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Job summary

Main area
Cancer Services
Grade
Band 7 (Subject to Job Evaluation)
Contract
Permanent: Macmillan funded post for 24months as part of the Mac Centre bid
Hours
Full time - 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
264-4396124-COR
Employer
Kettering General Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
NHS
Site
Kettering General Hospital
Town
Kettering
Salary
£40,057 - £45,839 per annum
Salary period
Yearly
Closing
19/08/2022 23:59

Employer heading

Kettering General Hospital NHS Foundation Trust logo

COVID-19 Vacancy Macmillan Personalised Care Transformation Lead

Band 7 (Subject to Job Evaluation)

Job overview

This post requires a well organised, capable health or social care professional with experience in project management and / or quality improvement initiatives? It is a great opportunity for someone with a good understanding of cancer services, experience with quality improvement  and project management skills to bring together the Personalised Care and Support (PCS) Programme within Kettering Hospital and work in collaboration with counterpart across the Group model. 

The successful candidate will work closely with the  Head of Nursing for Cancer, the Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Service lead and clinical teams to deliver the Programme and Personalised care strategy outlined in the NHS England Long Term Plan for Cancer.  Elements of the programme include  Holistic Needs Assessments (HNA), End of Treatments Summaries, Health & Well being events (HWBE) and Personalised Care Follow Up Pathways with remote monitoring systems. 

The role will include scoping and mapping of the existing cancer workforce's capability to deliver the Macmillan's Right by You Principles, and responsible for ensuring their understanding of this as a way of working, engaging with and influencing healthcare professionals, with a project management function to ensure the smooth delivery of the Personalised care agenda in the Trust.

Main duties of the job

Key activities and outcomes of the post are;

- To lead and project manage  the Personalised Cancer care programme of work and agenda work across the Trust

-  To embed an effective process for completion of holistic needs assessment  and care planning, 

- To as embed treatment summaries, stratified follow up for specific tumour groups

- To assist and support in the creation of tumour site specific Health & wellbeing events and programmes.

-Embed Macmillan's 'Right By You' principles as an ongoing culture change

-Scope existing services, mapping gaps and identify priority areas specifically relating to existing processes.

-Work with IT staff to support new ways of working and ensuring the development of Somerset reflects the needs of the Personalised Cancer care agenda.

- Work with the  Head of Nursing for Cancer,  the Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Service Lead, the Cancer Clinical Nurse Specialist's, Cancer Support workers, Macmillan Psychologists to embed HNA's and contribute to the development of Health & Well being events

- Development a cancer patient 'lived experience' group and accountability for the group.

- Regular networking  and working  with internal and external stakeholders including representatives  from the integrated acre board and East Midlands Cancer Alliance  

- Presentation of project updates, written reports and data collection.

Working for our organisation

The successful applicant will be supported as part of our cohesive and effective team.  A flexible approach to working with members of the  multi-professional team as well as patients and their carers would be beneficial as wood an awareness of  organizational values.

Kettering General Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest employers in the area and we are on an exciting journey. Our mission is to provide safe, compassionate, and clinically excellent patient care, by being an outstanding employer for our people. We have entered into a Group Model with neighbouring Northampton General Hospital and have become University Hospitals of Northamptonshire.

Our Excellence Values:

Compassion

Respect

Integrity

Courageous

Accountable

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

This post requires a well organised, capable health or social care professional with experience in project management and / or quality improvement initiatives? It is a great opportunity for someone with a good understanding of cancer services, experience with quality improvement  and project management skills to bring together the Personalised Care and Support (PCS) Programme within Kettering Hospital and work in collaboration with counterpart across the Group model. 

The successful candidate will work closely with the  Head of Nursing for Cancer  and clinical teams to deliver the Programme and Personalised care strategy outlined in the NHS England Long Term Plan for Cancer.  Elements of the programme include  Holistic Needs Assessments (HNA), End of Treatments Summaries, Health & Well being events (HWBE) and Personalised Care Follow Up Pathways with remote monitoring systems. 

The role will include scoping and mapping of the existing cancer workforce's capability to deliver the Macmillan's Right by You Principles, and responsible for ensuring their understanding of this as a way of working, engaging with and influencing healthcare professionals, with a project management function to ensure the smooth delivery of the Personalised care agenda in the Trust.

Person specification

Qualifications

Essential criteria
  • Registered Nurse/AHP
  • Master’s Degree or relevant level of training
  • Qualification in programme management or equivalent level of education or training
Desirable criteria
  • ‘HOPE’ Facilitator or willingness to undertake training to acquire ‘HOPE’ facilitator competency

Knowledge/Experience

Essential criteria
  • In-depth knowledge about the stratification of cancer pathways including the key elements outlined in the national personalised care and support agenda
  • National frameworks related to cancer care
  • Considerable experience of program management
Desirable criteria
  • Experience in managing service transformation /change

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 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

Name
Ruth Giles
Job title
Head of Nursing Cancer
Email address
ruthgiles@nhs.net
Telephone number
07813363636