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Cytology IT Support Worker

NHS AfC: Band 4

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NHS AfC: Band 4
Full time - 37.5 hours per week
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Cotman Centre, Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital
£22,549 - £24,882 per annum
Salary period
24/10/2021 23:59

At NNUH it is our privilege to provide healthcare to over one million people across Norfolk and surrounding areas. Our vision is to ‘provide every patient with the care we want for those we love the most’, and if this inspires you and you share our values, we really want you to join our team. 

Our values support our vision and guide the behaviour of everything we do, these are:


We look after the needs of our patients, carers and colleagues, to provide a safe and caring experience for all.


We act with care, compassion and kindness and value others’ diverse needs.


We take an honest, open and ethical approach to everything we do.


We work as one team and support each other to maintain the highest professional standards.


We continuously learn and improve to achieve the best outcomes for our patients and our hospital. 

Wish you were here? So do we.


The Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital Cytology department was chosen to be the provider of HPV primary testing for the East of England. This means that we are now testing up to 450,000 cervical screening samples per year for HPV using the high throughput Roche Cobas systems.

The laboratory also currently processes around 4,000 diagnostic cytology samples per year.

It is a very busy department, and is sited in modern, well-equipped accommodation at the Cotman Centre, on Colney Lane.

The post holder will be based in the cytology department at the Cotman Centre.

Examples of duties:

  • To provide IT support for enquiries from the East of England cervical screening service users.
  • To maintain the Cervical Sample Taker Database (CSTD) and deal with user enquires relating to the CSTD and extract reports from the CSTD in line with the needs of the service.

To support the delivery of a high quality, safe and compassionate healthcare service, all staff are expected to act as a role model to others in all aspects of their work and consistently demonstrate NNUH’s ‘PRIDE’ values of People focused, Respect, Integrity, Dedication and Excellence.

Full time: 37.5 hours per week

The cytology department requires adequate staffing 9-5 plus a flexible approach to working outside normal hours.

Open to applications: 12th October 2021

Close to applications: 24th October 2021

Interview date: 22nd November 2021

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Sara Casson
Additional information

Cytology Laboratory Manager

01603 286031