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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 28/01/2022.

MDT Coordinator

Job Reference: 175-2122-2-MDT3087

Royal Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Cardiac Directorate
Royal Papworth Hospital, Papworth Road, Cambridge Biomedical Campus, Cambridge
£22,549 to £24,882 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.

Royal Papworth Hospital is proud to employ a diverse workforce who are encouraged to use their individuality to provide exceptional and personalised patient care. We believe that our strength as an organisation relies on our ability to foster an environment which encourages using our differences as a strength.


Department: Cardiology
Job Title: MDT Coordinator
Salary Scale: £22,549 - £24,882 (Band 4)
Hours: 37.5 hours per week

An exciting opportunity has arisen for two forward thinking candidates to join the Cardiology Directorate in the role of MDT Coordinator.

The successful post holder will work closely alongside the clinical teams, helping to identify patients who are required for discussion at the weekly MDT meetings. The MDT Co-ordinator is responsible for collating the necessary information for each patient to be presented and discussed on the agenda. The post holder will be the point of contact for all administrative issues relating to patients’ pathways of care, working alongside consultants and other disciplines of clinical staff.

You will be an experienced administrator with an eye for detail and excellent interpersonal skills. You will need proven keyboard skills and an aptitude for using a variety of IT systems. A degree of flexibility with your working hours is also required, as is an excellent telephone manner.

The successful candidate will need to have excellent communication skills and enjoy working in a busy, challenging but rewarding environment. You must have a positive approach to change and be highly motivated to work effectively and efficiently.

In return we offer excellent terms and conditions, broad training opportunities and pleasant working conditions in an extremely vital, challenging and interesting role.

Previous experience of working in an NHS environment is desirable.

The MDT Coordinator role will be based at the Royal Papworth Hospital (Cambridge Biomedical Campus).

For more information or to arrange an informal visit, please contact

In line with government legislation, from 1st April 2022 all NHS staff working in a role where they will have face to face and/or incidental contact with patients must be double vaccinated against COVID-19. Only those with medical exemptions will be excluded from this requirement. This requirement applies to this role and therefore all successful applicants will be required to provide evidence of their COVID-19 vaccination status or an official exemption certificate at time of any conditional offer being made and as part of pre-employment checks. Please consider this mandatory requirement when applying for this post

Closing Date: 28th January 2022

** 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, 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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