Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

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Chemotherapy Scheduler

Band 4

Main area
Band 4
37.5 hours per week
Job ref
Churchill Hospital
£20,150 - £23,363 per annum pro rota
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Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest NHS teaching trusts in the country. It provides a wide range of general and specialist clinical services and is a base for medical education, training and research.

The Trust comprises four hospitals - the John Radcliffe Hospital, Churchill Hospital and Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre in Headington and the Horton General Hospital in Banbury.

Our values, standards and behaviours define the quality of clinical care we offer and the professional relationships we make with our patients, colleagues and the wider community. We call this Delivering Compassionate Excellence and its focus is on our values of compassion, respect, learning, delivery, improvement and excellence. These values put patients at the heart of what we do and underpin the quality healthcare we would like for ourselves or a member of our family. Watch how we set out to deliver compassionate excellence via the OUH YouTube channel.


Many of our recruitment programmes use Value Based Interviewing to identify those who have the skills we seek, who share our values and who are able to deliver compassionate excellence from the outset. We know that this makes a significant difference to your job satisfaction and above all the outcomes and experience of our patients and their families.

For more information about our Values and Value Based Interviewing please visit www.ouh.nhs.uk/about/vision-and-values


 Cancer Directorate – Chemotherapy Scheduler – Full Time, 37.5 hours per week  Band 4 (working condensed hours with rotating one day off per week)

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our Day Treatment Unit in the Cancer and Haematology Centre. Providing a pivotal role in this extremely busy unit you will be responsible for scheduling all patients receiving systemic anti-cancer treatments (chemotherapy).  Working closely with nurses and consultants  you will have a thorough understanding of all processes underpinning the delivery of chemotherapy.  In addition you will be responsible for managing district nurse referrals and be the point of contact with patients in communicating start dates and times of treatment.

The role requires a self-motivated and highly organised individual with excellent interpersonal skills as liaison with medical staff/administrative colleagues and patients is an important element of the post. You will need to be an excellent team player as well as being able to work on your initiative.   Attention to detail and good keyboarding skills are essential and knowledge of databases would be an advantage although full training will be given. 


Closing Date : 19th November, 2018

Planned interview Date: 29th November 2018


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Applicant requirements

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the resident labour market test. UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UKVI website. From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must 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) will also be subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks for Overseas Applicants.

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.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Nicole Clarke, Access and Performance Manager Tel: 01865 235990 or Marina Daley, Team Leader Tel: 01865 223849