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Cardio Surgery and Transplant Physiotherapy Deputy Team Leader

Job Reference: 175-1920-PHY1839

Royal Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Royal Papworth Hospital, Papworth Road, Cambridge Biomedical Campus, Cambridge
£30,401 to £37,267 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.

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.



Job Title

Cardiac Surgery and Transplant Physiotherapy Deputy Team Leader


Royal Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust




Royal Papworth Hospital, Cambridge


£ 30,401 - £37,267

Job Type


Pay Scheme

Band 6

Interview Date

Week commencing 5/8/19

Closing Date



Royal Papworth Hospital is an internationally renowned Cardiothoracic centre on the Cambridge Biomedical Campus. Royal Papworth Hospital is the UKs leading cardiothoracic surgery, and heart and lung transplant centre, with a proven track record of excellence in the delivery of patient care receiving both local and national referrals.

Join us following our move to the new state of the art hospital. The Physiotherapy department has an exciting career development opportunity for an experienced physiotherapist to develop their career and gain experience while supported by the Cardiac Surgery and Transplant Physiotherapy Team Leader. This post offers the opportunity to develop both clinical and team leadership skills in this specialist area.

Applicants must demonstrate experience in physiotherapeutic management of cardio-respiratory conditions within in a medical setting. Candidates must be a team player, highly motivated and committed to personal and others development, with good communication and interpersonal skills, along with the ability to be flexible.

The post-holder will be expected to participate in late shifts, on call and weekend working, based on a seven day shift pattern, in all areas of the hospital (including Critical Care, Surgical and Medical wards).

For further information, please contact:

Emma Matthews or Zoe Barrett-Brown

Tel: 01223638215

** 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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