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Band 5 Lung Cancer Navigatior

Band 5

Main area
Respiratory / Thoracic Medicine
Grade
Band 5
Contract
FTC / Secondment - 9 months
Hours
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
391-5258-M-OO
Employer
Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
NHS
Site
Royal Free Hospital
Town
Hampstead
Salary
£23,023 - 29,608 plus HCAS
Closing
18/10/2018 23:59

Our trust has around 10,000 staff serving 1.6 million patients. It comprises Barnet Hospital, Chase Farm Hospital, the Royal Free Hospital and more than 30 services in the community.  This larger scale organisation provides an unprecedented opportunity for us to continue our pioneering work, particularly in finding ways to deliver even better care to our patients.

 Our mission is to deliver world class care and expertise in our clinical services, underpinned by world class teaching and research and we will continue to measure our progress against our five governing objectives: excellent outcomes, excellent patient and staff experience, excellent value for taxpayers’ money, being safe and meeting our external duties, and building a strong organisation.

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This is an exciting time to be working at the Royal Free London NHS Foundation, one of the biggest NHS Trusts in the UK, delivering care to more than 1.6 million people a year through our three main hospitals: Barnet, Chase Farm and Royal Free.

Our mission is to deliver world class care and expertise in our clinical services, underpinned by world class teaching and research and we will continue to measure our progress against our five governing objectives: excellent outcomes, excellent patient and staff experience, excellent value for taxpayers’ money, being safe and meeting our external duties, and building a strong organisation.

The Lung Cancer Service is recruiting a Lung Pathway Navigator to help guide patients through the National Optimal Lung Cancer Pathway (NOLCP). The NOLCP aims to deliver an accelerated pathway from referral to treatment of lung cancer. In essence, this optimal pathway is about ensuring that each stage of the pathway happens quickly, that communications with patients are effective and that the entire lung team works in a coordinated but flexible way, focusing always on the patient’s journey. The navigator will be a key member of the team that makes this a reality.

The successful applicant will have experience of working well within a team, meeting deadlines and possess a drive to improve cancer care. They will have a can-do attitude with great problem solving skills. They will take an active role in the programme and be an integral part of the team.

The successful applicant is required to be able demonstrate the Trust values, the responsibilities of the job description and the essential criteria within the person specification.

In order for your application to be successfully processed we will require references from your current and previous employer(s). Please ensure that the reference section of your application is completed appropriately giving the address, telephone number and work email address of each of your current and previous line manager(s). If this section is not fully completed your application may not be processed.

 The role is on an initial 9 months fixed term contract. It may be extended or substantively recruited if the role has demonstrated improvements to patient care and pathway metrics as described by the NOLCP.

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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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Shane McDonald on 0207 794 0500 Ext 31611 or via e-mail at shane.mcdonald@nhs.net

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