BASED IN HILL ST LEG ULCER CLINIC AND BURTON DISTRICT NURSING TEAM IN EAST STAFFORDSHIRE COVERING BURTON GP PRACTICES AND SURROUNDING AREAS Permanent post Community Staff Nurse Band 5 - Full time
We are looking for a nurse with a passion for Lower Limb wounds and Doppler assessments, who would work alongside our DN team covering the Hill ST Leg ulcer clinic 2 days a week and 3 days working with the team managing the lower limb wound assessments and doppler assessments in the Burton Town DN Team in the community, there is potential for this role to be expanded in the future.
We are an innovative service covering GP practices in the Burton locality and we are seeking enthusiastic and highly motivated nurses to work within our team. Training and support will be offered to update your skills and knowledge in the field of community nursing
You will work independently in the Leg ulcer clinic and community setting, participating in the ongoing assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of programmes of care, adhering to policies and procedures.
The service covers 7 days a week, working 8:30am - 17:00pmMain duties of the job
The Adult Community Service provides care to patients in their own homes, within the Leg ulcer clinic setting, also covering care homes and working closely with our GP practices and our integrated services such as Physio, OT and Podiatry. As a Community Staff Nurse you will deliver a high quality service, working closely with GP's and multi-disciplinary teams in addressing a range of care issues across the spectrum of health conditions, and preventing avoidable hospital admissions. The post holder with provide wound care and leg ulcer management. the post holder will also support the DN team with other care when required.About us
By joining Team MPFT, you will be helping your communities and in return for this, we will support you by
Supporting your career development and progression.
Excellent NHS Pension scheme
Generous maternity, paternity, adoption leave
Options for flexible working
Up to 27 days annual leave (increasing with service up to 33 days) and the opportunity to purchase additional annual leave.
Extensive Health and Wellbeing support and resources
If you work in our community teams, we pay for your time travelling between patients.
Lease car if you complete more than 500 business miles per annum, fully insured and maintained (including tyres), mileage paid at lease car rate
Salary sacrifice car - fully insured and maintained (including tyres), your gross pay is reduced by the cost of the vehicle before tax, NI and pension deductions are calculated, mileage paid at business rates
Salary sacrifice bikes up to �2k
Free car parking at all trust sites
Free flu vaccination every year
Citizens Advice support linked with a Hardship Fund for one off additional support up to �250 (if the criteria is met)
And more. We are proud to be a diverse and inclusive organisation and there is a choice of staff networks that help you meet like-minded people.Job descriptionJob responsibilities
You must be a qualified nursing practitioner with current NMC registration. Previous experience of working in the community is not an essential requirement, however, you do need to be able to demonstrate a commitment to delivering high quality targeted personalised care.
Post holders will be required to work flexibly on a rota system across a 7 day working week.Person SpecificationQualificationsEssential
- Degree in nursing or equivalent
- Registration with NMC
- Working towards Mentorship qualification (998-997)
- Relevant experience/placements to the role including assessment and management of long term conditions, palliative care conditions and wound care
- Ability to manage time and caseload effectively
- Supporting service users, families and carers in dealing with people with nursing needs
- Working in a multidisciplinary team
- Wound care and leg ulcer management
Employer detailsEmployer name
- Experience in the delivery of healthcare
- Relevant placements including surgical, medical, palliative care
Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation TrustAddress
Burton District Nursing Team
Anglesey House, Anglesey Road
Burton upon Trent
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