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Job Reference: 175-1920-OP1741

Royal Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Admin Wards
£17,652 to £19,020 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.


Department: Operations

Job Title: Receptionist

Band 2

Salary Scale: £17,652 - £19,020

Hours: 37.5

Vacancy Details

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Clinical Administration Team under the Operations Directorate. The role involves following departmental standard operating procedures to provide a patient focused, high quality, efficient and complete administrative support service to enable efficient patient flow through the ward areas.

The key duties of the role are to assist with the coordination of patient activity through the wards by the completion of designated admission. This includes following trust standards for meeting and greeting patients and recording information on the Lorenzo system and escalating any delays to the Patient Flow Facilitator. As well as assisting the ward team by request/book hospital transport for eligible patients.

You will need basic keyboard skills and an aptitude for using a variety of IT systems together with a degree of flexibility with your working hours. You will be working as part of a team and play an important part in providing administrative support to clinical areas.

In return we offer excellent terms and conditions, broad training opportunities and pleasant working conditions.

Royal Papworth Hospital will be moving to a new site on the Cambridge Biomedical Campus in April 2019, after this date post holder will be based at the Cambridge Biomedical Campus.

For more information or to arrange an informal visit, please contact Lisa Gibbie, Associate Director of Operations via email or bleep 161.

** 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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