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*INTERNAL MPFT APPLICANTS ONLY* Senior Community Clinic Nurse

Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 Per Annum
Closing date
2 Jul 2024
Join our friendly Community Clinic team who are striving to deliver excellence in wound care to patients in North Staffordshire.

Are you interested in wound healing and wound aetiology?

Are you committed to delivering high quality nursing and wound care?

Are you competent in core community nursing wound care skills including wound & lower limb assessment (inc doppler)?

Are you able to lead and support others to develop through supervision & appraisal?

Can you coordinate the team and shifts to ensure effective cover across a number of clinics?

If yes, then a Senior Community Nurse post within our North Alliance Wound Care Clinic Service could be for you!

In return you will receive:--Bespoke development plan to support your professional development-MPFT training packages relevant to role-Opportunities for external training in line with your development pathway including university modules or funded conferences

We are a professional, skilled and friendly team who work safely with our patients in North Staffordshire to provide innovative, high quality, evidence-based wound care.

Our service operates Monday-Friday (including Bank Holidays) - 08:45 - 17:00. We have 16 clinics across the North Staffordshire locality. You will be able to travel to different Clinic sites as not all clinics operate each working day.

Main duties of the job

Working in collaboration with colleagues and the wider multi-disciplinary team you will:

-Coordinate the clinic service. You will work alongside the Lead Specialist Practitioner and other Senior Community Nurses to manage the caseload, including reviewing demand and capacity.

-Be competent in core wound care assessment & clinical skills. You can share your knowledge and expertise with others, signposting to more specialist services as appropriate.

-Be an effective leader, demonstrating care, compassion and empathy whilst role modelling the Trust values. You will be able to support staff within the team to develop their own skills and will offer a high standard of supervision & appraisal.

-Support with quality assurance, including audit, incident reporting and gaining patient feedback. You will work with the leadership team to evaluate this in line with objectives.

-Provide holistic care to patients who attend our Wound Care Clinics, including assessment, planning and delivering care in line with our Trust's Tissue Viability Treatment Pathways. You will be able to work autonomously within policies and guidelines, as well as, working effectively within the team.

Due to the nature of community working, ability to travel across the patch to provide care to patients is essential.

About us

By joining Team MPFT, you will be helping your communities and in return for this, we will support you by
  • Supporting your career development and progression
  • Excellent NHS Pension scheme
  • Generous maternity, paternity and adoption leave
  • Options for flexible working
  • Up to 27 days annual leave (increasing with service up to 33 days) and the opportunity to purchase additional leave
  • Extensive Health and Wellbeing support and resources
  • If you work in our community teams, we pay for your time travelling between patients
  • Lease car if you complete more than 500 business miles per annum, fully insured and maintained (including tyres), mileage paid at lease car rate
  • Salary sacrifice car - fully insured and maintained (including tyres), your gross pay is reduced by the cost of the vehicle before tax, NI and pension deductions are calculated, milage paid at business rates
  • Salary sacrifice bikes up to �2k
  • Free car parking at all trust sites
  • Free flu vaccinations every year

And more. We are proud to be a diverse and inclusive organisation and there is a choice of staff networks that help you meet like-minded people.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For further information on the Job Description, main responsibilities and Person Specification to ensure you have the relevant skills for the post, please see the attached documents.

Please ensure you hold the following:-

Essential Qualifications and training

Nursing Registration with the NMCMentorship/ Practice Assessor Qualification

Essential experience

Experience in leading and supporting othersClinical skills relevant to community nursing wound care as per the community nursing skills passportCompetent in lower limb and doppler assessment

Person Specification



  • Current NMC registration
  • Assessor/Mentor


  • Evidence of post grad study



  • Leadership experience
  • Competent in LLA and Doppler
  • Experience in relevant Community skills


  • Supervision/Appraisal

Employer details

Employer name

Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust


North Alliance Clinics- Base to be agreed



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