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Lung Cancer Data Coordinator

Job Reference: 358-1846512-RRC

University Hospitals of Leicester
Respiratory Medicine
Glenfield Site, Leicester
£21,089 - £23,761 per annum

Fixed Term for 12 months

An exciting opportunity for a highly motivated and flexible individual to join the Respiratory Lung Cancer team.

This post will be supporting the team to implement and continually improve the Leicester Optimal Lung Pathway to support earlier diagnosis with the principles of this pathway being

  • To improve times to treatment
  • To increase the proportion of patients treated through better performance status
  • Reducing variation in clinical practice

The role will be expected to working closely with multi-disciplinary teams to facilitate and co-ordinate the function of a Cancer Multi-Disciplinary Team (MDT) meeting and ensure this is effectively run following up agreed outcomes to support an effective patient pathway. Key responsibility for monitoring and tracking patients on a suspected cancer pathway ensuring compliance with Next Steps and adherence to local and national waiting times targets.

The role will also encompasses the National Lung Cancer audit and the post holder will be expected to ensure all audit data is collected in line with data quality processes and is submitted in line with audit deadlines.


Closing Date:20th August 2019

For further details / informal visits contact:

For further details / informal visits please contact:

Karen Jones

RRCV Deputy Head of Operations



We will close vacancies prior to the published closing date if we receive a sufficient number of completed 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 suitably EU/EEA candidate is successful it is unlikely that the Trust is able to satisfy the Home Office Visa requirements.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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