ICU Nurses – Leading heart & lung NHS hospital

Full Time // CambridgeSalary: €28407


Cpl Healthcare in partnership with Royal Papworth Hospital NHS Trust is recruiting experienced Intensive Care Nurses for their 46 bedded unit which is situated in Cambridge City.

Royal Papworth Hospital is the UKs leading heart and lung hospital, treating more than 100,000 patients each year; they moved into a brand-new state of the art hospital in April 2019 situated on the same campus as Cambridge University Hospital.

The 46-bed Critical Care Unit comprises six cardiac recovery (CRU) beds, dedicated to the care and treatment of patients for the first 24 hours following open heart surgery. Twenty-seven Critical Care beds provide a flexible level of care for patients who require ongoing and more complex treatment and support.

As a tertiary and national referral centre, the unit also admits patients needing mechanical support such as extra corporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO), treatment for heart failure, and following transplant and pulmonary endarterectomy (PEA) surgery. In addition, we treat patients with cardiothoracic emergencies, e.g. aortic dissection and chest trauma.

Interested candidates must have

  • Recognised Nursing qualification
  • A minimum of 12 months recent critical care experience
  • Experience working in cardio thoracic is beneficial
  • Have past OET / IELTs and submitted documents to the NMC
  • Past CBT or a CBT booking
  • Good communication skills
  • Previous experience working in cardio thoracic / cardiology is desirable and but not essential


  • Starting salary £23949 (pre-registration salary upon arrival and up to obtaining PIN/post OSCE)
  • Salary upon receipt of NMC registration ranges from £27005-£32934 and will be put on correct salary point in line with previous years of experience
  • 27 Days annual leave
  • The Trust will refund the costs of 1 x IELTS/OET examination and CBT completed prior to arrival (proof of payment required)
  • The Trust will cover the cost of your UK Visa
  • Reimburse you for the cost of flights up to the value of 800 (receipt)
  • The Trust will cover the cost of your UK NMC Pin fee
  • You are provided with 12 months subsidised accommodation
  • You will receive 1700 welcome payment (less tax/ 1st months accommodation / admin fee)

**** Reimbursement for the above costs will occur should you leave the Trust prior to completing two years.

Interview's will be taking place each week 

For further information on these exciting opportunities please send an updated CV to / +353879319047 (whatsapps)


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CCU Nurse,HDU,ICU Nurse,ITU Nursing,Staff Nurse

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