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Healthcare Support Worker

Job Reference: 175-2021-1-CC516

Employer:
Royal Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Critical Care 1st Floor
Location:
Royal Papworth Hospital, Papworth Road, Cambridge Biomedical Campus, Cambridge
Salary:
£19,737 to £21,142 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. 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.

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Health Care Support Worker- Band 3

 

Exciting times ahead….

We are expanding our Critical Care service which brings incredible nursing opportunities for YOU

Develop your career with us.

We are looking for an experienced band 3 health care support workers who have worked in an acute hospital setting to join our large multi-disciplinary team. You will have excellent communication skills, the ability to work in a fast paced and highly specialised environment and a strong commitment to the provision of high quality patient care.

Your role will be varied, co-ordinating a team of unregistered staff, assisting the multi-disciplinary team with providing direct care to Critically ill patients, leading our essential care team each shift in delivering high quality care to the most vulnerable patients.

We have a dedicated Critical Care Education team committed to supporting your learning and development. A full training program is in place, designed to assist you with knowledge and skills required.

 

What our nurses say…..

“We are proud of the work we do caring for our patients through a multitude of invasive and non- invasive cardiac procedures and investigations”

“We are in incredible team and we are committed to giving our all to support the best patient outcome”

“Cardiology is a stimulating and thrilling place to work”

“We feel empowered because of the leadership and support we receive”

What our patients say…..

“During the operation all of the doctors and nurses assured me of the safe process which was completed as planned. Excellent 5 star job done”

“The facilities at Royal Papworth are superb - a wonderful hospital. The staff - all staff, make Royal Papworth a top class experience”

 

“Staff were friendly, welcoming, helpful and professional. I felt relaxed and at ease during my visit because of the superb way I was treated by all staff - A credit to Royal Papworth and the NHS”

 

 




** 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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