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Multi Skilled Operator

Job Reference: 175-1819-OP1651

Royal Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Estates Engineering
Papworth Everard, Cambridge
£17,460 to £18,702 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.


Estates & Facilities

Multi Skilled Operator – Fixed Term Contract

Band 2

Salary Scale: £17,460 - £18,157 pa

37.5 Hours. Shift system in operation including weekends, Nights, Bank Holidays



Royal Papworth Hospital is the UK’s leading heart and lung hospital, treating more than 100,000 patients each year from across the UK. Since carrying out the UK’s first successful heart transplant in 1979, the hospital has established an international reputation for excellence in research and innovation.


Our patients’ receive safe and excellent care because of our highly experienced and skilled multi-disciplinary teams working closely together.


We are looking for a number of Multi Skilled Operators to join our team on a fixed term contract working until 7th May 2019.


The role will be to support the Estates & Facilities department by ensuring the Domestic and Catering services are delivered to high standards. This will involve carrying out a full cleaning service in departments and ward areas throughout the Trust.


In addition to this, the post holder will be responsible for supporting the catering functions as required by assisting with the food service in the Restaurant, operating tills and delivering stock to the wards.


Are you hardworking in nature and have a strong work ethic? Then we would like to hear from you!


We have an ongoing requirement for Multi Skilled Operators and the post will close on 11th March. Up until this date we will be holding a series of recruitment days, the first batch of interviews will be held on:


Tuesday 12th February

Thursday 14th February 



For more information, please contact Hannah Badenoch at the Estates & Facilities team on 01480 364674

** 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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