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Healthcare Assistant

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London Spinal Cord Injury Unit /Angus Mc Kinnon
Band 2
Full time 37.5 hours per week
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Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, Brockley Hill, Stanmore, Middlesex, HA7 4LP
Stanmore, Middlesex
£21,374 - £22,742 per annum inc.
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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.


London Spinal Cord Injury Unit /Angus Mc Kinnon Permanent

The London Spinal Cord Injury Centre is a 30-bedded Unit that provides patient focused care within a multi-professional team for patients with spinal cord injury. This process is from the early stages of rehabilitation and preparing for reintegration into the community.

The London Spinal Cord Injuries Centre is in the process of expanding the bed base and construction has already begun!

We are looking for an innovative and inspirational Healthcare Assistant to join our team in the provision of high quality care to the rehabilitation patients. You will be a part of an enthusiastic, friendly and hardworking team who participate in the Trust’s Productive Ward initiative. A flexible approach, good sense of humour and the ability to prioritise workloads is a must.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Tracey Ings or Lorraine Boylan on 0208 909 5588