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MacMillan Cancer Care Coordinator - Colorectal

Employer
South Tees Hospitals N
Location
The James Cook University Hospital, Middlesbrough
Salary
Competitive salary
Closing date
15 Sep 2021
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Job Details

37.5 hours

We are seeking to appoint a motivated and enthusiastic Macmillan Cancer Care Coordinator to work with patients in South Tees. This role has been developed to offer focused, caring, compassionate and effective support for patients in acute cancer treatment pathways.

The Cancer Care Coordinator will work with site specific multi-disciplinary teams (MDTs) helping patients navigate their way through pathways, supporting delivery of excellent care for patients with cancer. The role involves daily contact with patients, families and carers therefore, good listening and communication skills and the ability to work on your own initiative and a flexible "can do" approach are essential.

Successful candidates will be expected to support and signpost patients face to face in a clinical setting and over the telephone and liaise with other professionals clinical and non-clinical on a regular basis. You will also be required to facilitate a multidisciplinary team meeting where patient pathways and treatment plans will be discussed.

Internal applicants only need apply

Candidates should have the drive and ambition to make the role succeed, be educated to NVQ level 3 or equivalent and have good communication and organisational skills (written and verbal) and experience of direct patient care. Previous administration experience and good keyboard skills would also be an advantage.

The ability to use your own initiative, prioritise your workload and work calmly and sensitively under pressure are also essential prerequisites of this role.

Leadership and Improvement Training

South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust offers leadership and improvement training to all new staff to the Trust; this training programme has been designed to support our leaders in developing their understanding of leadership and management skills. You will be expected to attend the New and Aspiring leaders programme, and the Foundation Quality Improvement Programme that the Trust delivers. After you complete this one and a half day of training you will be able to explore further leadership and improvement training opportunities, we offer further in-house courses and bitesize programmes and leadership apprenticeships at level 3,5 and 7.

Please note this post will close at sufficient applicants

For further details / informal visits contact:

Name Tricia Freeman Job title Macmillan Cancer and Access Performance Officer

Email address p.freeman2@nhs.net Telephone number 01642 850850 ext 52256

Additional contact information

Additional contacts:

Prostate team:

Ruth Scott Clinical Nurse Specialist Colorectal

ruth.scott7@nhs.net

Tricia Freeman Macmillan cancer and Access Performance Officer

p.freeman2@nhs.net

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Please be aware, there are occasions where some vacancies may close prior to the closing date advertised. This will only happen where sufficient applications are received AND will be made evident on the job advert.

Please note if you are successfully shortlisted, we will contact you via the email address that you have applied from so please ensure you check your emails regularly.

Existing employees of South Tees NHS Foundation Trust currently on the Redeployment Register, who meet the essential criteria for this post, will be shortlisted and interviewed prior to all other applicants.

IMPORTANT - Please ensure you read the 'Guidance Notes for Applicants' document attached to this advert before you start to complete your application form. This document provides detailed advice regarding the completion of your application form. The guidance document also provides in detail what identification and certificates you must provide at interview should you be shortlisted. As part of our pre-employment screening process, all applicants are required to provide references from their last continuous 3 year employment and/or training/education. The referees MUST be a Line Manager/Supervisor. Applicants are requested to ensure email addresses for all referees are included on their application form. Personal references and references from colleagues are not acceptable.
Unfortunately we are unable to respond to all applicants and those who are not contacted within six weeks of the closing date should assume that their application has been unsuccessful.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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