Chief Nursing Officer, Macmillan Cancer Support

Permanent or fixed term: Permanent

Full name of Trust / employing organisation: Macmillan

Location: London – Vauxhall (position is UK Wide)

Salary: £110,000 to £120,000

Contact website address: https://jobs.macmillan.org.uk/jobs/vacancy/chief-nursing-officer--8858/8906/description/


About the Role

Reporting into the Chief Executive, the Chief Nursing Officer will act as the executive and strategic leader for Macmillan’s nursing and AHP workforce. This includes defining and implementing a strategic approach to ensure Macmillan’s workforce strategy is robust and that the voices of our nurses and AHPs are heard at the highest level. This role will strategically advise the Executive team and the Board of Trustees on topics relating to nursing and AHPs.

Recognising both the present and future considerations for the delivery of care, the Chief Nursing Officer will be strategically responsible for the ongoing development of our nurses and AHPs, as well as supporting the testing of new initiatives at Macmillan. Furthermore, they will support cross-functional influencing activities, providing specialist, strategic advice to the wider organisation, such as to Policy and Public Affairs & Advocacy.

Vitally, the Chief Nursing Officer will continue to build and maintain Macmillan’s external reputation as a thought leader and expert in this space, representing the organisation among key stakeholders, on relevant steering groups and promoting our agenda and views through media activities, conferences and other external channels. This role will play a key role in the national debate around nursing and AHPs across the UK.

The role will be undertaken as a 0.6 whole time equivalent allowing the post holder to maintain a commitment within a clinical setting which we believe advantageous to this position. A secondment can also be a possibility.