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Cellular Pathology Office Manager

Band 5

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Cellular Pathology
Band 5
Full time: 37.5 hours per week
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Cellular Pathology - Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust
£24,907 - £30,615 Per Annum + 5% HCAS
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About us

The Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust is a District General Hospital providing acute services to the people of West Essex and East Hertfordshire and has a positive and successful approach to developing and delivering health care.

We have recently been rated good by the CQC for Caring and Well-led join us on our journey to outstanding!

The Trust believes in investing in all our staff and rewarding high standards of care whilst on our journey to outstanding and expect our staff to uphold the Trust values which are Respectful, Caring, Responsible and Committed.

The Trust continues to gain national recognition as we were crowned Fab Change Champion Organisation in 2018 for the second year running, Simon Stevens - NHS England Chief Executive, said: "this award is presented to the trust whose energy, leadership and vision has empowered staff to put their ideas into action and have embedded quality improvement as 'the norm' throughout their organisation."


Princess Alexandra Hospital is conveniently located in Harlow, Essex just 25 minutes drive to London Stansted Airport and 25 minutes train ride to London Liverpool Street. Harlow also has excellent road connections across England, with the M11, M25, A10, M1 and A1 all on its doorstep.


We are looking to appoint a pro-active, highly motivated individual to join our Cellular Pathology team as  Office Manager.  You will be expected to lead a team of medical secretaries and clerical officers to ensure the management of timely diagnostic reports for our cellular pathology service. You will work closely with the Lab Manager and Consultant team to ensure that all service requirements are met. 

The successful candidate will require excellent typing skills and an understanding of medical terminology. You will need to have excellent communication skills and be able to demonstrate that you can lead and motivate a team. You will need to liaise with clinicians at all levels and managers within the Trust and at external organisations. Time management skills are essential as you will need to balance the demands of a very busy workload. 

The post holder will be expected to work independently to manage their own workloads in line with service requirements and local/national policies.

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Applicant requirements

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

Lisa Greenhalgh
Job title
Lab Manager
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Telephone number
01279 827094