Join the team

Want to be a part of a dynamic and evolving team where you can make a difference? Join us at the forefront of the battle to defeat brain tumours.

As a result of our ambitious five-year strategy to double survival from brain tumours and halve the harm they cause to quality of life, we have a range of new and exciting roles on offer at The Brain Tumour Charity.

Brain tumours are the biggest cancer killer of children and adults under 40 in the UK. We are the UK's largest dedicated brain tumour charity, committed to fighting brain tumours on all fronts. We're looking for talented individuals to join our pioneering, passionate and growing team as we seek to accelerate change for those affected.

Located in Farnborough, just half-an-hour outside of London by train, our dedicated team spend their days funding pioneering research, raising awareness of the symptoms and effects of brain tumours and providing support and information for those affected. With over 10,600 people receiving the devastating diagnosis of a brain tumour each year, and over 5,000 losing their lives to this disease, we need to act fast to guarantee change.

If you have the passion, drive and determination to help us step forward in the battle to defeat brain tumours, then we'd love to hear from you.

View our current vacancies

Our team

Here at the Brain Tumour Charity, our diverse team come from all walks of life. From doctors, marketing specialists and corporate professionals to those who have been personally affected by the loss of a loved one from a brain tumour, we are united in our battle to defeat this devastating disease.

We are a pioneering, passionate, collaborative and smart team. Along the way, we face many tough challenges but fun is always on the agenda. A positive team environment is a productive and successful one.

Here's what some of our team have to say about working at The Brain Tumour Charity:

“I'm responsible for processing donations to The Brain Tumour Charity. I really enjoy reading all the letters we receive, our supporters and fundraisers are so inspiring. No matter how big or small a donation I'm processing, there is a personal story behind each one. I enjoy being part of an exciting and passionate team who are reaching for the same goal; to defeat brain tumours."

Ayesha Regula, Fundraising Officer

“My day to day to role here means that I provide support and information to anyone affected by a brain tumour diagnosis. I love the feeling of helping people individually with their journey, as difficult as that can be. Working here has also given me the chance to get involved in lots of different things. Helping at The Twilight Walks with hundreds of volunteers and walkers is a highlight of my year. It has opened my eyes to the fantastic work that is being done throughout the organisation and the bravery of our beneficiaries".

Cameron Miller, Information & Support Services Manager

"I originally joined The Brain Tumour Charity to develop the HR function, this was my first venture into the charity sector and was an exciting, enlightening and incredibly rewarding experience. I was however, lured by the corporate world and left the Charity after two years to explore an opportunity to develop my HR career. It didn't take me long to recognise that the corporate environment didn't offer anywhere near the job satisfaction and sense of fulfilment professionally and personally that somewhere as unique and innovative as The Brain Tumour Charity provided me with. I've now returned to the Charity in a different role as Support Development Advisor as this is a place where your talent, potential and transferable skills are valued and recognised and has led to a fantastic new opportunity for me which I'm relishing. I am absolutely delighted to have been welcomed back into this amazing Charity where it is possible to make a difference every day."

Eve Kelleher, Support Development Advisor

Current vacancies

If you think this is right for you, please find the roles we are currently recruiting for below.

Paediatric Healthcare Engagement Manager (National role)

Location: Farnborough, Hampshire, GU14, with flexibility regarding homeworking (National travel required)
Salary: In line with Band 7 pay scale (dependent on experience)

The purpose of this role is to lead on our work with paediatric healthcare professionals within the NHS to ensure that all children, young people, young adults who have a brain tumour, and their families, are supported by high quality services that are focussed on improving outcomes.

You will be responsible for engaging healthcare professionals, and establishing and building a community that promotes best practice and fosters peer networks and support.

You will need:

  • Nurse or Allied Healthcare Professional with current registration
  • Experience of working within paediatric healthcare sector
  • Experience of working with health professionals to build relationships to create networks and communities
  • Experience of working in the NHS and the ability to work across boundaries e.g. Third Sector and NHS

Apply here

Community Fundraiser (South of England)

Location: Home based
Salary: circa £24,000 - £27,000 pa (dependent on experience)

The Community Fundraiser will support the delivery of our strategic plans and objectives within their region. This will include generating and growing our income through community fundraising activities, raising awareness and funds by leading on and delivering fundraising and awareness initiatives to engage people with our work, recruiting and supporting the fundraising of individuals, Supporter Groups, other fundraising groups and small businesses to help build and sustain our supporter base.

You will need:

  • Record of achievement as a fundraiser in a community, corporate or events team with another charity
  • Ability to work as a part of small, flexible team and contribute to group and individual targets
  • Proven ability to work remotely
  • Firm grasp of fundraising principles and practice

Apply here

CRM / IT Intern

Location: Farnborough, Hampshire, GU14
Salary: circa £17,000 pa (dependent on experience)

The CRM/IT Intern will support the Charity’s IT and CRM system in order to maintain high standards for effectiveness and efficiency. Working within the Development team, you will provide basic IT support, This is an ideal opportunity for an IT graduate or placement student wishing to develop their technical and reporting skills.

You will need:

  • Working towards an IT related degree
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Confident IT user including internet, email and databases
  • Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and Word

Apply here

Research Grants Officer

Location: Farnborough, Hampshire, GU14
Salary: circa £26,000 pa (dependent on experience)

This role supports the Research team, ensuring that The Charity effectively delivers our Research Strategy: A Cure Can’t Wait and our grant programme.

You will assist with the grant funding and peer review process and help further the delivery of our Research Strategy

You will need:

  • Proven experience of working with databases and spreadsheets
  • Degree in a life sciences/medical discipline with Maths, Science and English GCSEs (or equivalent) grades A-C
  • Awareness of grant making processes
  • Awareness of the charity sector

Apply here

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