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Lead Cancer Manager

University Hospitals Sussex NHS Foundation Trust
£58,972 to £68,525 per annum
Closing date
13 Mar 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 8B
Contract Type
Full Time
The Cancer division is one of 8 divisions and spans the entire Trust providing support and leadership of all aspects of cancer provision. UH Sussex is one of the largest providers of cancer care in the country and is the largest provider in the Surrey and Sussex Cancer Alliance.

The role of Lead Cancer Manager will provide strong leadership and support to all divisions in the management of cancer patients across all the national cancer access targets. This role will work closely with the divisional leadership team in the development of cancer services helping to continuously improve our cancer pathways helping to ensure patients receive timely access and treatment for all cancer types.

Main duties of the job

The role will work closely with operational and clinical colleagues across all divisions, leading on cancer PTL meetings and providing direction and support to leadership teams across UHSx. The role will also have a strong working relationship with ICB and Cancer Alliance colleagues whilst also engaging with corporate directors across the Trust.

About us

Join us atUHSussex, every day is different, you can be the change, better neverstops

AtUHSussexwe're proud to be at the heart of the NHS. As one of theUK's largest acute Trusts, we're a leading example of the excellence, the ambition and the values that have embodied the NHS for over 70 years.

Improving lives:We are a vibrant and inclusive organisation, with hardworking, talented and dedicated individuals, who work together towards a common goal, to always put ourPatient First.Our mission is summed up by our 'where better never stops' motto and no matter the role atUHSussex, you will play a part in driving us forwards and in improving the lives of patients across Sussex.We treat our patients and staff with the same compassion and empathy we expect for ourselves. We're here for them when they need us, and we go above and beyond to meet their needs. This can be seen in ourwellbeing programmefor staff which is extensive and designed to support you when you need itbecausewe know that to look after others we must first look after ourselves.

Build a career with us:As a university trust and a leader in healthcare research, we value learning, teaching and training so that we can be the best that we can be. From the moment you start with us and throughout your career we will help you to grow and develop. We hope that in choosing UHSussex you are choosing a long and happy career where you will be able to see the difference you make and feel valued for all that you do

Job description

Job responsibilities

For further information with regards to this post, please refer to the job description and person specification

Person Specification

Experience in a senior management role.


  • Management of teams

Extensive up to date knowledge of the NHS and cancer targets.


  • Extensive up to date knowledge of the NHS and cancer targets.

Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals Sussex NHS Foundation Trust (279)


University hospitals Sussex

Lyndhurst Road


BN11 2DH

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