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Theatre Practitioner - Anaesthetic

Job Reference: 175-2021-1-TH554

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 NHS Foundation Trust

Anaesthetic Practitioner Band 5

Are you a motivated and enthusiastic individual looking for a new direction and challenge?


  • ODP with current registration with the HCPC or Registered Nurse (with relevant anaesthetic qualification)

The successful candidate will provide planned care for patients undergoing anaesthetic procedures; Assisting in the department’s workload as required whilst delivering a quality service in a professional manner and providing high standards of patient care. The applicant must be articulate, have good communication skills and understand the need to work as part of a larger multidisciplinary team. Some experience in Cardio Thoracic anaesthetics is desired but not essential.

As the largest and leading specialist cardiothoracic hospital in the UK, Royal Papworth Hospital is dedicated to providing our patients with the best possible care through the excellence of our caring staff.

If you are looking for:

  • A challenging and rewarding role in our patient centred department

And possess the following attributes including:

  • Effective communication at all levels and disciplines within the department and wider hospital
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Excellent teamwork
  • Strong work ethic

We offer:

  • Full time (24/7 shift requirement) + departmental and transplant service on-call commitment
  • Salary range £24,214- £30,112
  • Comprehensive orientation and support package provided
  • Professional development opportunities including ILS and CALS

If you are interested and want to be a part of our exciting future, or would like further information, please contact one of the team below on:

Please call - 01223 638000 and ask for the following:

  • Steve Tandy – Clinical Lead (Bleep 890) or
  • Karen Marston – Clinical Lead (Bleep 854) or

** 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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