Maria Darby-Hoskin





An accomplished, versatile and results-driven professional with a proven track record in leadership and administration, ultimately benefiting the company bottom line.



Now looking to secure a challenging and rewarding new role outside of the health care industry, where skills, knowledge and expertise gained throughout previous experience in the NHS can be transferred across and utilised to best effect for the benefit of your organisation.


Key Competencies


● Microsoft Office – Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint
● Web and Social skills
● Communication
● Ability to work under pressure
● Decision making
● Time management
● Self motivation
● Conflict resolution
● Leadership
● Adaptability
● Teamwork
● Creativity
● Excellent editing skills
● Excellent written and verbal communication skills
● Able to translate complex text into easily readable material
● Organisation
● Project managing
● Training
● Customer service
● Conference planning
● Resourceful
● Accurate and detailed
● Critical thinker


Career Summary


NHS Professionals UHS

April 2018 to present

Patient Pathway Coordinator


Working in Southampton General Hospital. The duties of this busy and varied role and cover the whole patient pathway, from referral to treatment (RTT) and beyond. This includes clinical typing and letters, full booking and ensuring outpatient slots are fully utilised.  Monitoring patient timelines including diagnostics and tracking administrative duties for the consultants and use of several IT systems.  Excellent customer service and communication skills and hospital correspondence.  Filing and appointment making.  First point of contact.  Dealing with enquiries and complaints and passing on relevant information. Diary management



Royal Bournemouth and Christchurch Hospitals Trust

November 2015 – September 2018

Consultants Secretary, PA



Langley House Trust

September 2010 – September 2012
Project Worker/Administrator


Mayday Personnel Services Ltd

July 2010 – August 2010

Temporary office work at Veolia


Online shop since 2005 selling clothing, furniture and jewellery


Applemore College

various times

Examinations Invigilator


Winchester Churches Night Shelter

various times



Avon Representative


Southampton University

Faculty Administrator

July 1990  –  1991


Victoria Wine


Assistant manager


Most House Hotel 1989

Waitress/bar maid/kitchen assistant


Shares Drugstore 1989

Shop assistant


Cooperative 1988

Shop assistant


University of Southampton

July/August  1988

Cleaner and kitchen assistant



Professional Development


Reiki Practitioner level 1 and 2  2016

Swedish Massage certificate 2016

Managing Challenging Behaviour Langley House Trust 2011

Key Working Workshop Langley House Trust 2011

Working with Young People EDAS 2011

Drug Awareness Day 1, 2 and 3 EDAS 2011

Alcohol Awareness EDAS 2011

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Workshop 2010 Langley House Trust

Mental Health Capacity Act 2005 2010 Langley House Trust

Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards 2009 2010 Langley House Trust

Stress and Depression EDAS 2010

Safer People Handling Awareness Brockenhurst College 2010

Basic Book keeping Pass Totton College 2009





GCSE English Literature B Cantell Secondary School 1988

GCSE English Language B Cantell Secondary School 1988

GCSE History C Cantell Secondary School 1988

GCSE Home Economics C Cantell Secondary School 1988

GCSE Mathematics C Cantell Secondary School 1988

GCSE Latin D Cantell Secondary School 1988

GCSE Physics D Cantell Secondary School 1988

GCSE French D Cantell Secondary School 1988

GCSE Art D Cantell Secondary School 1988

Secretarial Skills Certificate Southampton Technical College 1990



References are available on request