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Chestnut Ward
Band 5
Fulltime 37.5 hours per week
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Barts Health NHS Trust
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Whipps Cross University Hospital
£27,936 to £34,628 per annum inc
02/03/2020 23:59

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Elective Trauma and Orthopaedic Nurse

Band 5

Barts Health is one of the largest NHS trusts in the country, and one of Britain’s leading healthcare providers.

The Barts Health group of NHS hospitals is entering an exciting new era on our improvement journey to becoming an outstanding organisation with a world-class clinical reputation. Having lifted ourselves out of special measures, we now have the impetus and breathing space to chart a fresh course in which we are continually striving to improve all our services for patients.

Our vision is to be a high-performing group of NHS hospitals, renowned for excellence and innovation, and providing safe and compassionate care to our patients in east London and beyond. That means being a provider of excellent patient safety, known for delivering consistently high standards of harm-free care and always caring for patients in the right place at the right time. It also means being an outstanding place to work, in which our WeCare values and behaviours are visible to all and guide us in how we work together.

Elective Trauma and Orthopaedic Nurse (Chestnut)

Chestnut ward is a  12 bedded elective  trauma and orthopaedic ward, specialising in patients with musculoskeletal injuries and spinal injuries .

We are looking for a highly motivated registered nurse with at least one years experience to join our already established team. Successful applicants will work within our team to provide a high quality and safe patient care environment for patients with a range of acute traumatic injuries.

Experience in the area of orthopaedics is desirable. All successful candidates will be mentored and will be supported in their position having the opportunity to further their academic career by being put forward for the orthopaedic and mentoring courses.You will be supported by the Practice Development Nurse and the Matron for Surgery.

The Care Quality Commission has recognised the significant improvements made at Whipps Cross in their latest visit   and the 2018 Staff Survey results showed staff have seen many improvements in their working lives. With our passionate staff and commitment to safe and compassionate care, we know Whipps Cross will keep getting better and better. We’d love you to join us on our journey to good and outstanding. Come and be part of the Whipps Cross family where you can make a difference.


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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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For further information please contact Rahul Luka