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Macmillan Recovery Package Team Administrator

Job Reference: 358-2010460-COR

University Hospitals of Leicester
Cancer Support, Leicester General Hospital
£18,813- £20,795

An exciting opportunity has arisen for the position of a part time Band 3 Macmillan Recovery Package Team Administrator to join a project team for 12 months to provide administrative support to the Cancer Recovery Package project team at the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust.

The Recovery Package is a series of key interventions which, when delivered together, can greatly improve outcomes for people living with and beyond cancer. It has four main interventions, Holistic Needs Assessment and Personalised Care Planning, Treatment Summary, Cancer Care Review, and Health and Wellbeing Events. These elements form part of an overall support and self-management package for people affected by cancer. The Recovery Package is recognised in the NHS England Five Year Forward View and the Cancer Taskforce Strategy which outlines a commitment to ensuring that ‘every person with cancer has access to the elements of the Recovery Package by 2020’. The roll out of these interventions will better support and improve the quality of life of people living with and beyond cancer.

You will be part of a small core project team comprising of a Macmillan Recovery Package Clinical Lead, Macmillan Cancer Pathway Lead and two Macmillan Recovery Package Clinical Facilitators. This project team will engage with a much wider range of clinicians and stakeholders across the Trust.The ideal candidate will have experience of working within healthcare administration, be able to prioritise conflicting work demands, efficiently communicate both verbally and in writing to both internal and external colleagues and continuously demonstrate the Trust Values.


Relevant experience in healthcare administration

Ability to work independently as well as within a team

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Ability to balance and prioritise a busy workload

If you would like to know more about the post, Jane Pickard Macmillan Lead Cancer Nurse on 01162584227 or Natalie Hallam Macmillan Recovery Package Clinical Facilitator on 0116 258 8924.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Jane Pickard Macmillan Lead Cancer Nurse on 01162584227 or Natalie Hallam Macmillan Recovery Package Clinical Facilitator on 0116 258 8924.

We will close vacancies prior to the published closing date if we receive a sufficient number of application forms.

Preference will be given in the first instance to existing NHS employees within the East Midlands healthcare community who are ‘at risk’ of redundancy. Such employees within the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust will be considered first.”

Important Information

Applications will be transferred to TRAC system, by completing an application you are giving authorisation for the transfer of your data.

Correspondence regarding your application will be sent to you by email via a TRAC system account.

UHL is an equal opportunities employer. We aim to employ a workforce that reflects the diverse communities we serve and where discrimination is outlawed, and staff and service users are equally valued and supported. We welcome applications from people from all backgrounds who match our job criteria.

We especially welcome applications from members of our black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) communities, as we have identified that UHL has an under-representation of BAME employees at band 7 and above.

Applicants who have a disability and meet the essential criteria for the job will be interviewed if you indicate you wish to be considered under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme. If you require a reasonable adjustment at any stage of the recruitment process please make the recruitment services team aware as soon as possible.

Appointments will be made on merit.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

If this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) .

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

We welcome applications from individuals who require Tier 2 sponsorship. NON-EEA candidates may not be appointed, if a suitable EU/EEA candidate is successful. This is due to the fact that it is unlikely the Trust would be able to satisfy the Home Office Visa requirements.

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