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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 17/09/2021.

SARs Assistant Administrator

Job Reference: 175-2122-2-DG2783A

Royal Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Information Governance and Health Records
Royal Papworth Hospital, Papworth Road, Cambridge Biomedical Campus, Cambridge
£20,330 to £21,777 pa

Royal Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is the UK’s leading heart and lung hospital, treating around 50,000 patients each year. We are located in a new, purpose-built hospital on the Cambridge Biomedical Campus, with administrative services based in Huntingdon.

Founded as a tuberculosis colony in 1918, Royal Papworth Hospital has established an international reputation for excellence in research and innovation. Since carrying out the UK’s first successful heart transplant in 1979, the hospital now performs more heart, heart-lung and lung transplants each year than any other UK centre.

In addition to transplantation, Royal Papworth Hospital has the UK’s largest Respiratory Support and Sleep Centre (RSSC) and is one of five UK centres providing Extra Corporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) to patients experiencing severe respiratory failure. It is also the only centre in the UK for a number of specialist services including Pulmonary Endarterectomy and Balloon Pulmonary Angioplasty (BPA).

In October 2019, we became the first trust to be rated ‘outstanding’ in all five areas assessed by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) (safe, caring, effective, responsive, and well-led). We are committed to providing a positive, supportive experience for all of our staff.


SARs Assistant Administrator

Band 3
Salary £19,737 to £21,142 pa
Full time, permanent

We are pleased to be able to offer an opportunity for an enthusiastic and dedicated individual to join our friendly and supportive Information Governance Team.

The team supports the Trust from 2 locations: Royal Papworth Hospital (Biomedical Campus, Cambridge) and Royal Papworth House (Huntingdon). The post will be based primarily at Royal Papworth House in Huntingdon with some requirement to travel to Royal Papworth Hospital in Cambridge on an occasional ad hoc basis.

We are looking for a highly motivated and enthusiastic individual with excellent administration skills to join the Information Governance Dept.

We are responsible for handling and responding to the Subject Access Requests (SAR) received throughout the Trust as required under the Data Protection Act (2018), the Access to Health Records Act (1990) and the Common Law Duty of Confidentiality.

Main duties of the job

You will be working within a proficient team who are responsible for the administration, management and recording of the SARs received, within the legal deadlines.

You will have excellent communication and customer services skills, a high level of accuracy and attention to detail, and be able to work well within strict guidelines. You will need good working knowledge of Microsoft Office, and the ability to work under your own initiative to assist the Team/Department in delivering their key objectives.

If this sounds like the job for you and you are able to uphold our values: Compassion Excellence Collaboration, we would love to hear from you.

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Cath Willcox on 01223 639989

Anticipated interview dates: 27/09/21 / 28/09/21


** 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.

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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