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
Based on 5 employee reviews
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Irish Cancer Society Jobs

Retail Assistant

  • Not disclosed
  • Updated 12/10/2018
  • Cork

The Irish Cancer Society is seeking a part time retail assistant part-time basis

Irish Cancer Society reviews

I have had a great experience working here and would highly recommend it 

Employee in Retail in Tallaght, County Dublin, Ireland
former employee in 2018

The Best Bits

I enjoyed going in everyday and working as part of a team. Everyone was very kind and great to work with.

Things to improve

They could get a more structured office to work in.

About The Job

Stack shelves, help customers, fold clothes, organize the store


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I'll never forget this time

Anonymous in Dublin, Irlanda
current employee in Sep 2018

The Best Bits

Working here I could be in a Very frendly atmosfere becouse everyone How Works here os always smiling and happy. And I Could develop my English as well becouse people talk to me.... It's help me so much!!!

Things to improve

I have anything to complain. I'm really thankfull with that opportunity.


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Anonymous in Dublin, Ireland
current employee in Oct 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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