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Macmillan Information Centre Manager and Personalised Cancer Care Lead

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust
£50,952 to £57,349 per annum
Closing date
27 Feb 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 8A
Contract Type
Full Time
The post holder will be required to manage and deliver a comprehensive cancer information and support service within Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust for people affected by cancer including patients, carers, family and friends, as well as health and social care professionals.The post holder will also support the Corporate Cancer Nursing team in providing a leading role in the continuing implementation of the Personalised Cancer Care Programme across MFT.

They will be required to provide a specialist information and support resource for health and social care professionals, offering expertise to enhance the skills and knowledge of the clinical teams and support clinical teams with the implementation of the Personalised Cancer Care agenda in line with the NHS Long Term Plan.

Main duties of the job

  • Drive innovation, facilitate collaborative working and provide effective programme leadership and management to deliver the Macmillan Strategy and Personalised Cancer Care agenda.
  • To work closely with the Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Services at MFT to coordinator services and facilitate collaborative working whilst embedding personalised cancer care in the centres.
  • Continue to further develop and co-ordinate information and support services across a range of settings within MFT.
  • Work with the Macmillan Corporate Cancer nursing team to ensure improvement plans related to personalised cancer care are implemented to achieve quality outcomes, productivity, access and improved experience for people affected by cancer.

About us

MFT is one of the largest NHS Trust In England with a turnover of �2.6bn & is on a different scale than most other NHS Trusts. We're creating an exceptional integrated health & social care system for the 1 million patients who rely on our services every year.

Bringing together 10 hospitals & community services from across Manchester, Trafford & beyond, we champion collaborative working & transformation, encouraging our 28,000 workforce to pursue their most ambitious goals. We set standards that other Trusts seek to emulate so you'll benefit from a scale of opportunity that is nothing short of extraordinary.

We've also created a digitally enabled organisation to improve clinical quality, patient & staff experience, operational effectiveness & driving research, and innovation through the introduction of Hive our Electronic Patient Record system which launched in September 2022.

We're proud to be a major academic Research Centre & Education provider, providing you with a robust infrastructure to encourage and facilitate high-quality research programmes. What's more, we're excited to be embarking on our Green Plan which sets out how MFT continues to play its part in making healthcare more sustainable.

At MFT, we create and foster a culture of inclusion and belonging, provide equal opportunities for career development that are fair, open, and transparent, protecting your health and wellbeing and shaping the future of our organisation together.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To find out more about the key responsibilities and the specific skills and experience youll need, take a look at the Job Description & Person Specification attachments under the Supporting Documents heading. So that youre even more equipped to make an informed decision to apply to us, youll need to take time to read the Candidate Essentials Guide that sits with the Job Description and Person Specification. This document provides you with details about the Trust, our benefits and outlines how we care for you as you care for others. Most importantly, it also contains critical information youll need to be aware of before you submit an application form.

Diversity Matters

MFT is committed to promoting equality of opportunity, celebrating and valuing diversity and eliminating any form of unlawful discrimination across our workforce, ensuring our people are truly representative of the communities we serve. All individuals regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation are encouraged to apply for this post. As an inclusive employer, we are here to support you. If you have any special requirements to help you with your application, email our team at

Were looking forward to hearing from you!

Person Specification



  • Evidence of Masters level study in relevant area (health/social care) or equivalent standard or qualification or evidence of proven experience.
  • Further management qualification to postgrad diploma level or equivalent or willingness to work towards
  • Communication skills training Enhanced / Advanced
  • Evidence of CPD


  • Project management methodology qualification e.g Prince2
  • Recognised counselling qualification



  • Current health or social care leadership role
  • Significant experience working within cancer services/care
  • Evidence of delivering teaching programmes to staff / patient groups
  • Proven service transformation/project management involving multidisciplinary teams.
  • Proven experience of networking and influencing across organisational boundaries and facilitating collaborative networking
  • Performance management including delivery of successful projects within expected timeframes



  • Evidence of effective people management and leadership skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with evidence of collaborative working with key stakeholders within and outside of an organisation
  • Evidence of diplomacy and negotiation skills
  • Good analytical skills and experience of using data to understand service delivery identify risks and formulate recommendations
  • Ability to formulate comprehensive high level reports

Employer details

Employer name

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust


Manchester Royal Infirmary

Oxford Road


M13 9WL

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