To be the ‘face’ of Northern Cancer Voices and be passionate about continuous service improvement. To identify opportunities to promote the voice of cancer patients and their carers.
You will have a very clear responsibility for ensuring that engagement with Northern Cancer Voices is meaningful and useful, and that groups/agencies are supported to engage effectively about their priorities and planning with NCV. Located in North East England
Main duties and responsibilities:
1. Recruit, support and publish patient voices
2. Facilitate engagement activity
Being able to drive and access to a car is essential if not in the immediate area.
1. An understanding of and commitment to the aims, principles and policies of Northern Cancer Voices.
2. An understanding of the issues faced by people affected by cancer.
3. The ability and experience of creating, developing and maintaining relationships across a wide variety of individuals, groups and organisations.
4. Excellent oral communication skills and the ability to communicate well with a wide cross section of people including members of the public, statutory agencies, VCSE organisations and communities through various means.
5. The ability to communicate effectively in writing with particular emphasis on preparing presentations, reports and producing engaging social media posts.
6. The ability to monitor and maintain own standards, prioritise work and meet deadlines and targets.
7. The ability to give and receive feedback objectively and sensitively and a willingness to challenge constructively.
8. A flexible approach and the ability to work as part of a small team.
9. Excellent ICT skills and the ability to ensure the best use of IT systems and packages in the delivery of the project.
10. Current driving licence and the ability to travel across the North East & North Cumbria
You will help us reach out to the various communities to spread the word. Your networking and contacts will help amplify the work already being done by an excellent team of volunteers and ensure that patient and carer voices are heard to make a difference,