Cancer Nurse

Dublin
Head Hunt International € 56600.0 - 56600.0 Per year Full time Save This Job
Pay
€ 56600.0 - 56600.0 Per year
Hours
Full time
Type
Permanent
Job level
Deputy Manager / Senior Staff
Posted
19 Nov 2022
Closes
17 Dec 2022

Job Description

WHO WE ARE

Community of patients, survivors, volunteers, supporters, health and social care professionals and researchers. Together, we are working to save lives and improve the lives of people affected by cancer.

By 2025, 3 out of 4 Irish cancer patients will survive their diagnosis and everyone affected by the disease will have access to world-class treatment, care and support.

Our Cancer Information Services are available for anyone affected by cancer. Our team of specialist cancer nurses provide cancer related information and education on a wide range of topics, emotional support and signposting to sources of support via our Support Line and in Daffodil Centres. This empowers and enables enquirers to the service to get the information and support they need from a trusted source at a time and place that suits them.

If you are looking for an opportunity to use your cancer nursing skills and knowledge to make a positive impact on anyone affected by cancer this role is for you.


A cancer diagnosis impacts all areas of a person's life. At the Irish Cancer Society, we aim to reduce this burden of cancer and improve the quality of life for everyone affected by cancer.



YOU WILL

Be responsible including promotion and continuous development of the service and for raising awareness of its availability, both within the hospital and in the local community.
Provide specialist information, education and support to anyone affected by cancer that visits or contacts the centre - this could be a person with a diagnosis, friend/relative/carer, someone concerned about symptoms or seeking cancer prevention/health promotion material or a health care professional.
Develop and maintain information resources available within the centre for service users
Deliver Irish Cancer Society patient education programmes


The post holder must be a registered nurse with oncology knowledge and experience who is able to discuss and assess complex cancer needs as well as related practical and emotional matters with anyone who presents themselves at the centre or contacts the centre by phone, email or via the Society's Social Media channels. They must have the leadership and organisational skills to manage and develop the centre and the people skills to interact with enquirers as well as with internal and external stakeholders.

Delivering person centred care and education

Be responsive in understanding and addressing the needs of service users and complete a Holistic Needs Assessments with them if needed.
Provide comprehensive cancer information, advice and support to patients, carers, the general public and healthcare professionals. Answering queries about all aspects of cancer (face-to-face, telephone, email and written).

Deliver the Society's patient education programme locally in groups and online as required.
Act as a resource to the multidisciplinary teams in St Luke's Radiation Oncology Network on information, supports and services available to cancer patients and their supporters.
Present to various external groups on aspects of cancer, from cancer prevention to cancer treatments, side-effects and follow-up care, as well as the different services available from the Irish Cancer Society
Leadership of the Daffodil Centre and volunteer management

Work with managers in both the hospital and the Irish Cancer Society to develop and manage the Daffodil Centre, ensuring that it is open as advertised, providing accessibility and a high-quality professional service.

Continually seek out ways to develop our services and supports and improve the efficiency and effectiveness the work of the centre.
Submit a monthly report to relevant stakeholders, detailing the activities of the centre, including statistics on the number and demographics of Enquirers seen and number of telephone/email enquiries.
Work with the Cancer information Services Coordinator to prepare annual centre activity reports.

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Job Details

Cancer Nurse

Dublind Head Hunt International
Pay
€ 56600.0 - 56600.0 Per year
Job level
Deputy Manager / Senior Staff
Hours
Full time
Posted
19 Nov 2022
Type
Permanent
Closes
17 Dec 2022

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