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Staff Nurse - secondment/fixed term

Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Trust
£32,720 to £39,769 per annum (pro-rata) inclusive of HCAS
Closing date
3 Jul 2024

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Band 5
Part Time
This is an excellent opportunity for an enthusiastic, patient-focused and conscientious nurse to join the Duke of Gloucester Ward we are looking for a compassionate nurse who has excellent care values, deliver high quality patient centred care and provides gold standard documentation.

Previous orthopaedic experience would be advantageous however newly qualified nurses will be fully supported throughout our excellent induction and preceptorship programme.

Main duties of the job

As an individual you must be flexible, have excellent communication skills and capable of working well with members of the multi-disciplinary team.

The successful candidate must be motivated to develop to their full potential. As an individual and as part of a team you will have the opportunity to contribute to new developments within the service, therefore the ability to implement and adapt to change is essential.

About us

Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Trust (RNOH) is the largest orthopaedic hospital in the UK and a global leader in our field. We provide a dynamic working environment where we support frontline staff to implement improvements so that we can realise our vision of being a world leading neuro-musculoskeletal hospital providing the best patient care and staff experience in the NHS, delivering world leading research, and offering a strong foundation of education, training and career progression. Our dedicated staff come from diverse backgrounds, and our patients benefit from the wide range of experience they bring to the trust. RNOH brings unrivalled expertise together in one place allowing us to deliver some of the world's most complex and innovative care to our patients.

RNOH is rated good by the CQC and covers two sites, one in central London and one in Stanmore - which has recently opened The Stanmore Building, a new, state-of-the-art inpatient facility.

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Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see the attached Job Description ad Person Specification for more information on the role requirements and duties.

For further information, or to arrange an informal visit, please contact:
Sanila Gurung Ward Manager
Duke of Gloucester

Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Trust | Brockley Hill | Stanmore | Middlesex | HA7 4LP


Phone Number: 02089095485

Person Specification



  • RN1, RN2, RN8, RN12, RN15 registered on the NMC register


  • Teaching and assessing qualification
  • Nursing Diploma
  • Nursing Degree
  • Relevant post registration course
  • Management qualification ALS



  • Working within multi-disciplinary teams
  • Current evidence based practice
  • Sound knowledge of the particular patient group
  • Relevant experience in this or an associated speciality
  • Experience in the Admissions Process


  • 6 months to 1 year general nursing experience
  • Experience as a student nurse within orthopaedic setting
  • Supervision of junior staff and students
  • Working with PAS
  • Managing change



  • Valid NMC Pin
  • Able to work in busy environment.



  • Competent in basic life support
  • 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 patients
  • Effective communication skills (written, non-verbal & verbal)


  • IT skills
  • IV practice
  • Ability to motivate self and others
  • Confidence in teaching Ability to supervise, train and teach junior staff and students
  • Ability to prioritise own and others workload and to meet deadlines
  • Ability to manage clinical area in absence of more senior staff
  • Time management and effective delegation skills
  • Leadership skills

Employer details

Employer name

Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Trust


Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital



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