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MDT Co-ordinator

NHS AfC: Band 3

Main area
Cancer Information Department
Grade
NHS AfC: Band 3
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full time: 37.5 hours per week (37.5 hours per week)
Job ref
409-2866012
Site
Alexandra Park, Prescot Road, St Helens
Town
St Helens
Salary
£19,737 - £21,142 per annum
Salary period
Yearly
Closing
27/01/2021 23:59

Applications are invited for the post of MDT Co-ordinator within the Cancer Information Department at St Helens & Knowsley Hospitals Trust.

This is a pivotal role and is required to support multidisciplinary teams and coordinate the pathway for patients with cancer. You will be key to ensuring that cancer standards are met by proactively managing the patient pathway to ensure that patients receive their treatment in a timely and efficient way.This will involve liaising with clinical and administrative teams, both within the Trust and tertiary centres to coordinate appointments, investigations and treatment.

In addition, you will provide administrative support to cancer multi-disciplinary team meetings and ensure all data requirements are collected and inputted onto the relevant database.

We require a highly motivated team player, with excellent organisational and communication skills. You will be self-motivated and will work to a consistently high standard with the ability to manage your own time. A willingness to learn skills and the ability to work as a member of the multidisciplinary team, communicating effectively with staff at all levels will make the job an exciting and rewarding challenge.

Please be aware, that we may close a vacancy earlier than stated, should a sufficient number of applications be received, you are therefore advised to apply at your earliest convenience.

Please note, interviews may include assessment tasks. Interviews date is to be confirmed.

St Helens & Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust is the BEST acute Trusts in England for the THIRD year running!

The Trust is currently the only acute Trust in Cheshire and Merseyside, and is one of few in the entire country, to achieve the title of OUTSTANDING, rated by the Care Quality Commission.

We provide a full range of acute adult services to our local population of circa 350,000 and provide tertiary services across a much wider area in the North West, North Wales and Isle of Man. We are also a Major Trauma Unit and the Mersey Regional Burns Unit.

Our '5 Star Patient Care' strategy is at the heart of all that we do; supporting our vision to provide world class services for all our patients by getting it right for every patient, every time.

Our latest achievements include:

  • Acute Trust of the Year – HSJ Awards November 2019
  • Trust rates Outstanding by the CQC – March 2019
  • Best in the NHS, Patient Led Assessment of the Care Environment 2017 and 2018
  • The Trust achieved top marks in the country for areas including; cleanliness, food, privacy and dignity, facilities for patients living with dementia and disabilities, conditions, appearance and maintenance of the hospital buildings.
  • Top 100 places to work in the NHS (NHS Employers and Health Service Journal)
  • Best acute Trust in England (NHS Staff Survey 2017,2018 and 2019)
  • Best Patient Experience in the NHS (CHKS Top Hospitals Awards 2015)

In the NHS Staff Survey 2019 the Trust scored the highest marks in the following areas;

  • Best place to receive treatment in the NHS (for 2nd year running)
  • Top Acute Trust for treating its staff fairly with regards to career progression (for 3rd year running)
  • Quality of care (best score for 5th year running)
  • Staff engagement (best score for 4th year running)
  • Staff morale (best score for 2nd year running)
  • Bullying and harassment (best score for 2nd year running)
  • Safety culture (best score for 2nd year running)

Our staff rated our Trust as the best place to work and receive treatment. The Trust has also been recognised, for the third year running, as being the top acute Trust in the entire country for staff engagement, staff motivation, and pride in the quality of care we provide to patients.

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Applicant requirements

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the resident labour market test. UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UKVI website. From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks for Overseas Applicants.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Name
Rebecca Hesketh
Job title
Senior Clinical Information Lead
Email address
rebecca.hesketh@sthk.nhs.uk
Telephone number
0151 676 5502
Additional information

For further information or to arrange an informal visit, please contact:

Rebecca Hesketh, Senior Clinical Information Lead, Tel: 0151 676 5502