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Cancer Team Leader - Based at Southend

Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 Per Annum (Pro Rata for Part Time)
Closing date
3 Dec 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting and challenging opportunity has arisen within our Department.

You will be responsible for the day-to-day management of the MDT Coordinators and Cancer Pathway Navigators.

As the team leader you will also supervise/mentor the MDT Coordinators and Navigators, carry out appraisals and personal development plans under the guidelines of knowledge and skills framework. They will ensure that there is adequate staff cover for MDT meetings, tracking, data collection and oversight of the Patient Tracking Lists and meetings.

You may be asked to deputise in the absence of the Deputy Service Delivery Manager. The post holder will be responsible for ensuring that the MDTs are covered, the PTL is fully tracked and may be asked to be involved in any local pathway improvement projects.

Main duties of the job

Team Leaders Duties:

To line manage the MDT Coordinators and Cancer Pathway Navigators, managing annual leave, ensuring that adequate cross cover arrangements are in place and to allocate daily tasks to members of the cancer team, in order of priority. Ensuring responsibilities within the team are covered in the event of sickness and annual leave.

To identify training needs within the team, through regular discussion, appraisal and personal development plans and be responsible for overseeing the accuracy of all aspects of data entry within the team. Reporting to the Deputy Cancer Delivery Manager and Cancer Delivery Manager as appropriate.

To help design and build simple databases for local data collection and produce ad-hoc reports on cancer patients on request.Responsible for stationery stock control, completing and ordering on a Non-stock req.

About us

Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust is now one of the largest in the country, with a workforce of approximately 15,000 who serve a population of 1.2 million people.We work together, and in conjunction with MSE Health and Care Partnership, to deliver excellent local and specialist services, to improve the health and wellbeing of our patients in a compassionate way, and provide a respectful, but vibrant place for staff to develop, innovate and build careers.From facilities through to consultant specialists we want to be the best, to achieve this we need to recruit not just those who are the finest in their field but also those who have the potential to be. Yes, experience is important but so is outlook - if you are dynamic, forward-thinking and enthusiastic we want you to join us.

We not only offer you a good working environment with flexible working opportunities, but also the opportunity to develop your career with access to appropriate training for your job and the support to succeed and progress.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached a full job description setting out the details of the role and responsibilities.

We look forward to your application.

Person Specification



  • oEducated to at least A level or relevant Health care experience.
  • oKnowledge of Cancer Services.
  • oKnowledge and use of data collection and analysing and presenting complex data.
  • oAble to work independently or as part of a team.
  • oAccurate, methodical and well organised.
  • oGood communicator and excellent interpersonal skills.
  • o Team management experience
  • o Cancer Waiting Time Knowledge.


  • oEducated to Degree level
  • oQuality improvement qualification or relevant experience



  • oExperience in using local and national databases to produce reports.
  • oExtensive knowledge of the Patient Administration System (PAS).


  • oExperience in uploading files to local and national databases.
  • oKnowledge of cancer Services databases

Employer details

Employer name

Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust





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