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Recruitment Open Day for Nurses, Nursing Associates and ODPs
Saturday 21 January 2023

Bring your authentic self to work. Everyday.

Work in a place that cares as much as you

The Royal Orthopaedic Hospital is a unique hospital with an amazing history and a bright future.

The Royal Orthopaedic Hospital is a very special hospital; big enough to deliver world class services and small enough to offer exceptional patient and staff experience.

We offer a working experience unique in the West Midlands and we're always on the look out for passionate people to join our award-winning team. It is our ambition to be first choice for orthopaedic care. We know it’s a big ambition and to achieve it we recruit the best and brightest.

If you’re ready to be challenged, ready to innovate and ready to grow then you are just who we're looking for. In return for your passion and dedication we’ll provide you with a supportive environment, a great culture and a strong focus on personal development.



Flexible working opportunities to suit you and your priorities


A positive, values-based culture where you can be authentically you


Excellent training and development opportunities


A wellbeing focussed culture where you are valued, respected and supported


A competitive salary and overtime opportunities


A full programme of support for newly qualified staff

World leading

Award-winning and innovative surgical and non-surgical services


A well located site on a central road with easy transport links

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Our culture

We're proud of our culture. It's values-based, friendly and supportive. We don't just talk about inclusion and wellbeing, we act and we have an amazing track-record. We're the most inclusive employer in the NHS and have some of the best staff survey results too. It's not an accidnet - we're serious about culture and we want you to thrive.

Staff Networks

An open and inclusive culture means that the voice of the people in the organisation is strong. Our growing number of staff networks help to ensure that you can be part of shaping an inclusive, supportive culture where everyone is comfortable to be authentically themselves.


The Multi Minority Ethnic Group

Be Myself

The LGBTQ+ Staff Network

Beyond the Stigma

The Disability Forum


The Menopause Support Network


The Staff Wellbeing Forum

Admin Matters

The Admin Support Forum

Our values

Our values are more than words, they are the foundation on which our care is delivered. If you want to work with us, you'll understand and exhibit these values everyday.

Behaviours we are looking for:

  • Acts to support the health and well-being of own team.
  • Carries out genuine acts of kindness for others.
  • ‘Reads’ others and acts with empathy, especially with different personalities.
  • Helps colleagues make the connection between their feelings and values and the quality of the service they provide.

Behaviours we will not tollerate:

  • Shows no understanding of others’ perspective.
  • Avoids responsibility for the well-being of colleagues.
  • Does not understand the impact of emotions and behaviour on colleagues.

Behaviors we are looking for:

  • Truthful and transparent with patients and colleagues when makes mistakes.
  • Supports colleagues who make mistakes or behave inappropriately by giving balanced, honest feedback.
  • Communicates in a way that is clear, concise and honest.
  • Is courageous in challenging unsafe practice and inappropriate behaviour; raises concerns about things they don’t believe to be right.

Behaviors we won't tollerate:

  • Inconsistent in messages to patients and colleagues, not forthcoming when mistakes have been made, fails to accept own responsibility.
  • Feedback is either withheld or provided ineffectively/aggressively, rather than constructively.
  • Does not communicate clearly, provides ambiguous responses.
  • Does not challenge unsafe practice or inappropriate behaviour.
  • Raises concerns through inappropriate channels, or without respect for Trust process.

Behaviors we are looking for:

  • Shows pride in their work and strives to deliver the best within available resources.
  • Utilises all knowledge, skills and experience for the benefit of patients and the Trust.
  • Takes responsibility to overcome obstacles and adopts a ‘can do’ approach.

Behaviours we will not tollerate:

  • Accepts and/or delivers work which is less than their best.
  • Is unable to explain how their role helps the Trust to deliver excellent patient care.
  • Low resilience to disappointment, allows patient experience to suffer because of personal disappointments.

Behaviors we are looking for:

  • Embraces new ideas and challenges self and others to adopt new ways of working/alternative approaches.
  • Networks with others to keep updated; leads on developing best practice.
  • Seeks new and better ways of caring for patients for today and in the future.

Behaviours we will not tollerate:

  • Does not challenge self , nor change working or clinical practice
  • Does not network with others, fails to innovate/develop good practice
  • Prefers to maintain status quo and relies on existing skills and knowledge.
  • Does not learn from experience or feedback, mistakes are repeated.

Behaviors we are looking for:

  • Collaborates with colleagues, patients and other care providers to deliver high quality care for patients.
  • Accepts responsibility and critically reviews own performance; delivers improvement and fulfils promises made to others.
  • Values the contribution of all colleagues, irrespective of their role.
  • Delivers consistently at or above required standards.

Behaviors we won't tollerate:

  • Works in isolation from colleagues/other teams.
    Places own or team priorities above those of the Trust.
  • Does not share good practice or learn from others/other teams.
  • Refuses to accept feedback from colleagues.
  • Inconsistent delivery of care/achievement of objectives.

Behaviours we are looking for:

  • Listens without interrupting, is sensitive to others and shows patience.
  • Acknowledges and empathises with others, irrespective of their needs, views and beliefs.
  • Is always polite, in person, by email or telephone.
  • Says ‘hello my name is..’ to every patient and where care is to be provided, explains this clearly in advance.

Behaviours we will not tollerate:

  • Does not listen to others views, interrupts inappropriately.
  • Disregards the contribution that others can make
    Abrupt/discourteous in their communication (e.g. emails without salutation, unaware of their personal impact.
  • Does not introduce self to patients/colleagues, does not explain care to be provided.

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