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Staff Nurse HDU

Job Reference: 303-M8884-3441

The Royal Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
303 27 HDU - 1280
Northfield, Birmingham
£24,214 to £30,112 pa

The Royal Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Birmingham

Staff Nurses. (Band 5)

High Dependency Unit.

Fulltime /Part time/ flexible working

Don’t miss this fantastic opportunity to join our dynamic team of Nurses here at The Royal Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Birmingham. We are currently recruiting Band 5 Nurses to join our highly committed team in HDU. As a trust that is expanding in size, now is the time to help us shape our future to be The First for Orthopaedic Care.

Our 7 bedded high dependency unit provides high quality care for adult patients who have undergone complex orthopaedic surgery, and need an increase in care due to pre-existing morbidity, and requiring level 2 care.

Why is the Royal Orthopaedic Hospital a great place to work and progress your career?

As a specialist Trust that offers a working experience unique to the West Midlands, a Centre of Excellence for the diagnosis and treatment of a range of orthopaedic conditions. Our 200-year heritage of innovation and excellence continues to drive us, as we push boundaries to deliver the best possible care. We are proud of being one of the best providers of Specialist Orthopaedic Services, regionally, nationally and internationally. Innovative surgery at the cutting edge of Orthopaedic care, developments in research and advances in its use of technology, provide our patients with the best of care,allowing our nurses to focus their attention on the delivery, to be truly holistic and patient focused.

With multi-professional team working we are continually enhancing the patient journey and experience with high quality, evidence-based care delivery.

We have a strong commitment to education, training, mentorship and performance review and will provide a comprehensive package of learning and skills-based competency, supported by a senior clinical staff and dedicated Professional Development Nurse for HDU. All new starters will be offered a Registered Practitioners Induction Programme and period of supernumerary practice. If you are a newly qualified staff nurse you will also be allocated a Preceptor to support you and access to our Trust Preceptorship process. Our training programme will equip you with the skills and competencies, for changing techniques and new healthcare developments to provide the best of care for your patients. On completion of clinical competencies, further academic qualifications will be available for your on going development.

Applicants must be dedicated to delivering a high-quality care and work well within the multi-professional team

We are looking for flexible, motivated and passionate practitioners who have emerging or established organisational and communication skills with an ability to build strong professional relationships with patients and their families/relatives.

We are committed to providing staff support, and value staff for the individual qualities that they can bring to our services. We understand that changing jobs or embarking on new careers can be daunting, but we will support you all the way. As a Trust we are committed to your personal and professional development.

This is a really exciting time, so come and help us shape the vision of Excellent Patient Care Delivery.


For more information please Contact:


Jackie Dobson: 0121 685 4000 Ext 55693 HDU Senior Sister

Susan Cox: 0121 685 4000 Ext 55956 Matron - HDU

Sandra Philpott: 0121 685 4000 Ext 55721 Matron- workforce


Interview date will be Saturday 3rd August 2019

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: by submitting this application you are providing consent to the Royal Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Trust Recruitment Team to approach the referee's provided on the application for the purpose of obtaining current or previous employment/education/character reference information and/or any other information deemed relevant to support your application. If you select "No" to state that we are not able to approach the referee prior to interview, we will contact you if you are successful with the role, prior to requesting the reference. However, if you select "Yes" and you are successfully appointed, we will request your references when your conditional offer letter is generated. Please be aware that the Recruitment Team will be supplying your date of birth and national insurance number for identification purposed. If you have any concerns, please contact the Recruitment Team.

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