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Wound Clinic Staff Nurse

Employer
Derbyshire Community Health Services NHSFT
Location
Swadlincote
Salary
£28,407 to £34,581 a year pa, pro rata
Closing date
18 Jul 2024

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Profession
Nurse
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
Are you passionate about the delivery of high-quality nursing care in a Wound Clinic setting?

Does wound healing and wound aetiology fascinate you?

Are you looking for a new challenge and to expand your knowledge and skills in growing service striving toward excellence in wound care?

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and passionate Nurse to work in the DCHS Wound Clinic Service.

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

The team are based at Swadlincote and Repton and, on occasion, supports the other wound clinics around the Derbyshire localities.

The working hours are 08.30am-4.30pm, Monday-Sunday (including Bank Holidays).

Main duties of the job

By joining this supportive and dedicated team you will have the opportunity to develop skills and knowledge of wound healing, factors that prevent healing and to provide optimum care for patients with a wide variety of wounds.

There will be training provided to enhance your skills to enable you to work as an independent clinician providing high quality patient care.

Within our growing service there are also opportunities for further academic learning and support for career development.

The main focus of this role is to:

Assess, review and complete wound care for patients.

Provide a plan of care using wound care policies and pathways for guidance utilising the wound care dressings formulary for DCHS.

Liaise with Wound Clinic Lead Nurse and Tissue Viability specialists when indicated.

Providing holistic assessment of patients' needs making onward referrals where required.

Ensure safeguarding needs are met and escalated where indicated.

Supporting junior staff and students in achieving their learning outcomes.

Support Wound Clinic Lead Nurse and cover when needed.

About us

Our purpose is to provide community health services to a patient population of over one million people in Derbyshire and Derby, as part of Joined Up Care Derbyshire.

We employ around 4,200 substantive staff, caring for patients in 11 community hospitals and more than 30 health centres, as well as in clinics, GP practices, schools, care homes and, increasingly, in people's own homes and via virtual consultations.

During the pandemic response we have led the implementation of public vaccination centres in collaboration with partners across health and social care.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please review the Job Description and Person Specification. To apply, please click APPLY FOR THIS JOB - this link will take you to the TRAC Recruitment Site. You will need to register if you do not already have an account.

As an employer and sponsor licence holder, to be able to provide sponsorship to overseas nationals via the Skilled Workerroute we must ensure that we adhere to the sponsorship requirements set by UK Visas and Immigration. After carefullyreviewing this role, we do not believe that this position meets the requirements for sponsorship. For details on eligibilitycriteria for a Skilled Worker visa, please follow this link to the gov.uk websiteSkilled Worker visa: Overview - GOV.UK(www.gov.uk)

Person Specification

Education, Qualifications and Training

Essential

  • NMC-Registered General Nurse
  • Evidence of recent training


Desirable

  • Wound care qualification


Experience and Knowledge Required

Essential

  • Experience of working in the community


Desirable

  • Experience of lower limb management
  • Working knowledge of SystmOne or similar


Skills and Attributes

Essential

  • IT Skills


Aptitude and Personal Qualities

Essential

  • Flexible approach to working practice
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills


Other

Essential

  • Ability to drive as you will be expected to travel to clinical sites and across the county, to attend meetings/training
  • Able to work weekends and bank holidays


Employer details

Employer name

Derbyshire Community Health Services NHSFT

Address

Swadlincote Health Centre

Civic Way

Swadlincote

DE11 0AE

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

842-ICS-2705-23-I

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