Non Clinical - Cancer Performance Manager

  • Department Cancer Services Department
  • Salary £40,057.00 – £45,839 per annum
  • Closing Date 18/08/2022
  • Location Royal Shrewsbury Hospital
  • Grade NHS AfC: Band 7
  • Job ref 223-CPM-739
  • Pension NHS Pension
  • Holidays Generous Holiday Allowance
  • NHS discount Eligible for NHS Discounts
  • Contract Fixed term - 6 months
  • Hours 37.5 hours per week

Job overview

* This position is subject to Agenda for Change confirmation*

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Cancer Services team as the Cancer Performance Manager. The post is fundamental to ensuring the monitoring of the Cancer Waiting Times targets. The postholder manages the Assistant Cancer Performance Manager as well as the Urgent Appointment Team Leader and oversees the management of the wider Cancer Services team of Cancer Pathway Coordinators, Urgent Appointment Coordinators and MDT Prep Clerks. Working closely with each MDT and Division is a key element of the role ensuring issues affecting performance is escalated in accordance with local policies and procedures. Cancer Services provide an overarching Corporate function and reports into the Deputy Chief Operating Officer. 

We welcome applications from those with significant experience of working within a cancer setting with strong data analysis/IT skills and experience of managing people and influencing change.

Main duties of the job

Role Summary

  • To lead on the Trust’s performance against the mandated Cancer Waiting Times Standards.
  • To report on compliance, identify areas for improvement and work proactively to maximise performance.
  • To manage the administrative process for meeting clinical performance management targets for Cancer Services.
  • To be responsible for identifying the cancer information requirement of each Clinical Multidisciplinary Team and of the Trust as a whole.
  • To propose and develop systems and processes to meet those needs.
  • To work with the Deputy COO, Head of Cancer Services, Lead Cancer Clinician & Lead Cancer Nurse to resolve any gaps.
  • To manage the Administrative & Clerical function for Cancer Services.

Working for your organisation

The post holder will work with Divisions and Senior operational and Clinical Leads as required to deliver the Trust’s overall strategic objectives, ensuring that the delivery of the Cancer Waiting Times targets. 

You will need to be resilient, flexible, influential and informative as well as having a ‘can do’ attitude.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

For full duties and responsibilities please refer to the attached document entitled Job Description.

The well-being of our staff is of the upmost importance to us.  If you are offered a role at our Trust, and fall into the increased and higher risk categories as set out by Public Health England (PHE) and NHSI/E, your line manager will complete an risk assessment with you.  This will be completed in conjunction with the latest guidance from Public Health England in relation to Covid-19.

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If successful, by completing the NHS Jobs application form you authorise the Trust to obtain any previous NHS service details including all electronically held sickness information, via the Inter Authority Transfer process on the national ESR.

If the role requires a qualification/professional registration, you will need to provide proof during the recruitment process. By submitting your application you are giving the Trust permission to check the qualification certificates provided back to the source provider. Please note that a sample of all applicant’s qualifications will be checked with the educational institution or provider.

In the event of a high response to this advertisement, this post will be closed. Early applications are advised.
Unfortunately we do not accept CVs or keep them on file. If you are unable to apply online please contact the person named in the advertisement for the post you are interested in.
We are committed to offering an interview to all applicants with a disability who meet the minimum criteria for the above position and will support reasonable adjustments wherever possible.  In addition, whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from candidates who are male, from black and minority ethnic backgrounds or who have a disability, as these are currently under-represented in our workforce.
We are committed to equal opportunities in employment. The policies and practices of the Trust aim to promote an environment that is free from all forms of unlawful or unfair discrimination and values the diversity of all people. At the heart of our policy, we seek to treat people fairly, flexibly and with dignity and respect.

Thank you for your interest in The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust, we look forward to receiving your application for employment.

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