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Deputy Sister/Charge Nurse

Job Reference: 175-2223-2-CW3351

Employer:
Royal Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
4 NW (Cardiac) Ward
Location:
Royal Papworth Hospital, Cambridge Biomedical Campus, Cambridge
Salary:
£32,306 to £39,027 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.

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Cardiology Wards 3 South and 4 North West
Deputy Sister Band 6
1 fixed term contract until June 2023
Full time 37.5 hours/Minimum 30hrs 

We have an exciting opportunity to join the Cardiology management team on Wards 3 South and 4 North West.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, hardworking nurse with the ability to work as part of the leadership team to maintain high standards. To support, encourage and empower our staff to achieve an effective and safe service.

Our focus is our patients, their needs, ensuring their comfort and providing safe and good quality care. This is at the forefront of our thinking and we are constantly working to develop the service we offer to the people we care for. 3 South and 4 North West currently have 53 beds commissioned including 4 Coronary Care Beds, with expectations of further expansion in the coming months. Cardiology is fast paced and is on the cutting edge of technology, providing excellent cardiology experience for staff caring for patients undergoing cardiology procedures: angiograms, angioplasty, ablations, cardiac devices and various cardiac valve related procedures.

The nursing dependency of the patients is diverse with direct transfers from the regional general hospitals and emergency pathways running through our department and as such is dependent on the clinical skills of trained and motivated nurses. We have a superb and supportive team of dedicated nurses and support staff. Our staff are focused on providing the highest standards of patient care, upholding our Trust values of Compassion, Excellence and Collaboration. We are keen to recruit staff to join our team who will share our vision, enthusiasm and pride in the care we deliver.

We have good development opportunities at Royal Papworth, with a supportive individualised orientation program following trust induction. There is specialist in house study days and courses. There are also close links to universities within the region for post registration courses.

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.

Your application (via NHS Jobs)

Please include in your Supporting Information how you will uphold the Trust values Compassion Excellence Collaboration

For further information or an informal conversation contact: Charge Nurse Steven Thurston, 01223 638263 steven.thurston@nhs.net or Rebecca Thomas, rebecca.thomas66@nhs.net 01223 638575

Closing date: 6th July 2022

Interview date: 25th July 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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