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Band 8a Clinical Programme Manager BCSP

Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust
£56,388 to £62,785 a year pro rata
Closing date
28 Nov 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 8A
Contract Type
Part Time
Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust (BHRUT) is a large provider of acute services, serving a population of over 750,000 in outer North East London. The trust operates from two sites Queen's Hospital and King George Hospital. There are approximately 900 beds across both sites. Queens Hospital is the trust's main acute hospital and opened in 2006. It is the main hospital for people living in Havering, Dagenham and Brentwood. The hospital includes a hyper acute stroke unit (HASU), a large birthing centre, a renal dialysis unit and specialist neuroscience centre. The Emergency Department (ED) treats over 150,000 walk-in and ambulance emergencies each year. King George Hospital opened at its current site in Ilford in 1995 and provides acute and rehabilitation services for residents across Redbridge, Barking & Dagenham, and Havering, as well as providing some services to patients from South West Essex.

We are looking for a highly motivated, responsible person with clinical understanding to be able to join our Clinical care group of Surgery, Anaesthetics and Critical Care. This is an essential position as part of our Bowel Cancer Screening Programme.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will be working within the National Bowel Cancer Screening Programme (BCSP) and Bowel Scope Programme (BSP) as part of a team at Queen's Hospital.

The post holder will be responsible for providing administrative support to the rest of the screening team including the Screening Manager, Screening Practitioners, Clinicians and other support staff, and will be required to provide cross cover as and when necessary.

About us

Under the leadership of our Chair Jacqui Smith and Matthew Trainer, our Chief Executive, we provide care for the residents of three of the most diverse London boroughs. More than half of our 7,500 strong workforce are from black, Asian and minority ethnic groups and most live in Barking and Dagenham, Havering and Redbridge. We also provide healthcare services to people in south west Essex, and specialist neurosciences services to the whole of the county.

Our services include all the major specialties of large acute hospitals, operating from two main sites - King George Hospital in Goodmayes and Queen's Hospital in Romford. We also provide outpatient services at Brentwood Community Hospital, Barking Hospital, Loxford Polyclinic, and Harold Wood Polyclinic. We have two of the busiest emergency departments in London.

As we recover from Covid-19, we're proud to be leading the way nationally in reducing the time our patients wait to get the treatment they need. The pandemic provided the drive forour teams to innovate and change.

We know we have more work to do to improve waiting times for urgent and emergency care, and our performance against the four-hour emergency access standard remains challenged, in comparison to many other London trusts.

We are particularly proud of our regional Neurosciences Centre Radiotherapy Centre Hyper Acute Stroke Unit and dedicated breast care service at King George Hospital. We're also pleased to be part of the NEL Cancer Alliance.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For further information on this role, please see the attached detailed Job Description and Person Specification.

The person specification listed below is not the full specification requirements for the role. Please ensure you review the full specification on the job description prior to submitting your application.

Applicants are advised to read all the information on the advert and the supporting information before completing and submitting an application. As you complete your application please ensure you clearly demonstrate how you meet the criteria in the person specification for this post by adequately completing the supporting information section of the application form.

All new staff appointed at the Trust are subject to a probationary period.

Applications should be made online, however, queries regarding the application process or assistance with completion of the form (for applicants with a disability) can be made to Miss Mothiga Chandrakumar, Recruitment Advisor, on 01708 435000 ext. 5934. Further details regarding the post may be obtained by contacting the manager as per the contact details above.

Person Specification



  • Registered Adult Nurse with significant post registration experience
  • Leadership or mentorship qualification



  • Strong managerial skills, able to lead/Empower others and influence practice



  • Experience of Bowel Cancer Screening Programme
  • Autonomous Practitioner


  • National understanding of the BCSP agenda

Employer details

Employer name

Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust


Cross Site (Queen's Hospital and King George Hospital)



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