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Irish Cancer Society

Irish Cancer Society

The Irish Cancer Society is the national charity for cancer care in Ireland. It is dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem and to improving the lives of those living with cancer, through patient care, research and education.

Patient care services include homecare nurses, night nurses, cancer liaison nurses and support groups. The Society organises public health promotion campaigns and provides continuing professional education to health professionals with an interest in cancer care. Through its division, Cancer Research Ireland, the Society is the largest voluntary funder of cancer research in Ireland. It also funds the Irish Clinical Oncology Research Group, the umbrella body for cancer specialists undertaking clinical trials. Action Breast Cancer (ABC) is a recently established project of the Society which is a “one stop” resource on all aspects of breast cancer, providing specialist information and support and funding leading edge breast cancer research. Its services are free and confidential.

Services’ Summary:

  • Home care nurses
  • Night nurses
  • Cancer liaison nurses
  • A child psychology and play therapy service
  • Support group volunteers offer a shared experience to those who have been newly diagnosed with cancer. The nine support groups affiliated to the Society are: Reach to Recovery, the Colostomy Care Group, the Laryngectomy Association of Ireland, Lymphoma Support Ireland , Cancer Plus, CanTeen, Genetic Breast Cancer Support Group, Chronic Myeloid Leukaemia Group and Men Against Cancer
  • The Cancer Helpline
  • National Quitline
  • Special fund – for those with financial difficulties
  • Bursaries

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Cancer Nurse, Tallaght Hospital and Bons Secours Cork

Cancer Nurse required for Daffodil Centre Tallaght Hospital and Daffodil Centre Bons Secours Cork

Corporate Partnerships Administrator

  • Not disclosed
  • Updated 26/05/2016
  • Dublin

The Irish Cancer Society are looking for a Corporate Partnerships Administrator for the busy Fundraising team

Junior Desktop Support Engineer

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  • Updated 26/05/2016
  • Dublin

The Irish Cancer Society is looking for a Junior Desktop Support Engineer on a one year fixed term contract

Research Coordinator

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  • Updated 26/05/2016
  • Dublin

The Irish Cancer Society are looking to recruit two Research Coordinators

Cancer Nurse (based on Cancer Nurseline)

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  • Updated 26/05/2016
  • Dublin

The Irish Cancer Society are recruiting a Cancer Nurse, for the Cancer Nurseline, on a permanent part time contract

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Good place for experienced professionals.

Anonymous in Dublin, Irlanda
current employee in Feb. 2016
10/02/2016

The Best Bits

Nice and friendly staff, good work environment and good location.

Things to improve

Could have more training to the staff and a carer path to follow avoiding the employment turnover.

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