Non Clinical - Breast Cancer Care Navigator

  • Department Cancer Care
  • Salary £25,147.00 – £27,596 per annum
  • Closing Date 15/07/2024
  • Location The Princess Royal Hospital
  • Grade NHS AfC: Band 4
  • Job ref 223-BCC-367
  • Pension NHS Pension
  • Holidays Generous Holiday Allowance
  • NHS discount Eligible for NHS Discounts
  • Contract Permanent
  • Hours 37.5 hours per week (Part time applications would be considered, up to full time hours are available)

Job overview

This is an exciting opportunity for a caring, compassionate and motivated  individual to work with our Clinical Nurse Specialist team as a Cancer Care Navigator working specifically with the breast patient group.

The successful candidate will work alongside our existing Navigators.  Full time hours are available and part time applications are welcomed, please note your working preferences as part of your supporting statement.

Main duties of the job

  • To help the patients through diagnosis, treatment pathways and follow up.
  • To ensure the provision of safe, seamless, and appropriate service. This helps maximise the health and quality of life of patient and carers.  The role will involve a significant amount of patient contact on a regular basis.
  • Being responsible and accountable for their practice and behaviour under the guidance and supervision of a registered practitioner and by working as part of the Breast multidisciplinary team.
  • Working as part of the Breast Care team, following a Holistic Needs Assessment, coordinates care with the person with living with cancer non-complex needs so they can access the right help at the right time, providing a seamless experience of care
  • Working in conjunction with the Breast Care team to provide coordination of high quality patient care through on-going telephone/ face to face assessment and proactive identification of needs using basic knowledge, approved tools and procedures.

Working for our organisation

As an organisation we strive to provide high quality, safe care for our patients in an environment which our staff are proud to work in. We believe that by adhering to our Vision (“To provide excellent care for the communities we serve”) and working with our Values in mind (Partnering, Ambitious, Caring, Trusted) we can achieve the right results for the people that matter most – our patients and their families.

Working as part of the Breast team, offering and following up Holistic Needs Assessment, coordinate the care of the person living with cancer non-complex needs so they can access the right help at the right time.

The well-being of our staff is of the upmost importance to us.  If you are offered a role at our Trust, and fall into the increased and higher risk categories as set out by Public Health England (PHE) and NHSI/E, your line manager will complete an risk assessment with you.  This will be completed in conjunction with the latest guidance from Public Health England in relation to Covid-19.

By submitting your application to Trac, you are giving your consent for parts of your application data to be transferred to the NHS Electronic Staff Record (ESR) and other secure, internal NHS Workforce systems. This is to support and manage your recruitment and employment within your employing organisation. 

If successful, by completing the NHS Jobs application form you authorise the Trust to obtain any previous NHS service details including all electronically held sickness information, via the Inter Authority Transfer process on the national ESR.

If the role requires a qualification/professional registration, you will need to provide proof during the recruitment process. By submitting your application you are giving the Trust permission to check the qualification certificates provided back to the source provider. Please note that a sample of all applicant’s qualifications will be checked with the educational institution or provider.

In the event of a high response to this advertisement, this post will be closed. Early applications are advised.
Unfortunately we do not accept CVs or keep them on file. If you are unable to apply online please contact the person named in the advertisement for the post you are interested in.
We are committed to offering an interview to all applicants with a disability who meet the minimum criteria for the above position and will support reasonable adjustments wherever possible.  In addition, whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from candidates who are male, from black and minority ethnic backgrounds or who have a disability, as these are currently under-represented in our workforce.
We are committed to equal opportunities in employment. The policies and practices of the Trust aim to promote an environment that is free from all forms of unlawful or unfair discrimination and values the diversity of all people. At the heart of our policy, we seek to treat people fairly, flexibly and with dignity and respect.

Thank you for your interest in The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust, we look forward to receiving your application for employment.

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