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Macmillan Principal AHP for Cancer Services

Cardiff & Vale University Health Board
£47,126 to £53,219 a year per annum
Closing date
8 Aug 2022

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CBT Therapist / Other
Band 8A
Contract Type
Full Time
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An opportunity has arisen for an innovative and strategically minded individual to work with the lead Macmillan nurse and wider multidisciplinary team to participatein the development and evaluation of Cardiffand Vale Oncologyservices and to foster a co -ordinated and responsive approach to treatment. The postholder will be responsible for the strategic direction, clinical delivery and leadership of the Prepare Well Cancer team andwill establish professional links withthe forthcoming Acute Oncology service to be launched this year.

The role will ensure high quality, safe care and will support the development of clinical pathways through expert knowledge, clinical leadership and education.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will be expected to support the delivery of service implementation, development and innovation reporting into the Prehab2Rehab and Live Well Improvement Programmes.

The successful candidate will have excellent communication and influencing skills, extensive experience of working across a broad range of services and will have worked successfully with other professionals and patients.

Cardiff and Vale UHB is a great place to work. Therapies have a strong and coherent identity working closely together to deliver the therapy strategy. We are highly committed to the development of our workforce and our services. We actively support CPD and talent management and the post holder will lead service improvement and be involved in research.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post; Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply

About us

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board is one of the largest Integrated Health Boards in the UK, employing over 15,000 staff, providing over 100 specialist services. Working across 6 hospital sites, we have a diverse range of career opportunities to offer. Serving around 500,000 people living in Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan, we are focussed on the health and care needs of our local population whilst working with our partners to develop regional services.

Our mission is Caring for People, Keeping People Well,and our vision is that every person's chance of leading a healthy life should be equal. As an organisation we are unashamedly ambitious for our population's health, rising to the challenges of today and tomorrow through our 10-year strategy, Shaping our Future Wellbeing. We are contributing to a healthier Wales with great emphasis placed on innovation and improvement, learning from around the world and leading the way in clinical research. Partnership working is strong at Cardiff and Vale, and we work closely with our staff and our community.

Cardiff, the thriving Welsh capital, is a fantastic city to live and work in with an abundance of sports, arts and cultural attractions.Situated to the west of Cardiff, the Vale of Glamorgan offers a combination of beautiful Welsh countryside and a dramatic natural coastline. Whether city life or rural living, Cardiff and the Vale offers the best of both worlds.

Job description Job responsibilities

You will be able to find a full Job description and Person Specification attached within the supporting documents or please click Apply now to view in Trac

Person Specification Qualifications Essential
  • Recognised qualification degree / equivalent in therapy
  • H.C.P.C. Registration
  • Evidence of Master's degree or relevant higher-level qualification
  • Membership of relevant professional body
Experience Essential
  • Significant post registration experience in a therapy position at senior level in cancer
  • Evidence of leading a clinical team and assisting in the planning and development of an existing service.
  • Involvement in change management
  • Published work
Skills Essential
  • Ability to demonstrate advanced level of clinical skills within the field of cancer
  • Ability to demonstrate leadership skills
  • Ability to communicate with healthcare professionals and the public
  • Evidence of involvement in audit and research
  • Research methodology
  • Competent IMT skills
Special Knowledge Essential
  • Specialist therapy knowledge in the field of cancer.
  • Evidence of formal leadership training

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