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 2023Main 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 descriptionJob 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 SpecPerson SpecificationQualificationsEssential Desirable
- Mentor/teaching qualification, or equivalent, or equivalent work based experience.
- Evidence of clinical experience in relevant field
Knowledge / Skills / AbilitiesEssential
- Clinical supervision experience.
- 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
Employer detailsEmployer name
- Understanding of local and national quality initiatives.
Mersey Care NHS Foundation TrustAddress
Treatment Rooms - Various clinic sites Liverpool
Dovecot Health Centre
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