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Sister/Charge Nurse - Ortho OPD

Job Description

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Brief Description of the Role:

We have a full-time Band 6 post in the Service. We are looking for a dynamic first level nurse with enthusiasm and an appetite for hard work. We are a busy Orthopaedic, Trauma, Fracture & Acute Plastic Trauma/Dressing OPD Service, and the right candidate must possess or be working towards the British Casting Certificate (BCC) to take the lead in innovative Nurse-Led Services.

This post has great potential for anyone wishing to go far in Orthopaedics, Trauma & Plastics, and would suit an experienced Nurse looking to further a career in the above. We are committed to supporting every individual towards their personal and professional development needs; and maintain strong links with local universities.


Registered General Nurse capable of working within a multidisciplinary team

Teaching and Assessing Qualification

Up to date Mentorship

NHS Experience in Direct Patient Care is Essential, with at least 3 years post registration experience

British Casting Certificate (BCC) or working towards and Up to Date Casting knowledge & experience.

Experience in an Outpatient and/or appropriate Speciality is desirable, and a Degree in Nursing or working towards, or equivalent is desirable.

Informal enquires to Manager Julie Parr

We can offer staff gymnasiums on both hospital sites, subsidised restaurants, Excellent pension scheme including life assurance cover and childcare facilities.

Closing Date: 271016 (This date may change dependent on the response)

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