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Anaesthetics Theatre Practitioner

Job Reference: 175-1819-TCCA1674A

Royal Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Papworth Everard, Cambridge
£23,023 to £29,608 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.


Royal Papworth Cardiothoracic Hospital

Anaesthetic Theatre Practitioners:

ODP/ Anaesthetic Nurse Band 5 (Enhanced Band 5 to 6 pathway)

Royal Papworth Hospital is moving to a State-of-the-Art New Hospital in 2019. In preparation we are looking to expand our team. Are you a motivated and enthusiastic individual looking for a new direction and challenge?

If so our theatre department is looking for Registered ODPs or Anaesthetic nurses with a University accredited anaesthetic qualification at Level 6 to join our dynamic and friendly team. A successful candidate’s role will include the care of the patient undergoing anaesthesia including the preparation of specialist equipment for various types of cardio-thoracic procedures. In addition to this you will be trained to support the theatre team throughout surgery and also to complement our Transplant, PTE, VAD and ECMO services.

As the largest and leading specialist cardiothoracic hospital in the UK, Royal Papworth Hospital is dedicated to providing our patients with the best possible care through the excellence of our caring staff.

If you are looking for:

  • A challenging and rewarding role in our patient centered department

And possess the following attributes including:

  • Effective communication at all levels and disciplines within the department and wider hospital
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Excellent teamwork
  • Strong work ethic

We offer:

  • Full time + overtime available + on-call commitment + night shift rotation
  • Salary range £23,023 - £29,608
  • Comprehensive orientation and support package provided
  • Enhanced Band 5 to 6 pathway
  • Professional development opportunities including ILS and CALS

If you are interested and want to be a part of our exciting future, or would like further information, please contact the one of the team below on 01480 830541. Ext: 4414.

  • Steve Tandy – Anaesthetic Clinical Lead ( # 890)
  • Karen Marston – Anaesthetic Clinical Lead ( # 854)

This post will initially be based in Papworth Everard and then from May 2019 will be based at the Cambridge Biomedical Campus

Closing date: 26th March 2019

Interview date: By arrangement

** 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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