Cancer Pathways Navigator

Southport And Ormskirk NHS Trust


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Job summary

An opportunity has arisen to join our Cancer Services team as a Cancer Pathways Navigator.

The vacancies would be initially for anyone with a interest in complex and robust reporting that is required to support cancer pathways.

The successful candidates would support the other tumour specific Coordinators and use their individual knowledge of systems and processes to help ensure patients with complex and unyielding pathways are supported and navigated through diagnosis and treatment.

Main duties of the job

The successful applicants would ideally have previous experience of working within Cancer Services, and a working understanding of local software used within the process of patients pathways.

The applicants will be required to have good level of communication skills and a clear ability to work on their own initiative with a good understanding of escalation and reporting mechanisms. Furthermore the applicant would be expected to continue to support the wider Cancer Services team with data collection and robust data reporting.

About us

Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust provides healthcare in hospital and the community to 258,000 people across Southport, Formby and West Lancashire.

Acute care is provided at Southport and Formby District General Hospital and Ormskirk and District General Hospital. This includes adults' and children's accident and emergency services, intensive care and a range of medical and surgical specialities. Women's and children's services, including maternity, are provided at Ormskirk hospital.

The North West Regional Spinal Injuries Centre at Southport hospital provides specialist care for spinal patients from across the North West, North Wales and the Isle of Man.

The Trust also provides sexual health services for the Metropolitan Borough of Sefton.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see job description and person specification for further information

Advertising Date - 6th May 2022

Closing Date - 19th May 2022

Shortlisting Date 20th / 23rd May 2022

Proposed Interview Date 7th June 2022

This post will be subject to a Standard DBS Check.

Person Specification



  • GCSE Math & English or equivilant


  • Recent NHS experience



  • EXperience of working within NHS adminstrative role


  • Previous experience within Cancer Services



  • IT competent


  • Deminstrate ability to work to own iniative



  • Good communication skills

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).

Employer details

Employer name

Southport And Ormskirk NHS Trust


Southport Hospital



Employer's website (Opens in a new tab)

For questions about the job, contact:

Cathy Knight


Date posted

06 May 2022

Pay scheme

Agenda for change


Band 4


£22,549 to £24,882 a year £21,089 - £23,761 per annum



Working pattern


Reference number


Job locations

Southport Hospital



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