Macmillan Living Well Physical Activity Lead

Post date: 22-Oct-2013 10:39:36

Job Reference: 429-13-399DC

Job Title: Macmillan Living Well Physical Activity Lead

Area of Work: Cancer Services

Employer: Heatherwood and Wexham Park Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Department: MacMillan Cancer Nurses

Location: Slough

Salary: £39,239 to £47,088 pa


Closing Date: 4/11/13

An exciting opportunity has arisen to lead the physical aspect of the cancer survivorship project developed by Heatherwood and Wexham Park Hospital, delivered across Berkshire and supported by Macmillan Cancer Support.

This role will support the development and implementation of Macmillan’s physical activity programme across Berkshire, in collaboration with colleagues across Macmillan and other external partners, to achieve better outcomes for people affected by cancer through improved healthy lifestyles. You will be part of a vibrant team that is passionate about transforming the lives of people living with and beyond cancer through physical activity. You will have excellent partnership skills, project management skills, and a good understanding of public health, healthy lifestyles and behaviour change.

Specific responsibilities include managing the delivery and evaluation of Macmillan’s physical activity care pathway pilot projects across Berkshire. You will work collaboratively with Macmillan’s service development teams and public health to enable them to ensure that physical activity opportunities are both available and commissioned as part of routine cancer care. As well as supporting the broader physical activity programme including the campaign move more.