Due to expansion an exciting opportunity has arisen to work as a Leg Ulcer Nurse in the North East region Leg Ulcer Clinics within LCHS. You will be working within leg ulcer clinics in Mablethorpe, Spilsby, Skegness and Alford and will be required to travel to cover across all clinics.Ideally candidates will need to have experience of working with patients who have leg ulcers and have a good knowledge of all aspects of wound management.This is an ideal opportunity for individuals with aspirations of a career or special interest in leg ulcer management to step into a specialist post. The successful post holders need to be motivated and committed to delivering best practice in leg ulcer management as well as developing self-management. Due to the specialist nature of the role this vacancy would not be suitable for newly qualified staff.We are looking for nurses who have a particular interest in leg ulcer management, who can be flexible, self-motivated and able to work independently. The successful candidates will work within a supportive environment, alongside the Band 6 Specialist Nurse.
working pattern: 37.5 hours but part time may be considered.
Applications from qualified Nursing Associates are welcome
Applications will not be accepted from previous candidates or those who were unsuccessful at interview
The proposed interview date is 5th October 2023, however if this does not fit into an individual's schedule, we may be able to discuss alternatives.Main duties of the job
Lower Limb Assessment, diagnosis and formulation of treatment plan for leg ulcer patients following the latest evidence-based practice and the trust pathways.Managing a caseload of patients, Monitoring and triaging referrals and ordering of clinic stock.Promoting shared self-care to reduce recurrence of conditionWorking autonomously in a leg ulcer clinic within a wider team of leg ulcer cliniciansProviding cover in other leg ulcer clinics when necessaryAbout us
We are a values-based employer and firmly believe that employing the right person to join our team is paramount and once in the team, we can foster and nurture your clinical skills and knowledge through a range of peer support, CPD and shadowing/training opportunities.
You will join a friendly, dynamic and supportive children's team. If the successful candidate is newly qualified they will receive mentoring and support to sign off the appropriate competencies during their first year with the trust.
Lincolnshire Community Health Services is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to improving the lives of all our staff. We actively welcome all applicants and are positive about employing people with a disability
This post will require enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service DisclosureJob descriptionJob responsibilities
Lower Limb Assessment, diagnosis and formulation of treatment plan for leg ulcer patients following the latest evidence-based practice and the trust pathways.Managing a caseload of patients, Monitoring and triaging referrals and ordering of clinic stock.Promoting shared self-care to reduce recurrence of conditionWorking autonomously in a leg ulcer clinic within a wider team of leg ulcer cliniciansProviding cover in other leg ulcer clinics when necessaryPerson SpecificationSkills/experienceEssential
- Computer literacy and knowledge of microsoft applications, systmone etc
- Flexible and willing to travel
- Willing to promote self management/self care
- Able to manage own workload
- Good communication skills
Employer detailsEmployer name
- Qualification/Experience in Leg ulcer/tissue viability/wound management setting
- Evidence of professional development
- Mentorship/Student assessor/supervisor qualification or willing to work towards
Lincolnshire Community Health Service NHS TrustAddress
North East leg ulcer clinics
Grace Swan Health Clinic base location for travel only
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