Please wait, loading

Staff nurse – T&O course

Band 5

Main area
Trauma & Orthopaedics
Band 5
Full Time/Part Time (minimum 25 hours per week)
Job ref
Southampton General Hospital
£23,023 - £29,608 pa pro rata
07/11/2018 23:59

F2 is a 26 bedded trauma ward. We provide exemplary care to our patients during what can be a very stressful time. We deal with simple trauma through to complex poly trauma.


T&O offers a range of educational opportunities including competency based education, in house study days and courses that cover a broad range of topics as well as supporting university accredited programmes.


Quotes for our staff.


“The thing I love most about F2 is the variety of patients and just the huge amount you can learn every day.

JO Staff Nurse on F2 and winner of 2016 mentor of the year.  


“Working on F2 always brings new challenges and learning experiences every day. Teamwork is very important to us on F2. We believe there is nothing you can’t achieve as long as you work together.” TR Staff Nurse on F2.


“It’s all about the team on F2”. KA HCA


“We work together to succeed.” MC HCA


We are looking for committed, enthusiastic and motivated staff nurses to join our team. We have a diverse workforce with a combination of staff who have been on F2 for many years as well as newly qualified staff just starting off in their careers.  


The wider trauma and orthopaedic care group consists of:

  • - National and local major trauma centre
  • - Elective orthopaedic surgery
  • - Step down to rehab
  • - Fast track fracture neck of femur service
  • - Outpatients


All specialities are supported by a team of specialist nurses/co-ordinators and advanced nurse practitioners.


The successful candidate will be dedicated and pro-active in ensuring high quality, evidence based care. You will be an individual who demonstrates excellent communication, organisational and interpersonal skills. You will need to demonstrate continuing professional development, a strong commitment to developing others and sound decision-making skills.

So what can you look forward to? To start with, this is a hugely challenging role that will see you deal holistically with a wide range of conditions and treatments. You’ll find a real commitment to your training and development, with plenty of learning opportunities.


Southampton is a great place to live and work. It is a vibrant and evolving city with the idyllic New Forest and outstanding coastline that’s right on your doorstep.

If it’s time your career took off, we would love to hear from you.


Informal visits are welcome and encouraged. 

Closing date for applications: Wednesday 7th November

Apprenticeships logoNo smoking policyDisability confident employerCare quality commission - Good

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.

Documents to download

To print a document or save it to your computer, please click with your right mouse button on the document title and select "Save Target As...". You can then save the document in a suitable place on your computer ready to print it out. Clicking with the left mouse button will open the document in a new window (if your web browser can do so).

Apply online now

Further details / informal visits contact

If you have problems applying, contact

If you have problems with the
online application form please contact
Recruitment Support Services
Open Monday to Friday
08:30am to 5:30pm
01629 690826