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About The Role

The variety of activity on the Orthopaedic floor will include patients requiring Orthopaedic, Osteosarcoma, Peripheral Nerve Injury and Plastic surgery , as well as providing Rheumatology services .

The post holder will work as part of a multi-disciplinary team in delivering key performance targets including assurance that the professional nursing practice and delivery of care is aligned to the Cleveland Clinic London mission and values.
They will be responsible for the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of care of patients under indirect supervision from the Charge Nurse and in accordance with CCL’s established policies, procedures and protocols.

They are expected to be able to demonstrate procedures, mentor and supervise pre and post registration Caregivers without direct supervision.
They will lead the unit on a day to day basis in the absence of the Charge Nurse and drive the delivery of high quality and innovative nursing practice consistent with regulatory and professional requirements.
The post holder will build and maintain excellent working relationships with other departments to ensure a seamless service for our patients.

Key Responsibilities


  • Provide direct nursing care to patients in accordance with CCL’s established policies, procedures and protocols.
  • Prioritise nursing care, recognize deterioration in patient’s condition and escalates to the senior nursing team /clinicians immediately.
  • Support, and in the absence of the Charge Nurse, organise the day to day running of the Orthopaedic Ward allocating nursing Caregivers according to their level of competence, reviews skill mix and workload to ensure they meet the needs of the service.
  • Keep the Charge Nurse informed of all the relevant issues affecting patient care e.g. risk, staffing levels, skills and equipment needs.
  • Contribute to team rotas and audits as required.

    Leadership & Team Management

  • Create a climate of support and cooperation, a culture of shared accountability across the organisation whilst holding individuals to account where there is non-compliance.
  • Act as a clinical leader and role model whilst providing direct quality patient care, sharing expertise with colleagues.
  • Contribute to the development and delivery of department teaching and mentorship programs.
  • Ensure personal and team adherence to all CCL policies and procedures.
  • Liaise with the Clinical Nurse Educators regarding the developmental needs of the Caregivers.
  • Support team engagement through application of Shared Governance principles.
  • Provide feedback to the Charge Nurse/Nurse Manager on individual nursing Caregiver progression or identify and document any concerns.
  • Identify own training needs and maintains professional development in accordance with Revalidation requirements.

    Quality & Safety

  • Adhere to the NMC code of conduct and acts as the patient advocate at all times.
  • Facilitate the implementation of quality systems and improved patient outcomes as a result.
  • Ensure a safe environment for patients, caregivers and visitors following the guidelines of risk management. Proactively reporting incidents, risks and/or failings taking responsibility to minimise these.
  • Support the Charge Nurse/Nurse Manager with the implementation and revision of core standards of care, policies and procedures.
  • Ensure adherence to the CCL Complaints Management Policy by supporting in the Nurse Manager investigating all concerns and verbal/written complaints. Ensure the management of these are undertaken appropriately and within the CCL timescales.
  • Ensure that nursing and clinical practice is in accordance with the mission and strategic plan.
  • Demonstrate Infection Control principles and participate in the development of unit infection control related reports and take appropriate action where there is variance to the agreed KPIs.
  • Communicate with patients, families, visitors and external providers in a calm, courteous, helpful manner, endeavouring to resolve difficult issues at the /department level.
  • Communicate patient clinical information clearly and accurately, documenting pertinent information in nursing record and ensuring complete documentation of patient care.
  • Participate in research and innovation and the dissemination of Evidence Based Practice in care delivery.

About You

  • Nursing Bachelor’s Degree.
  • ILS provider course completed and qualification in required upon hire, or within 3 months of hire.

  • Ability to speak and write in English equivalent to a level 7 of the International English Language Testing System or the Occupational English Test (OET) at level B is required.

  • Current nursing registration (First Level) through the Nursing & Midwifery Council (NMC) required, with no restrictions to practice.

    Complexities of Work (Skills)
  • Ability to prioritise workload in a complex environment and supervise members of the team, ensuring high quality, safe and effective patient care.
  • Can effectively manage conflict within the workplace and able to demonstrate high emotional intelligence when dealing with team and patients.
  • Ability to recognise cardiac rhythms.
  • Ability in managing change.
  • Demonstrates initiative to proactively problem solve with a solution focus.
  • Supports the Charge Nurse/Nurse Manager in contributing to CCLs nursing operational and strategic goals.
  • Communicates succinctly to differing levels across the organisation in order to achieve best practice - both verbally and written.
  • Is proactive in seeking out different styles methods of communication to achieve the best outcome.
  • Has demonstrable critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work autonomously.
  • Is competent at managing nursing budgets.
  • Ability to work in an international, multi-cultural environment, being respectful of others culture and beliefs.

    Work Experience


  • Demonstrable broad clinical and managerial experience in the ortho/neuro field.
  • Evidence of continuing professional development within ortho/neuro field
  • Track record of achievement of objectives in present and past posts, in both clinical and leadership fields.
  • Has effectively managed conflict within the workplace.

  • Experience in an acute private hospital.
  • Desirable to be competent in/ have had exposure to the use of electronic clinical systems (EPIC, similar modern clinical systems). 

About Us

About Us

As part of one of the world’s most respected academic medical centres, Cleveland Clinic London offers access to a global network of physicians and specialists. We provide patients with high-quality, integrated care, enabled by technology.

Cleveland Clinic London is part of a global health system that consistently ranks among the top hospitals in the world. We focus on clinical excellence, safety and patient outcomes, all supported by research, medical education, technology and teamwork.

Our mission — caring for life, researching for health, educating those who serve — has driven us to seek continual innovation and improvement over our 100-year history.

Cleveland Clinic London

Cleveland Clinic is an integrated healthcare system with hospitals and outpatient centres in the U.S. (Ohio, Florida and Nevada), Canada (Toronto), the U.A.E. (Abu Dhabi) and now London. Cleveland Clinic’s first healthcare facility in London, Cleveland Clinic Portland Place Outpatient Centre, opened in September 2021. Cleveland Clinic London’s 184-bed hospital followed and opened in Spring 2022.

Cleveland Clinic employs more than 70,000 people globally with patients coming to us from more than 185 countries every year. Cleveland Clinic London offers:

1,250 caregivers, including 270 medical doctors and 450 nurses.

184 inpatient beds.

29 ICU beds.

8 operating theatres.

21 day case rooms for surgery.

42-bed neurological suite for rehabilitation.

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