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Community Staff Nurse (Integrated wound Community Staff Nurse)

Job Reference: 833-HK-CC-444-19

Employer:
(CC) Leeds Community Healthcare NHS Trust
Department:
QPD
Location:
Leeds
Salary:
£24,214 to £30,112 per annum

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.


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The integrated wound clinics are integral to the delivery of wound care across Leeds community and primary care for mobile patients. The model is designed to support clinical and cost effective wound management utilising the wound frameworks to improve the quality of care patients receive and reduce variation in assessment and treatment.

This citywide model employs nurses with a special interest in wound assessment and treatment with direct referral routes into the specialist wound prevention and management service (WPaMs).

The primary aim of the service is to achieve the best outcomes for adults who are at risk of or have existing wounds. The clinics support a self-management approach designed to increase independence and support health promotion tailored to individual risks and protective factors.

About you

We are looking for a Nurse who is competent assessing and treating patients with wounds and competent in differential diagnosis of leg ulceration including Doppler. You will have experience in supporting patients to self manage and be competent in the use of sysymone and/ or EMIS.

You will need to be willing to travel to and work at all clinical sites, occasionally at short notice and a be a great team player supporting other clinical staff in the service.

The ideal candidate will be:

  • Able to collect and interpret information related to staff and patient experience
  • Have community experience in either an NHS trust,GP practice or similar
  • Aware of the most recent evidence based practice in terms of wound prevention ,assessment and management
  • Have robust documentation skills to support safe and effective care delivery and communication

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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 (Enhanced £48.83 or Standard £30) 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.


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.


Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement.

Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants


UK Registration

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



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