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Neurodevelopmental Pathway Coorodinator

NHS AfC: Band 4

Main area
Admin & Clerical
NHS AfC: Band 4
Fixed term
Job ref
27/06/2018 23:59

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Children’s Services

Neurodevelopmental Pathway Coordinator

(Fixed Term Contract for 12 months initially)

Band 4 

37.5 hours per week 

Base: TBC - Derby

Derbyshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust Children’s Service is offering a unique opportunity to an experienced individual with administrative and organisational ability to take forward this new role.

The role will involve working alongside operational and clinical leads from the Derbyshire health community in the implementation of the Neurodevelopmental Pathway.

Elements of the Role:

The role of the Pathway Coordinator is to actively manage the progress of children and young people referred to the Neurodevelopment Pathway, and to act as the point of contact for families and professionals seeking information regarding progress, services and resources relative to the Pathway.

The post holder will work within a multi-professional approach, liaising and communicating with amongst others, Community Pediatricians, Child Psychologists, Speech and Language Therapists, Specialist Nurses from Childrens Services, and administration teams.

The post holder will be responsible for data management, involving organization of referrals and their onward processing, and the resultant outcome following Multidisciplinary Meeting decisions. The post will require the use of Microsoft applications to an advanced level to support operational managers in the collation of information for reports and activity mapping. 

The role will maintain an overview of waiting times and forward transit through the pathway, ensuring families and carers remain updated with their child’s ‘journey’ and understand the stages of assessment and diagnosis, and rationale for professional involvement.

As a new role the Coordinator will support the development of information for families, parents, carers and professionals regarding the role of the team and the process.

Whilst knowledge and experience of neurodevelopmental disorders is not essential, applicants must evidence their interest in working with this specialist field of work and demonstrate enthusiasm for working with children and families

This will be a busy role. You will need to be able to work using your own initiative and as part of the team. Flexible working hours may be required.


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Applicant requirements

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

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Further details / informal visits contact

Alison Fermor

Area Service Manager




Dr Jehan Labatia

Consultant Community Paediatrician