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Staff Nurse B5

Job Reference: 175-2021-1-TX381

Royal Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Royal papworth Hospital, Papworth Road, Cambridge Biomedical Campus, Cambridge
£24,907 to £30,615 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.


Royal Papworth Hospital



Staff Nurse Band 5 

Full Time (37 ½ hours per week) + occasional unsocial hours (potential oncall) 

Come and join the most successful Cardiothoracic transplanting centre in the country. We are very proud of our success and a number of opportunities have arisen for people to join our team following our move to the Cambridge Biomedical Campus.

We will support you to achieve your potential by offering you a programme of development within all/some areas of the Transplant Unit including;

  • Organ retrieval,
  • The assessment of patients for Transplant,
  • Inpatient care
  • Outpatient care

If you are looking for:

  • A rewarding, interesting yet challenging role with a structure educational package
  • A friendly working environment
  • The ability to work oncall as part of the Royal Papworth National Organ Retrieval Service including the new DCD Heart Retrieval Team

And have the following attributes:

•           Registered or pre-registered nurse or other registered Health Care Professional

•           Excellent communication skills and are able to deal people from all backgrounds and professions both internal and external to the hospital

•           Excellent organisational skills to deal with ever changing priorities.

Then we are interested in hearing from you.

If you have any questions or wish to discuss further please contact Richard Quigley, Lead Nurse Transplant via or on bleep 081 via Royal Papworth Switchboard 01223 638000

Closing date for applications: 16th July 2020

Interview date: 24th July 2020

** 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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