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Staff Nurse - Critical Care

Job Reference: 175-2122-RA40CC

Employer:
Royal Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Critical Care 1st Floor
Location:
Royal Papworth Hospital, Cambridge Biomedical Campus, Cambridge
Salary:
£25,655 to £31,534 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.

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Staff Nurse – Critical Care (Registered and Newly Qualified)

An excellent opportunity to join the critical care nursing team here at Royal Papworth Hospital has arisen.

We are looking for dynamic, motivated and compassionate registered nurses to join our highly specialist and internationally renowned mutli-disciplinary team. Our 46 bedded Critical Care is one of the largest and busiest in the region, with state of the art facilities, we are able to provide outstanding compassionate and holistic care to our patients.

As a tertiary referral centre we look after some of the sickest patients who are referred to us for a variety of specialist services such as our ECMO (extra corporeal membrane oxygenation) service, heart and lung transplant, PCI pathway. Working in this environment is challenging and rewarding in equal amounts.

To care for our patients we need a highly skilled and innovative team, we will support your development through every stage of your career with our dedicated Critical Care education team.

Our well established programme for registered nurses will be tailored to you, combining theoretical knowledge and practical skills required for you to excel in your role. You will have access to expert clinical mentors and higher education programmes such as the Critical Care Course at degree or master’s level, funded places at international conferences, Critical Care rotations and careers coaching for progression in more specialist roles.

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

We look forward to receiving your application if this sounds like a great opportunity for you.

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

*£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).

For further information on this vacancy please email Matt Petty (matt.petty@nhs.net) or Siobhan Moore (siobhan.moore2@nhs.net)

 




** 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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