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Leg Ulcer Nurse

Employer
Somerset NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Taunton
Salary
£28,407 to £34,581 a year Pro rata
Closing date
23 Jul 2024

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Profession
Nurse
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
Are you a compassionate Registered Nurse seeking a new opportunity. We have leg ulcer clinic staff nurse positions available at the community leg ulcer clinics within Somerset.

Our service covers the urban and rural areas of Somerset, the positions are dayshifts and are from 8.30 am 4.30 pm.

You'll need to be a car driver with your own vehicle to visit clinic locations. We offer a generous mileage allowance to cover the use of your car for NHS business.

If you're a qualified RN looking for a rewarding challenge to advance your nursing career, join our friendly, and highly skilled team of nurses and support staff. We welcome applications from newly qualified nurses, where we can offer you preceptorship to support and guide you in your new role.

Main duties of the job

The Registered Nurse will work as an integral member of the Leg Ulcer Team, ensuring the smooth and effective running of the Leg Ulcer Service on a day to day basis.

The post holder will be expected to undertake comprehensive, holistic assessment of patients with leg ulceration and subsequently plan, implement, and evaluate the delivery of evidence based care.

The post holder will be expected to provide evidence based professional advice on all aspects of leg ulcer management to patients and their carers. The service will be implementing a supported self care option for selected patients.

About us

As an organisation, the NHS offers a wide range of benefits including flexible working, fantastic pension contributions, market leading annual leave allowance, career progression and regular conversations, not to mention our Blue Light Card and NHS exclusive discounts.

The benefits of working in Somerset include the idyllic countryside, with our areas of outstanding beauty and stunning coastlines. You will get to enjoy these perks whilst still only being a stone's throw away from bustling city centres like Bristol, Bath and Exeter and only two hours away from London.

There are excellent educational facilities in the area and, when compared to other regions, house prices are reasonable. You will to experience the best of both in Somerset, the countryside and the cosmopolitan -- there is truly something for everyone.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The full details of the job description and expectations of the post holder can be found in the attached job description.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Registered General Nurse


Desirable

  • Teaching /Assessor qualification


Experience

Essential

  • Experience in managing complex wounds/leg ulcers


Desirable

  • Experience of clinical audit/research
  • Experience of working in multi-agency services.


Employer details

Employer name

Somerset NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Trustwide

The Crescent

Taunton

Somerset

TA1 4DY

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