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Clinical Business Manager - Oncology/Head & Neck

Band 8c

Main area
Division of Surgery Management Team
Band 8c
Full time 37.5 hours per week
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Royal Preston Hospital
£61,777 - £72,597 per annum
29/04/2019 23:59
Interview date

Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust provides hospital services to 370,000 people in the Preston and Chorley area as well as Specialist care to 1.5 million people across Lancashire and Cumbria.

Our aim is to provide excellent care with compassion for every patient and their families on every occasion and our values define the high standards of behaviour we expect from our staff to ensure we deliver that care.

We provide a range of specialist tertiary services including cancer, renal, plastics, neurosciences and specialist mobility and rehabilitation and are the major trauma centre and major vascular centre for Lancashire and South Cumbria, which means our hospitals deliver the latest treatment for a broad spectrum of serious, complex and uncommon conditions.

Every member of staff, whatever their role, is a vital part of our team. We provide a range of training, development and award-winning leadership opportunities, tailored to individual needs, to enable staff to reach their full potential.

The Division of Surgery has an extensive portfolio of surgical services and theatres across two sites. 

  • Neurosurgery
  • Orthopaedics & Major Trauma
  • Vascular
  • Plastics
  • Urology
  • Colorectal & Upper GI
  • ENT, Ophthalmology & OMFS
  • Gynae & Obstetrics

 The Post 

We are seeking to appoint a high calibre and credible operational leader who will provide strong leadership within the Division of Surgery and across the Organisation. We are seeking a dynamic, innovative and motivated individual, passionate about clinical service transformation, excellence in patient care and who shares our values.

This is a unique opportunity to support the Divisional Director, Divisional Medical Director and Divisional Nursing Director in supporting, shaping and developing an experienced Oncology/Head & Neck team whilst simultaneously driving forward the Trusts strategy in respect of clinical and service transformation. The post will be working alongside three other clinical business managers in the Surgery Division. 

The post holder will be educated to Masters Degree level or equivalent, with a minimum of 5 years management experience at a senior level. Candidates should have a proven ability to manage change and service development within a large organisation and possess budgetary control and project management skills and experience. The post holder will also be capable of working under pressure, prioritising to deadlines and multi-tasking. Good motivation, persuasion and planning skills are also essential.

Your skills will have been developed in an NHS environment and you will bring energy and a resilient leadership style to the management team. You will be able to demonstrate an ability to guide, direct and support your team and colleagues as circumstances dictate.

The post requires a high standard of communication, analysis, clear thinking and organisational skills and offers excellent opportunities for career development.

Interview date: Thursday 9th May 2019

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Applicant requirements

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Kate Howarth - Divisional Director for Surgery on 01772 522196.