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There are currently five Community Support Services in operation across the UK, based in Manchester, Birmingham, London, Newcastle and Glasgow, each of which aims to dramatically improve support for men closer to where they live through establishing close links with primary care services and practitioners.
Working closely with the Community Support Service Manager (South East), you will design and deliver specialist clinical support and advice to men and their families, ensuring they have access to specialist information and clinically appropriate support in regard to prostate cancer and the PSA test. You will engage with primary care practitioners in your designated area, providing information and identifying opportunities for professional development, including access to Prostate Cancer UK’s health professional education programme.
You will be a Registered Nurse with a strong team ethic and the ability to communicate effectively with men from a range of backgrounds and health levels. Work placement experience within primary and secondary care is essential, as is a background in running education and awareness sessions for both patients and public and health professionals. You will also have a sound understanding of prostate cancer pathology, current screening practices and evidence-based survivorship programmes.
For further information and to download an application pack, please visit our website by clicking on the link provided.
Closing date: 11 March 2013.
Interview date: 18 March 2013.
We welcome applications from all sections of the community.
Prostate Cancer UK is a registered charity in England and Wales (1005541) and in Scotland (SC039332). Registered company number 2653887.