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Patient Pathway Coordinator

NHS AfC: Band 5

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NHS AfC: Band 5
37.5 hours per week
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Eastbourne DGH
£22,128 to £28,746 per annum
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East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust provides NHS hospital and community services throughout East Sussex. We provide our services at two district general hospitals, Conquest Hospital and Eastbourne District General Hospital, community hospitals in Bexhill, Crowborough, Lewes, Rye and Uckfield and a number of clinics and health centres, GP surgeries, schools and in people’s homes. 

The Trust is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to the improving working lives of all our staff. A wide range of staff benefits are available to staff and these include: staff development, pension scheme, on-site nurseries within the acute hospitals, access to sports and social clubs, staff restaurants, on-site accommodation, staff gymnasiums, squash and tennis court plus heated outdoor swimming pool (Eastbourne only), staff lottery.

Please download the Recruitment Information Leaflet for guidance on making a successful application


We require a dynamic individual to play a vital role in supporting Cancer Multi-disciplinary Teams (MDTs) in ensuring timely management of the clinical pathways for each cancer patient. You will be responsible for the co-ordination and organisation of all Two Week Wait suspected cancer referrals from GP referral to treatment, this will involve proactively monitoring patients against cancer waiting times targets to ensure that all patients are seen, diagnosed and treated within target. As a core member of a Cancer MDT you will be working closely with a variety of clinical staff and with numerous hospital departments.

In addition to tracking patients you will be required to prepare, facilitate and attend MDT meetings and be responsible for the timely and accurate collection of detailed clinical data. The successful applicant will also play a key role in managing the MDTs Cancer Peer Review process on an annual basis.

You will need to be confident, pro-active and have excellent communication skills. The role is extremely busy and involves working within a pressured environment therefore excellent organisational and multi-tasking skills are a requirement. Experience of using a variety of IT systems, including the Microsoft Office package is essential. Experience of working in the NHS and a good working knowledge of hospital systems are desirable. An understanding of cancer services is highly desirable.

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Applicant requirements

The postholder will have access to vulnerable people in the course of their normal duties and as such this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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Further details / informal visits contact

For further information or an informal discussion, please contact Claudia Dance 07833 046377 or Mel Kayne on 07500 227664.

If you have problems applying, contact

01323 417400 ext 4957