Radionuclide Therapy Case Manager

University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust
December 01, 2022
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Radionuclide Therapy Case Manager Band 7

Main area

Radiology

Grade

Band 7

Contract

Permanent

Hours

Full time - 37.5 hours per week

Job ref

188-NM3955

Site

Southampton General Hospital

Town

Southampton

Salary

£41,659 - £47,672 pa

Salary period

Yearly

Closing

01/12/2022 23:59

Interview date

22/12/2022
Job overview

We have an opportunity for a specialist practitioner to support our growing radionuclide therapy service working with a multidisciplinary team of Nurses, Radiographers and Technologists. This is an exciting role where you will play a key role to develop and improve our day case therapy services.

Southampton is a Centre of Excellence for Neuroendocrine Disease where we deliver the best service to our patients locally and across the wider Wessex region. The day case radionuclide therapy service started in 2020 treating neuroendocrine and prostate cancer patients. We work collaboratively to deliver therapy for hepatocellular carcinoma and thyroid disease. You will be responsible for the provision of specialist care for a defined patient group providing specialist advice, education and support. A background of working with radioactivity is not needed as full training to handle and administer these substances will be provided. We would highly advise visiting us prior to interview.

Main duties of the job

Attached you will find the person specification document which provides more detail about the essential and desirable skills and experience needed for this role. We highly recommend you review this document and use it when completing your application as these criteria are used by hiring managers as guidance during shortlisting.

For an overview of the main duties of the role please see the ‘Job Description and Main Responsibilities' section below. To understand the day-to-day responsibilities in more detail please read the full job description document attached.

Working for our organisation What we can offer you

As one of the largest acute teaching Trusts in England, we offer learning and development opportunities to help you achieve the career you aspire to. UHS is rated ‘Good' by the CQC and in the latest national NHS Staff Survey, we were in the top 10 acute trusts for staff engagement and for staff recommending the hospital as a place to work or receive care.

All non-clinical roles may involve a mixture of on site and remote working, Specific details and flexible working options can be discussed as part of the interview process. UHS employees are able to access a range of NHS discounts, are entitled to a minimum of 35 days paid holiday (pro rata), and we offer a generous pension scheme.

Southampton is an attractive place to live and work situated on the south coast, with an international airport and direct trains to London. The New Forest National Park and beaches of the Jurassic coast are also right on our doorstep. The city offers living costs 20% lower than London and 14 schools rated outstanding by Ofsted.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities Your Responsibilities What you'll do
  • The post holder has primary responsibility for the provision of specialist care for a defined patient/client group, practicing autonomously as a core member of the multi-disciplinary team.

  • To be responsible for the efficient management of the radionuclide therapy waiting lists, ensuring that patients are treated within an appropriate therapy window whilst maximising capacity to meet local delivery pans and waiting time targets.

  • The post holder will be the identified key worker for a patient/client caseload to co-ordinate / oversee therapeutic treatment and care.

  • The post holder will provide specialist advice, education and support to patients, their carers and other health care professionals. They will practice clinically in agreed care settings and advise and support Divisions regarding the overall management of the service.
  • What we're looking for

  • Registered nurse, Registered AHP or equivalent on relevant part of NMC, HCPC or voluntary register
  • Level 7 Post Grad Cert (Min 60 Credits) or Master's degree or equivalence within relevant speciality
  • Evidence of change Management, leadership and innovation
  • Supporting colleagues to promote effective learning in practice
  • Counselling / advanced communication skills qualification / training
  • Additional information

    Interviews will be held on Thursday, 22 December 2022

    Should you have any queries, please use the contact details below to get in touch.

    Person specification Special requirements of the post Essential criteria
  • Able to travel between sites.
  • Flexibility to attend evening meetings / clinics if required, by prior arrangement
  • Desirable criteria
  • Organisational, business and service planning awareness
  • Qualifications / training required Essential criteria
  • Registered nurse, Registered AHP or equivalent on relevant part of NMC, HCPC or voluntary register
  • Level 7 Post Grad Cert (Min 60 Credits) or Master's degree or equivalence within relevant speciality
  • Specialist training / Qualification in area of practice
  • Higher Education Institute approved course in supporting learners in practice
  • Provide evidence of supporting a range of learners in practice
  • Supporting colleagues to promote effective learning in practice
  • Evidence of experience and completion of all band 6 competencies within relevant speciality
  • Desirable criteria
  • History taking and physical assessment course
  • Counselling / advanced communication skills qualification / training
  • Leadership Qualification / training
  • Previous or relevant experience necessary Essential criteria
  • Specialist clinical skills and experience within specialist area
  • Evidence of policy development and implementation
  • Evidence of change Management, leadership and innovation
  • Clinical experience at Band 6 or equivalent within relevant speciality
  • Desirable criteria
  • Development / use of integrated patient care pathways
  • Multidisciplinary team working
  • Experience of practitioner led care / clinics in own practice
  • Team leadership role
  • Aptitudes and skills required Essential criteria
  • IT skills (Word processing, excel, email and internet as a minimum)
  • Values and behaviours Essential criteria
  • Patients First
  • Always Improving
  • Working Together
  • Evidence of work / life balance
  • Interests / activities indicating teamwork, leadership, stress management
  • Please be advised that this vacancy may close earlier than stated if we receive a large number of applications. We will not accept any applications or queries via agencies, under any circumstances.

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    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.

    Documents to download
  • Job Description (PDF, 183.3KB)
  • Person Specification (PDF, 149.7KB)
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    Further details / informal visits contact

    Name

    Julian Williams
    

    Job title

    Lead Superintendent Technologist
    

    Email address

    [email protected]
    

    Telephone number

    02381206627
    
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