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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 24/06/2019.

Clinical Lead Simple Wound Care Clinic

Job Reference: 395-BANK657-19P-B

NELFT NHS Foundation Trust
Simple Wound Service
Redbridge, Barking and Dagenham, Havering and Redbridge
£16.63 per hour

Do you want to be part of an innovative, dynamic organisation that is committed to delivering the best care by the best people? We are looking to appoint people who are as passionate about high quality care as we are.

NELFT provides award winning community and mental healthcare for over 2 million people. We work to ensure our patients, their friends and family, feel confident that their health needs are well met. With an excellent reputation for research and development, our skilled health professionals are at the cutting edge of evidence-based innovation, opening up the possibilities for better ways of working and delivery of care.

We are committed to the delivering the best care for our patients. The successful candidate will share this commitment and demonstrate our Trust values.

We are committed to continuous learning to improve patient outcomes so this means that we are also committed to the professional development of our workforce. We want to ensure you have the opportunity to grow and progress within NELFT, so take the first step on this journey by joining us now.

Are you looking for a fresh challenge? Are you committed to the delivery of high quality patient/client care and keen to be part of a new service, where your ideas and opinions will be greatly valued, then look no further.


We are looking for highly motivated and enthusiastic Band 6 Registered Nurses with 3 years’ wound care experience and a current NMC registration. The successful candidate will be the Clinical Lead and will be required to provide clinical and operational leadership in three newly established Simple Wound Care Clinics that will cover Barking and Dagenham, Havering and Redbridge.


The Simple Wound Care Clinic will be nurse led and managed by a Band 6 Clinical Lead, and staffed by Band 5 nurses, Band 3 Health Care Support Workers and Band 3 administrators.


The clinics will operate from 08.00 to 20.00 hours Monday to Friday and 08.00 to 17.00 hours on weekends and bank holidays (except Christmas day and Easter Sunday). Flexible working is also available


Essential criteria for this post:


    1. Registered General Nurse with a valid NMC pin number.


    1. 3 year experience post registration.


    1. At least 3 year experience of wound care management


    1. Post registration course in wound management or willing to under the course.


    1. Full UK Driving License and access to a car for work purposes


    1. Non-Medical /community prescriber


We operate a Temporary Staffing service and offer our Bank Staff excellent benefits including:


    • Competitive hourly rates and weekly pay;


    • Access to paid annual leave and statutory sick pay;


    • My Trust Benefits discount scheme;


    • Access to the NHS pension scheme;


    • Paid mandatory training;


    • Opportunities for locally agreed training;


    • PAMOVA training for Mental Health staff;


    • Flexibility of hours/location;


    • Priority over agency staff for booking shifts;


    • Free uniform;


    • Opportunity to apply for permanent posts.


You will need to be a reliable, enthusiastic and self-motivated individual, with excellent verbal and written communication skills. Please ensure you meet the person specifications and have the relevant qualifications required for the role, please note if your application is shortlisted you will be invited to our assessment day , date to be confirmed. For more information about working on the Temporary Staffing Bank please contact the Temporary Staffing Team on 0300 300 1530

For further details / informal visits contact:

For informal enquiries please contact:
Name :Valerie Murray,
Clinical Nurse Lead
Mobile 07939193313
e-mail address:

As an employee of NELFT, you will receive the following benefits:

  • Excellent working environments
  • Agile working with outstanding ICT support
  • A award-winning approach to Equality and Diversity with supportive networks for ethnic minority staff, staff with disabilities and LGBT staff
  • Staff Benefits including NHS Pension, a salary sacrifice car scheme, discount schemes, cycle scheme and Annual Leave Sale / Purchase scheme, trade union membership
  • A focus on staff health and wellbeing featuring subsidised gym membership, access to Mindfulness, walking groups and other wellbeing support.

We have signed the skills pledge and are an accredited Improving Working Lives organisation. We are committed to staff development and offer opportunities which include a wide range of training options and an active Quality Improvement Programme

We are committed to equal opportunities and diversity, are Disability Confident and therefore welcome applications from all sections of the community, people of all protected characteristics. We wish to reiterate that declaring a disability at the point of application, or at any point in a recruitment or selection process, will not count against any individual, nor prevent them from being shortlisted, subject to meeting the minimum criteria of the person specification.

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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.

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