Nursing at RJAH

Are you a caring, compassionate nurse who has a commitment to helping people? Can you live our values every day? Are you ready to help deliver world class care? Do you live the 6Cs in and out of work? If yes, you are exactly who we're looking for.

RJAH is a very special place to be a nurse. It's an environment where nurses feel supported, enjoy their work and can thrive.

We pride ourselves on giving our nurses the time to work with compassion and excellence.

Nurses are a vital part of our multi-disciplinary team and you'll be working with other professionals to ensure patients receive the very best treatment and outcomes.

If you're interested in RJAH being part of your future career, please contact our People Services team at rjah.people.services@nhs.net, for a chat and to possibly arrange a tour. 

 

Current vacancies

We have world class career opportunities for you in our world class hospital.

 

About RJAH

We are a leading, specialist orthopaedic hospital based near Oswestry in Shropshire with a worldwide reputation for innovation, excellent patient outcomes and exceptional care and experience. 

RJAH is situated close to Oswestry in the Shropshire countryside, on the Welsh border and in the middle of an extensive unspoilt rural area. 

Our overriding objective is aspiring to deliver worldclass patient care and we pride ourselves on the standards we achieve and the feedback from patients on the quality of our services. 

Care Quality Commission Inspection

In our latest CQC inspection, we were rated Good overall and Outstanding for caring.

The report highlighted many examples of outstanding practice - especially across our medicine division and children and young people services.

We are now looking for nurses who will continue to provide outstanding care for our patients. 

To read more about our CQC report, click here. 

NHS Staff Survey 2018

Our Staff Survey results show that we have the best morale score in the country, and we're up there as one of the best Trusts for quality of care and staff engagement.

The survey also revealed we're up there nationally for staff recommending RJAH as a place to work.

We also scored highly for staff feeling happy for their friends or relatives to be treated at RJAH.

 

Opportunities to grow

In return for working at RJAH, we'll provide you with a fantastic place to learn and grow as a nurse.

As a centre of excellence in orthopaedics, our work is regularly complex and innovative and we give our nurses the opportunity to grow their skills and competencies.  

Developing your career is important to us and you'll be working in a friendly and supportive environment where you can become a confident and competent nurse. 

We want you to achieve your potential.

Healthcare professionals

We also support a wide variety of post graduate modules, at both masters and degree level, such as orthopaedic practice and spinal injury courses.

There are also a range of other courses available to support you in your clinical practice and further enhance your career. 

Newly-qualified nurses

Our preceptorship programme is second-to-none and will ensure newly-qualified members of our nursing team receive the support they need to transition from student nurse to a fully confident and competent Registered Staff Nurse.

 

Where you could work

There's a wealth of areas at RJAH for nurses to work in:

  • Children's and Young People Service
  • High Dependency Unit
  • Medicine Division
  • Midland Centre for Spinal Injuries
  • Orthopaedic Surgery Wards
  • Private Patient Unit
  • Tumour Service
  • Theatres

Please note: we may not have always have vacancies in every area above.

Alternatively, you could decide to apply for a position on our bank where you'll be able to work in a range of clinical areas. 

If you're interested in RJAH being part of your future career, please contact our People Services team for a chat and to possibly arrange a tour. 

Email - rjah.people.services@nhs.net