Wellbeing Assistant you will give people crucial information about our services and other appropriate support that may be available.

Contact Name

Stacey Murray

Benefits to self

• Learning or developing skills to add to your CV. • Meeting new people and having fun. • Helping to make a real difference to people affected by cancer. • Becoming more connected in your

Benefits to others

A cancer diagnosis doesn’t come on its own, it can bring with it many stresses and complications. At Cancer Support Scotland we exist to support the wellbeing of anyone affected by cancer. We want to ensure people have access to the support they need and as a Wellbeing Assistant you will give people

Location

Calman Centre

Training available

It's important to us that you feel happy, safe and confident in your role. You will receive a full induction to Cancer Support Scotland including a tour of the centre, information about the history of the charity, and a cancer awareness induction. You will also receive any necessary guidelines to assist you in your role.

Hours per week

3

PVG required

No

Support and supervision details

Once you start you will be supported by our Head of Wellbeing and Volunteer Coordinator. You will have regular contact with our Head of Wellbeing and the opportunity to meet on
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