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Care Practitioner - Treatment Rooms

Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust
£27,055 to £32,934 per annum
Closing date
24 Sep 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
To work in a clinic based setting, assessing patients who attend for wound care, leg ulcer management, including Lower limb Assessments, Injections, Catheter Care and Ear Irrigation

The Treatment Room service covers 6 clinic sites across Liverpool. The successful candidate will need to be able to work autonomously whilst demonstrating a team approach and be willing to travel across sites all 6 sites.

Shortlisting is planned for: 23rd September 2023

Interviews are planned for: 28th September 2023

Main duties of the job

An opportunity has arisen within the Treatment Room Service in Liverpool for a Band 5 Care Practitioner. This is a permanent post and will be 37.5 hours per week.

The successful candidates will be working across various clinic sites within Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust.

An existing knowledge of Tissue Viability and Leg Ulcer Management would be advantageous. The primary function of the role is to provide proactive, responsive services that address the care needs of patients within a defined neighbourhood. The service operates appointment led clinics with fast turn over of patients.

For the Treatment Room Service there is a requirement to move and travel between clinic sites. The service operates 7 days a week, with some late clinics until 8.00pm and bank holidays. There is a requirement within this post to be able to travel across localities to various clinic sites for work purposes.

About us

Mersey Care is one of the largest trusts providing physical health and mental health services in the North West, serving more than 11 million people.

We offer specialist inpatient and community services that support physical and mental health and specialist inpatient mental health, learning disability, addiction and brain injury services. Mersey Care is one of only three trusts in the UK that offer high secure mental health facilities.

At the heart of all we do is our commitment to 'perfect care' - care that is safe, effective, positively experienced, timely, equitable and efficient. We support our staff to do the best job they can and work alongside service users, their families, and carers to design and develop future services together. We're currently delivering a programme of organisational and service transformation to significantly improve the quality of the services we provide and safely reduce cost as we do so.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Main responsibilities are to run planned nurse led clinics for wound care, leg ulcer management, injections, urinary catheters & ear irrigation.

This post offers staff excellent opportunities to build on existing skills and develop competencies within these areas. Clinical decision making skills and a problem solving approach is an essential component of this role.

Please also see Job Description and Person Spec

Person Specification



  • Registered Nurse


  • Mentor/teaching qualification, or equivalent, or equivalent work based experience.



  • Evidence of clinical experience in relevant field


  • Clinical supervision experience.

Knowledge / Skills / Abilities


  • Awareness of Clinical Governance, patient group directions and associated policies.
  • Understanding of audit process.
  • Excellent communication, organisational and interpersonal skills.
  • Conflict resolution skills.
  • IT literate.
  • Work as member of a team.
  • Ability to travel to work across boundaries


  • Understanding of local and national quality initiatives.

Employer details

Employer name

Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust


Treatment Rooms - Various clinic sites Liverpool

Dovecot Health Centre


L14 0NL

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