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Wound Healing Staff Nurse - Band 5

Coventry & Warwickshire Partnership Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum
Closing date
23 May 2024

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

Wound Healing Staff Nurse - Band 5 x 2 posts Full time preferable - Part time hours may be considered minimum of 22.5hrs (3 days) depending on experience. Working out of a variety of bases and patients homes, across Coventry Out of Hospital setting, this service operates from Monday to Friday 8.30am to 5pm.

Would you like to be part of a team dedicated to improving the care and treatment outcomes across a wide range of patients whilst continuing to develop specialist skills in wound care?

We currently have vacancies within our Wound Healing Service. We are a specialist Wound Service focusing on Hard to Heal wounds, working with each patient on realistic goals depending on their wound healing potential.

We deliver advanced wound healing treatments within patients own home or residential/nursing home and within a clinic setting for ambulatory patients. We also work alongside Practice Nurses, Community Nurses and nursing homes offering lots of variety to the role with imparting wound care knowledge across the community.

We welcome qualified nurses who have a passion for wound healing and would like to build on their wound care knowledge and skills. We are also able to support newly qualified RGNs with preceptorship for those with a passion and interest for wound healing. This role is a rotational post across the 2 areas of the service, wound healing clinics and community wound healing team offering variety to the successful candidate.


Main duties of the job

The role involves working within a variety of settings including clinic, community or residential home settings depending on the patient's needs, delivering advanced wound healing interventions.To work as an engaged member of the Wound Healing Service to provide effective evidence based Wound healing treatments and advice to patients who attend the Wound Healing Service. To support the service with the supervision of learners and visitors to the clinics. To take charge of the working area during the span of duty in the absence of the wound care sister with support from other senior staff, registered nurses, and healthcare assistants. To develop in conjunction with the patient an individualised care plan that identifies if the patient has potential for wound healing, requires further MDT involvement or advice on how to live well with a wound.

To undertake the nursing care of patients attending the Wound Healing Service under the supervision of the wound care sister.

As a named nurse for a caseload under the supervision of a sister to holistically assess, plan, implement and evaluate the management of patients within Service.

To maintain and implement evidence-based practice .

Assess plan, implement, evaluate and discharge patients within agreed protocols for treatment.

About us

Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership NHS Trust (CWPT) has taken the decision to no longer continue to provide Adult PhysicalCommunity Services, as there are more suitable providers within the wider NHS local system.

Following a review of suitable providers to take forward the contract, the Coventry and Warwickshire Integrated Care Board (ICB) has confirmed its intention to award the contract for the provision of Adult Physical Community Services to University Hospitals Coventry & Warwickshire NHS Trust (UHCW). This change is anticipated to take effect from 1st July 2024.

Your application to work in Adult Physical Community Services will not be adversely impacted by the change in provider. Should you commence employment prior to the transfer, your contract of employment (that is your terms and conditions of service as at the point of transfer) will automatically transfer to the new organisation, under the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006 (TUPE) as amended by the Collective Redundancies and Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) (Amendment) Regulations 2014.

Should you commence employment after the transfer, your contract of employment will be issued by the new provider of Adult Physical Community Services.

At Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership NHS Trust (CWPT), we deliver a wide range of physical, mental health, learning disability and autism services, and are proud to serve communities across Coventry, Warwickshire and beyond.

We put 'people at our heart' this ethos is at the centre of everything we do and how we do it. We care for our staff and colleagues as much as they care for others and offer a wide range of benefits and development opportunities.

These include:
  • generous annual leave entitlement which increases during your time with us
  • excellent learning and development opportunities, including apprenticeship frameworks, distance learning, internal training, coaching and mentoring, and much more
  • salary sacrifice schemes for lease car/ vehicle, Cycle to Work, home and electronics, gym membership and more
  • discounts with a range of retailers, restaurants and entertainment venues through our Employee Assistance Programme and NHS discount schemes
  • wellbeing support, including an in-house counselling service, external helpline and more
  • staff networks and support groups

We're always on the lookout for people who share our passion for improving the lives and wellbeing of people in our community, as well as our values of compassion, collaboration, excellence, integrity and respect.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Essential Requirements for this post:
  • Registered General Nurse (RGN) or about to graduate
  • Able to plan, assess, evaluate patient care.
  • Experience or interest of working within the wound care field
  • Flexibility, Motivated, innovative and committed to career progression.
  • Ability to work autonomously and as part of a multidisciplinary team
  • A full driving license and access to a vehicle with business use insurance are essential. There is a daily requirement for driving either to and from patients homes or to a locality base.

This post is subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

Please ensure you read the attached Job Description and Person Specification to ensure you meet the essential requirements for this position before submitting your application. (In Supporting Information)

Please contact Lauren Thorpe or Justyna if interested in this post and want further details

Clinical Nurse Specialist for Wound Care


Person Specification



  • RGN



  • Understanding of local/national initiatives within the Tissue Viability
  • Knowledge of wound management and tissue viability
  • IT skills able to send email and use computers



  • Able to demonstrate clinical competence in basic wound assessment



  • Car driver / access to vehicle for work

Employer details

Employer name

Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership Trust


Various locations within Coventry - Longford, Willenhall, city of Coventry Health center



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