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Staff Nurse B5 - Temporary Staffing

Job Reference: 175-2021-2-TS548

Royal Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Temporary Staffing
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.


Staff Nurse – Temporary Staffing

Find your happy place working on our nurse bank……

We are looking to recruit qualified Registered Nurses with experience working on acute hospital wards, especially those who are looking for flexible hours to work in our friendly world renowned hospital.

We have lines of work available for anyone who would like consistent work, or we have flexible shifts in a range of different wards and departments on both sites. We have full time hours also available too.

We offer great rates, access to the NHS pension, full week induction programme, paid mandatory training and the supernumerary shadow shift to help orientate you. We have a nurse bank management team who will be your main link to the clinical areas; you will feel supported and part of the team from the very start.

To join, you must:

* Currently be registered with the NMC

* Be eligible to work in the UK

* Pass an enhanced DBS check

What our nurses say…..

“We are a dynamic, supportive and friendly team who care for patients undergoing cardiac investigations as well as cardiac and thoracic surgery”

“Your career goals are important to us and we believe in supporting our staff to develop their experience, knowledge and skills”

“We have a wonderful team of experienced nurses with a good team spirit”

What our patients say…..

“Excellent caring staff”

“Nothing was too much for them. The room was brilliant. Thank you all for giving me my life back”

“The staff make you feel at home - nothing is too much trouble for them - very friendly. For care and attention I would give them an A*. Even cleaning staff are friendly, helpful and very thorough. Have been happy with my stay at Papworth - but there is no place like home”

“I am very grateful for the care which I have received during my stay at Papworth hospital. Everyone here has been friendly, caring and encouraging to me through quite a traumatic time in my life”

Regular shortlisting takes place and you will be contacted for a Skype interview if you are shortlisted for interview.

** 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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