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Staff Nurse - Trauma and Orthopaedics

Job Description

Our Trust
Cambridge University Hospitals (CUH) NHS Foundation Trust comprises Addenbrooke’s Hospital and the Rosie Hospital in Cambridge. We provide accessible high-quality healthcare for the local people of Cambridge, together with specialist services, dealing with rare or complex conditions, for a regional, national and international population. We have a world class reputation for excellent care, research and teaching.

Working in this speciality
The Trauma and Orthopaedic Unit at Addenbrookes’ comprises of Wards C8 and D8. Ward C8 serves elective orthopaedic surgery whilst D8 houses patient with traumatic injuries and also encompasses the Elderly Trauma Unit. We are currently seeking motivated enthusiastic registered nurses to join our team. . A full orientation to the Trauma and Orthopaedic department is offered as we work very closely with our orthopaedic outpatients department and dedicated orthopaedic theatre suites. The need for on going development and education is essential.

Transforming care through eHospital
We have made a massive investment in eHospital – the first in the UK to use the work leading Epic electronic patient record. This will provide: information at employee’s fingertips; easy handovers from clinicians; documentation built progressively as care is provided; test results delivered back to clinicians without the need to chase. This will enable the delivery of care in a safer more effective way, enabling more time for our patients.

Benefits for you
• Opportunities for continuous professional development
• A wide range of benefits including on-site leisure facilities, shopping concourse, day nurseries and access to a great transport system with easy access to airports and rail travel.

To help you relocate to the historic university town of Cambridge, we are offering a £1,000 relocation package.

Applying for this post and closing date information
We add a closing date to our advertisements so that we ensure we respond to your application prior to or soon after the closing date. We hope you apply to this advertisement but you can also apply at any time after the date stated by accessing the next advertisement for this post; this is placed immediately after the stated closing date.

If you are shortlisted you will be contacted by Recruitment Services and offered options for interview. We look forward to hearing from you.

Interested in meeting us?
We would love to meet you and tell you more about what it is like to work at CUH and the opportunities that await you. We are offering open days and visits or you can decide to ‘apply now’. Further information is available from the Nurse Recruitment Team on  ( Phone number removed ) . For newly qualified nurses we have interview and open days, please see our advertisement for this.

For further details / informal visits contact:
Rosario Hermida on  ( Phone number removed ) 

Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust includes Addenbrooke’s and the Rosie Hospitals. We are one of the largest and busiest hospitals in the country with an outstanding reputation that is down to the exceptional people that work here.

Our philosophy is to keep the patient at the heart of everything we do. Every person that works for the Trust, regardless of their role, comes into contact with our patients and visitors and so is expected to uphold our values of Together - Safe, Kind, Excellent at all times.

We look for people who are willing to go the extra mile, not because they are asked to, but because they are committed to being part of a healthcare team that delivers an excellent caring service to our patients.

Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all employees, volunteers and contractors to share this commitment.

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.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship (formerly a Work Permit)

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