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Band 6 Clinic Lead

Job Reference: 313-A-20-87919-EE

Employer:
Leicestershire Partnership Trust
Department:
Leicester City Wound Clinic Service
Location:
Leicester
Salary:
£31,365 / £33,176 / £33,779 / £37,890

Can you demonstrate our values of Trust, Respect, Integrity and Compassion? Do you share in our ambition to create high quality, compassionate care and wellbeing for all?

Then take a step towards LPT...

Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust (LPT) provides a range of community health, mental health and learning disability services for people of all ages. Delivered through over 100 settings from inpatient wards to out in the community, our 6,500 staff serves over 1m people living in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.


COMMUNITY HEALTH SERVICES

Clinic Lead (City General Wound Clinics)

Full time or part time hours (0.4) 08.30 to 16.30

Reports to: Operational & Clinical Lead

Locality: Leicester City (Various Locations)

*This is an agile role which covers all clinics across Leicester City.

 

ARE YOU A NURSE WHO STRIVES TO MAKE A POSITIVE DIFFERENCE TO THE LIVES OF YOUR PATIENTS?

Do you have the PASSION, DRIVE AND ability to deliver high quality compassionate care?

ARE YOU ORGANISED, RESILIENT AND GOT GREAT PROBLEM SOLVING SKILLS?

If the answer is yes, then joining us in Community Nursing Services could be the perfect career move for you.

This is what our patients and their loved ones say about our nurses -

“I don’t know what I would do without the nurses”

“I have a named nurse who knows about my care and knows me as a person”

“It was lovely to see your smiling faces at my door”

“I was very impressed with the service. Very professional and informative”

“Lovely staff, always cheer me up”

 

This is what our staff say about working within Community Nursing Services –

“I feel supported by staff and management”

“Autonomous working in the community is very rewarding”

“I always receive positive feedback”

“We have regular meetings to keep updated”

This is an exciting opportunity for a level 1 (adult) registered nurse to become part of our new and developing Leicester City Clinic Team where we offer treatment, advice and education on general wound care in local accessible clinics. We work in an integrated way with health across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland. We aim to provide high quality care that is both efficient and holistic, putting the patient at the centre of all we do.

The service is dynamic and responsive, adapting to changing population needs through advocating self-care and telemedicine.

We are working hard to continually improve our outcomes for patients and staff experience in delivering care.

We would love to hear from you if you can –

  • Demonstrate your passion and ability to assess, plan, provide and evaluate evidence based nursing care for patients who have general wounds.

  • Supports our staff to work with people in to maximise their abilities and enable them to live their optimum life, being self-caring and independent with their health needs where possible.

  • Work collaboratively, efficiently and creatively with multi professional colleagues and partners to avoid hospital admissions.

  • Lead the clinic re-design project with the support of your operational and clinical lead and embed our new Patient Pathway to optimise patient outcomes and aid provision of a sustainable service.

  • Support our established team members with their physical and mental well-being and ensure their personal development needs continue to be monitored and addressed.

In return we would love to offer you –

  • Regular, meaningful clinical supervision tailored to your specific needs.

  • A well-supported and individually tailored 1 month induction program.

    *This includes 1 month across all clinic locations shadowing and being supported by current clinic staff, operational and clinical leads

  • A professional development plan which supports your continuous learning and development.

  • Training and quality improvement opportunities.

  • A healthy work life balance where working weekends and bank holidays will not be required as part of your normal working pattern.

    *We do ask that you instead are flexible to provide support on weekend and bank holidays if required across the service.

  • Exciting technological developments to support you to deliver the care you aspire to give.

  • The opportunity to work within an innovative and progressive service which is testing and developing new ways of working.

This is such an exciting time to be joining this transforming service and be part of its development. We offer you the chance to develop your current skills, with a supportive induction plan and an opportunity to attend our Tissue Viability training programs which include Wound Care 1 (Basic Wound Care), Wound Care 2 (Specialist Wound Care), Lower Limb Training (Compression/Lower Limb Assessment 2 Day Course) and Pressure Ulcer Prevention.

If you want to be the nurse that makes a difference then WE WANT YOU!

Car driver essential.

 

 

 




We are committed to providing the best care that we can to our patients, and so some of our roles involve a Maths and English assessment. Where this is so, details will be shared with you as part of the recruitment process.

Details of our benefits, pledge and other important information about the application process, and working for us is contained in the documents linked to our advert.

For areas where our teams work to staffing rosters, rosters are set in advance at a team level and you will be joining an established roster. Your rostered shifts will be confirmed to you when arranging your start date. We will consider requests to vary working patterns in line with our flexible working policy.

To make the most of your application, we may consider successful applicants for vacancies for the same post in different locations where this is appropriate and meets our mutual requirements.

For all substantive roles the appointment of every new member of staff (excluding medical and dental staff) to a post is subject to a 6 month probationary period, details of which are in our Probation Policy.

We aim to develop a workforce that reflects our service users. To this end we actively implement equal opportunities in employment and service delivery and seek people who share our commitment. We strongly encourage applications from all sections of the community, particularly from underrepresented groups, including members of our black and minority ethnic communities. All jobs will require permission to work in the UK.

For all jobs the cost of undertaking a DBS disclosure at the required level will be met by the individual. This will be deducted from salary following commencement.

Requests from applicants to work alternative hours to those advertised may be considered.

Applicants who are currently ‘at risk’ within the local NHS, and meeting essential criteria will be given preference for interview over any other candidates who may apply for this post.

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