Overview

The Surgical and Anaesthetic Care Group have an exciting opportunity for the post of Cancer Pathway Navigator. The post is on a 12 month fixed term contract year.

To support the implementation of the NHS Cancer plan by providing dedicated and effective support to multi-disciplinary teams, working with team members to facilitate the delivery of high-quality care for cancer patients.

To liaise with colleagues within the Trust and/or in other hospitals to ensure fast-track progression of the patient journey following the decisions made during multi-disciplinary team meetings

To identify the causes of any delays in the cancer patient journey that may affect the patients’ prognosis and/or the delivery of cancer waiting time targets. To work with clinical teams and Service Managers in resolving any delay issues within the cancer patient journey.

To support the patient with effective signposting to appropriate local services; with the awareness and knowledge of services/providers, how to refer and direct people toward them.

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    We are one of the largest hospital trusts in England, with five hospitals and community clinics serving a local population of around 695,000 people.

    Our vision is ‘great healthcare from great people’. Everything we do is guided by our values: ‘People feel cared for, safe, respected and confident that we are making a difference’.

    We have a new way of working at East Kent Hospitals, called ‘We care’. It’s about empowering frontline staff to lead improvements day-to-day. We’re looking for compassionate people to be part of our improvement journey for the patients, families and carers we care for every day.”

    If you are considering applying for any vacancy with East Kent Hospitals University Foundation Trust (EKHUFT) please ensure you are comfortable being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and that you understand that we are treating COVID-19 positive patients within our hospital.

    Unless you are informed in writing that your post does not require full vaccination, it will be a condition of your employment that you are and remain fully vaccinated for COVID-19 unless you have medical exemption. Your commitment will help us to put the safety and care of our patients first, as well as helping us to protect you and your colleagues.

    Please scroll down to access the full Job Description and Person Specification located in ‘supporting documents’.

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