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Clinical Administration Assistant

Job Reference: 175-1920-3N1893

Royal Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Sleep Studies-3rd Floor North
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.


RSSC Assistant Clinical Administrator

Band 3

Part time – 30 hours per week

We have an exciting opportunity to join our nursing team, this diverse position involves supporting patients through a telephone helpline as well as supporting the Clinical Administrator in producing nursing rosters and other administrative duties. You will be part of a friendly and supportive team and work within a position that is truly valued by patients and nurses alike.

We are looking for an individual who can work autonomously as well as part of a team. You will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, be empathetic and will be able to troubleshoot problems through a patient helpline and where needed refer the patient to other members of the MDT.

You will work closely with the senior nursing team and in the absence of the Clinical administration will be responsible in ensuring that the ward is adequately staffed with the appropriate skill mix. You must have the ability to be reactive and problem solve when dealing with short notice staffing issues.

You will be responsible for the stock management of ventilators and interfaces and other items not managed by the procurement department. You will need to be able to liaise confidently with other outside agencies. To have experience of Microsoft excel, electronic systems & electronic rostering systems would be advantageous.

If you would like further information, informal discussion or visit regarding this post please contact  Sharon Loveday Ward Sister on 01223 638365

** 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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