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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 26/07/2019.

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Job Reference: 175-1920-OP1612

Royal Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Royal Papworth Hospital, Cambridge Biomedical Campus, Papworth Road, Cambridge
£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.

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.


Ambulatory Care

Phlebotomist Band 2 – Part Time (0.65WT) x 2

We are looking for enthusiastic individuals to join our skilled phlebotomy team. The Phlebotomy team work in both inpatient and outpatient areas across all areas of the hospital providing essential support to the wards and clinics, covering cardiology, surgery, specialist respiratory and transplant patients.

The phlebotomy team are based within a dedicated phlebotomy area in the Outpatient Department, whilst still providing a service to the wards. This is an exciting opportunity to work in a brand new environment at a time where we are developing our phlebotomy team. Once you are confident in the core venepuncture skills, there are opportunities to extend the role with additional skills at a band 3 level.

The successful applicant would be caring and have excellent communication skill. Previous experience of venepuncture would be an advantage but is not essential as full training will be given. Different working patterns would be considered but the shift pattern is 7.5hr days during the week starting at 7:30 or 8:00 and will involve covering approximately one weekend in four (7:30-11:30).

If you are a friendly, compassionate, patient focused team player who is flexible and looking for a new challenge and wished to advance their clinical skills and knowledge in a specialist cardio-thoracic ambulatory care setting, we would love to hear from you.

For further information please contact either:

Deputy Charge Nurse Lee Brooks or Deputy Sister Daisy Gamblesmith – 01223 86961

Closing date: Friday 26th July 2019

Interview date: Monday 5th 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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