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Job Reference: 175-1920-CC1846

Royal Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Critical Care 1st Floor
Royal Papworth Hospital, Cambridge Biomedical Campus, Papworth Road, Cambridge
£18,813 to £20,795 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.


Administrator to Matrons and Consultant Nurse

Full Time, Band 3

Salary: £18,813- £20,795 dependant on experience

Based at Royal Papworth Hospital, Cambridge Biomedical Campus

The Critical Care Unit leadership team (Matrons and Consultant nurse) are looking to recruit a full time (37 ½ hours a week) member of staff to assist the Matrons and Consultant nurse with all of their administrative requirements.

The successful individual will be responsible for key areas such as co-ordinating meetings and associated formation of agenda’s and note taking, diary management, data entry and formulation of some regular reports as well as other general assistance with administrative tasks for the senior Nursing team.

This post requires the ability to work both independently on own initiative and also as an integral member of the Critical Care unit team with a flexible and accommodating approach.

If you are looking for:

  • A rewarding, interesting yet challenging role
  • A friendly working environment

And have the following attributes:

  • NVQ 111 or equivalent experience in administration
  • Experience in an administrative role
  • Excellent communication skills and are able to deal with all types of people from all backgrounds and professions both internal and external to the hospital
  • Excellent organisational skills to deal with ever changing priorities.
  • Experience in a customer care environment is desirable

Then we are interested in hearing from you.

Please contact Cheryl Riotto Head of Nursing 01223 639499/ 07775705200 or Raj Patel, Service Manager 01223 639315 for any enquiries or informal visits

Closing date for applications: 4th August 2019

Provisional Interview Date: 14th August 2019

** 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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