Are you looking for a new challenge?
We are looking for motivated and enthusiastic registered nurse to join the vascular/leg ulcer nursing team. The role will involve working as a member of the nursing team in 7 community leg ulcer clinics throughout the county. It will involve implementation of local and national clinical pathways of care and improvements to the service.
The hours are 22.5 per week and the post is a permanent position.
Car driver with business cover insurance is essential to travel to all clinics.Main duties of the job
The post holder will work as an integral member of both the leg and vascular nursing service ensuring the smooth and effective running of the service on a day to day basis.
The post holder will be expected to undertake comprehensive, holistic assessment of patients with both vascular wounds and leg ulceration and subsequently plan, implement and evaluate the delivery of evidence based care.
The post holder will be expected to provide evidence based professional advice on all aspects of leg ulcer management to patients and their carers.About us
As an organisation, Somerset NHS Foundation Trust offers employees a wide range of benefits including flexible working, NHS pension scheme, generous annual leave allowance and a commitment to career development.
You will be eligible for our Blue Light Card and a wide range of NHS exclusive shopping & leisure discounts.
We are proud of our skilled, diverse workforce and as an inclusive employer we welcome applications from all backgrounds.
Working in Somerset enables you to enjoy the idyllic countryside, areas of outstanding beauty and stunning coastlines whilst still only being a stone's throw away from bustling city centres like Bristol, Bath and Exeter and only two hours away from London.
There are excellent educational facilities in the area and, when compared to other regions, house prices are reasonable.
Somerset offers the countryside and the cosmopolitan - there is truly something for everyone!Job descriptionJob responsibilities
For more details and further information about the role, please see the attached job description and person specification.Person SpecificationEssentialEssential
- Registered General Nurse
- Appropriately registered with the NMC as per post requirements
- Evidence of a good standard of Literacy / English language skills
Employer detailsEmployer name
- Knowledge in the management of leg ulceration
- Experience of working in multi-agency services.
Somerset NHS Foundation TrustAddress
Community - Parkgate House - to be negotiated
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