Cancer Society

Manager, Information and Supportive Care Services

Cancer Society

Social Groups and Societies

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Applications Close - End of Day: 25-03-2019


New Zealand

Work type:

  • ·         Key Leadership Role
  • ·         Opportunity To Make A Difference
  • ·         Christchurch Based


The Cancer Society of New Zealand is a well known and highly regarded not for profit organisation dedicated to reducing the incidence and impact of cancer in the community. The Cancer Society works with communities to provide leadership and advocacy in cancer control, with core services in supportive care, health promotion, information, advocacy and research. The Canterbury-West Coast Division is one of six autonomous divisions that form the federated Cancer Society of New Zealand. More information can be found on their website  


This key role will report into the Chief Executive and will be responsible for leading the team of staff and volunteers who deliver the patient related Information and Supportive Care services throughout the Canterbury West Coast division. Your responsibilities will include building working relationships with a range of cancer related organisations and ensuring the Society’s national and divisional policy guidelines and standards are met. You will add value and play a key role in the work of the Cancer Society of New Zealand by contributing to national policy development and service.


To be successful in this position, you will have a background in the health or social services sector, along with an understanding of the philosophy and practices of a not for profit organisation. You will be a great communicator and be able to demonstrate an ability to build positive relationships. Additionally, you will have proven leadership experience and a passion for leading and developing teams along with a hands on approach. A clean drivers license is essential for this community focused role.  


If you are a team player, have empathy along with a sense of humour and are drawn by this exciting opportunity please submit your cover letter and CV by clicking on the ‘Apply’ button. Initial phone enquiries can be made to Amanda Hance on 03 345 8754 or Sally Goldsmith on 03 345 8761.

A Position Description for the role is available for download at the bottom of the job listing at


Applications for this role close 5pm Monday 25 March 2019

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