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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

Overall rating
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Irish Cancer Society Jobs
(5)

Cancer Nurse, St Vincent's University Hospital

  • Not disclosed
  • Updated 19/07/2018
  • Dublin

The Irish Cancer Society are seeking a Cancer Nurse in St Vincent's University Hospital.

Retail Assistant Swords

  • Not disclosed
  • Updated 19/07/2018
  • Dublin

The Irish Cancer Society are seeking a Retail Assistant for our Swords Shop.

National Campaigns Officer

  • Not disclosed
  • Updated 18/07/2018
  • Dublin

The Irish Cancer Society are seeking a National Campaigns Officer

Retail Assistant - Ennis

  • Not disclosed
  • Updated 17/07/2018
  • Dublin

The Irish Cancer Society are seeking a part time Retail Assistant for their Ennis shop.

Advocacy Department Manager

  • Not disclosed
  • Updated 16/07/2018
  • Dublin

Advocacy Department Manager required for 1 year fixed term contract

Irish Cancer Society reviews
(3)

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Anonymous in Dublin, Ireland
current employee in M 2017
25/10/2017

The Best Bits

Flexible working conditions. Nice work environment. Nice staff. Good location

Things to improve

Career progression long term staff recognition staff benefits workplace well-being

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Great work-life balance

Anonymous in Dublin, Ireland
current employee in M 2016
27/10/2016

The Best Bits

Flexible working hours, great location near city centre and I am free to work with minimal supervision.

Things to improve

Less bureaucracy and more leadership, also check annually whether wages are compatible with the market.

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Good place for experienced professionals.

Anonymous in Dublin, Irlanda
current employee in _ 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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