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Risk Stratification Support Worker (Prostate)

Band 4

Main area
Cancer Services
Band 4
Fixed Term for 12 months
Part-time 22.5 hours per week
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Southport & Ormskirk NHS Hospital Trust
£20,150 - £23,363 per annum pro rata
24/01/2019 23:59

Working for Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust offers all the benefits of coast and country living with the convenience of big city life.

We have miles of unspoilt coastline on our doorstep, attractive commuter towns, picturesque villages and stunning countryside all within easy reach. Excellent transport links mean the vibrant, historic city of Liverpool is only a short journey away. Shops, bars, restaurants, museums, galleries, a World Heritage listed waterfront and, of course, two Premiership football teams makes this a destination for travellers from across the world.

The University of Liverpool has awarded us the status of University Clinical Education Centre in recognition of the high standard of training provided for students on placement to the Trust.

We pride ourselves in providing safe, clean and friendly care, and recruit to our SCOPE values. We also offer a range of family friendly options to staff.

Please note that all successful applicants to non-medical positions will be subject to a six-month probationary period.


Southport and Ormskirk NHS Trust

Risk Stratification Support Worker (Prostate)

Cancer Services

Fixed Term Contract for 12 months

Part time 22.5 hours per week

Band 4

£20,150 - £23,363 per annum pro rata

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.



An exciting opportunity has arisen for a motivated and interested individual to join our hard working Urology team on a  fixed term contract for 12 months to assist with cover for maternity leave of the existing post holder.

The successful candidate ideally should have an understanding of the Prostate Cancer Pathway and how Risk Stratified follow-up is beneficial to the patients.

The successful candidate will be expected to cover the existing post holders workload and support relevant prostate cancer patients self manage following initial treatment. They will be expected to make use of the database and patients tacker systems to ensure all patients are supported and conduct regular workshops to support newly transferred patients.

The successful candidate will work closely with the wider urology team in particular the CNS team and lead Consultant and will be expected to provide update reports to both the Trust and the Cancer Alliance regarding the success of the programme. 

Please note, this post will be subject to Enhanced DBS Check + Adults' Barred Lists.

Date Advertised: 10th January 2019

Date Advert Close: 24th January 2019

Date shortlisting to commence: 25th January 2019

Date of Interviews: To be confirmed 

Please be aware, that we may close a vacancy earlier than stated, should a sufficient number of applications be received, you are therefore advised to apply at your earliest convenience.

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Applicant requirements

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Elaine Deeming (Lead Cancer Nurse) 01704 704788

Emma McComish (Prostate Risk Stratified Support Worker) 01704 704776