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Matrons' Administrator

Job Reference: 175-1819-NM1594A

Royal Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Papworth Everard, Cambridgeshire
£17,787 to £20,448 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.

In September 2017 the hospital was delighted to receive a royal title following approval from Her Majesty The Queen. Royal Papworth will become the first Royal Hospital in the East of England, in recognition of its pioneering history and continued commitment to developing the treatments of the future. We look forward to welcoming you to Royal Papworth and becoming part of our future.

Royal Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is located in a bespoke, purpose-built hospital on the world-class Cambridge Biomedical Campus (CBC). The Administrative Services are based in Huntingdon.



Matrons’ Administrator – Fixed Term Contract, 37.5 hours per week Band 3

Royal Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is the UK’s largest specialist cardiothoracic hospital and the Country’s main Heart and Lung transplant centre. We have an exciting opportunity for an experience administrator to undertake a fixed term contract of up to 12 months to cover maternity leave, starting February 2019.


We are looking for an experienced and committed administrator to support the Heads of Nursing and the Matron team across the whole hospital. This role will be based at our current site in Papworth Everard until April 2019 when the role will move to the new state of the art hospital on the Cambridge Biomedical Campus.

The overall purpose of the role is to support the Matrons with administrative duties to ensure their time is optimised to continue to provide high quality patient care. The main duties include diary management, organising meetings including minute taking, day to day management of the Matron Team, ordering supplies as necessary and working with the Ward Sisters and Ward Sister’s administrators to generate monthly reports.

To be successful in this role you be able to demonstrate:

Excellent communication skills

Ability to pay close attention to detail

Experienced user of Microsoft applications

Ability to demonstrate diplomacy in a pressured environment

For further information please contact:

Chris Seaman, Executive Assistant on 01480 364805

Closing date: 13th January 2019

Interview date: 18th January 2019


** 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, Occupational Health Service, Personal Support (via Occupational Health), Childcare Vouchers, Onsite Gym, NHS Discounts, Chaplaincy, Staff Recognition Scheme, NHS Fleet Car Scheme, Cycle Scheme, Corporate Gym Membership, Low cost Home Ownership Schemes, Subsidised Restaurant, Programme of Social Events, Flexible Working Options and Library.

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 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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