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Sister / Charge Nurse

Band 6

Main area
ABU
Grade
Band 6
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full time 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
392-RNOH1060-A
Site
RNOH, Stanmore
Town
Stanmore, Middlesex
Salary
£34,961 - £42,010 per annum inc.
Closing
22/09/2019 23:59

The Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Trust (RNOH) is the largest orthopaedic hospital in the UK, and is regarded as a leader in the field of orthopaedics both in the UK and world-wide.

The RNOH provides a comprehensive range of neuro-musculoskeletal health care, ranging from the most acute spinal injury or complex bone tumour to orthopaedic medicine and specialist rehabilitation for chronic back pain sufferers. This broad range of services is unique within the NHS.

As a national centre of excellence, the RNOH treats patients from across the country, many of whom have been referred by other hospital consultants for second opinions or for treatment of complex or rare conditions. 

Patients benefit from a team of highly specialised consultants, many of whom are nationally and internationally recognised for their expertise and experience. Consultants are supported in their work by nurses, therapists and other specialist clinical staff who are trained and are experts in their particular fields of orthopaedic care. 

The RNOH plays a major role in teaching, 20% of all UK orthopaedic surgeons receive training here. Our teaching and clinical effectiveness are enhanced by our work in research and development and our academic links with University College, London. Research departments at Stanmore include the Institute of Orthopaedics, the Centre for Disability Research and Innovation, the Institute of Human Performance and the Centre for Biomedical Engineering.

The RNOH works closely with other hospitals and trusts, with whom we have joint appointments to ensure maximum availability of specialist skills for patients. Our patients benefit from access to Aspire Leisure Centre which is located on site and hosts first-class facilities for able-bodied and disabled people.

 


The Alan Bray Unit is a combined Intensive care unit/ high dependency unit, which cares for a wide range of critically ill adults and children with musculo-skeletal conditions.

We are looking for Band 6 nurses to join our well established team.

Applicants need to have at least 3 years experience in Critical Care, a mentorship Course, and an ITU course. Dual trained Paediatric and adult trained nurses desirable.

The main responsibilities:

  • ­Delivering high quality intensive care to patients and their families.
  • Coordinating the unit in the absence of the ward manager.
  • Facilitation of pre and post registration students.
  • Education and support of junior staff members.
  • Assisting junior staff in making personal developmental plans.The unit offers good educational and professional development pathways and is innovative and forward thinking in developments within critical care.
  • You will be expected to make an active contribution to the unit’s development as we enter an exciting period of expansion

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

The Clinical Nurse Manager on 0208 909 5454/ 5753.