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Senior Orthopaedic Practitioner/ Registered Nurse

Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum
Closing date
23 Jul 2024

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Nurse, Adult nurse, Trauma nurse
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
As a Registered Nurse/ Senior Orthopaedic Practitioner with Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust, you will be working together as part of a multidisciplinary, professional team to assess care needs, and develop, implement and evaluate programmes of care.

Our staff are committed to providing high standards of individualised care for the people who use our services, whilst maintaining their privacy and dignity at all times.

Our philosophy is 'together we can make things better', if this aligns with your ambition, passion and beliefs, we will welcome an application from you.

Main duties of the job

  • Act with professionalism and integrity - being a role model for those around you, ensuring that everyone has equal opportunity.
  • Find solutions to problems and be able to demonstrate a positive approach to new challenges, encouraging others to do the same.
  • Understand what people need and be adaptable and responsive to provide a service which is tailored to meet the needs of every individual.
  • Help to create an environment where differences are valued, encouraged and supported.
  • To provide a high-quality, person-centred service which complies with relevant legislation and standards.
  • Be honest and learn from mistakes. Help to create a 'no blame' culture where people feel able to share and learn from experiences, together.
  • Work as part of a multidisciplinary team, demonstrating effective communication.
  • Work collaboratively with colleagues at all levels, both within, and outside the department.
  • Be mindful of how your role impacts the wider organisation and the people we serve.
  • Build rapport and trust with those you work with, ensuring that people are supported to be as well as they can be.

About us

The Fracture and Orthopaedic Out Patient Clinics deals with approximately 35,000 patients per annum. We work as part of a multi-disciplinary team working with consultants, senior medical staff and with other RGN's, Assistant Practitioners, Healthcare assistants, students, and receptionists.

The department deals with many different Trauma and Orthopaedic conditions, including complex casting and wound care.

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Job description

Job responsibilities

Full Vacancy details can be found on the attached Job Description/Person Specification. Please refer to your suitability to the post in your supporting information from the role requirements or person specification .

Person Specification



  • RGN / BCC
  • Foundation degree in healthcare practice/nursing associate


  • Orthopaedic Experience
  • Previous experience in an outpatient setting

Employer details

Employer name

Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust


Torbay Hospital

Lowes Bridge



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