Non Clinical - Support Navigator - Colorectal

  • Department Colorectal Surgery
  • Salary £20,330.00 – £21,777 per annum
  • Closing Date 23/05/2022
  • Location The Royal Shrewsbury Hospital
  • Grade NHS AfC: Band 3
  • Job ref 223-ANC-403
  • Pension NHS Pension
  • Holidays Generous Holiday Allowance
  • NHS discount Eligible for NHS Discounts
  • Contract Fixed term
  • Hours 37.5 hours per week


*Secondment or fixed term contract for 12 months* 

The banding for this post is subject to agenda for change confirmation

An opportunity have arisen and we are looking to appoint a bright, enthusiastic and motivated individual to join our Navigation Teams. Working as part of a team, supporting the Cancer Navigator, you must be flexible and adaptable to a varied and high volume workload.

Excellent communication skills, the ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines is essential.

You must be numerate, methodical, accurate and attention to detail is of vital importance.

You must have good organisation skills and the ability to work on your own initiative is essential as is experience of working with Microsoft Office programmes.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will support the Navigator and wider CNS team to ensure the smooth delivery of a quality patient focused service.

The post holder will work with the wider clinical team to ensure patients have rapid access to investigations and appointments.

The post holder will work independently within clearly defined policies and procedures, with advice available at all times.

Working for your organisation

You will be joining a friendly, supportive, patient focused and innovative team where you will be fully supported.  You will have a flexible approach.  You will be working in both The Royal Shrewsbury Hospital and The Princess Royal Hospital, Telford.  

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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