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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 18/07/2019.

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Locum Clinical Fellow

Job Reference: 175-1920-MD355

Royal Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
/Respiratory / Cardiology
£37,191 per annum

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.

In October 2019, the Care Quality Commission (CQC) announced the hospital was ‘outstanding’ overall and across all five of the CQC domains; safe, caring, effective, responsive, and well-led - this is the first time an NHS hospital trust has achieved an ‘outstanding’ rating across the five key questions.


Royal Papworth Hospital is an internationally recognised heart and lung hospital. Clinical services include the diagnosis, treatment and management of patients in three principal areas: Cardiology, Chest Medicine and Advanced Heart and Lung Failure, including Transplantation. We have an established reputation for innovative clinical developments underpinned by substantial research, development and education.

A short-term opportunity has arisen to work in our Respiratory and Cardiology department, ideal for candidate who wish to experience our brand-new hospital on the Cambridge Biomedical Campus.

Royal Papworth Hospital is the largest cardiothoracic centre in the UK with over 2000 cardiac surgical procedures performed per year. We provide local cardiothoracic services for the Eastern region and also specialist national services including cardiothoracic transplantation, ventricular assist devices, pulmonary endarterectomy and ECMO. Papworth’s cardiology services include primary angioplasty, structural intervention, pacing and electrophysiology, imaging and heart failure.

Applicants should have MBBS, GMC registration and completed foundation competencies.

For further information please contact Mrs. Elvira Sayer, Medical Staffing Manager, on 01223 639864

Closing Date: 18th July 2019

Interview Date: TBC

** 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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