Staff Nurse Orthopaedics and Trauma

Posted 16 September by NHS Business Services Authority

Musculoskeletal Trauma and Orthopaedics:

  • Huntsman 6 and 7 Trauma and orthopaedic wards
  • Huntsman 2 Hip Fracture Ward
  • P2 at Royal Hallamshire - Planned orthopaedic surgery wards

Career and personal development is a core element of our staff experience. Support and mentorship of staff is a key role for all our staff to develop your career pathway. Our focus on learning and development is driven by a team of clinical educators who are dedicated to keeping training relevant and up to date using a variety of techniques. We offer comprehensive, tailored local induction package with up to 6 weeks supernumerary status. Using our novice to expert framework, each nurse has the opportunity to develop skills through our comprehensive competency framework including IV’s, male catheterisation and specific MSK competencies. All nurses are offered a choice of development opportunities through planned experience across our patient pathways With a variety of Clinical Nurse Specialist and Advanced Practitioner roles across our range of specialist services, the Musculoskeletal Care Group can provide you with a vibrant and exciting nursing career. Flexible Working Opportunities are available to fit around an individual’s personal requirements. This includes a variety of shift patterns to meet your personal requirements Please state on your application your availability. Bespoke rotation posts with other care groups are designed by the Deputy Nurse Director with the specialties of your choice.

Huntsman 6 and 7 Trauma and Orthopaedics

Would you like to join an enthusiastic, dynamic and friendly team working in a fast paced acute environment? We are delighted to offer this exciting opportunity to become part of the Trauma and Orthopaedic team here at the Northern General Hospital, caring for a variety of trauma conditions. We can offer you development opportunities in specialist surgical nursing skills as well as caring for acute medical patients. By hosting the Major Trauma Service we offer development opportunities in this specialised field including the extended skills and training so that you are confident to care for this specialist patient group alongside the multi professional team. The care group can offer rotational posts across our planned and emergency wards to further broaden your experience and skills to develop your career pathway

Huntsman 2 – Hip Fracture Ward

Combining the skills of both Surgical and General/Elderly Medicine, the dedicated multi professional team deliver compassionate care based on best practice in this exciting and challenging field for about 600 patients a year. You will be joining a team at the Northern General Hospital where you will experience a huge variety of challenges which will equip you with broad skills to confidently embark on any career pathway. A love of the elderly is central to enable you to develop skills in management of complex patients with multiple medical co-morbidities. Dementia, acute delirium, complex rehab and discharge planning and enabling patients the best opportunity to return to home through skilled care and support is the reward for working here. Whether using the wide range of skills Vickers 4 will furnish you with tools to form the basis of your career. Or like most nurses on Vickers 4 you will choose to remain in an area you will be proud to call ‘your ward’

Ward P2 at Royal Hallamshire

Our Elective wards provide care for patients who have planned surgery such as hip and knee replacements or specialist surgery of various joints and spinal surgery. As a regional centre we undertake complex surgery which necessitates varied nursing care requirements.

Sheffield Hand Centre

The Sheffield Hand Centre at the Northern General Hospital is purpose designed unit dedicated to providing excellence in health care for patients with hand trauma/ hand conditions, Combining orthopaedic and plastic surgical expertise, bringing together the necessary skills to manage all aspects of hand disorders and injuries. We provide care for all aspects of hand surgery from the initial consultation to completed rehabilitation and return to work. The Sheffield Hand Centre fits the ideal model of a fully integrated orthopaedic surgery/plastic surgery hand unit, of which there are only 5 or so such units in the UK. The wards are an excellent experience to develop surgical nursing skills in a supported environment, working alongside an experienced nursing and multi professional team. Rotational posts across the care group to broaden your orthopaedic and staff nurse knowledge and experience are offered, preparing you for your future in elective orthopaedic surgery or the specialty of your choice.

For those who are currently employed by the Trust as a Staff Nurse, you should instead apply through the Staff Nurse Transfer process via your line manager.

If you are a Newly Qualified applicant and are due to qualify before end of December 2020, you can apply via this advert. Please specify what month and year you are due to qualify. Please also specify the hours and list the three wards/areas you would prefer to work within.

If you are due to qualify from January to July 2021, please apply on our specific Newly Qualified Nurse advert which will be live soon on NHS Jobs (the reference for this advert is 190-9800-NQN)

For further details / informal visits contact:

  • Denise Wall (Ward Huntsman 7 Trauma Ward Senior Sister)Tel: Email:
  • Marc Bagshaw (Ward Huntsman 6 Charge Nurse )Tel: Email:
  • Paul Steele (Ward Huntsman 2 Charge Nurse )Tel: Email:
  • Esme Marshall (Ward P2 Senior Sister)Tel Email:
  • Maria Gosling (Sheffield Hand Centre )Tel: /3052410 Email:
  • Lib Jones (Deputy Nurse Director)Tel: Email:

Reference: 40889361

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