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3630 - Single Cancer Management System Project and Dev Lead

Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
£50,952 to £57,349 a year
Closing date
1 Jun 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 8A
Full Time
Job summary

An exciting opportunity has arisen to support the delivery of a key digital priority for the SYB Cancer Alliance, which will implement a single shared record for cancer across the geography. This has been a long term ambition of the Alliance and will make a real difference to both clinical and administrative teams, as well as enhancing communication and information for people affected by cancer in SYB.

Whilst this post is network facing, it will be hosted by Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust as the employing organisation. As such, you will be part of a friendly, dynamic local team as well as a valued member of the Cancer Alliance.

If you are interested in this post and would like to know more, please do not hesitate to contact Georgia Thompson by email on

Main duties of the job

This is a complex project and one which will involve supporting and co-ordinating project work-streams across multiple acute provider organisations. The successful post-holder will need to demonstrate strong project management skills and the ability to work effectively across a geographical system. They will also need good technical knowledge to ensure all key considerations are covered, including the clinical safety case, information governance and data sharing needs.

The SYB Cancer Alliance has a varied and robust programme of work, with quality at its heart; and delivers the cancer agenda on behalf of the wider SY Integrated Care Board.

Whilst this post is network facing, it will be hosted by Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust as the employing organisation. As such, you will be part of a friendly, dynamic local team as well as a valued member of the Cancer Alliance.

To be eligible for the role, you will need to demonstrate the essential requirements of the job specification; and in exchange will receive supervision and development opportunities aligned to the post.

Please note this is a fixed term role for 2 years.

About us

Please note that the Trust reserves the right to close a position early.

Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is a high performing Trust achieving a Good rating in our most recent Care Quality Commission (CQC) assessment and achieving significant progress in the delivery of our strategic objectives. We are proud of the commitment of our staff to ensuring a strong and sustainable future for this organisation which is highly valued by our local communities.

There has never been a better time to join Barnsley Hospital. It is moving at pace and a we can do this attitude is evident right through the organisation, where staff are engaged for change and committed to being part of the journey to sustainability and growth.

Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is committed to promoting equality of opportunity and fair treatment to all applicants regardless of race, nationality, ethnic origin, gender, marital status, mental or physical disability, religion or belief, sexual orientation, age or offending history.

The cost of the DBS (criminal records check) will be met by the successful candidate(s) through salary deduction.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Job Description for Single Cancer Management System Project and Development Lead

Please refer to the attached Job Description and Person Specification for full details of the role and responsibilities.

Supporting Documents

Please refer to the values-based recruitment guidance and associated documentation.

Person Specification



  • Educated to Degree level in a relevant subject or equivalent level of qualification
  • Educated to masters level or equivalent level of experience of working at a senior level in specialist area
  • Programme Management Experience and MSP Foundation and/or Practitioner


  • Prince 2 Foundation and/or Practitioner.



  • Demonstrable evidence of system(s) development including design, testing and roll-out
  • Experience of working with multiple sets of health-related data and information systems in health-related organisations including the establishment of system interfaces
  • Experience of working with a range of stakeholders, across organisational boundaries and sectors
  • Experience of managing a complex project or programme of work involving many interdependencies and multiple priorities
  • Experience in managing and mitigating risks and issues
  • Demonstrable evidence of developing a range of reporting and intelligence tools
  • Previous involvement in budget management and working knowledge of financial processes

Knowledge and Awareness


  • Knowledge of strategic direction and key issues facing the NHS including cancer
  • Specialist knowledge of Cancer Information Systems
  • Extensive knowledge related to the administration and capture of cancer pathways including mandated national cancer related datasets and reporting requirements
  • Demonstrable understanding of clinical safety standards related to development of health IT systems
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office and advanced keyboard skills
  • Knowledge and experience of report writing and presentation
  • Understanding of patient confidentiality and data protection
  • Specialist knowledge of Cancer KPIs and the Cancer Waiting Times Dataset


  • Knowledge of ICB priorities including digital landscape
  • VBA Knowledge
  • SSAS, SSRS knowledge
  • Specialist knowledge of Infoflex Cancer Information System

Trust Values


  • In around 100 words please describe what Equality & Diversity means to you and why they are important.
  • In around 100 words please describe a time when you were under pressure but remained calm, compassionate and focused at work.
  • In around 100 words please describe how you ensure you build and sustain positive working relationships within a team.
  • In around 100 words please describe how do you ensure you contribute to a well functioning team.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab) .

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab) .

Employer details

Employer name

Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust


Pogmoor Road


South Yorkshire

S75 2EP

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