Programme Manager – Targeted Lung Health Checks & Treatment Variation

University Hospital Southampton

Job overview

Are you passionate about improving the lives of people with cancer? Do you want to help detect  and treat cancer as quickly as possible? Working in the Wessex Cancer Alliance, that’s exactly what you’ll do.

Wessex Cancer Alliance bring together clinical and managerial leaders from different hospital trusts and other health and social care organisations, to transform the diagnosis, treatment and care for cancer patients. Our purpose is to lead and inspire innovation and improvement in cancer care for all people in Dorset, Hampshire and the Isle of Wight.
As Programme Manager for Targeted Lung Health Checks and Treatment Variation you will lead a broad range of initiatives to prevent cancer and treat it as early as possible.

This is an exciting opportunity to lead a high-profile programme across Wessex, involving strategic thinking, quality improvement, programme management and stakeholder engagement across primary care, public health, secondary care, and local communities.

Working for our organisation


As one of the largest acute teaching Trusts in England, we offer learning and development opportunities to help you achieve the career you aspire to. UHS is rated ‘Good’ by the CQC and in the latest national NHS Staff Survey, we were in the top 10 acute trusts for staff engagement and for staff recommending the hospital as a place to work or receive care. 

At UHS we are committed to providing a flexible working environment. We believe that it benefits everyone if we achieve a positive work-life balance. Whether you are balancing family, study or your wellbeing with your career, we want to support you so you can help our patients.

We’re proud to have been voted in the Top Five acute Trusts for our commitment to supporting our staff to achieve work-life balance.

UHS employees are able to access a range of NHS discounts, are entitled to a minimum of 35 days paid holiday (pro rata), and we offer a generous pension scheme and life insurance.

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