Come and make a difference, somewhere special

If you want to make a positive difference to people's lives in a culture where we champion our values and celebrate our collective achievements as a team, then Royal Papworth Hospital is the place for you.

Whether it's job security, our supportive and friendly environment or our range of leading benefits and wellbeing support, find out more about life at the UK's leading heart, lung and sleep hospital.

With an international reputation for excellence, we are looking for people who are enthusiastic and motivated about working somewhere with the power for good.

If you bring the passion and compassion, we will provide you with the tools, training and support to help us deliver high-quality results.

Located in the beautiful, historic city of Cambridge - voted the UK's best city to work in 2023 - we are at the forefront of scientific innovation.

Rated 'outstanding' by the Care Quality Commission, our vision is to provide tomorrow’s treatment to today’s patients. We can only do this because of the people who work here.

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Joining Royal Papworth was the best decision I made. I am very proud to be working at a world-renowned specialist cardiothoracic hospital.
Dr Zilley Khan
Medical Education

We'll look after you

We believe it's not just our outcomes and research that sets us apart, our outstanding staff benefits do too:

  • Enhanced annual leave (up to 41 days) 
  • Gold-standard pension (20.68% employer contribution)
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity leave
  • 50% off food and drink
  • Free music, sport and comedy tickets 
  • Free bus travel 

​​​​We have an NHS Pastoral Care Quality Award for supporting new recruits and are a Veteran Aware employer.

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