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Staff Nurse B5 - Thoracic Medicine

Job Reference: 175-2021-TW552

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.


Staff Nurse - Thoracic Medicine (Registered and Newly Qualified)


Be part of our incredible team

Working with us will provide you with an experience like no other to fast forward your career.

We have opportunities in our unique clinical area that is renowned nationally for looking after a wide variety of specialist respiratory needs. We have a fantastic multidisciplinary approach helping with psychological and social care as well as physical needs. We also offer ambulatory care service for day‐case patients so they can be at home for much of their treatments.

Join our expanding team who are caring, friendly, dedicated and passionate. You will be given full support and training to become an expert within this rewarding field of work.

Such is the care our patients receive; they often say that they see our teams as an extension of their family.

Develop a rewarding career with us.

In addition to this we have a £1,000 welcome waiting for you *

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

What our nurses say……

“We feel fully supported and cared for, knowing there is always someone to go to for guidance”

“We love the warm environment, the team energy and camaraderie”.

“We feel valued and have regular access to 1-2-1 meetings, appraisals and professional opportunities – the success of our wards is due to the development provided to us”.

“We feel heard and the reason we remain working here is because of the patients that we care for”. “We feel privileged to be a trusted part of the patient’s journey”.

What our patients say……

“I cannot recommend the care we got highly enough”

"The staff were very caring and kept us informed to all the procedures. It made the stay in hospital easy and comfortable”

“I felt very well looked after. Thank you very much for my stay, very efficient and friendly”

*£1,000 welcome payment applicable to those who commence on substantive contracts with a commitment to remain with the Trust for a minimum of 12 months (excludes Bank contracts).


** 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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