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Ward Manager - Oncology

The Harley Street Clinic – London
Full time
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Ward Manager - Oncology   

London - The Harley Street Clinic – Harley Street W1G 8BJ  
Full time, 37.5hrs per week Monday – Friday

Salary Competitive, dependant on skills and experience

We are also offering an attractive £5000 Golden Hello welcome incentive payment to successful candidates who join us before 29.02.2024

We’re looking for an Oncology Ward Manager to join our team at the prestigious Harley Street Clinic, currently rated “Outstanding” by the CQC and renowned for having the most advanced private cancer facilities in Europe, combining state-of-the-art equipment with a dedicated team of oncologists and clinicians.

The ward is a Macmillan Cancer Support rated 5/5 unit comprising of 35 beds spread over two floors. It is predominantly solid tumours and the unit caters for acutely unwell oncology patients, palliative care, radiotherapy, interventional procedures and radionuclide patients.

The Oncology Ward Manager is a key, influential role and recognised as being critical to the delivery of the Oncology strategy. Your role will involve developing and leading an already established clinical team to ensure the delivery of outstanding cancer care for our patients.  

Your role will encompass the people management of the Oncology nursing team ensuring an engaged and motived workforce, building a pipeline of talent that will sustain the performance of nursing services in the future. 

The Oncology Ward Manager also has budgetary responsibility for the ward, ensuring clinical efficiency across all clinical areas and your role will include the management of clinical quality indicators, ensuring an excellent patient experience is delivered at all times and ensuring that outstanding CQC standards are maintained throughout the unit.  

At HCA UK we care about what you care about. We care that you want to deliver the very best care. We care that you want a career you can be proud of. We care that you want working conditions that support your health and wellbeing. Let us care for you and your career, the same way you do for others. 

What you’ll bring:

  • Registered Nurse – NMC Pin
  • Previous management experience
  • SACT competency
  • Leadership experience
  • Excellent communication skills.      


Originally founded over 50 years ago by Dr Thomas Frist, HCA has gone on to become one of the world’s leading healthcare providers. In the UK, we’re one of the largest providers of privately funded healthcare and have invested over £500 million in the latest treatments, technology, techniques, medication and facilities. Being part of a large multisite, established healthcare group we can offer you unrivalled opportunities for career progression through internal and external courses, as well as working conditions that prioritise both your mental and physical wellbeing. 

We believe that by caring for our employees, we empower them to provide exceptional care for our patients. That’s why we offer a host of flexible benefits that reflect the invaluable contribution they make every day. As a Ward Manager in our Oncology Ward you’ll be eligible for:

  • 25 days holiday each year (plus bank holidays) increasing with service, with option to buy or sell leave to suit you
  • Private Healthcare Insurance for treatment at our leading hospitals
  • Private pension contribution which increases with length of service
  • Season Ticket Loan and Cycle to Work scheme
  • Group Life Assurance from day one
  • Critical illness cover
  • Enhanced Maternity and Paternity pay
  • Corporate staff discount for all facilities including Maternity packages at The Portland
  • Comprehensive range of flexible health, protection and lifestyle benefits to suit you
  • Discounts with over 800 major retailers

Diversity and Inclusion

Patients first. Colleagues always. That’s the guiding philosophy behind our approach to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging. We believe healthcare is built on a foundation of inclusion, compassion and respect for our patients and for each other. By working together with our colleagues we’re creating a truly inclusive environment, where individual differences are celebrated and everyone can achieve their potential.

We believe everyone should feel comfortable to bring their full self to work and be afforded the same opportunities. That’s why we’re happy to discuss flexible working arrangements to suit your needs as well as offer reasonable adjustments throughout our recruitment process, and in the workplace, to anyone that needs them.


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