We're Hiring - Head of Cancer Support Services

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We are looking for a collaborative and driven Head of Cancer Support Services to join the senior management team to lead and have management responsibility for a multi-disciplinary team providing CLAN’s programme of integrated support to people affected by cancer.

They will be responsible for ensuring that this programme is provided in accordance with CLAN’s policies and procedures, culture, values and brand and that all CLAN’s cancer support centres and outreach services are appropriately resourced and managed in support of the programme and client’s needs. Reporting to the Chief Executive, the postholder will be responsible for keeping Trustees informed and advised of all factors relevant to cancer service delivery.

They will build and maintain excellent collaborative relationships with the NHS, health and social care partnerships, and other key stakeholders across CLAN’s geographic reach in the north of Scotland to assess and determine future cancer support service needs, in line with national and local cancer policy and strategic planning, building on new ways of remote and digital working developed during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The successful candidate will be educated to degree level with proven service delivery experience in a health and social care environment, preferably with experience in/of the voluntary sector. They will possess energy, commitment and the ambition and leadership skills to support and further develop an already successful cancer services team to the next level in a competitive environment.

In addition to a rewarding career and competitive salary, CLAN offers a range of staff benefits including competitive holiday entitlement, a workplace pension and flexible working.

Please refer to the full job description here.

How to Apply:

To arrange an informal discussion with the CEO, Dr Colette Backwell, about this great opportunity to join our team, please contact For further information visit or submit your CV and covering letter, with an indication of salary expectation to or telephone 01224 647000.

Closing date for applications: 16 November 2020

Interview date: Week commencing 30 November 2020

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