Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust

Pain Team Database coordinator and Medical Secretary

Based at Fulham Road, Chelsea and Sutton cross site

Band 3

Full Time: 37.5hours


The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust is the largest comprehensive cancer centre in Europe and a leader in the field of cancer care with a successful record of innovation in nursing care, pioneering new treatments and the development of anti-cancer drugs.

This post is based at the Chelsea site. A new role of Database Administrator and Medical Secretary supporting the Pain Team will provide invaluable support to the existing Pain Team department. Currently consisting of two Medical PAs and one Database coordinator, the Medical Secretary role will provide consistent and high quality administrative support to ensure the team is able to provide a timely and patient focused service. Working within the clinical unit of the hospital, the main responsibilities will include maintaining a pain team patient database, producing reports and managing data entry for the database, producing clinical letters and correspondence for outpatient attendances, for patients attending clinics at both Sutton and Chelsea. The post holder will be required to type to a high standard with proficiency, and always in line with the Trust standard for a five day typing turnaround for clinical correspondence. In addition the post holder will be expected to handle incoming patient queries and provide a high quality administration service at a leading Cancer Centre which prides itself on clinical excellence

The successful candidate will be enthusiastic and experienced, and will enjoy patient contact whilst working in a multi-disciplinary environment to support the delivery of a quality service. You must be able to demonstrate good communication skills, flexibility, reliability and have an organised approach to work.

Due to the nature of the role, we are looking for a dependable and highly adaptable individual who is able to work independently and has the ability to fit in and proactively contribute to the existing team.

This role is an excellent opportunity to develop your administrative skills in a fast moving and dynamic department within the NHS.

Substantial experience working as an administrator is required for this post. Excellent Microsoft office skills, knowledge of medical terminology and typing are essential.

Please note that this position will not attract a work permit or visa and so only applications from individuals already free to work in the UK without restrictions will be considered.

Due to the high volumes of applications we receive, we reserve the right to close any adverts before the published closing date once we have received a sufficient number of applications. We advise you to submit your application as early as possible to prevent disappointment.

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameNikki KettleyJob titleDeputy Clinical Business Unit ManagerEmail [email protected]