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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 04/10/2021.

Band 6 Ward Sister/Charge Nurse

Job Reference: 303-4521-0921D1

The Royal Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
303 26 Ward 3 - Oncology - 2112
Northfield, Birmingham
£32,306 to £39,027 pa (pro-rata if part time)

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 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 Committed employer and offer a range of inclusive, family friendly and flexible working arrangements and policies, to support our people in the workplace. We welcome applications from people from all backgrounds who meet the essential criteria within our person specifications.

To find more about our staff benefits, please visit our website:

There is a fantastic opportunity to join the Ward 3 Leadership Team.


There is an opportunity for a Band 6 Deputy Sister/Charge Nurse for Ward 3.  


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…

About the role

Ward 3 is a 24 bedded inpatient ward caring for patients with bone and soft tissue cancers.   As a Band 6 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’ll 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 in to 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.

The Royal Orthopaedic Hospital offers a truly unique experience to Nurses which can be only be found here. As a specialist Foundation Trust without and A&E department, we are in an enviable position to focus our attention on high quality care and innovation.


For a full list of duties and requirements, please read our Job Description and Person Specification.

Also visit our website to find out more about us.


Who we’re looking for


  • Enthusiastic and proactive people
  • Role Model
  • Well organised individuals who work well in a multi-disciplinary team
  • Motivated candidates who are committed to self-development and improvement
  • Values-driven Nurses who demonstrate care and compassion in all they do


For more information please contact Ward Manager Laura Savva via email

Or extension 55803

**Please note that we reserve the right to close this vacancy early if sufficient applications are received prior to the advertised closing date. Candidates should assume that if they have not been contacted by the Human Resources Department within 4 weeks of the advertised closing date for the vacancy, they have not been shortlisted for interview. **

Please note: if you are applying for a consultant position within the Trust, your reference(s) will be requested at short-listing stage should you be successful.

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Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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