TB screening co-ordinator

Job Details:

We run three busy hospital sites at Peterborough, Huntingdon and Stamford and provide outpatient services in two community hospitals in Ely and Doddington. Our 6,000 staff serve a growing population of 750,000 across North Cambridgeshire and Lincolnshire.

As a larger organisation we have increased opportunities to enhance services, ensuring we provide the best patient experience and clinical outcomes. For our staff this means they can experience a wide and varied career within the one organisation. We offer a real commitment to supporting your career in an environment where your skills and ideas are valued, where you are supported in developing your full potential and where your individual contribution is recognised, respected and rewarded.

Job overview

We are developing a latent TB screening programme within the North of the region in partnership with the South. We are looking for a highly motivated person to come and join our TB team to support the Latent TB programme.

Your main duties will include:

  • To monitor compliance against the national targets for the LTBI programme.
  • To manage administrative processes to ensure the LTBI programme is delivered in time and to specifications.
  • To work closely with specialist nurses, GPs and colleagues across the Region to facilitate timely inputs.
  • To identify patients suitable for the screening programme and to be an advocate for the service .
  • Invite eligible patients to attend screening, ensuring the efficient take up of clinic slots.
  • Attend screening events as and when required to do so.
  • Inform patients of their results and ensure follow up appointments are made if required.
  • Co-ordinate, supervise and maintain robust data collection and validation mechanisms.
  • Accurately record outcomes of screening and update staff and patient records using Trust electronic systems.
  • Analyse and interpret information/data and compile reports on outcomes for the Cambridge and Peterborough area including uploading data to the UKHSA LTBI programme portal and submitting data to the national database.

Main duties of the job

  • Liaise closely with other centres within the region, ensuring that administrative processes are streamlined and effective.
  • Comply with the Data Protection Act 2018 (as amended) and ensure systems of data storage and data transfer comply with the Act across the multiple users and organisations within the Region.
  • Provide a highly professional, comprehensive, effective and efficient assistance service to the TB service including, management of referrals, arrangement and coordination of meetings and minutes taking.
  • Undertake and contribute to project work as directed liaising with other Trusts and organisations in the development of the service.
  • Order stationery and supplies for the TB specialist nurse team, ensuring required stock levels are maintained.
  • Deal with and deliver decisions and actions modifying and adapting communication methods using persuasion and tact within delegated sphere of
  • Be accountable for planning, prioritising and organising work load ensuring work produced by yourself /team is of the quality and quantity required ensuring expected Trust

Act as a line manager to designated staff, including recruitment, induction, training and performance management. Conduct, document and register annual appraisal and development review in a timely manner in line with CUH policy and procedure. Set and agree personal development objectives including defined outcomes and agreed timeframe 

Working for our organisation

We are committed to ensure a work-life balance to all our staff by offering full time and part time roles, flexible working hours on a shift pattern to fit around your family life.
We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds. We particularly encourage applications from disabled, Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) and candidates form our local communities.
Benefits to you
• 27 days annual leave for new starters, rising to 29 days after five years of service and 33 days after 10 years of service, plus 8 Bank Holidays (pro-rata for part time staff);
• NHS Pension Scheme:
• Flexible working opportunities;
• Increased hourly rates for unsociable hours e.g. night shifts, weekends, bank holidays;
• Career development and training;
• Wellbeing support and activities;
• In-house physiotherapy Service;
• On-site canteens with subsidised meals;
• Subsidised staff parking (currently free). 
• Free Stagecoach Bus Travel to and from work within Cambridgeshire and Peterborough

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

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If you need any further information in regards this advert you can contact Hayley Lloyd by email at View email address on click.appcast.io.

Person specification

Education and Qualifications

  • Educated to degree level or NVQ level 4 or equivalent
  • Customer Service/ Business Admin /ITQ or equivalent professional experience


  • Administrative experience in a complex environment
  • Prioritising, planning and organising own and other tasks
  • Experience of dealing with difficult situations and confrontations
  • Data entry experience and documentation
  • Experience of managing staff


  • Confidentiality and data protection processes and procedures
  • Good working knowledge of office procedures and all Microsoft office packages
  • Awareness of anti-discriminatory issues

Key Skills

  • Excellent IT skills – ability to use Microsoft office applications including spread sheets and email

Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the United Kingdom (UK) are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. Please note that from January 2021, to work in the UK all candidates who are not UK or Republic of Ireland (RoI) nationals require sponsorship unless you have permission to work via another route. Non UK / RoI candidates wishing to apply can self-assess the likelihood of obtaining a Certificate of Sponsorship Check if you need a UK visa – GOV.UK ( .

It is vital that you provide full and accurate details of your current immigration status on the application form. Overseas applicants applying for entry clearance into the UK must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided in continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years.

Not everyone needs a ‘Skilled Worker’ visa. If you are applying for a vacancy in health or adult social care, check if you’re eligible to apply for the Health and Care Worker visa instead. It’s cheaper to apply for and you do not need to pay the annual immigration health surcharge.

If the role you are applying for requires a DBS Check and you are not on the update service or the role is not eligible for a free fast track service, you will be charged for the cost of the check. The cost of the check is currently £38 for an enhanced check and £18 for a standard check or basic check.

We reserve the right to close adverts earlier than the closing date should we receive sufficient applications.

Employer certification / accreditation badges

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Job Category: Health
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Peterborough

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