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Cancer Clinical Case Assessor

Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 a year pa pro rata
Closing date
24 Jul 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Part Time
The post-holder will work as part of the Cancer Services team alongside relevant Clinical Leads to support case reviews which is required to support and facilitate in the (re)design and implementation of improved clinical and non-clinical services which are high quality, safe, effective, and financially sustainable.

The post holder will work on allocated case reviews for service improvement and project management work associated with the delivery of the Trust's cancer programme to meet its key strategic objects.

We are looking for someone to work 15 hrs a weeks for a 3 month period

Main duties of the job

Use and be proficient in clinical systems to enable case review work to support improvement projects.

Use a standardised approach and framework to complete case reviews.

Using clinical knowledge and expertise identify opportunities for redesign and sustainable improvement through case review against local protocols.

Responsible for identifying and producing root cause analysis for cases where risk or harm has been identified through case review.

Manage complex service and pathway review through case review analysis and reporting.

Work with clinical, non-clinical teams including support services to ensure compliance with local and national clinical protocols and best practice.

Use a structured and standardised approach to assign work and demonstrate an ability to meet deadlines.

To be aware of any impact of project changes to the governance and quality assurance of pathways and services.

Provide written reports and presentation on case review findings when required.

About us

Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust is the biggest provider of healthcare services in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. Our three main sites are Royal Cornwall Hospital Truro, St Michael's Hospital Hayle and West Cornwall Hospital Penzance, our staff and services are available across the region.

The Trust employs 5,000+ staff, has a budget of �380 million and 750 beds

We work with health and social care organisations including NHS Kernow and NHS England to ensure local healthcare needs are met. We provide acute medical, surgical and specialist services to around 500,000 which can increase significantly during busy holiday periods.

The Trust has teaching hospitals status as part of the University of Exeter Medical School. Keeping at the forefront of medical advances, we continually developing clinical services and are committed to maximising the range of specialist care offered locally.

We can offer you a rewarding career in a supportive working environment. We have extensive educational links to help you realise your full potential and develop skills to provide outstanding healthcare to the local community.

Enjoy an outstanding quality of life in a place that offers surfing beaches and fishing harbours to beautiful countryside and historic towns. With clean air, plenty of opportunities for outdoor activities and excellent schools, colleges and universities (including adult education) it is the ideal place for families and for you to develop your own career

Job description

Job responsibilities

PLEASE NOTE: To view the full Job Description and Person Specification, please click view the supporting document on the right hand side

To be an employee of the NHS you need to successfully complete the following:
  • Identity Checks
  • Professional registration and qualification checks
  • Employment history and reference checks
  • Work health assessments
  • Criminal record check standards
  • Right to work checks

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We reserve the right to close this advert early, or when the allocated number of applications has been reached. Please submit your application at the earliest opportunity.

Person Specification



  • oExperience working in a NHS clinical role for a minimum of 2 years. oUse and be proficient in clinical systems to enable case review work to support improvement projects. oExperience in General surgery and Cancer/Oncology oProven experience in organising and prioritising multiple tasks and workloads and meeting deadlines oKnowledge of Colorectal clinical protocols
  • oDegree level of education or the proven equivalent relevant experience and education. oEducated to degree level or equivalent professional qualification in a relevant discipline


  • Experience with clinical audit reporting.



  • oKnowledge of clinical systems oExpert use of MS Office and Microsoft Project oDemonstrable capability of delivering complex projects on time, to an agreed quality and budget oExcellent verbal, including strong presentation skills, written and interpersonal skills in order to communicate effectively, oAbility to solve complex analytical problems independently analyse information and make recommendations based on this analysis. oExcellent negotiating and diplomacy skills, coupled with the ability to remain objective when dealing with complex and sometimes


  • Knowledge of cancer pathways



  • Proven ability to work to critical deadlines when under pressure and effectively prioritise workload. oAble to communicate about sometimes complex, sensitive and sometimes contentious topics at all levels in the organisation both verbally and in written forms. oSelf-motivated with ability to work independently and on own initiative.

Employer details

Employer name

Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust


Treliske, Royal Cornwall hospital



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