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Cancer Patient Pathway Co-ordinator

NHS AfC: Band 4

Main area
Cancer Services
NHS AfC: Band 4
Full time - 37.5 hours per week
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Royal Stoke
Stoke on Trent
£23,949 - £26,282 per annum
Salary period
05/10/2022 23:59

If there is a high volume of applications the advert may be closed early. Please apply without delay if you wish to be considered for this role. (This does not apply to any medical staffing posts)

Important Information: University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust does not pay travel expenses for candidates attending interviews.


Job overview

Cancer Patient Pathway Co-ordinator

Band 4 - £23,949 - £26,282

Full time, 37.5 hours per week


An exciting opportunity has arisen within UHNM. We are looking for a motivated individual to join our Cancer Services team.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will have responsibility for co-ordinating the activities of the cancer Multidisciplinary Team (MDT) meetings & supporting multiple cancer patient PTLs. This will include liaising with a number of departments within the Trust & other hospitals. The post holder will be involved in providing core services to ensure that a comprehensive list of patients is formulated & all documentation is available for the MDT meetings. Ensuring the meetings run effectively, are well structured & all patient discussions are accurately recorded on the Somerset Cancer Register (SCR). This role is generic & the post holder will be expected to work as part of a team to provide cover for other members of the CPPC team on the Royal Stoke & County sites.

The successful applicant will be patient focused, have excellent communication, organisational, IT skills & will be familiar with Trust administration systems. Previous experience of working in a cancer services team & an understanding of the CWT rules would be an advantage however, other relevant experience with transferrable skills will be considered.

Working for our organisation

University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust is one of the largest and most modern in the country. We serve around three million people and we’re highly regarded for our facilities, teaching and research. The Trust has around 1,450 inpatient beds across two sites in Stoke-on-Trent and Stafford. Our 11,000 strong workforce provide emergency treatment, planned operations and medical care from Royal Stoke University Hospital and County Hospital in Stafford.

We are the specialist centre for major trauma for the North Midlands and North Wales. We have put together a wide range of development packages aimed at ensuring that everyone has the opportunity to fulfil their potential. Our goal is to be a world-class centre of achievement, where patients receive the highest standards of care and the best people come to learn, work and research.

Investing in the health and wellbeing of our staff is really important to us. We offer a range of options for our staff to help maintain a good work-life balance including full time, part time hours and bank hours. We are also committed to offering flexible working wherever we can and where relevant to the role and the service. You can select your preferences upon application.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

For more information on working for the Trust, please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification.

For more details on the post, please contact the Hiring Manager, Euan Kirkham (see contact details)

Person specification


Essential criteria
  • Educated to a minimum of HNC/Diploma level or equivalent experience
Desirable criteria
  • Qualifications should be in a health care or computing sciences related topic.


Essential criteria
  • Experience in a similar administrative role
Desirable criteria
  • Previous experience within a hospital environment


Essential criteria
  • Computer Literacy Able to use the full MS Office suite, including Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint
  • Experience of data handling, analysis and reporting including report writing
  • Effective interpersonal, written and oral communication skills
  • Knowledge of medical terminology
  • Ability to establish rapport and credibility with medical staff, clinicians and other staff
Desirable criteria
  • Experience with Hospital IT and patient administration systems or with complex databases.
  • Experience of involvement in service improvement initiatives.
  • Experience of audit processes

Other Factors

Essential criteria
  • Willingness to undertake personal development

Employer certification / accreditation badges

Positive about disabled peopleAge positiveArmed Forces Covenant Gold Award

Documents to download

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Further details / informal visits contact

Euan Kirkham
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Email address
Telephone number
01782 679797