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Staff Nurse - Temporary Staffing

Royal Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
£27,055 to £32,934 a year
Closing date
1 Jun 2023

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Band 5
Part Time
Job summary

The beauty of working as part of our temporary staffing team is that you will have the option to work in different areas of the Trust, gaining experience in different specialities and working with an array of skilled professionals. This is an opportunity for you to join a world renowned hospital caring for patients with complex heart and lung conditions.

Main duties of the job

Do you have at least 6 months clinical experience in an acute setting within the last 2 years and want the freedom and flexibility to decide when you work, then this could be just the role for you.

There are many reasons to join our temporary staffing team such as:

Competitive rates of pay

Flexibility to work around your life

First choice of shifts

Work this week, get paid the next

Book and manage bank shifts online

Access to NHS pension scheme

As part of your induction into the Trust you will have a full weeks paid induction which will get you integrated with the Trusts systems and up to date with our mandatory training. You will also get a paid shadow shift in one of our clinical areas where you will be supported in familiarising yourself using our electronic patient record system and getting to know our patients and staff.

Applicants should refer to the Role Profile attached to advert for full information about the role

About us

Royal Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is the UKs leading heart and lung hospital, delivering care to more than 50,000 patients a year in its new state-of-the-art hospital in Cambridge.

It performs the most heart and/or lung transplants in the UK and carried out the UKs first successful heart transplant in 1979. It also offers emergency heart attack treatment, sleep centre care and is one of just five centres nationally for those in severe respiratory failure. Based on the Cambridge Biomedical Campus the largest centre of medical research and health science in Europe the Trust is at the heart of treatments of the future.

Royal Papworth became the first hospital trust in the country to be rated outstanding in all five areas assessed by the Care Quality Commission - a rating it still holds today.

The Trust holds its values of compassion, excellence and collaboration at its core, and all colleagues joining the team are expected to uphold these in their day-to-day roles and interactions.

Royal Papworth is proud of its diverse workforce and encourages people to embrace their individuality. The Trust values difference and welcomes all applications irrespective of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion and belief, sex and sexual orientation. Providing they meet the minimum post criteria, applicants with disabilities will be offered an interview.

Job description

Job responsibilities

On this page you will find a Role Profile which provides information about the hospital and full details about the role. We recommend that you review this and refer to it as you complete your application. Please include how you will meet the Trust Values Compassion Excellence Collaboration. If you would like more information about the role or working at Royal Papworth Hospital, please get in touch with the contact for this role.

Person Specification

Values and Behaviours


  • Ability to uphold the Trusts values Compassion Excellence Collaboration and associated behaviour standard at all times



  • At least 6 months clinical experience in an acute setting within last 2 years



  • Adhering to the NMC Code of Conduct and professional practice guidance
  • Good theoretical and practical knowledge of nursing within the clinical area
  • Knowledge of health and safety, clinical governance and quality assurance
  • Awareness and need to demonstrate a professional appearance and behaviour
  • Aware of cultural and social influences on health and of the importance of respecting diversity and differences



  • Current registration with NMC, part one or two of the register
  • Diploma, BSc or MSc in Nursing



  • Ability to problem solve, use own initiative, plan, organise and prioritise workload
  • Proven communication skills, written and oral.
  • Able to work collaboratively with the multi-disciplinary team, patients and their relatives.
  • Have good IT skills and be motivated to learn and use specialist applications and technologies.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

Royal Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust


Royal Papworth Hospital

Papworth Road

Cambridge Biomedical Campus




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