Overview

BAND 7 TISSUE VIABILITY NURSE

BASE – ASHFIELD HEALTH AND WELLBEING CENTRE, KIRKBY IN ASHFIELD, NG17 7AE

Do you have a passion for wound care/tissue viability and leadership? Do you have the commitment and drive to make a difference and lead the team, driving patient care and leading tissue viability education trust wide.

We are looking for someone with passion and vision, who also thrives on working as a part of a team. A Registered Nurse qualification alongside relevant experience and evidence of post registration study in tissue viability are essential for this role. Previous experience of teaching and working in a community setting are essential along with the enthusiasm and the ability to work independently.

The post will primarily cover North Nottinghamshire however, the successful candidate will also be required to work across the wider tissue viability service as required so, a willingness to travel is essential.

You will be working in a nurse led team, responsible for assessing and prescribing therapeutic tissue viability treatments and interventions for patients in different settings, providing training and education to clinical staff. You will also be involved in the review of clinical incidents related to tissue viability. You will work closely with other multidisciplinary professionals therefore, effective communication is essential. You will line manage a small team.

A full UK driving licence and vehicle for business use is required for this post; however reasonable adjustments will be made for disabled individuals in line with the Equality Act 2010.

We look forward to receiving your application!

For further details / informal visits contact Elizabeth Randle,Tissue Viability and Non Medical Prescribing Matron on [email protected] or 07785 398896