Hip Fracture Nurse Practitioner

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Closing Date: 15/08/2022
Contract Permanent
Working Hours Full Time
Location Middlesbrough
Salary £45,839 Per Year
Company NHS Jobs

Job Description

37.5 Hours per week

Applications will be considered for a trainee Band 6 post, developing into Band 7 once all essential criteria is met.

We are looking for a highly self-motivated nurse to join an established multidisciplinary team on ward 34 that spans across two main specialties, Orthopaedics and Orthogeriatric. This is an exciting opportunity to be involved in delivering a cost effective, efficient, world class quality service that meets the needs of all clients with hip fractures. This is an exciting opportunity to improve patient care and to develop advanced assessment, decision-making and support skills.

Main duties of the job

A flexible approach, reliability, the ability to remain calm under pressure and excellent interpersonal, presentation and decision-making skills are all essential requirements for the role.

The post holder will have responsibility for leading and developing a ward based service to provide safe and equitable care for patients who sustain a fractured neck of femur. He/she will work collaboratively with the Fractured Neck of Femur Specialist Nurse in further developing a culture that understands and meets the specialist and complex needs of hip fracture patients, whilst ensuring that performance targets such as time to theatre, and length of stay are met.

Informal enquiries for this post can be made to Julie Ohara, Senior General Manager on 01642 850850 Ext 56414 or Stacey Brown, Matron 01642 850850 Ext 57283.

About us

South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust offers leadership and improvement training to all new staff to the Trust; this training programme has been designed to support our leaders in developing their understanding of leadership and management skills. You will be expected to attend the leadership development programme, and the Quality Improvement Programme that the Trust delivers. This programme aims to

Explore leadership within the NHS

Promote Trust Values and Behaviours

Develop your Leadership effectiveness and skills

Practitioner level in quality improvement, equipping you with the skills to champion, lead and complete quality improvement within your role

After you complete this four and a half days of training you will be able to explore further leadership and improvement training opportunities, we offer further in-house courses dependent upon your role and bitesize programmes and leadership apprenticeships at level 3,5 and 7.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The post holder will work in collaboration with the medical and nursing staff to provide ward based clinical care from diagnosis, throughout the treatment trajectory to and following discharge, including clerking of new patients, daily assessment, ordering of appropriate investigations initiation of treatment where appropriate and participation in ward rounds. He/she will be the first point of contact for ward staff undertaking appropriate duties to prevent unnecessary calls on junior medical staff.

Person Specification



  • Advanced clinical and leadership skills in speciality



  • NMC level one Registration


  • Nurse prescribing



  • Level of knowledge in the area of management of Orthopaedic patients

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

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