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Fraction Liaison Nurse

Employer
City Health Care Partnership CIC
Location
Hull
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 a year pa/pr
Closing date
26 Apr 2024
Are you interested in working as a band 6 Fracture Liaison Nurse in a friendly, dynamic, and innovative organisation in the City of Hull and East Riding?

A unique opportunity has arisen for a nursing role within the Falls and Fracture Liaison Service. We are looking for an enthusiastic and dynamic Band 6 Nurse to join well-established Fracture Liaison Service. The service operates on a 7-day working pattern and there would be an expectation to contribute towards this including some public holidays and weekends.

Main duties of the job

As a Fracture Liaison Nurse, you will deliver the service to the local population of Hull and East riding, your main duties will be to assess patients for osteoporosis risk who have acquired a fragility fracture. Throughout your role you will work with well-established supportive multidisciplinary teams and receive regular support and supervision.

The Falls Team is proactive in supporting professional development and the successful candidate will have access to a range of learning and training opportunities. Direct fracture liaison experience may not be necessary as full training will be given.

For further details on this vacancy please contact Darren Seath, Clinical Team Lead 07522229625 /Darren.seath1@nhs.net.

About us

At CHCP, we're passionate aboutpeopleand we know that you are too, that's why we're here isn't it? We recognise that high quality care is delivered by high quality professionals who are appreciated, respected and supported, which is why we want to give all our colleagues the chance to shine.

Work with us and you'll be more than just a number. Our people are our shareholders and their thoughts and opinions are always heard at CHCP you have a real voice.

Compassion is at the heart of our business we're a team of nearly 2,500 colleagues who work together to deliverfirst-class healthcareto thousands of people living in Hull, the East Riding, Knowsley and St Helens. Local diversity demands diverse roles, that's why we have vacancies to suit everybody. No matter your role at CHCP, we'll support you to thrive.

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Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see the job description and person specification attached to this job advert for full details on the role.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • RN 1st level registered nurse/general or adult


Desirable

  • Post registered qualifications
  • Mentorship qualification


Knowledge

Essential

  • Have an understanding of legislation and national drivers impacting on service delivery around fracture liaison and falls
  • Have an up to date knowledge of the Modernisation Agenda
  • An awareness of Integrated Team working and MDT working
  • Knowledge of evidence based practice in relation to fracture liaison and falls
  • Have an awareness of local initiatives around the assessment and management of fracture liaison and falls


Desirable

  • Evidence of ongoing professional development
  • Able to mentor students


Experience

Essential

  • Post registration nursing experience
  • Basic IT skills to be able to negotiate Lorenzo, SystmOne and FRAX


Desirable

  • Basic health and safety awareness
  • Experience of working within Orthopaedics and Geriatrics
  • Experience of providing training in relation to fracture liaison and falls to other health care professionals


Employer details

Employer name

City Health Care Partnership CIC

Address

Highlands Health Centre

Hull

HU7 5DD

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810-6219759

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