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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 18/01/2021.

Tissue Viability Support Nurse

Job Reference: 824-INNER-9605-B

Employer:
Central London Community Healthcare NHS Trust
Department:
Nursing
Location:
St Charles Centre for Health & Wellbeing, London
Salary:
£37,638 - £44,780 PA inc. HCAS

Central London Community Healthcare (CLCH) is one of the largest community healthcare organisations in London and Hertfordshire, providing our services to diverse communities/boroughs in 11 London Boroughs - Barnet, Brent, Ealing, Hammersmith & Fulham, Harrow, Hounslow, Kensington and Chelsea, Merton, Richmond, Wandsworth, Westminster - and Hertfordshire.

We are rated Good by the Care Quality Commission and are ranked among top NHS employers. Community healthcare is our focus and our passion. We champion the role of community health professionals to make sure our patients get great care closer to home.


Tissue Viability Support Nurse - Band 6

Looking to progress your career in Tissue Viability, then look no further!

As a recognised provider of innovative, high quality services Central London Community Health Trust are looking for exceptional individuals to join our highly respected Tissue Viability Service teams. We are committed to ensuring that we meet the diverse needs of our local communities, maintaining people’s independence and improving their quality of life.

We require a highly motivated Tissue Viability Support Nurse. The post holder will support the delivery of safe and effective services for patients with complex tissue viability needs. The successful candidate will provide an expert, advisory service to the community nursing teams.

You will assist and work independently within the Tissue Viability Team. To actively contribute to the prevention of avoidable pressure ulcers and involved in the management of complex wounds. You will deliver training on all aspects of Tissue Viability to patients, carers and all internal staff groups, care homes and Practice Nurses.

You will have the opportunity to be involved in research-based Tissue Viability management and will facilitate the implementation of best practice. You will be well supported by lead clinicians and will work as part of the team and implement evidence based practice.

You will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, be highly motivated and flexible in your approach to care delivery to ensure the service maintains a high quality service to reduce A&E admissions.

In return, we will offer you excellent career prospects and a commitment to your continuing professional development. Successful applicants will have an induction programme tailored to their needs, as well as access to full NHS terms and conditions.

Essential requirements: RN level 1 in Adult General Nursing

Desirable:

Teaching qualification

Mentorship in practice or equivalent

Relevant course in wound care/pressure ulcer care/ leg ulcer management

For further details / informal visits contact:

For further details / informal visits contact:

Agnes Collarte, Tissue Viability Specialist Nurse Lead

Mobile Number: 07825112813

Email Add: agnes.collarte@nhs.net

Loty Lara, Tissue Viability Nurse

Email add: lotylara@nhs.net




Just as we care about our patients’ wellbeing, we care about yours!

We can offer you:

  • A comprehensive induction into the community service followed by a local induction to introduce you to the role
  • Single occupancy accommodation in Central London – (we can help you find accommodation in London, support you with your deposit)
  • Support with gaining your driving license *T&C’s apply
  • Car lease scheme *T&C’s apply
  • Flexible working options
  • Annual travel card loan
  • Training, support and development in your career

At CLCH we appreciate and are proud of the diversity in the communities we serve and the workforce we employ. Applications are open and welcome to anyone, regardless of your age, sexual orientation, ethnicity, religion, and disability. We are proud to say that we follow the workforce race equality standard and 28% of our senior staff (8A and above) are from a BME background. CLCH also has active BME and LGBT networks.

Please be aware that all communications about this vacancy will be received to you via email and text message. Always check your inbox and junk mail folders and provide a UK mobile number if available.


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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