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Staff Nurse - Orthopaedics

Job Description

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Ward 4A Band 5

The Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospital Trust is the largest hospital in Merseyside and Cheshire. Located close to the City Centre, the hospital provides emergency, general and specialist treatment to patients from across the North West, North wales and the Isle of Man.

It currently has around 40 wards and more than 710 beds and has the Main emergency department for the city of Liverpool, the largest of its kind in the country with the ability to treat major, complex trauma as well as minor injuries.

We have built on the historical excellence and innovation that brought Liverpool to the forefront of the medical world. We have achieved this by continuing to provide innovation in education, rehabilitation, surgical techniques and implant developments. We continue to maintain a reputation for excellence that is recognised throughout the world.

There are vacancies for Band 5 Registered Nurses on our amazing orthopaedic ward. Ward 4A is a 23 bedded unit which is the regional acute specialist unit for complex spinal conditions. You will be working in partnership with a large team of specialist experts to ensure our patients receive high quality of care.

The successful candidate will be dedicated and proactive in ensuring high quality, evidence based care. You will be an individual who demonstrates excellent communication, organisational and interpersonal skills. You will be required to demonstrate continuing professional development through evidence based practice.

We can offer you an individualised preceptorship programme to support you in your induction to working within our unit. This will include a week long clinical preceptorship course for those new to the Trust. There will be opportunities for professional development depending upon individual needs.

Informal visits are welcome and encouraged and we look forward to hearing from you.

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Trust policy requires that the cost of submitting & processing DBS applications be recovered via salary deduction following start in post. The amount of £26+£5 (standard disclosure) or £44+£5 (enhanced disclosure) can be deducted from salary, in manageable monthly installments for up to 3 months following commencement of employment.

The Trust is committed to creating a well managed, flexible working environment that supports staff and promotes their welfare and development. We are committed to promoting equality and diversity; we value the contribution of individual talent, skills, knowledge and experience and aim for a workforce demography representative of the local community. We operate Zero Tolerance to aggression, violence, bullying and harassment. We will make reasonable adjustments to ensure our recruitment and selection process is accessible to all. Flexible Working applications will be considered. The Trust operates a No Smoking Policy.

If you have any personal requirements that will enable you to participate in our recruitment process please contact a member of RLB Recruitment Services via email: ( Email address removed ) at the earliest opportunity to ensure that measures can be put in place to enable your application for this post.

Please Note: new entrants to the NHS will normally commence on the first paypoint of the relevant band.

We are a Stonewall Diversity Champion employer.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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