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Orthopaedic Liaison
Grade
Band 6
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full time 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
288-045-DIV2
Employer
Mid Essex Hospital Services NHS Trust
Employer type
NHS
Site
Broomfield Hospital
Town
Chelmsford
Salary
£28,050 - £36,644 pa
Closing
24/08/2018 23:59
Mid Essex Hospital Services NHS Trust logo

Junior Sister

Band 6

Mid Essex Hospitals Trust is a District General Hospital in the East of England providing acute services to the people of the Mid Essex region and has a positive and successful approach to developing and delivering excellence in health care.

At our best we are a kind, professional, positive, team and these are reflected in the Trust's values and behaviours. The Trust believes in investing in our staff and helping them to uphold our values to the highest standard.

Employing over 4,000 people with vast amount of experience, skill and expertise, employee performance is something we pride ourselves on and we are always looking to welcome new individuals to our dynamic and caring staff community.

Situated in the heart of Essex, Broomfield Hospital is conveniently located in the City of Chelmsford, Essex just 35 minutes train journey to London Liverpool Street and 30 minutes to London Stansted Airport. Chelmsford offers vibrant options for shopping and leisure activities as well as a variety of family friendly attractions. Essex boasts unrivaled countryside, wonderful surrounding parks and landscapes as well as a vast coasltline.

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Orthopaedic Liaison service, based at Broomfield Hospital in Chelmsford.  This vacancy is predominantly working in pre-operative assessment clinics. The liaison service encompasses a variety of roles, pre-assessment clinics, trauma, elective ward rounds, and early discharge/ admission avoidance. The role will also include support and triage for post-operative patients in the community. The role will involve ensuring patients are fit for their surgery, so possession of the diagnostics course, or previous experience of pre-operative assessment would be an advantage. The post holder will need to have significant Orthopaedic experience, to be able to support patients in the community. The post holder must be a hold a full driving license and would need to have use of a car.

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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

Julie Innes - Senior Orthopaedic Liaison Sister

01245 516293

julie.innes@meht.nhs.uk

If you have problems applying, contact

Telephone
01245 515952