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Clinical Lead

Bowel Cancer UK
Closing date
30 Apr 2021

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About Bowel Cancer UK

Bowel Cancer UK is the UK's leading bowel cancer charity. We are determined to save lives and improve the quality of life of everyone affected by bowel cancer. We support and fund targeted research, provide expert information and support to patients and their families, educate the public and health professionals about the disease and campaign for early diagnosis and access to best treatment and care.

We employ around 40 staff based in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.

Job summary

The Clinical Lead will be responsible for providing expert clinical leadership and support across all areas of Bowel Cancer UK including policy, communications and fundraising.

In Services we want to design and develop a clear and accessible support offer for people affected by a bowel cancer diagnosis through a clinically focused 'front door' of services and the post holder will work collaboratively with colleagues to scope, develop and deliver a strategy which will extend our reach to bowel cancer patients and establish referral routes from the NHS into our services.

Main responsibilities

Lead the scoping, development, delivery and effective implementation of our core clinical (nurse led) services offer (which currently consists of the Ask The Nurse service).
Lead on ensuring sound clinical governance across clinical services.
Lead our engagement and support offer to healthcare professionals to develop our networks and establish referral pathways from the NHS into our services.
Provide expert clinical advice and opinion to programmes across the charity as required including input into health information content, media enquiries and clinical queries from patients.
Represent Bowel Cancer UK externally on appropriate panels, advisory groups, at events and in the media
Use learning, knowledge and evidence from programmes of work across the charity and the sector to inform continuous improvement in the development of clinical services
Work with the Head of Services to ensure a collegiate approach to service delivery across our services and support offer.
Assist in maintaining high-quality data ensuring information is gathered and recorded in accordance with the requirements of the General Data Protection Regulation, ICO and Bowel Cancer UK Data protection policy.
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