Healthcare Support Worker Opportunities Job at Royal Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust in Cambridge

Job Description

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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.


Health Care Support Workers

Exciting times ahead….

We are expanding our workforce which brings incredible opportunities for YOU

We have a variety of clinical areas to choose from which means you can find a place to enhance your skills and progress your career.

The Trust provides support for all healthcare support workers to complete mandatory training, including the Care Certificate. We also offer a progression pathway for the right candidate, giving training and support to advance to more senior positions.

By joining our teams you will be able to access our fabulous benefits including:

  • Being part of a winning team
  • Joining our health and wellbeing programme
  • Developing under our career progression pathway

This post will be based at Royal Papworth Hospital Cambridge Biomedical Campus.

What our nurses say…..

“We are proud of the work we do caring for our patients through a multitude of invasive and non- invasive cardiac procedures and investigations”

“We are in incredible team and we are committed to giving our all to support the best patient outcome”

“Cardiology is a stimulating and thrilling place to work”

What our patients say…..

“During the operation all of the doctors and nurses assured me of the safe process which was completed as planned. Excellent 5 star job done”

“The facilities at Royal Papworth are superb – a wonderful hospital. The staff – all staff, make Royal Papworth a top class experience”

“Staff were friendly, welcoming, helpful and professional. I felt relaxed and at ease during my visit because of the superb way I was treated by all staff – A credit to Royal Papworth and the NHS”

Regular shortlisting takes place and you will be contacted for a Skype interview if you are shortlisted for interview.

** 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 (for eligible posts only) 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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About Company

Company: Royal Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Company Location:  Cambridge

About Royal Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust