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Wigwam Co-ordinator wanted – 7.5 hours per week

2 Jun 2021

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We are looking for someone to help us expand our Wigwam cancer support services. Our ideal candidate would have previous expertise in group facilitation, peer work and/or support work. They will be passionate about improving integrative cancer care support for people living with or beyond cancer and share our values and vision for the charity. They will also be able to take initiative to effectively and sensitively coordinate our Wigwam and wellbeing groups, to help develop our online presence and organise a new programme of Forums which will run in the Autumn.

Our small team is very supportive. The post holder will report to the Executive Director, but direct line of work will be with the Wigwam lead, Yes to Life Trustee, Clare McLusky. You will also be working alongside the Wigwam Coordinator, Philip Booth.

What qualities are helpful?

• Understanding of living with cancer or another chronic illness

• Being a good listener and enjoying meeting new people and talking with them

• Familiarity working in groups or teams

• Comfortable talking about cancer, illness and loss.

• Naturally empathetic, warm and friendly

• Organisational skills and a clear idea of the importance of boundaries

• Social media skills

Salary: FTE £4,500 (£375 a month) 25 days holiday per year (Pro-rata). This is initially a three month contract which we hope will be extended.

Please click here for the job description:

JD Wigwam Facilitator

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Those applying will need to send a short CV and a statement about why they would like to get involved in Wigwam to . We will follow up references on the successful candidate. Closing date 5pm on Tuesday 15th June.