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Divisional Director - Cancer and Diagnostics

Surrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust
£95,135 to £109,475 a year plus high cost allowance
Closing date
31 May 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 9
Contract Type
Full Time
Job summary

We are keen to hear from candidates interested in joining a high performing leadership team providing exceptional care to patients here at Surrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust that is rated as Outstanding by CQC.This role will provide you with the opportunity to shape our Cancer & Diagnostic services focusing on quality improvement and taking into account national and local drivers. Reporting into the Chief of Service, the successful candidate will provide strong local leadership to the Division and to balance strategic plans with operational needs and robust delivery.Here at Surrey and Sussex NHS Trust our people are pivotal to all we do, we live our Trust values and make team working a reality for each of our colleagues every day.Our commitment to you is that we will support and develop you.Please contact us if you would like to hear more about this opportunity

Main duties of the job

For further information, please see the attached trust job description and person specification for a full list of duties and responsibilities.

About us

We provide emergency and non-emergency services to the residents of East Surrey, North-East West Sussex, and South Croydon, including the major towns of Crawley, Horsham, Reigate and Redhill; a community of over 535,000 people. We provide acute and complex services and a range of outpatient, diagnostic services whilst Crawley Hospital and Horsham in West Sussex and Caterham Dene Hospital and Oxted Health Centre in Surrey provide less complex planned services. In 2019 the Care Quality Commission (CQC) rated our services as 'Outstanding' and we are one of the best performing Trusts in England:
  • Winners of Health Service Journal Acute Trust of the year award 2021
  • National Patient Safety Awards winner and strive to be a beacon for safety in all that we do
  • We are in the top 20% nationally for staff recommending the Trust as a place to work or receive treatment
  • Our staff rate us the best in the country among comparable acute trusts when asked if they would recommend the Trust as a place to work and when asked whether care of patients is the organisation's top priority
  • Our workforce are amongst the most motivated in the country; we achieved the top acute hospital score in the country for staff engagement in the last national staff survey

Job description

Job responsibilities

Once you understand the requirements outlined in the advert, please ensure your application accurately reflects where you match them. For further information regarding the role please read the attached Job Description and Person Specification.

Person Specification



  • Evidence of a good standard of written English appropriate to the role
  • A complete and accurate application
  • Suitability for role evidenced in supporting statement
  • Evidence of essential experience for role
  • Meet the essential education/qualifications required for the role
  • Hold the necessary mandatory professional/clinical registration
  • Evidence of the Trust values and behaviours
  • Evidence of any other essential criteria outlined in the person specification

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