We are looking for an exceptional candidate to shape this exciting role at The Christie NHS Foundation Trust.
You will be joining an ambitious, dynamic organisation which has exciting plans to develop its care, teaching and research programmes. Its corporate agenda is also influenced by accreditations and partnerships with regional, national and international organisations.
Rated as ‘outstanding’ by the Care Quality Commission, The Christie is the largest single site cancer hospital in Europe and one of the most technologically advanced in the world outside North America.
Each year 44,000 patients are treated at The Christie with nearly 3000 patients offered clinical trials.
The post-holder will lead the operational running of the Advanced Therapy Treatment Centre (ATTC) in Manchester, based at The Christie NHS Foundation Trust.
He / she will work closely with the Project Director in all aspects of work and deputise where required. The post will require strong communication, engagement and influencing skills, experience of delivering complex research projects and / or projects of a scientific nature. They will ideally have experience of working in the NHS and academia and have an understanding of the health and social care system in Greater Manchester. Experience of working with the implementation of national health policy and strategy would be helpful.
Cell and gene (advanced) therapies are a revolution in medicine that allow a patient’s cells and tissues to be engineered to restore normal function and reverse the effects of disease. These therapies have the potential to transform the treatment s of some diseases, removing a life-long need for medication. Advanced therapies may offer treatments for some conditions that are currently hard to treat and in some cases actually lead to a lasting cure.
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Fiona Thistlethwaite, telephone 0161918 7672, email Fiona.Thistlethwaite@christie.nhs.uk