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Cancer Registration & Validation Officer

Band 4

Main area
Cancer Registration
Band 4
Fixed term/ Secondment until 31st March 2021
Full time 37.5 hours per week
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Capital Quarter 2, Public Health Wales
£21,089 to £23,761 per annum
12/04/2020 23:59
Interview date

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This is a fixed term post for 1 year due to covering current post holder's secondment 

If you are an Public Health employee this post will only be offered on a secondment basis and you will need to have gained your line managers approval for the secondment prior to going to interview

Welsh Cancer Intelligence Surveillance Unit, Public Health Wales


Job title: Cancer Registration & Validation Officer

 Area of work: Welsh Cancer Intelligence and Surveillance Unit

Base: Capital Quarter 2, Cardiff

Tenure: Fixed Term/Secondment - 12 months

Salary: Band 4 -  £21,892

Working pattern: Full time - 37.5 hours per week

An excellent opportunity has arisen for a keen, enthusiastic, highly motivated individual to join the cancer registration team within the Welsh Cancer Intelligence Surveillance Unit (WCISU) at the Public Health Wales office in the Capital Quarter 2 in Cardiff. Applications are invited from candidates with an interest in working in health informatics.

The successful candidate will work as part of a team to compile the national cancer registry for the population of Wales. This will involve the interrogation of multiple data sources containing clinical and administrative data to derive a patient cancer registration in adherence to international clinical coding rules and national standards.

The successful candidate will be required to complete the Royal Society for Public Health (RSPH) Level 2 Foundation Award for Cancer Registration Officers. The training programme is made up of on the job blended learning components and assessments.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post; English and/or Welsh speakers are equally welcome to apply.

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Applicant requirements

Welsh language skills are not necessary

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Further details / informal visits contact

For further information regarding this role, please contact Hannah O’Connor Tel: 02921674945


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