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MDT Co-ordinator

Band 3

Main area
Band 3
Full time - 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
Royal Stoke University Hosptial
£20,330 - £21,777 PA
Salary period
24/01/2022 23:59

If there is a high volume of applications the advert may be closed early. Please apply without delay if you wish to be considered for this role. (This does not apply to any medical staffing posts)

From 1st April 2022 all NHS workers in England with face to face contact with patients must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19. Only those with medical exemptions will be excluded from this requirement. Please consider this mandatory requirement when applying for this position.

Important Information: University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust does not pay travel expenses for candidates attending interviews.


Job overview

An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Pathology Department. We are looking to recruit 2 Multi-Disciplinary Team (MDT) Co-ordinators within the Histology Office. The post holder is required to prepare materials for Multi-Disciplinary Team (MDT) meetings and provide clerical support to the Histology secretariat.  


Main duties of the job

The role will involve liaising with other departments, accessing and maintaining records, and the retrieval of slides and reports from departmental filing systems. The post holder will alert the consultants of any outstanding work, drawing cases to their attention ensuring slides are available to facilitate review at MDT meetings in a timely manner.  The post holder would be expected to file reports, blocks and slides, maintain existing filing systems and participate in the scanning of records and request cards. The post holder will be expected to request, pack and dispatch blocks and slides to and from external agencies. The post holder will be expected to collate and prepare Histology reports for posting.

Working for our organisation

University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust is one of the largest and most modern in the country. We serve around three million people and we’re highly regarded for our facilities, teaching and research. The Trust has around 1,450 inpatient beds across two sites in Stoke-on-Trent and Stafford. Our 11,000 strong workforce provide emergency treatment, planned operations and medical care from Royal Stoke University Hospital and County Hospital in Stafford.

We are the specialist centre for major trauma for the North Midlands and North Wales. We have put together a wide range of development packages aimed at ensuring that everyone has the opportunity to fulfil their potential. Our goal is to be a world-class centre of achievement, where patients receive the highest standards of care and the best people come to learn, work and research.

Following an NHSI initiative to establish 29 Pathology networks across England the University Hospital of North Midlands is currently working closely with Mid and East Cheshire NHS Trusts to establish a Pathology network across Staffordshire and Cheshire.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

Please see job description and person specification for full role details.

If there is a high influx of applicants there is a possibility the job will be closed early.

Person specification

Education and Qualifications

Essential criteria
  • 2 GCSE’s at grade C or above in English and Maths or equivalent.
  • OCR or equivalent in working with Excel, Word and Outlook (or equivalent software)
Desirable criteria
  • NVQ II in Business Administration or Customer Care


Essential criteria
  • Experience of Microsoft Office including Outlook
  • Experience of computerised/manual filing systems
  • Experience in clinical administration
Desirable criteria
  • 12 months administration and clerical experience
  • Experience of Electronic Patient Systems

Skills, ability and knowledge

Essential criteria
  • Ability to organise and prioritise workload effectively to meet tight deadlines
  • Ability to solve problems on own initiative with minimum supervision
  • Demonstrable customer care skills including professional telephone manner
  • Ability to adhere to policies and procedures
  • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels
Desirable criteria
  • Knowledge of the NHS
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Further details / informal visits contact

Isabelle Noden
Job title
Histology Office Team Leader
Email address
Telephone number
01782 674288
Additional information

Angela Sneyd

Operational Services Manager

Tel: 01782 679664