Staff Nurse Trauma & Orthopaedics - Band 5

United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 a year per annum,
Closing date
6 Jun 2023

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Nurse, Adult nurse, Trauma nurse
Band 5
Full Time

1 Year fixed term maternity cover

We are currently looking to recruit motivated and enthusiastic nurses to join our Orthopaedic Trauma nursing team, previous holders of the trust clinical team of the year for 2020. We are looking for caring and professional individuals with an interest in orthopaedic nursing who can work under pressure and strive to provide the optimum care for patients and relatives in our care.

Main duties of the job

Our registered nurses work as part of a Trauma and Orthopaedic multidisciplinary team to provide innovative and person centred care for all of our patients. You will be responsible for assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating patient care to achieve the very best in patient outcomes. New colleagues can look forward to a warm welcome and a future full of opportunities. The trust offers a comprehensive training and support package for all staff joining our local hospitals. With mandatory and further specialist area training available to ensure you feel fully prepared and supported as you grow into your new role.

About us

Our Trust is situated in the beautiful county of Lincolnshire and is one of the biggest acute hospital trusts in England, serving a population of more than 700,000 people. We provide acute and specialist services to people in Lincolnshire and neighbouring counties. We have an annual income of �643 million (20/21) and we employ nearly 8,500 people.

Our Board have recently agreed a new vision statement - Outstanding Care Personally Delivered - stating their ambition for our Trust to be among the best.

We also have a five year Integrated Improvement Plan setting out how we will achieve our strategic objectives, for patients, services, people and partners, the last recognising that our future success depends on our ability to ensure the Lincolnshire healthcare system is successful in achieving its ambition to help people live healthier lives and provide care closer to where people live.

Our latest CQC report increased our ratings for being effective and well-led from 'Requires Improvement' to 'Good'. Our rating for caring remained as 'Good'.

This is in recognition of the huge amount of work that our amazing staff have done to improve the quality of care for our patients in recent years.

We are committed to helping our staff balance their work and home lives and ensure they feel supported, valued and appreciated

Job description

Job responsibilities

We care for a variety of trauma patients from road traffic collisions to hip fractures due to falls and other causes. The variety of work is sure to keep you enthused and excited about working in this area of nursing

This is a fantastic opportunity to develop one's skills and knowledge in Orthopaedic nursing, this role will be well supported by the senior nurses and clinicians. There is also opportunity to continue to learn and develop extended skills and mentor junior staff.

Person Specification



  • Currently on the NMC register. Degree level nursing or equivalent


  • Nursing mentor live on NMC register

Previous experience


  • Demonstrates the ability to implement and sustain high levels of individualised, evidence based, clinically effective care


  • Successful Completion of preceptorship, Evidence of continuing professional development

Evidence of Particular: knowle


  • Excellent written and communication skills
  • Understands and can demonstrate good working practices within the safeguarding agenda
  • Ability to manage difficult or complex situations and to work under pressure
  • Ability to organise and prioritise workload
  • Good IT skills
  • Ability to evidence/demonstrate key values and behaviours in line with the Trust framework: Patient centred, Safety, Compassion, Respect


  • Commitment to ongoing personal and professional development
  • A willingness to act as a mentor for students

Specific Requirements


  • Flexible approach to work
  • Ability to work using own initiative
  • Team player
  • Ability to travel to other healthcare settings

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab) .

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab) .

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

United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust


Pilgrim Hospital

Sibsey road


PE21 9QS

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