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Staff Nurse
Band 5
Full time: 37.5 hours per week
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Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust
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Royal Berkshire Hospital
£24,907 to £30,615 per annum
12/07/2020 23:59

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Staff Nurse (Emmer Green Ward - Hip Fracture Unit)

Band 5

Royal Berkshire Hospital are pleased to announce that following our CQC inspection we have been rated ‘Good’ with inspectors reporting that we have made significant improvements.  The Trust’s overall rating has also improved to ‘good’.  This is a great opportunity to join our clinical or non-clinical teams to create a positive and motivating environment within our trust.  Come and join our team in this exciting time of change as we pride ourselves, our staff and our services on excellence.

At the Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust we put our patients at the heart of every element of health and care that we provide. The Trust works together as a community to deliver its vision which is “Working together to provide outstanding care for our community.”

We are Compassionate in our thoughts, words and actions

We are Aspirational and have a true desire to be dynamic and to innovate

We are Resourceful and responsible in the way we work and live

We are Excellent in our development, fairness and sharing best practice

Amazing things happen at the Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust; delivered by amazing people so why don’t you come and join us.  We offer a range of learning and development for all employees may you be clinical or non-clinical.  


Emmer Green ward is a 24 bedded orthopaedic unit specialising in the care of hip fractures and is one of a few specialist units in the country. The Ward admits patients straight from ED, caring for both pre and post-operative patients. The unit is measured against the national hip fracture data base audits and strives to become the best in the country. It has recently been shortlisted for the HSJ Value in Health Care Award.

Are you an enthusiastic registered nurse who would enjoy working in a diverse, exciting & rewarding clinical area? The Hip Fracture Unit currently has an opportunity to appoint a staff nurse to join their friendly, professional and successful team.

All staff members have an active role in the health promotion of hip fracture prevention and rehabilitation. Working with our excellent highly skilled team you will develop a wide range of clinical skills helping to progress your career. There are opportunities to care for acutely ill patients in the high monitoring bays, working within a competency frame work supporting you to gain more skills and knowledge in this specialty.

You will receive induction and specialist training tailored to the area including care of the pre and post op patients. Our senior staff nurses will provide you support through your induction and developmental phase. You will be allocated with a mentor who will guide you through completion of your competencies. We have a robust appraisal process to ensure that your professional development is achieved within a set timeframe.

This is an exciting opportunity to enhance your career in an innovative area of nursing and we welcome passionate nurses to enhance our team.

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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

Catia Caetano/Marc Cook  for more information or call 0118 322 6863/6901.