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Staff Nurse - Treatment Room

Employer
Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Blackburn
Salary
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum pro rata
Closing date
28 May 2024

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Profession
Nurse
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
The Treatment Room Service in Lancashire and South Cumbria Pennine are based in Blackburn and Darwen. The service sees patients who are mobile and able to travel to a Health Centre for treatment.

Treatment includes all aspects of wound care, leg ulcer management, ear irrigation, routine catheterisations, Phlebotomy, ECG's, 24 hour blood pressure monitoring and non-serious injuries. Previous experience in wound care and leg ulcer management would be desirable: however, support will be given to develop in all treatment room competencies.

The service currently runs Monday to Friday 08:30-18:00. Candidates will be expected to cover any base and sometimes this can be short notice. Candidates must be a car driver with access to a vehicle for work purposes and during working hours.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will work as a member of the treatment room nursing team and provide assistance to treatment room staff across Lancashire and South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust under the direction and supervision of the treatment room leaders. They will provide a high standard of care to patients as appropriate to treatment room and the services provided therein.

About us

Working for your organisation

Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust provides a range of services including secondary mental health care across this area. Specialist provision comprises inpatient child and adolescent mental health services, perinatal mental health and forensic services including low and medium secure care.

The Trust also provides a range of physical health and well-being services in the community alongside a range of partners in the Lancashire, Cumbria and Sefton area.

Lancashire & South Cumbria Foundation Trust encourages flexible working, we believe that a positive work/life balance benefits NHS employees through improved health and wellbeing. We would consider working patterns such as term time, part time, compressed hours, flexi-time and career breaks. We encourage applicants to state clearly on their application forms this request and discuss these options at interview.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached the job description and person specification for more information about this role.

Person Specification

Education/Qualifications

Essential

  • 1st Level Registered Nurse


Knowledge

Essential

  • N18 and leg ulcer management Evidence of extended roles e.g. ear irrigation, minor injuries, patient assessment Commitment to engage in continuing professional development to meet the needs of the service Compliance with regulatory bodies


Experience

Essential

  • Previous experience of working within primary care/community. Mentoring of staff Knowledge of current key NHS developments.


Employer details

Employer name

Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust

Address

L7F9 B1352 BwD Treatment Rooms (C)

Blackburn

BB2 1AX

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

351-PEN854-EJ

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