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Patient Environment Assistant

Job Reference: 175-1819-RSSC1516A

Royal Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
RSSC Nursing
Papworth Everard, Cambridgeshire
£17,460 to £18,702 pa

As the largest and leading specialist cardiothoracic hospital in the UK, Royal Papworth Hospital is dedicated to providing patients with the best possible care through the excellence of our caring staff.

In September 2017 the hospital was delighted to receive a royal title following approval from Her Majesty The Queen. Royal Papworth will become the first royal hospital in the East of England, in recognition of its pioneering history and continued commitment to developing the treatments of the future. We look forward to welcoming you to Royal Papworth and becoming part of our future.

Royal Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is preparing for its move to a bespoke, purpose-built hospital on the world-class Cambridge Biomedical Campus (CBC). The Administrative Services are based in Huntingdon.


Patient Environmental Assistant

We are looking for a highly motived and friendly individual to join our team.  You will need to be able to demonstrate you can work as a team as well as on your own initiative and you must have excellent communication skills. You should enjoy working in a busy environment where your role is varied and you will need to be able to flex according to clinical demand.

You will be working alongside the nursing team to ensure the clinical environment is clean and safe for our patients. You will responsible for cleaning equipment used in the ward area and assisting the nursing team in the preparation of the bed areas.

 The role will also involve helping the team support over 1500 patients who are on home ventilation and whose equipment needs servicing and repair.  Training will be given so that you can troubleshoot some technical issues but you will also work closely with Technical support services to ensure technical problems are resolved and the servicing of this equipment is maintained. Stock management will also be required to ensure adequate supply of ventilation equipment is maintained.

This is an exciting time to join our team as we prepare to move to our new hospital on the Cambridge Biomedical Campus in 2019.

If you require further information please contact either Sharon Loveday Ward Sister or Junior Sisters Charlene Johnson-Jefferies & Lucy Pinner on 01480 364160/ 364259

Closing Date: 28th December 2018

Interview Date: 9th January 2019






** We reserve the right to close this vacancy once sufficient applications have been received**

Priority consideration will be given to NHS Employees who have been declared at risk of redundancy.

The support and benefits available to staff include:
NHS Pension Scheme, Occupational Health Service, Personal Support (via Occupational Health), Childcare Vouchers, Onsite Gym, NHS Discounts, Chaplaincy, Staff Recognition Scheme, NHS Fleet Car Scheme, Cycle Scheme, Corporate Gym Membership, Low cost Home Ownership Schemes, Subsidised Restaurant, Programme of Social Events, Flexible Working Options and Library.

We welcome all applications irrespective of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion and belief, sex and sexual orientation. Applicants with disabilities will be offered an interview providing they meet the minimum criteria for the post. The Trust operates job share and flexible working. We are a Smoke Free Hospital.

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Border Agency requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Border Agency website.

In submitting an application form you authorise Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust to confirm any previous NHS Service details via the Inter Authority Transfer (IAT) process should you be appointed to the post.

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