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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 29/09/2020.

Tissue Viability Nurse - 22.5 hpw

Job Reference: 389-A-20-40974

Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Tissue Viability Service
£31,365 - £37,890 pa pr

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Brief Description of the Role:


We are seeking to recruit an enthusiastic and motivated Tissue Viability Nurse at Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

The Tissue Viability team is a nurse-led service that strives to provide an excellent service for patients with complex tissue viability needs. The successful candidate will provide specialist assessment, advice and treatment for patients and staff who utilise the service across Bradford Teaching Hospitals Trust as well as providing appropriate training and education to patients and colleagues. This includes in-patient, out-patient, intermediate care and community children’s services.

The successful candidate will be dynamic, hardworking, exhibit excellent standards in communication and will be expected to lead and deliver high quality evidence based timely care. They will possess the ability to remain calm and professional under pressure. They will be in possession of recent professional development and have recognised qualifications in Tissue Viability.

The post holder will be expected to work collaboratively with multi-disciplinary clinical and non-clinical teams across the organisation and the wider healthcare economy. The post holder must be able to act as a strong role model and be able to support and provide direction to nursing and other clinical staff.

The post holder will be supported in their professional development and will have the opportunity to develop in leadership and management.

For further information please contact: Helen Fearnley, Lead ANP Tissue Viability 07815713061


We can offer staff gymnasiums on both hospital sites, excellent pension scheme and advice on childcare.


Closing Date: 29.09.20 (This date may change dependent on the response)

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