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Staff Nurses & HCSW COVID-19 Temporary Staffing Opportunities

Job Reference: 175-1920-2-TS501

Royal Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Temporary Staffing
Royal Papworth Hospital, Cambridge Biomedical Campus, Papworth Road, Cambridge
please see advert

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. We are located in a bespoke, purpose-built hospital on the world-class Cambridge Biomedical Campus, with administrative services based in Huntingdon.

In October 2019, the Care Quality Commission (CQC) announced the hospital was ‘outstanding’ overall and across all five of the CQC domains; safe, caring, effective, responsive, and well-led - this is the first time an NHS hospital trust has achieved an ‘outstanding’ rating across the five key questions.


Staff Nurses, Band 5 and HCSW, Band 2 – COVID-19 - Temporary Staffing Opportunities

Staff Nurses, Band 5, £24,214 - £30,112 pa

HCSW, Band 2, £17,652 - £19,020 pa

Thank you for reading this advert for Registered Nurses and experienced Health Care Support Workers.

This is a joint advert for Registered Nurses and/or experienced Health Care Support Workers who would like to apply to help us with the COVID-19 extra demands. Thank you for offering your support in these unprecedented times……

We are looking to recruit Registered Nurses and HCSW with experience who would like to help us with the COVID-19 extra demands. We are especially looking for those who are need flexible hours to work in our friendly world renowned hospital. We have roles available for anyone who meets the criteria and can be flexible to join us on a zero hours contract to work in a range of different ward areas.

Please note:

As this role is hospital based and is in response to the current COVID-19 situation please ensure that you have read the current Government guidelines relating to ‘Information for shielding and protecting people defined on medical grounds as extremely vulnerable from COVID-19’ and ‘Guidance on social distancing’ to ensure you are comfortable and willing to work, if you successfully apply for a role in the Trust.

Please see guidelines on the Government website

We have a temporary staffing dedicated nurse manager who will be your main link to the clinical areas; you will be well supported and part of the team from the very start. We have everything in place to calmly support you.

You will need to be:

Registered Nurses: Currently be registered with the NMC if it is for the Registered Nurse application

HCSWs: Have previous experience in an acute hospital setting, the level 2 care certificate or be a current student nurse

You will all be:

* Eligible to work in the UK

* In a position to apply for an enhanced DBS check immediately

Please refer to relevant role profile attached and contact nurse recruitment for further information:

‘You may be contacted to arrange a telephone interview at short notice before the advert closing date’

Email: Mobile: 07881324414

** 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, extensive retail discount scheme, subsidised restaurant, staff recognition and award scheme, membership options at Frank Lee Centre Leisure & Fitness (campus gym), salary sacrifice 'cycle to work' and 'car' scheme, enhanced pay progression for Band 5 nurses, career progression opportunities, flexible working

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 (for eligible posts only) 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 Royal 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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