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Assistant Healthcare Support Worker - Opportunities

Job Reference: 175-1920-TW417

Royal Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Papworth Road, Cambridge Biomedical Campus, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
£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. We are located in a bespoke, purpose-built hospital on the world-class Cambridge Biomedical Campus, with administrative services based in Huntingdon.


Health Care Support Worker Opportunities for an incredible future.

We are recruiting Health Care Support Workers within our Critical Care, Cardio-Thoracic Surgery, Thoracic Medicine, Cardiology Ward areas and Cath Labs. This variety of areas means you can find a role to enhance your skills and progress your career.

Your work life balance is important to us and we have further opportunities to join our bank. If you are interested in this more flexible working opportunity, simply state this in your supporting statement.

The Trust provides support for all healthcare support workers to complete mandatory training including the Care Certificate and a Clinical Apprenticeship. We also offer a progression pathway for the right candidate, giving training and support to advance to more senior positions.

By joining our teams you will be able to access our fabulous benefits including:

•Being part of a winning team - in 2016, Royal Papworth won the National Patient Safety Award for Cardiac Care

•Joining our health and wellbeing program

•Developing under our career progression pathway

This post will be based at Royal Papworth Hospital Cambridge Biomedical Campus

Selection Day takes place from 08:45 until 16:00. The selection process includes a literacy & numeracy test, a written exercise, a scenario, group and individual interviews.

** 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, enhanced pay progression for Band 5 nurses, 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.

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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