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Band 5 Clinical Pathway Manager - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust
£32,720 to £39,769 per annum pro rata inclusive of HCAS
Closing date
22 Jul 2024

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
The Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust

Band 5 Clinical Pathway Manager

The Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery department is looking for an enthusiastic and reliable Clinical Pathway Manager.

Main duties of the job

The Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery department is a busy and often challenging environment, we work together to deliver an excellent service at all times.

The post holder will be part of a cross-Trust friendly team, which includes administrative staff, clinical staff, management, and operational staff.

We are looking for a confident and enthusiastic individual to undertake this unique and exciting vacancy. The main responsibilities for the post include leading the administrative and clerical teams, to be prepared to provide administrative and managerial support as requested. To work alongside Clinicians and Operational Team to maintain the smooth running of the whole service. To be prepared to actively participate in service improvement / development initiatives as required. We are looking for someone who works well under pressure and enjoys working with people. We are also looking for someone who has excellent communication and customer care skills, and has the ability to organise and prioritise their workload. It is essential that the post holder has IT skills and knowledge of the hospital EPR and Dictate IT systems would be desirable.

This post will look after staff based at Barnet Hospital and Chase Farm Hospital. The post holder would be expected to visit each site but the base site of this post could be flexible.

Working hours for this post are full time 37.5 hours per week - Monday to Friday onsite.

About us

The Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest and busiest in London with a well-established national and international reputation for clinical excellence and world class care.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The post holder will lead a team of Clinical Pathway Navigators and administrators and be responsible for the smooth running of the service by ensuring that coordinated and streamlined administrative processes revolve around the patient and their individual needs.

Person Specification

Royal Free World Class Values


  • Demonstrable ability to meet the Trust Values

Education and professional qualifications


  • Diploma level qualification or equivalent experience.
  • English and Math at GCSE level or equivalent
  • Customer Services attendance certificate
  • Strong working knowledge and proficient in the use of Outlook package - Power point, Excel, Microsoft Word as well as Access, email, Teams, Internet.
  • C o u r s e s / further study attended to demonstrate evidence of personal development


  • RSA 2 or RSA 3 word processing/typing or equivalent experience.
  • Knowledge of medical terminology.
  • Courses / further study attended to demonstrate evidence of personal development.
  • Knowledge of Cerner



  • Previous experience of working with the public and/or patients in a healthcare environment
  • Experience of interaction with all levels of staff
  • Previous administrative and organisational experience
  • Experience of managing and prioritising own workload and working to deadlines
  • Experience of dealing with non-routine and complex problems
  • Experience of managing staff


  • Experience of drawing up staff rosters
  • Previous administrative and organisational

Skills and aptitudes


  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent organisational skills with meticulous attention to detail
  • Excellent customer care practice, being polite, sympathetic, patient and diplomatic
  • Understanding patient confidentiality
  • Knowledge of Cerner
  • Awareness of National and Trust pathway targets (such as 18 week RTT target)
  • Ability to confidently interact and share knowledge with staff at all levels
  • Proof of continuous learning and development
  • Ability to learn and assimilate information quickly
  • Ability to use data bases

Employer details

Employer name

Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust


Chase Farm Hospital



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