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Head & Neck Cancer Pathway HCSW - INTERNAL

Band 4

Main area
Head & Neck
Band 4
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
Royal Gwent Hospital
£21,089 to £23,761 per annum
08/04/2020 23:59

If you are successful at interview for this post you will receive your conditional offer of appointment and information pack via email.


We reserve the right to close this vacancy at any time. Therefore we encourage early applications to ensure consideration for this post. If you are short listed for this post, you will be contacted via your email account you used to apply for this post, therefore please check your account regularly.


Applicants are invited to apply in Welsh, any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English


Please check your email account regularly. Successful applicants will receive all recruitment related correspondence via the email account registered on the application form.


Aneurin Bevan University Health Board support flexible working.




Are you looking for a challenge? We are looking for an enthusiastic and highly motivated person to join the Head and Neck Services Team as a Macmillan Health Care Support worker.

The role will support the team in caring for head and neck patients at all points on their pathway. The role will include holistic needs assessment, facilitating patient support and wellbeing groups, providing patient and carer education and sign posting to allied services. The role will encompass management and tracking of patients on the single cancer pathway, coordinating collation, analysis and provision of the tracking and monitoring tools used within the service and Scheduled Care Division.

The successful candidate will have excellent verbal and written communication skills, be flexible in their approach and be able to use their own initiative. They will also need to be able to work across all disciplines and be able to manage their time effectively.

A knowledge of head and neck cancer services and the single cancer pathway is desirable. Good communication and IT knowledge and skills is essential.

If you would like further information please contact or to arrange an informal visit please contact Jane Cox or Gemma O’Driscoll on 01633 238520.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post; Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply.

Closing date: 8th April 2020

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Applicant requirements

The postholder will have access to vulnerable people in the course of their normal duties and as such 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 to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Welsh language skills are desirable

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Further details / informal visits contact

Jane Cox or Gemma O’Driscoll on 01633 238520