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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 22/11/2020.

Tissue Viability Nurse Specialist

Job Reference: 833-AJ-AS-489-20

Employer:
(AS) Leeds Community Healthcare NHS Trust
Department:
Tissue Viability Service
Location:
Citywide
Salary:
£38,890 to £44,503 per annum,pro rata

We are delighted to announce that we have been rated as a “Good” organisation by CQC and our Adults Services were rated ‘Outstanding’ for caring.


Do you really want to make a difference?

Are you a senior clinician with expertise in tissue viability and have the leadership skills required to support embedding our citywide wound prevention and management strategy?

Moving forwards with an integrated workforce, an opportunity has arisen for two experienced and innovative tissue viability nurses who are looking for an exciting challenge.

This new citywide model of working offers the opportunity to clinically help shape and drive the development of our approach to wound prevention and management across the city. The successful candidates will contribute to key pathways and clinical frameworks and be committed to improving patient care - working within and promoting a case management model. You will provide visible and effective leadership at the point of care.

The successful candidate will have highly developed theoretical and clinical specialist knowledge, with experience in audit, guideline development, implementing quality standards and developing clinical practice.

You will require excellent communication skills as well as the ability to work flexibly across the city.

If you are excited by this potential opportunity then we would like to hear from you.




If you are successful in being offered a position which involves working with patients, you will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. The level of check required is dependent upon the position that you have applied for. The Trust will administer the DBS check on your behalf and will recover the cost from your salary. There will be no charge if you are enrolled in the DBS Update Service.

**Please be advised that at all stages of the recruitment process NHS staff from the Yorkshire and Humber region designated ‘at risk’ or ‘affected by change’ will be given priority consideration. If you are ‘at risk’ or ‘affected by change’ please make it clear on your application so that you receive priority consideration.**

Please note: all correspondence regarding this vacancy including the interview process will be sent to your registered NHS jobs e-mail address.

Please ensure you meet all the essential requirements in the person specification before applying for this vacancy.

Recruiting Managers may close an advert once sufficient applications have been received therefore all candidates are strongly advised to complete their application as soon as possible.

If you have not heard within four weeks of the closing date please assume that on this occasion you have been unsuccessful.

The Trust operates a no smoking policy and is a smoke free environment.

We are committed to improving the working lives of our employees and we have an active flexible working policy and welcome applications for job share and flexible working. As an equal opportunities employer we also welcome applications from anyone, irrespective of age, sex, sexual orientation, race, religious beliefs or disability as we embrace diversity within our workforce.

We are also looking for applicants with lived experience of providing unpaid care and/or support to a family member or friend with a disability, health condition, frailty, mental health problem, addiction or other health and care needs.


Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.


UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.



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