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Staff Nurse - Trauma & Orthopaedics

Band 5

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Trauma and Orthopaedics
Band 5
Full time 37.5 hours per week
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University College Hospitals London (UCLH)
£26,554 - £34,495 per annum inclusive
19/02/2018 23:59

At UCLH (University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust) our success starts with you.

We want you to come to UCLH, and stay at UCLH; all of our staff have been involved in developing our values.

We believe that UCLH is a better place for patients and staff alike. This is an exciting opportunity to join one of the largest and most successful Foundation Trusts in the UK with an international reputation and a tradition of innovation.

UCLH has two major strategic projects underway. On Grafton Way, we are building a facility which will be home to one of only two high energy NHS proton beam therapy centres, Europe’s largest centre for the treatment of blood disorders and a hyper modern surgery service.  Close by on Huntley Street we are developing the new Royal National ENT and Eastman Dental Hospitals. Replacing the current hospitals on Grays’ Inn Road, this development will mean we can provide multidisciplinary care to our dental and ENT patients in a modern environment. Our Grafton Way facility is due to open in 2020, with Huntley Street opening in 2019.

NHS staff survey results from 2016, UCLH has been named one of the ten best performing non-specialist trusts against the following statement: “If a friend of relative needed treatment I would be happy with the standard of care provided by this organisation”.

Ward T10 North based at University College Hospital (UCH), is seeking enthusiastic and highly motivated band 5 Staff Nurse. This is a 30 bed ward managing Trauma and Orthopaedic patients.

This setting offers huge potential to develop your nursing career the on-the-job learning is unparalleled thanks to the complexity of cases and the guidance and mentoring of our expert team.

Successful candidates must be enthusiastic and friendly with excellent written and verbal communication skills.

If you are committed to the development and application of high quality patient care we want to hear from you! In return, we can offer you:

• A varied experience within our specialist care setting – with tertiary referrals and patients from ITU/HDU as well as elective surgery patients and emergency admissions.
• Excellent Career development & prospects for internal promotion and fantastic learning opportunities.


The assessment and the interview for this post will take place on the 27th February. Please ensure you are available the whole day.

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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

Mary Burke - mary.burke@uclh.nhs.uk