Staff Nurse - Orthopaedics

£30,672 - £37,244 dependent on experience
01 Jul 2019
29 Jul 2019
Nursing Field
Hospital, Surgery, Theatre
Staff Nurse
Job Type

Staff Nurse - Orthopaedics


Bupa Cromwell Hospital London




Full time 37.5 hours


Salary £30,672 - £37244 dependent on experience


£1100 Shift Allowance




A bit about us


Bupa is one of the most well-known and respected healthcare businesses in the world, because what we do matters. From our contact centres to our care homes; health and dental centres to our state of the art hospitals across all four corners of the globe, every part of our operations are dedicated to our purpose of helping people live longer, healthier, happier lives.   We pride ourselves on working with brilliant people who put our customers at the heart of everything they do.


Bupa Cromwell Hospital


We’re an internationally recognised hospital located in the heart of Kensington, London.  At the Cromwell Hospital we’re committed to providing the highest quality healthcare for our patients.  We’re one of the preferred health care providers for leading consultants and for both international and local patients alike.  We are continuously investing in standards and the technology to keep us at the forefront of clinical advancement.


You’ll  work as part of a close knit team providing excellent patient focused care within the Orthopaedics Team. You’ll be a caring and compassionate nurse, delivering a high standard of care to our patients. We value all of our people and  will provide you support and a great place to work.  




What you'll be doing


  • Be Competent to undertake the role
  • Confidently and safely Communicate patients care needs
  • Have the Courage to speak up and Commitment to your chosen speciality. 
  • Assist the Sister/Charge Nurse with operational requirements in the delivery of a consistent, safe service in all aspects of the patient journey whilst instilling a culture of customer service throughout the nursing team.
  • Manage a team of nurses by organising the patient allocation
  • Provide consistent, clear, clinical and professional leadership and act as a mentor for all staff demonstrating professional awareness and accountability.
  • Participate in the direct nursing care of patients as a clinical leader and expert.
  • Act as a Link Nurse in a designated area reporting to and from meetings / training updates.
  • Recognise the needs for DOL’s assessments, mental capacity assessment and ‘simple’ and ‘complex’ safeguarding referrals. Take part in the referral and review process.
  • Liaise with the Support Services to ensure all non-clinical needs are met including the cultural, sexual, religious, and any other special needs of the patients.



Who we’re looking for?


  • 1st Level Nurse RN.
  • Must have a current ILS certificate or be prepared to undertake the course within the first 3 months.
  • Appropriate experience in a Staff Nurse role in an OPD setting.
  • Experience of broad range of specialities and the support they require.
  • Evidence of continuous professional development.
  • Experience in the development of policies and protocols to support best practice.
  • Experience in handling complaints and incidents.
  • Experience in risk assessment.
  • Knowledge of NMC Codes and guidelines and their implications for practice.
  • Appropriate knowledge of NMC revalidation process.
  • Knowledge of the Care Quality Commission inspections.



What’s it like to work here?


We want people to ‘love working here’, so much so that’s it’s at the top of our agenda and something you’ll hear a lot about here at Bupa.  We offer our people a great range of benefits, many of which are flexible and can be tailored to suit what’s most important to you.  We’re a healthcare company so there’s a huge focus on our people’s health and wellbeing, supported by a healthy work-life balance and workplaces which are friendly, appealing spaces to support you to be at your best.




  • Strong national clinical network and clinical engagement
  • Within our Oncology department, all Clinical staff trained in the Gold standard framework
  • CPD calendar and webinars
  • Bupa Lecture Series: clinical lectures with external speakers held at academic institutions
  • BMJ and Open Athens journal access
  • Clinical Leadership development programmes
  • Florence Nightingale Foundation scholarships
  • Bupa Global Nurse scholarship, inc £10,000 to spend on your own CPD
  • NMC fees paid after 12 months service
  • Practical support with the revalidation process
  • Career opportunities to move into other roles or other parts of Bupa
  • Bupa Health insurance
  • 25 days holiday each year (pro rata for part time employees), increasing to 27 days after 5 years service
  • Option to buy and sell 5 days holiday
  • You’re paid for all Bank holidays
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Annual bonus scheme
  • Annual pay review
  • Discounts on Bupa products
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Subsidised staff restaurant
  • Free health assessment
  • Free massage carried out by our in-house therapy team
  • Free annual flu vaccine and eye test plus contribution to cost of glasses
  • Dry cleaning discounts
  • Access to health minds service and 24/7 anytime Health line
  • Bupa rewards to High street Retailer discounts
  • Bupa Boost app
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Cycle2work scheme
  • Annual awards ceremony and long service awards
  • Paid career breaks



We’re an inclusive organisation that celebrates diversity and welcomes everyone – all talents and backgrounds. Bupa strives to make sure that every applicant is assessed solely on the basis of personal merit and qualifications, regardless of gender, sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity, marital or civil partner status, gender reassignment, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, disability or age.