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Band 5 - Clinic Nurse

Job Reference: 313-A-21-104849-HD

Employer:
Leicestershire Partnership Trust
Department:
Leicester City Wound Clinic Service
Location:
Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland
Salary:
£25,655 to £31,534

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.


LEICESTERSHIRE PARTNERSHIP TRUST COMMUNITY HEALTH SERVICES

Job Title: Clinic Nurse (Leicester City Wound Clinic Service)

Grade: Band 5

Hours: Full time and part time hours which will be worked on a roster basis and will

include a shift pattern to cover the service 08.30 to 16.30 seven days a

week. *As the service expands this will include performing late shifts on a rota basis until 20.00.

 

Reports to: Clinic Lead

Locality: Leicester City (Various Locations)

 

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?

 

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 level 1 (adult) registered nurses 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 and care providers across the whole system in Leicester, Leicestershire, and Rutland to ensure that care is joined up and that whenever we can, we strive to care for patients in the community setting, helping them to maintain independence and ensuring that high quality care is delivered in an efficient and holistic manner.

We are working hard to continually improve our outcomes for patients and our experience for staff in delivering care and have new investment to improve our capacity to keep developing.

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.
  • Support our patients and work with people in an asset-based way that really enables 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.

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

  • A professional development plan which supports your continuous learning and development.
  • Training and quality improvement opportunities.
  • A healthy work life balance with weekend and bank holiday working on a rota basis
  • 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 Wounds 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.

 

If you have any further queries, please contact:

Laura Browne

Tel: 01509 410225

Email: laura.browne@leicspart.nhs.uk




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

Details of our benefits, leadership behaviours and other important information about applying and working for us are contained in the documents linked to our advert.

It is a statutory requirement for roles that involve work in care homes that staff are up to date with their Covid vaccination status to be able to work in that environment, unless the person has a valid medical exemption. Where a role requires this, they will need to demonstrate that they meet this requirement during the recruitment process.

For areas where our teams work to staffing rosters, these are set in advance at a team level and you will join an established roster. Your rostered shifts will be confirmed to you when arranging your start date.

We will consider requests to work alternative hours or vary working patterns in line with our flexible working policy.

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

For all substantive roles the appointment of new staff (excluding medical staff) is subject to a 6 month probationary period (see Probation Policy).

We aim to develop a workforce that reflects our community. 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.

All jobs will require permission to work in the UK.

For all jobs the cost of any DBS disclosure required will be met by the individual. This will be deducted from salary once started.

Applicants ‘at risk’ within the local NHS who meet essential criteria will have preference for interview over other candidates who apply for posts.


Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) 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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