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Return to Practice Nurse

Band 4

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Band 4
Job ref
Stanmore, Middlesex
£24,811 - £27,483 per annum inc. (pro rata)
28/07/2019 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.


Are you a qualified Nurse:

Looking to get back into Nursing after a career break?

Whose Pin has expired?

We at the RNOH can help you get back into nursing

The return programme is fully funded by Health Education England, and in partnership with City University, we can give you support necessary to return to practice.

At the RNOH, we pride ourselves with providing the highest standards of orthopaedic and spinal nursing care coupled with our world renowned reputation for research and innovation.

As a participant in our Return programme, you will work closely with your sign off mentor to develop you clinical competence, and on successful achievement of your sign off, you will be offered a position in our Trust. You will also be expected to attend University for one day a week.

We offer placement opportunities in the Adult surgical orthopaedic wards, London Spinal Cord Injury Centre, Theatre and Recovery, Children and Adolescence and Critical Care.




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Applicant requirements

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

 Allan Seraj (Lead Nurse for Education) to discuss a clinical placement