Apprentice Cancer Pathway Administrator

United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust - Lincoln, Lincolnshire
Closing Date 23rd Aug 2022
Salary £8,092 a year National Minimum Wage

Job Type Fixed Term

Working Pattern Full time

1 x 37.5 hour post, 8am - 5pm (Mon - Fri)

15 month Fixed Term Contract

We are looking to recruit an Apprentice Cancer Pathway Administrator to join our administrative team. As a member of the Cancer Services Department, the post holder will engage with and work alongside the Cancer Pathway Coordinators, senior medical staff, nursing staff, other healthcare professionals and partner organisations within the Network across the patient journey. They will provide administrative support the Cancer Multi-Disciplinary Team (MDT) meetings which are held on a regular basis and where individual patient management plans are discussed.

Main duties of the job
About the Role

The role will provide administrative support to the Cancer Multi-Disciplinary Team (MDT) meetings which are held on a regular basis and where individual patient management plans are discussed. The rolewill involve the locating, retrieval and preparation of patient case notes to ensure that national waiting times are adhered to.

What we're looking for

Applicants should have good keyboard skills and a working knowledge of Microsoft Office. The successful candidate will be able to work as an individual and as part of a team, having the ability to be flexible, being able to prioritise and organise work in order to meet tight deadlines whilst being able to adapt to the changing needs of the service. It is essential to be able to demonstrate excellent communication skills, together with accuracy and attention to detail whilst maintaining confidentiality at all times.

Flexibility is required to provide cover for absent colleagues.

About us
Pilgrim Hospital is situated beautiful countryside and serves the communities in the South Lincolnshire area. It provides all major specialties and a 24-hour major accident and emergency service.

Grantham and District Hospital serves the communities of Grantham and the local area. It provides ambulatory paediatric and accident and emergency services.

Lincoln Hospital is a thriving university city and with the opening of the new medical school, It provides all major specialties and a 24-hour major accident and emergency service

If you want to make a difference and be part of something new and exciting then we would love to hear from you so, what are you waiting for?!

"Excellence in rural healthcare", delivered by people who put patients at the heart of everything they do

One Trust, Endless opportunities

Job description
Job responsibilities

So, apart from being part of a team that puts patients at the heart of everything we do, and seeing lives improved by the treatments we give, you'll also get the following:

NHS Pension: A generous and flexible pension scheme with contributions from us as your employer.

Annual Leave: Starting at 27 days a year, rising to 33 days after 10 years plus eight bank holidays (for staff covered by Agenda for Change)

Flexible working & career breaks: Helping you match work and home life ask about reduced hours, compressed hours, flexible working, term-time only working, job sharing and unpaid leave.

Bank working: The chance to work extra hours at enhanced rates and well pay you weekly ideal if your income needs a quick boost.

Relocation packages: If a relocation package is offered for the role, you could qualify for expenses of up to 25% of your starting salary.

And there's more!!:

Family & Childcare including on-site nurseries at Lincoln County Hospital and Pilgrim Hospital Boston, maternity, paternity, adoption & shared parental leave following a set period of employment.

Health & Wellbeing including mindfulness, counselling, mental health first aid, health check MOTs, physiotherapy, eye tests.

Learning & Development including Lincolnshire Talent Academy, leadership training, medical education, clinical education, Lincolnshire clinical research and GP speciality training programme.

Discounts & Salary Sacrifice including Cycle2Work, car lease scheme, home electronics and wider wallet.

Rewards & Recognition including staff awards, long service awards, retirement awards, examples of excellence and staff lottery.

Person Specification

GCSE in Maths and English at grade A*- D (or equivalent)

Good written and verbal communication skills
Ability to prioritise tasks and work to deadlines
Ability to work with accuracy and attention to detail


Knowledge of medical terminology and clinical terms
Specific Requirements

Flexible approach to working

Prepared to undertake training relative to the post.

Evidence of working within a team
Good keyboard skills and working knowledge of Microsoft Office

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