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Enhanced Wound Care Nurse

Employer
Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Andover
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 a year
Closing date
21 Dec 2023

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Profession
Nurse
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Community Enhanced Wound Care Nurse

Band 5 increasing to Band 6 following completion of competencies

An exciting opportunity has arisen working within the Andover and Winchester Rural North Integrated Community Care team (ICT) for an Enhanced Wound Care Nurse

We are seeking to expand and recruit an additional full time Band 5 trainee specialist nurse, working towards the role of becoming a Band 6 on completion of competencies. We would also welcome applications from current Band 6's who fully meet all criteria and competencies

You will be working under the supervision of Clinical Nurse Specialists in Tissue Viability. You will receive support to complete a range of competency based assessments.

Car driver is essential

Main duties of the job

Your main role will be working within the wound clinic in Andover where you will be responsible for the management of complex wounds and leg ulcers to name a few. You will also work alongside our current EWCN to assist the ICT, to support registered and unregistered staff to achieve competence, skill and experience with Tissue Viability and team management

You will be expected to maintain clinical skills and competence, you will have the ability to work unsupervised, have excellent communication skills and the interest and enthusiasm to promote best practice in tissue viability. As a team player, you will be able to prioritise your work in order to meet deadlines and have a customer focused approach.

About us

Are you committed to providing remarkable care and service?Are you passionate about helping people and want to make a difference every day?We want to meet you!

Southern Health is one of the largest Foundation Trusts in the UK, specialising in mental health, adult and child community health and learning disabilities. We are committed to promoting the welfare and safeguarding of children, young people and adults at risk of abuse and neglect through our 6,500 strong workforce.

Southern Health has over 300 sites across the county and we serve 1.5 million people throughout all stages of their lives. Our aim is to work alongside the people we support (and our health and care partners) to deliver the best possible care and constantly improve.

Here at SHFT we have so much to be proud of:
  • Working as a team and supporting each other, we put patients and our staff at the heart of everything we do.
  • We have a skilled and diverse workforce and are committed to our staff development, offering bespoke training packages, leadership pathways and career opportunities.
  • We offer a variety of benefits such as an amazing pension scheme, generous annual leave, Childcare Choices scheme, many discounts (Blue Light card, The Company Shop, NHS Staff Discounts, cycle to work scheme) and much more.

Come to work with us, together we will provide outstanding treatment and care to improve lives.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Further information about the Trust and this role can be found on the Job Description and Person Specification document attached.

We are happy to talk Flexible Working - all requests for flexible working options can be discussed as part of the interview process.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • RGN


Employer details

Employer name

Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Andover War Memorial Hospital

Charlton Road

Andover

Hampshire

SP10 3LB

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

348-MNH-3130

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