The Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Trust (RNOH) is the largest orthopaedic hospital in the UK, and is regarded as a leader in the field of orthopaedics both in the UK and world-wide.
The RNOH provides a comprehensive range of neuro-musculoskeletal health care, ranging from the most acute spinal injury or complex bone tumour to orthopaedic medicine and specialist rehabilitation for chronic back pain sufferers. This broad range of services is unique within the NHS.
As a national centre of excellence, the RNOH treats patients from across the country, many of whom have been referred by other hospital consultants for second opinions or for treatment of complex or rare conditions.
Patients benefit from a team of highly specialised consultants, many of whom are nationally and internationally recognised for their expertise and experience. Consultants are supported in their work by nurses, therapists and other specialist clinical staff who are trained and are experts in their particular fields of orthopaedic care.
The RNOH plays a major role in teaching, 20% of all UK orthopaedic surgeons receive training here. Our teaching and clinical effectiveness are enhanced by our work in research and development and our academic links with University College, London. Research departments at Stanmore include the Institute of Orthopaedics, the Centre for Disability Research and Innovation, the Institute of Human Performance and the Centre for Biomedical Engineering
The RNOH works closely with other hospitals and trusts, with whom we have joint appointments to ensure maximum availability of specialist skills for patients. Our patients benefit from access to Aspire Leisure Centre which is located on site and hosts first-class facilities for able-bodied and disabled people.
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and motivated person to join the Administration Team in the Prosthetic ,Orthotics and Therapies Departments at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Trust
The administrator will work within its busy Prosthetics department and cover in Orthotics and Therapies department with a friendly administrative team working alongside a team of clinicians and also a manufacturing facility at Stanmore including workshops.
The successful candidate will gain the opportunity to be working within an experienced team of administrators and clinical support workers.
The main Prosthetics Department is located on the hospital site at Stanmore. There may be the opportunity to crossover with in the RNOH therapies departments.
Applicants should have good written and spoken English, be able to work productively within a team setting and demonstrate initiative. Sound administration/clerical skills would be desirable. You should be polite & professional at all times. Have a flexible approach to work, good time keeping and have the ability to work under pressure.
The RNOH is a national centre of excellence with an international reputation for diagnosis, assessment and treatment of neuro-musculoskeletal conditions. This ranges from the most acute spinal cord injury, bone tumour and complex joint reconstruction to orthopaedic and specialist rehabilitation. It offers an integrated range of clinical, teaching and research services unique within the UK and in partnership with University College London.
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For further information, please contact Geeta Kumar, Directorate Patient Pathway Team Lead, Geeta.Kumar@rnoh.nhs.uk or on 020 8909 5505.
We are committed to equal opportunities in employment and offer a range of flexible working practices. Part-time and job share applications will be considered.
By applying for this post you are agreeing to RNOH transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system. All subsequent information regarding your application will be generated from apps.trac.jobs. You will not be able to track the progress of your application or receive messages through the NHS Jobs website, and as an employer, we will not be able to respond to any e-mails sent to us via the NHS Jobs website. If you are offered a job, information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Record (ESR) system and other secure, internal NHS workforce systems in order to support and manage your recruitment and employment within the organisation.
All new appointments (excluding all Medical & Dental doctors) are subject to 6 months’ probation period.
RNOH is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We follow safe recruitment practices to protect children and vulnerable adults.
RNOH uses identification scanning technology to confirm the authenticity of key documents such as Passports, Driving Licences etc. It is a condition of appointment that all prospective employees of RNOH have their original documents verified using this technology.
We reserve the right to expire vacancies prior to the advertised closing date once a sufficient number of quality applications have been received.
The RNOH operates a Smoke-Free Policy. Smoking is not permitted on any of the Trust’s premises (including the grounds that those premises are sited on) or in any Trust owned vehicle. Applicants should be aware that it might not be possible to smoke throughout working hours.