Bowel Cancer Screening Programme Hub Screening Officer
Gateshead Health NHS Foundation Trust
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An exciting opportunity has arisen for several Screening Officers to join the North East Bowel Cancer Screening Programme Hub which supports Bowel Cancer Screening Services for a population of 8.85 million.
The role includes administrative, laboratory and call centre functions, including processing of returned screening samples, acting as first point of contact on the national Freephone helpline, as well as helping in the production of significant quantities of outgoing mail (invitations, reminders, test packs and results) using bespoke software and complex mailroom equipment as part of the call and re-call of the national programme.
Main duties of the job
The post-holder will work as part of the integrated administrative and laboratory based team, working to meet the national targets and standards set by the NHS Bowel Cancer Screening Programme (NHS BCSP).
Refer to full job description for main duties of the role.
Based in the North East of England we provide a range of hospital and community health services from our leading facilities, including the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Blaydon urgent care centre and Bensham Hospital, all within Gateshead.
Established in 2005, we were one of the first foundation trusts in the country and since then have consistently achieved the highest levels of care for patients.
We now employ around 4,800 staff and currently provide 444 hospital beds across the Gateshead region.
Our values should be the 'golden thread' which runs through everything we do - they are the core of who we are. Our five values can easily be remembered by the simple acronymICORE; Innovation, Care, Openness, Respect, Engagement.
We have a number of staff networks including the BAME network, D-Ability network, LGBTQ+ Network and the Women's Network, to challenge us and help us to constantly improve. Our armed forces network is one of our emerging networks.
The health and wellbeing of our staff is one of our highest priorities, and we offer a range of support and initiatives as part of our 'Balance' programme balancegateshead.com to cater for our diverse workforce, so that your individual needs can be supported, allowing you a happy and healthy working experience with us.
Please refer to the attached job description and personal specification which detains the main responsibilities and requirements for this post.
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