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Why join us?

When you join Blood Cancer UK, you don’t just become an organisational employee – you become part of a collaborative community dedicated to funding research into beating blood cancer that includes some of the most inspiring people you’ll ever meet.

We started because of Susan, we’ll get there because of you.

Blood Cancer UK was started by one family who lost their daughter, Susan, to blood cancer, and that history and sense of family continues to shape who we are today.

And we’re not that far away from beating blood cancer. We’re confident we can do it within the next generation, and this makes us hugely ambitious and gives us a sense of real urgency. It also means we’re changing quickly as an organisation as we constantly challenge ourselves and strive to become more and more effective. This pace of change means working here isn’t for everyone. But if you’re excited by the chance to work in a fast-paced, agile and supportive environment with the focus and ambition to beat blood cancer this could be the place for you! We focus on results rather than time spent at desk, so we deliver more for people affected by blood cancer.

We offer the chance to work for and with people affected by blood cancer, and the opportunity to advance your career and develop your skillset whilst taking on exciting new challenges and making your mark.

Working at Blood Cancer UK

We have a great benefits package, and we provide support for all our employees. Our agile way of working is a key part of what makes us different- we care more about results than time spent in the office. Our values guide our decision making and our behaviours, and we’ll ask you about these at interview stage.

Find out more about what we offer when you choose to join us:

We have world-class staff engagement levels

We really pleased to have been accredited by Best Companies as an employer with 'world class' levels of staff engagement. because it means people working here are able to do their best work in supporting people affected by blood cancer. We’re proud of the work we’ve done in making our values central to what we do as a charity. Also, our approach to agile working has gone far beyond just shifting the time people can log on and log off, and has been about empowering people and trusting them to take responsibility to work out the way of working that works best for them. But more important than leadership and policies has been the approach of the employees, whose can-do attitude had made the culture at Blood Cancer UK what it is today.

We champion equality and inclusion

We are committed to equality, diversity and inclusion in everything we do. We've created a welcoming and supportive community, and aim to ensure our work reflects this.

We are a Disability Confident Committed employer, committed to recruiting and retaining disabled employees. And we are a Stonewall Diversity Champion, working to ensure all LGBT+ staff are accepted in our workplace.

We’ve also signed the Time to Change Pledge, showing our commitment to changing the way we all think and act about mental health in the workplace.

We are a Living Wage Employer

We are proud to be accredited by the Living Wage Foundation as a Living Wage Employer.

This means that we have committed to ensuring that everyone, whether employee, third party contractor or anyone else working either directly or indirectly for us, earns a real Living Wage. This is higher than the government’s minimum, or National Living Wage, and is an independently calculated hourly rate of pay that is based on the actual cost of living. It is calculated each year and is announced by the Living Wage Foundation.