Colorectal Cancer Care Navigator
Shropshire - This Area Only
£21,089.00 – £23,761 per annum
\*\*PLEASE NOTE THAT THE BANDING FOR THIS VACANCY IS SUBJECT TO AFC\*\*
This is a fixed term opportunity for 12 months.
The Colorectal Cancer department is looking for an outstanding
individual to join the team as a main point of contact in order to
support patients throughout their cancer care pathway including those
on the new self-managed follow up pathway.
We are looking for an empathetic and IT savvy candidate who is
talented, motivated and passionate to work in this new post of
Colorectal Cancer Care Navigator.
The post holder needs to be self-driven, highly organised and have
excellent communication skills. Through their knowledge of the
clinical pathway requirements, they will enhance the patients
experience by ensuring that their pathway is proactively planned and
tracked to ensure that patients who are newly diagnosed, on treatment
or follow up are supported in a timely and efficient way. The role
will involve liaising with patients, their relatives and clinical and
administrative teams within the Trust to coordinate telephone
consultations, outpatient appointments, investigations, treatments and
multi-disciplinary team discussions.
The post holder will also provide information for the Trusts cancer
PTL regarding patient pathways to support the achievement of waiting
times standards and ensure effective shared learning from any pathway
A key part of the role will be to support the Colorectal Self-managed
pathway of care at SaTH by proactively organising the patient’s
pathway key events and coordinating rapid re-entry into the system for
those people identified as having urgent or specialist needs. They
will be central to the effective communication between patients and
the Colorectal Cancer Multi-disciplinary Team (MDT). The post holder
will be based at The Princess Royal hospital in Telford but cross site
travel is expected at times.
You will have experience of dealing with cancer pathways and
experience of managing demanding workloads. If you feel you can rise
to this challenge, and are Proud to Care, then we look forward to your
Please be advised that the post may be closed early if a high number
of applications are received.
Posted 11 days ago