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Tissue Viability Nurse

NHS AfC: Band 6

Main area
Tissue Viability
NHS AfC: Band 6
Fixed term: 9 month maternity leave cover
Part time: 22.5 hours per week
Job ref
£31,365 - £37,890 per annum pro rata
Salary period
11/08/2020 23:59


The Trust only accepts applications made through this site, please register when you click APPLY at the end of this advertisement. The Trust is able to offer hospital accommodation, pension scheme, on-site nursery (through third party provider), together with salary sacrifice schemes (including child care vouchers, ride to work) and a range of national and local staff discounts (subject to availability).

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An exciting opportunity has arisen to recruit a Tissue Viability Nurse with a passion for pressure ulcer prevention and wound care, to support the Clinical Nurse Specialist in the provision of a comprehensive tissue viability service.

You will need to have excellent knowledge and skills in various aspects of wound assessment and management underpinned by excellent communication skills. You must have at least 12 months experience in an acute care environment and have undertaken a tissue viability module. A teaching and assessing qualification would be an advantage however experience of teaching in a clinical setting is crucial.  Candidates must fundamental computer skills. Willingness to implement and sustain change is also essential.

The successful candidate will be key in instigating and driving forward innovations in patient care, focussing especially on skin related patient harm.

The post holder will be involved in all aspects of complex wound assessment and management across the Trust working closely with the clinical teams and empowering nursing staff in delivering care to patients who require Tissue Viability intervention.

The post holder will work under the direction and guidance of the Tissue Viability Clinical Nurse Specialist, but will be expected to practice without direct supervision. T

This is an ideal role for someone wishing to make the move into tissue viability nursing.

Interview date: August 2020

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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