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Vascular Clinical Support Nurse

University Hospital of North Midlands NHS Trust
Stoke on Trent
£28,407 to £34,581 a year pa
Closing date
2 Jun 2023

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Do you have a passion for nursing vascular patients? Do you have an interest in complex wound care? If so, the vascular surgery department is currently looking for a passionate band 5 CNS to join our friendly, dynamic and multi-disciplinary team in order to assist our service in providing the best standard of care to our patients both in a clinic and ward based setting.

Main duties of the job

  • Act as support to the Specialist Vascular Nursing Service, under the direction of the Lead Vascular CNS.
  • Assist in comprehensive health and clinical assessment of vascular patients, under the direction of the Lead Vascular CNS/Vascular CNS
  • Develop skill and knowledge which will support the Lead Vascular CNS/Vascular CNS to -
  • Determine diagnosis, care needs, devise plans of care within agreed protocols, monitor and evaluate progress and modify the plan of care as necessary to optimise patient status.
  • Identify, assess and manage risk factors associated with vascular disease, advising patients, and planning and agreeing lifestyle modifications necessary to limit disease progression.
  • Contribute information and assessment which assists the medical team to plan appropriate treatment interventions.
  • Determine need for, and make referral to, senior medical team due to deterioration in patient status.

About us

University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust is one of the largest and most modern in the country. We serve around three million people and we're highly regarded for our facilities, teaching and research. The Trust has around 1,450 inpatient beds across two sites in Stoke-on-Trent and Stafford. Our 11,000 strong workforce provide emergency treatment, planned operations and medical care from Royal Stoke University Hospital and County Hospital in Stafford.

We are the specialist centre for major trauma for the North Midlands and North Wales. We have put together a wide range of development packages aimed at ensuring that everyone has the opportunity to fulfil their potential. Our goal is to be a world-class centre of achievement, where patients receive the highest standards of care and the best people come to learn, work and research.

Investing in the health and wellbeing of our staff is really important to us. We offer a range of options for our staff to help maintain a good work-life balance including full time, part time hours and bank hours. We are also committed to offering flexible working wherever we can and where relevant to the role and the service, agile working. You can select your preferences upon application.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached JD and PS for further details please contact Susan Ellerton Lead Vascular Clinical Nurse specialist 01782671422

Person Specification



  • Registered nurse



  • Registered nurse

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab) .

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab) .

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

University Hospital of North Midlands NHS Trust


Royal Stoke

Newcastle Road

Stoke on Trent


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