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Registered Nurse - Trauma and Orthopedic

East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum
Closing date
4 Jul 2024

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Nurse, Adult nurse, Trauma nurse
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you a Registered Nurse, a newly qualified Nurse, or training to be a Nurse? Are you looking for an exciting and interesting role, working with a multi-disciplinary team who are committed to delivering high quality and safe patient care? If you are motivated, dedicated, passionate and looking for a new challenge to enhance your personal and professional development, then we would love to hear from you!

We are a 24 bedded, Elective Orthopaedic Ward, who officer great development opportunities for you to flourish within this role, as well as career development.

We have a strong team, who will support you to develop and gain excellent experience in delivering compassionate and safe care.

We have created a positive learning experience for staff with our links to Fracture clinic, EOC, SAL, and Theatres.

We are also dedicated to provide education and training to support you with your CPD, with our links to Canterbury Christ Church Uni and in-house nurse development

Main duties of the job

  • To provide effective patient care whilst working as a member of the nursing team across East Kent Hospitals NHS Trust.
  • To ensure the maintenance of high standards of patient care in response to service needs.
  • Delivery of protocol-based clinical care that had previously been in the domain of registered professionals, under the direction supervision of a state registered practitioner.

We have a strong team, with great opportunities to develop and gain excellent experience in delivering compassionate and safe care to this complex and vulnerable group of patients.

About us

We are one of the largest hospital trusts in England, with fivehospitals and community clinics serving a local population of around 800,000 people. Our vision is 'great healthcare from great people'. Everything we do is guided by our values: 'People feel cared for, safe, respected and confident that we are making a difference'. We have a new way of working at East Kent Hospitals, called 'We care'. It's about empowering frontline staff to lead improvements day-to-day. We're looking for compassionate people to be part of our improvement journey for the patients, families and carers we care for every day.

Applications for this role should be written by the applicant. If artificial intelligence (AI) programmes are used then the application may be rejected due to this document being an important part of the assessment process. This does not prevent applicants seeking appropriate support with applications should they need to for the purposes of any declared disability.

Please note that if you require a Certificate of Sponsorship to work in the UK you must declare this on your application form, even if you currently have a certificate of sponsorship or a work permit for another role and are already working in the country. Please note we are only able to sponsor candidates on a Skilled Worker Visa applying for roles Band 5 and above.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please scroll down to access the full Job Description and Person Specification located in Documents to download.

If you have further queries please dont hesitate to contact the line manager using the contact details below.

Person Specification



  • NMC code of conduct
  • Knowledge of Risk Management
  • An understanding of the current nursing issues


  • Ability to work on own initiative using sound decision-making and problem-solving skills
  • evidence of facilitating learning in practice

Qualifications and Training


  • Recent clinical experience in an acute trust
  • Delivery of evidence based practice
  • Demonstrate patient focused approach
  • NMC pin


  • Previous Band 5 experience within speciality
  • Evidence of facilitating learning in practice
  • Evidence of on-going personal + professional development

Clinical skills and experience


  • Well-developed verbal & written communication skills
  • Time management and person organisation skills


  • Venepuncture, Bladder Scans
  • Catheterisation, Cannulation IV medications

Employer details

Employer name

East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust


kent & Canterbury



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