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Staff Nurse

The Royal Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 Per Annum Pro-rata if part time
Closing date
27 Sep 2023

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Staff Nurse, Band 5

Full time/ Part time

Ward 1 Newly qualified Nurses welcome

About us

The Royal Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest specialist orthopaedic units in Europe. Our 200-year heritage of innovation and excellence still drives us today as we continue to push boundaries to deliver the best care possible. We are rated among the best in the NHS for both clinical outcomes and patient experience and were rated as 'good' by the CQC in our latest inspection. We are in an exciting period of strategic change which includes new service development and growth.

Our vision is to be 'first choice for orthopaedic care' and we're looking for the right people to help us achieve our vision. If you're values-driven and committed to quality and continuous improvement, then you might be just who we're looking for...

Main duties of the job

About the role

Ward 1 is a 24 bedded inpatient ward caring for patients with spinal conditions pre and post operatively. As a Staff Nurse you will play an important role in providing holistic care to a diverse patient group. You will work as part of a multi-disciplinary team to continually enhance patient experience and provide high quality, evidence-based and compassionate care. You will also have the opportunity to work in other areas of the Trust to support care and build your skills in a range of specialist environments.

In return you'll be part of a dynamic and professional team who will support you to achieve your potential. Nurses play a vital role in The Royal Orthopaedic Hospital and whether you're interested in specialising, advancing or moving into a leadership position, we can offer you the right opportunity. We are committed to education and training and will provide a comprehensive package of learning and skills-based competency and if required, access to our Trust Preceptorship programme.

About us

The Royal Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest specialist orthopaedic units in Europe. We offer planned orthopaedic surgery to people locally, nationally and internationally.

Our Trust is a very special hospital big enough to deliver world class services and small enough to offer exceptional patient and staff experience. We offer a working experience unique in the West Midlands and we're always on the lookout for passionate people to join our award-winning team.

The ROH is an equal opportunities employer. We employ people of difference and are committed to growing an inclusive culture, where difference is celebrated, and people feel able to bring their whole and authentic self to work.

We are a Disability Confident Leader and offer a range of inclusive, family friendly and flexible working arrangements and policies, to support our people in the workplace. Flexible working requests will be considered.

The Trust is committed to the Disability Confident Interview Scheme and will offer an interview to disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for a vacancy and consider them on their abilities.

If you have a disability and need any support with your application or require any reasonable adjustments to be implemented please do get in touch with the Recruiting Manager for this position so that the team can support you.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For a detailed job description and list of main responsibilities, please see the attached job description document

Person Specification



  • Registered nurse with current NMC registration
  • Diploma/Degree level Adult nursing qualification
  • Recent clinical experience with in a healthcare setting
  • Evidence of ongoing professional development


  • Acute Medical & Elective or Emergency Surgical Experience
  • Experience in Spinal Surgery

skills and knowledge


  • Evidence of ability to demonstrate a clear understanding of time management
  • Evidence of ability to demonstrate a clear understanding of basic I.T. skills
  • Have or willing to undertake core skills relevant to area of work e.g. ECG, Cannulation, Venepuncture, Urethral Catheterisation male and females, IV therapy.
  • Ability to use own initiative and make sound clinical judgements.
  • Clinical competence

Personal Qualities


  • Excellent communication skills, verbal, written and listening.
  • Self-motivated to develop personal learning and skills.
  • Able to prioritise workload.

Employer details

Employer name

The Royal Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Foundation Trust


The Royal Orthopaedic Hospital

Bristol Road South


B31 2AP

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