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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 21/04/2021.

Assistant MDT coordinator

Job Reference: 415-L21-177

Northern Devon Healthcare Trust
Cancer Services
£19,737 - £21,142 per annum pro rata

The Cancer Services Team is delighted to be able to advertise the recruitment of an assistant MDT Coordinator. We are looking for an enthusiastic experienced and hardworking administrator to support the delivery of Cancer MDTs. You will be working 25 hours per week.

The MDT Coordinators will be based in the North Devon District Hospital and will provide operational support to the Cancer Management Team.

The post holder will work with the Cancer Services Teams to ensure patient pathways are co-ordinated fully and in line with National and local guidance. The post holder will need a keen eye for detail and will be required to track multiple suspected or confirmed cancer patients through their respective pathways. The post holder will be required to communicate effectively with staff at all levels of the organisation, as well as liaising with colleagues in tertiary centres.

The post holder will be required to undertake regular supportive tasks as part of regular Cancer Waiting Times (CWT) and audit submissions and will be required to work on their own initiative. The aMDT Coordinators are responsible for supporting the timely and on-going tracking of patients is undertaken to ensure prompt and real time validation of data within the Cancer Registry and escalating any identified issues to the relevant department/teams.

Closing Date: 21st April 2021


This post is being offered as Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust and the Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust continue to develop our long standing partnership with a view to becoming a single integrated organisation across Eastern and Northern Devon. Working together gives us the opportunity to offer unique and varied careers across our services combining the RD&E’s track record of excellence in research, teaching and links to the university with NDHT’s innovation and adaptability.

Our values guide everything we do. At all times, we aim to:

  • Demonstrate compassion
  • Strive for excellence
  • Respect diversity
  • Act with integrity
  • Listen and support others

Our teams of care professionals work with patients and their families to support peoples’ independence, health and wellbeing. We provide support to avoid hospital admissions, and if an admission is necessary, we try to make each patient’s stay in hospital as short and effective as possible before working with them on a safe discharge home.

In our most recent staff survey, our staff voted us in the top 10% of NHS provider organisations to work for and we also came out as the top provider in the South West for our overall results. Our patients (through the Friends and Family Test) regularly report an average of over 95% satisfaction with our services.

Please note that we may close this vacancy early if we receive a high volume of applicants.

Pay award due with effect from Thursday 1st April 2021, implementation pending NHS Employers publication.

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