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Staff Nurse - Trauma and Orthopaedic

Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 a year per annum, pro rata
Closing date
1 Jun 2023

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Nurse, Adult nurse, Trauma nurse
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Job summary

Are you looking for an exciting challenge, do you want to develop in the field of Trauma and Orthopedics'. Are you looking to join a team that thrives on a challenge to provide outstanding care to our patients, As a Registered Nurse you will be responsible for supporting your Manager in ensuring that our patients' needs are met through the delivery of high-quality care. As a centre of excellence, you will offer a person-centred approach to their independence and well-being.

We are a dedicated and caring team who are passionate about providing the best possible evidence based care, if you have a can do attitude and are keen to progress you knowledge, skills and career this could be the job for you!!

Main duties of the job

The main duties within this role will be to care for patients who have suffered a trauma and orthopedic injury within our 27 bedded ward.

The successful post holder will work within the multi-disiplinary team, developing collaborative, needs based care plans through assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation.

About us

Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust is an integrated Trust and the only provider of NHS acute care in Walsall, serving a population of 286,700, providing inpatient and outpatient services at the Manor Hospital as well as a wide range of services in the community. Walsall Manor houses the full range of district general hospital services under one roof. The �170 million development was completed in 2010 and the continued upgrading of existing areas ensures the Trust now has a state-of-the-art Critical Care Unit, Neonatal Unit, Obstetric Theatre, and Integrated Assessment Unit facilities. Work is also well underway on its multi-million pound new Urgent and Emergency Care Centre which will house a new Emergency Department (including Children's Emergency Department), co-located Paediatric Assessment Unit, Acute Medical Unit and Urgent Care Centre. This is scheduled for completion this year.

We would particularly welcome applications from people from a BME background and people with a disability as these groups are currently under-represented at senior level. We value diversity within our Trust and are working to achieve equality in our recruitment.

We support flexible working for all employees and prospective applicants.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The candidate should be:

Able to supervise and teach junior staff and students

Able to prioritise and meet deadlines

Able to manage difficult situations

Able to assess, plan, implement and evaluate programmes of care

Sound clinical skills

Able to learn new skills

Able to maintain clear and legible documentation

Able to care for a group of at least 6-8 patients

Effective communication skills (written, non-verbal & verbal)

Should already hold a valid NMC registration or be a student nurse about to complete their registered nurse training.

Person Specification



  • NMC Registration


  • Experience in Trauma



  • A desire to develop


  • evidence of skills already achieved



  • An understanding of the role applied for


  • A good understanding of the role of Registered Nurse

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