Cancer Services Manager

London - London | Clinical | Permanent (Full time) | R0024969

Nuffield Health at St Bartholomew’s   - Cancer Services Manager

Nuffield Health is the UK’s largest healthcare charity.  Our family of 31 award winning hospitals, 112 fitness and wellbeing clubs, healthcare clinics and over 160 onsite workplace wellbeing services are united in our purpose to build a healthier nation.

In late 2021, we’ll open the doors to Nuffield Health at St Bartholomew’s Hospital: The City of London’s only independent hospital, situated next to St Bartholomew’s NHS hospital, Nuffield Health at St Barts will be our flagship centre for cardiac & cancer services and will also provide a full range of surgical and medical services, including: orthopaedics, oncology, general surgery, gynaecology and urology surgery.

The new hospital will consist of:

  • 48 inpatient and day case bedrooms
  • 28 consultation rooms
  • Three digital operating theatres
  • Cardiac catheterisation lab
  • Specialist intensive care beds
  • 8 bay Oncology day unit
  • Endoscopy and minor ops theatre
  • Full diagnostic imaging suite including MRI, CT, ultrasound, mammography and general X-ray

The Role

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Cancer Services Manager to join our brand-new team in London. Operationally responsible for the cancer services within the oncology day ward and the hospitals outpatient service, you’ll enjoy the chance to make a real difference with Nuffield Health.

  • We’ll expect you to actively contribute to service development, policies and strategies, and identify opportunities during the build phase and also prepare the hospital to open in 2021.
  • Once the hospital is operational, you will support individuals and teams to deliver high quality, clinically effective patient care through assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation.
  • Together with the Hospital Matron you will be responsible for leading the day to day management of the Oncology day unit.
  • Along the way, you'll build strong relationships with consultants, hospital senior leaders, a wide range of healthcare professionals and, of course, patients.
  • Working collaboratively alongside the consultants, you’ll ensure patients benefit from the best possible SACT treatment and care.

The Person

You will have:

Significant, post-registration experience in cancer care

  • Leadership and people management experience
  • Budget management
  • Cancer Chemotherapy Administration qualification and recent competency evidence.
  • Cannulation and Central Venous Access Devices competency
  • Acute oncology assessment competency
  • Act within the Professional Bodies Code of Practice
  • Maintain their own work profile to ensure revalidation standards are met and assist junior registered staff in achieving revalidation.
  • Contribute and participate in the development of nurses and nursing practice across the Hospital through leading clinical projects and supporting training.
  • Ensure that NMC/HCPC registration is current.
  • Considerable experience leading a service caring for the patient with cancer

The Benefits 

In return, we offer a working environment that will help you grow your skills and experience and get the best out of life. Other benefits include 25 days’ annual holiday (increasing with service), gym membership, private healthcare and a range of lifestyle and financial wellbeing benefits. 

Be your best and join us in building a healthier nation. 

This role profile sets out the current duties of the post that may vary from time to time without changing the character of the job or the level of responsibility entailed.  However, all job profiles are regularly reviewed and updated accordingly in line with business needs.

Please remember to inform your line manager when making your internal application.

Salary - Competitive , dependent on experience.
Closing date - Friday 25th September 2020

Interviews provisionally planned for early October . Start date early 2021