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Registered Nurse
Band 5
Full time - 37.5 hours per week (INC BANK HOLIDAYS AND WEEKENDS AND LATE COVER)
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Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust
Employer type
Nottingham Treatment Centre
£27,055 - £32,934 per annum
Salary period
06/10/2022 23:59

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COVID-19 Vacancy Registered Nurse - Fracture Clinic

Band 5

Job overview

Fracture clinic are excited to announce a vacancy for a  Registered Nurse to join our team based in the Nottingham Treatment Centre. 

The Fracture Clinic is part of the speciality of Trauma and Orthopaedics, our Fracture Clinic is forward facing providing outpatient care to Trauma and Orthopaedic patients. Care is provided to a very diverse range of patients including trauma, major trauma, elective orthopaedics and plastic surgery patients. Our approach is multi-disciplinary and no day is ever the same. We work closely with A&E, Theatres, inpatient wards and primary care. The clinic works closely with the trauma nurse practitioners.

Being part of our team you will have the encouragement and opportunity to work across clinic developing skills within our treatment room and the plaster room.

We offer an induction programme where staff are expected and encouraged to complete local casting training and develop wound management skills.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated Staff Nurse with effective communication skills to join our friendly team. In return we offer on-going learning opportunities to support your professional development.

Be part of our team and exciting clinic, arrange an informal visit and see what we have to offer.


Main duties of the job

In addition to the below summary  you need to familiarize yourself with full Job Description and Person Specification documents attached to this advert.

As the Registered Nurse you will be required to maintain an awareness of the developments in the care and treatment of patients in order to be able to carry out duties competently and efficiently.

The role of a registered staff is to deliver care to patients following surgery and those patients who have injuries requiring wound care, application of casts and mobility aids.

Working for our organisation

The Fracture clinic cares for  Orthopaedic patients ranging from follow up appointments and traumatic injury. 

As part of your application you will be required to explain how your skills meet the criteria for this role.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

The successful Registered Nurse will be responsible for ensuring that the care needs of patients are met through the delivery of high quality patient care. The successful candidate must document the condition and progress of patients and report to senior nursing staff and/or medical staff any areas of concern.

As the Registered Nurse you may supervise unregistered (and at times registered) staff, as appropriate. Effective communication channels are important and must be aware of the need for confidentiality both in the written and spoken word.


Person specification

Training, Qualification & Experience

Essential criteria
  • Registered Nurse
  • Current NMC registration
  • Evidence of continuing professional development or reflective profile
  • Experience and knowledge of wound care management to include traumatic and postoperative wounds
Desirable criteria
  • Experience of casting
  • Experience of Trauma and Orthopaedic nursing
  • Experience and knowledge of wound care management to include traumatic and postoperative wounds

Communication and Relationship Skills

Essential criteria
  • Excellent written and communication and attention to detail Excellent verbal and non- verbal communication skills. Ability to actively listen and hear peoples issues and concerns. Ability to communicate complex information in a busy environment

Physical Skills

Essential criteria
  • Flexibility to work shift patterns to meet the needs of the clinic over 7 days. Work across campus if required. Manual dexterity Physically able to perform the full range of nursing duties

Planning and organisation skills

Essential criteria
  • Able to work under own initiative and without direct supervision within responsibilities of the role Able to manage and prioritise own workload

Employer certification / accreditation badges

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Documents to download

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Further details / informal visits contact

Joanne Maxfield
Job title
Sister, Fracture Clinic
Email address
Telephone number
0115 924 9924
Additional information

Contact: Clare McRobbie 0115 924 9924 Ext 82075

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