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Registered Nurse - Fracture Clinic Band 5

Main area
Fracture Clinic
37.5 hours per week
Job ref
£23,023 - £29,608 pro rata, per annum
17/10/2018 23:59

University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire is located in the West Midlands and is home to one of the largest teaching hospitals in England. Our mission to Care, Achieve and Innovate is demonstrated in our reputation for innovation, teaching and research and high quality patient care. University Hospital in Coventry is one of the most modern healthcare facilities in Western Europe with £200 million of new medical and research equipment and a hospital that is at the forefront of digital imaging and technology.

We provide general acute hospital services to approximately 500,000 people from Coventry and Rugby and specialist hospital services to over one million people from Coventry, Warwickshire and beyond. The Trust has a revenue budget of approximately £473 million, we employ 5,639 staff, manage 1,380 beds and 32 operating theatres.

The Trust is made up of the following hospitals:
University Hospital Coventry 
Hospital of St Cross – Rugby 

An exciting opportunity for a registered band 5 nurse with experience in trauma/orthopaedics to develop their knowledge and skills within the Fracture Clinic of a major trauma centre.

The successful candidate will:

 Work alongside our team of nurses, orthopaedic practitioners, clinicians, specialist practitioners and research staff to provide a safe, world class standard of care to our patients, both adult and paediatric. Ensuring appropriate care is planned, implemented, documented and evaluated/audited.

 Contribute to a learning environment for nursing and medical students.

 Demonstrate excellent communication skills, work well in a fast paced environment and have a sound knowledge of wound care and tissue viability and orthopaedic and trauma conditions and treatments.

Recruiting to Values

To ensure that we provide world-class patient care, UHCW recruits people that can demonstrate the Trust’s Values and Behaviours in their everyday life. Therefore, if you are invited to interview, you will be undertaking a Values Based Interview/Assessment, which explores not only what you do but how and why you do it.

Before applying, we encourage you to review the Trust’s Values and Behaviours Framework and Values Based Recruitment Factsheet which can be accessed on the right side of this page under the job description.

The Supporting Information Section in your application should therefore reflect your understanding of the Trust’s Values and associated Behaviours. You will be expected to provide us with examples from work experience and/or personal life which demonstrate these values through your behaviour.


No smoking policyPositive about disabled peopleImproving working livesAge positive

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

For Further details or to arrange an informal visit please contact Liz Moore, Clinical Nurse Manager, ext 26909

Or Joan Goodbody, Modern Matron, ext 26345