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Nursing Assistant - Scoliosis Service

NHS AfC: Band 2

Main area
Trauma & Orthopaedics, Spinal Services
NHS AfC: Band 2
Fixed term: 9 months
Part time: 22.5 hours per week
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Royal Stoke University Hospital
Stoke on Trent
£18,005 - £19,337 pa pro rata
Salary period
24/01/2021 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)

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


Job overview

An exciting new opportunity has arisen to join our Scoliosis Service!

We have a new Nursing Assistant role within our Scoliosis Nursing Team. This new post will support the existing Scoliosis CNS and support nurse to help and support patients with Spinal deformities throughout their journey both pre and post operatively.

Main duties of the job

There will also be requirements for the post holder to undertake some administrative duties as part of their role so knowledge of IT system and general IT skills are required.

This post is to cover maternity leave

Working for our organisation

The UHNM NHS Trust covers Royal Stoke Hospital in Stoke on Trent and County Hospital in Stafford. Royal Stoke a large acute teaching hospital, with a Turnover of £360 million. Located in Stoke on Trent and Stafford, UHNM is close to the M6, within commuting distance of culturally diverse major conurbations, such as Manchester and Birmingham and surrounded by rural pleasures, including the Peak District National Park.

Each year Royal Stoke cares for over 600,000 people providing emergency treatment, planned operations and medical care. It is a leading teaching hospital in partnership with Keele University and has a patient-centred clinical research facility providing state-of-the-art facilities.

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 contact Lisa Vincent (details below)

Person specification

Qualifications / Training

Essential criteria
  • GCSE A-C Maths & English

Skills & Experience

Essential criteria
  • Experience within the acute care setting
  • IT skills
Desirable criteria
  • Knowledge of spinal deformity service
Positive about disabled peopleAge positiveArmed Forces Covenant Gold Award

Applicant requirements

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.

Documents to download

Apply online now

Further details / informal visits contact

Lisa Vincent
Job title
Scoliosis Nurse Practitioner
Email address

If you have problems applying, contact

University Hospitals of North Midlands - Royal Stoke
Newcastle Road
Stoke on Trent
01782 671437 (internal 71437) or VOIP Tel number: 01782 228396 ext 108396