Pride in Pennine

Qualified Nurse – Orthopaedics Ward B6

Band 5

Main area
Band 5
Job ref
Salford Royal Main Site
£22,128 - £28,746
26/02/2018 23:59

Join us and be part of something bigger.

We have paved the way for excellence in Integrated Care and in July 2016 took the  pioneering step to form one of the first Integrated Care Organisations.  We now provide adult social care services alongside our established healthcare services, which has given us the chance to develop better, more joined up ways of working that deliver improved outcomes for the local community. 


Do you want to join a fast paced, challenging but rewarding environment?

Do you want to have the opportunity to learn new skills?

If the answer is YES then come and join the team on Ward B6.

Ward B6 is a 32 bedded mixed sex orthopaedic ward. The ward has a diverse range of patients ranging from including trauma patients, complex elective patients and elderly patients with diverse holistic needs

The ward is part of the Regional Trauma Team and has an extensive ward based MDT team which includes Ortho-Geriatrician, Surgeons, Specialist Nurses, dedicated Physiotherapy and OT teams, Wound Surveillance Nurse, Discharge Pathway Manager, ERAS Nurse.

The Ward also has close links with the Orthopaedic Out Patients and Fracture Clinics.

We are looking to recruit standout nurses who are either newly qualified or have post registration experience to care for surgical patients including complex patients and be involved in discharge planning.

In return you will:-

Be developed by dedicated training professionals. You will receive support from an experienced and well established senior nursing team as well as a dedicated Practice Development Team. You will receive a ward based induction including orthopaedic competencies and extensive mentorship. You’ll have access to a wide range of learning opportunities and state of the art facilities, including seminar rooms, an IT suite, a library, skills labs and an on-site simulation suite. You’ll also have access to CPD to help take your career in the right direction.

Be supported to develop the competence and confidence you need as an effective, independent healthcare professional. You’ll receive a full induction programme, benefit from classroom-based training and clinical skills assessments. Newly qualified nurses will also benefit from our 12 month preceptorship programme supported by our dedicated Practice Development Team. You will also receive support from our senior nursing team and highly specialised nurses.

In addition to your Band 5 Salary you’ll be rewarded with a variety of salary sacrifice schemes, a wide range of health and wellbeing initiatives, flexible working and an on-site nursery. You’ll also enjoy a working environment that’s every bit as good as the care we provide.

If you are due to qualify we pay your 1st years NMC registration fee as well as pay you at Band 4 until you receive you NMC PIN.

We can also offer a competitive relocation package (subject to conditions).

Interviews will be taking place on the 22nd February 2018.

In line with the Trust’s Single Equality Scheme we welcome applications from everyone irrespective of ethnic origin, disability, age, gender, gender identity,
sexual preference, disability, nationality, religion, marital status, social back ground or trade union membership.

Disability confident employerCare quality commission - Outstanding

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

Irene Weaver
Ward Manager
0161 206 4601

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