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Staff Nurse Band 5

NHS AfC: Band 5

Main area
Elective Orthopaedics
NHS AfC: Band 5
Full time - 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
Royal Stoke
£25,655 - £31,534 per annum
Salary period
23/01/2022 23:59

If there is a high volume of applications the advert may be closed early. Please apply without delay if you wish to be considered for this role. (This does not apply to any medical staffing posts)

From 1st April 2022 all NHS workers in England with face to face contact with patients must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19. Only those with medical exemptions will be excluded from this requirement. Please consider this mandatory requirement when applying for this position.

Important Information: University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust does not pay travel expenses for candidates attending interviews.


Job overview

We have a very exciting opportunity for a Band 5 Staff Nurse Nurse to join our Elective Orthopaedic nursing team

We welcome applications from individuals who feel they can meet the demands and needs of this specialist area.

Main duties of the job

The successful applicant will have good communication skills and should have experience of working in an acute hospital setting ideally within an elective orthopaedic setting. We are looking for a committed team player who has high standards and is passionate about improving the patient experience. 

Elective orthopaedics cares for a variety of patients with complex conditions and needs that are undergoing elective orthopaedic surgery and require specialist skills and knowledge to aid and maximise their recovery.

If you feel you have these attributes, please apply

Working for our organisation

University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust is one of the largest and most modern in the country. We serve around three million people and we’re highly regarded for our facilities, teaching and research. The Trust has around 1,450 inpatient beds across two sites in Stoke-on-Trent and Stafford. Our 11,000 strong workforce provide emergency treatment, planned operations and medical care from Royal Stoke University Hospital and County Hospital in Stafford.

We are the specialist centre for major trauma for the North Midlands and North Wales. We have put together a wide range of development packages aimed at ensuring that everyone has the opportunity to fulfil their potential. Our goal is to be a world-class centre of achievement, where patients receive the highest standards of care and the best people come to learn, work and research.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

For more information on working for the Trust, please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification.

For more details on the post, please see contact information details below

Person specification


Essential criteria
  • Registered Nurse on the professional register


Essential criteria
  • Good communication skills
  • Experience in undertaking dressings
  • Has experience as registered nurse in an Acute hospital setting.

Skills & Knowledge

Essential criteria
  • Is able to recount / discuss the requirements for high standard of care
  • Ability to use a computer


Essential criteria
  • Able to use own initiative.
  • Ability to work as part of a team and working autonomously
  • Good communication skills
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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

Apply online now

Further details / informal visits contact

Sally Keay
Job title
Ward Manager
Email address
Telephone number
01782 671212

If you have problems applying, contact

University Hospitals of North Midlands - Royal Stoke
Springfield Building, Floor 2 (Trust HQ)
Newcastle Road
Stoke on Trent
Office: 01782 671437 OR VOIP: 01782 228396