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Specialty Directory Oncology & Palliative Care

Consultant

Main area
Medical Staffing
Grade
Consultant
Contract
Fixed term: 3 years
Hours
Part time - 2 sessions per week
Job ref
318-21-Spec Dir - Oncology
Site
GHNHSFT
Town
Gloucester
Salary
£84,559 - £114,003 pro rata
Salary period
Yearly
Closing
12/12/2021 23:59

Join us at an exciting time for Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust! We have recently been awarded an improved CQC rating of Good and are proud of what we’ve achieved. We have an ambitious plan for our journey to Outstanding and are looking for aspirational, committed individuals to join us, making a real difference to both staff and patients.

As a former winner of England for excellence award: Tourism destination of the year, the beautiful city of Gloucester and the scenic regency spa town of Cheltenham are fantastic places to work and live.

As a hospital Trust we are currently involved in over 100 clinical trials and studies, whilst also providing acute elective and specialist services to a population of over 620,000.

By joining Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust new colleagues can look forward to a warm welcome and a future full of opportunities and support.

 

Job overview

The Specialty Director role exists to lead on the cross-county strategic development and operational delivery of the specialty service or cluster of services as specified above. The post holder is responsible for leading the delivery of clinical services for Oncology and Palliative Care Services at the highest possible standards and within the Trust’s financial, workforce, operational targets and strategic objectives.

Main duties of the job

The post holder is responsible for:

Leading the specialities with the Modern Matron and General Manager to deliver income targets within devolved budget/s for the service lines within his/her remit including working with the General Manager on CIP plans. This does not involve direct line management.

Line managing the medical staff within the service line/specialty cluster. (Job Planning, Performance Management). It is expected that job planning will be done in discussion with the General Manager. Specifics to be agreed with the Chief of Service.             

         

Working for our organisation

Working with the Trust Quality Academy assist in the establishment of a culture of, and effective processes to achieve, continuous improvement.  Through this approach contribute towards the highest quality and efficiency of service with appropriate involvement from patients and the public. 

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

The Specialty Director role exists to lead on the cross-county strategic development and operational delivery of the specialty service or cluster of services as specified above. The post holder is responsible for leading the delivery of clinical services for Oncology and Palliative Care Services at the highest possible standards and within the Trust’s financial, workforce, operational targets and strategic objectives.

The post holder is responsible for:

Leading the specialities with the Modern Matron and General Manager to deliver income targets within devolved budget/s for the service lines within his/her remit including working with the General Manager on CIP plans. This does not involve direct line management.

Line managing the medical staff within the service line/specialty cluster. (Job Planning, Performance Management). It is expected that job planning will be done in discussion with the General Manager. Specifics to be agreed with the Chief of Service.             

       Responsibilities will also include:

  • Strategic development of services for Oncology and Palliative Care working with partners across the Health and Social Care System
  • Managing external reviews and Regulators
  • Contribute to the achievement of the Trusts Operational and Strategic Aims
  • Clinical Governance
  • Audit / Quality Improvement/ Clinical Safety

Person specification

Qualifications

Essential criteria
  • Full registration (and with a licence to practise) with the General Medical Council (GMC), or be eligible for registration within six months of interview
  • Clinician of at least 12 months demonstrating successful clinical practice and good reputation
  • Leadership/Management
  • Evidence of leadership and/or people management (inc persuasion/negotiation and conflict management)
Desirable criteria
  • Financial and budgetary awareness
  • Broader picture/agenda
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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

Documents to download

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Further details / informal visits contact

Name
Richard Giles
Job title
Medical Staffing Manager
Email address
Richard.giles@nhs.net