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Clinical Engagement Manager

Employer
Blood Cancer UK
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
23 Feb 2021

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Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
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Job Details

The Clinical Engagement Manager will play a key role in ensuring Blood Cancer UK's vision becomes a reality. You will work in the Policy, Campaigns and Engagement team and lead the charity's relationships with healthcare professionals working in the care and treatment of people with blood cancer.

You will, therefore, have a passion for working with consultants, nurses and others working directly with people diagnosed. You will understand how these relationships can maximise our impact through the services we provide for people affected by blood cancer and the policy and campaign priorities we take to the NHS and the four Governments across the UK. We want someone who is committed, dedicated and reliable, with a keen eye for detail and a willingness to get involved and make a real difference.

You will enjoy talking to healthcare professionals face to face, over the phone and online and, importantly, understand their perspective and how we can best utilise their skills, experience and knowledge. You must also develop a compelling offer to healthcare professionals so they see Blood Cancer UK as a source of reliable information, support and advocacy.

Our teams work hard every day to make a true difference in the lives of those affected by Blood Cancer. We are proud to support them with a range of benefits, recognition and many options for agile working. All contributing to a strong work/life balance. We also have various learning opportunities to support you in your development and help you grow to realise your potential and shape a career with Blood Cancer UK.

Main Responsibilities
  • To develop and implement a strategy for engaging with haemato-oncologists (and other healthcare professionals) with the aim of promoting collaborative working and education for the greater benefit of people affected by blood cancer.
  • To manage, develop and improve Blood Cancer UK professional networks including the Clinical Advisory Panel and Nurses Working Group.
  • To contribute to the Policy, Campaigns and Engagement Team's strategic goals.
  • Be a point of contact for all haemato-oncology healthcare professionals and be responsible for producing compelling and engaging communications to these networks.
  • Develop engagement opportunities with relevant individuals and groups, as well as attending site visits and conferences.
  • Influence health care professionals including nurses, clinicians, GPs and others
  • Identify needs of the healthcare professional community through different mediums; interviews, focus groups and surveys
  • Develop and project manage our offerings to healthcare professionals by working on multiple new initiatives, such as online education and study days.
  • Develop our online presence for healthcare professionals and patients, through our website and social media channels.
  • Update and maintain and analyse information - contribute to monitoring and evaluation processes. Write reports to support funding of study days and educational material.
  • Work with volunteers to raise awareness of blood cancer and Blood Cancer UK in hospitals and local communities.
  • Attend external conferences and events as required while proactively building relationships.


RequirementsSkills knowledge and experienceExtensive experience working in healthcare or closely with health care professionals.

An excellent understanding of the pressures, motivations and workloads of healthcare professionals, particularly working in cancer care.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including interpersonal skills and the ability to manage relationships with senior external contacts.

Proficient in use and maintenance of databases and understanding the use of meaningful data

Excellent analytical and numeracy skills, with experience of monitoring, evaluation and report writing

Working under pressure and simultaneously manage a number of different projects

Demonstrate excellent IT skills including good working knowledge of MS office skills and database management

Understanding of, or experience in, the charity sector

Skills in social media work

Ability to work under own initiative

Understanding of the importance of accuracy

Ability to work as part of the wider team

Leads a culture of continuous improvement

Works collaboratively and shares information within and across the Policy, Campaigns and Engagement team as well as wider organisation.

Builds and maintains good working relationships with colleagues to foster team spirit, commitment to the team and achievement of shared goals.

A commitment to equal opportunities and diversity and the aims and values of Blood Cancer UK

BenefitsOur teams work hard every day to make a true difference in the lives of those affected by Blood Cancer. We are proud to support them with a range of benefits, recognition and many options for agile working, all contributing to a strong work/life balance. We also have various learning opportunities to support you in your development and help you grow to realise your potential and shape a career with Blood Cancer UK. We offer a wide range of benefits, most of which start from day one of joining us.
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