Band 6/7 - Wound Care Nurse

Band 7

Main area
General Surgery
Grade
Band 7
Contract
Substantive
Hours
37.5
Job ref
290-BS-75
Site
St Mary's Hospital
Town
London
Salary
£31,878 to £42,046
Closing
22/01/2018 23:59

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Band 6/7 dependent on experience

Wound Care Nurse

This is an exciting new opportunity within vascular surgery to work within an integrated team of surgeons, nurses, Physicians, tissue viability service, Trust infection control team, outpatients and community outreach, in the vascular surgical service based at St Mary’s Hospital

Ideally we are looking for an individual who already has had experience in wound care and management of chronic and acute patients with tissue viability needs. This individual will also be expected to take a lead in surgical site surveillance and help develop prevention strategies for the overall management of vascular surgical patients at risk of acquiring surgical site infections.

Although we are keen to recruit to a band 7 level an individual who fulfils the competencies required, we would consider appointing a band 6  nurse who is willing to take this as a development opportunity to acquire the competencies, skills and abilities over the next 12 months, before formally taking on the band 7 role fully.

We are seeking an enthusiastic individual who has the drive to develop, grow and embed this new role within vascular surgery and who has the ability to work within a MDT in a very busy tertiary vascular surgical service within the Trust. 

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Enquires:

Mr Usman Jaffer, Consultant Vascular Surgeon

Mr Colin Bicknell, Head of Specialty, Vascular Surgery

Michele Elliot , Senior Nurse, Trauma Directorate

Maileen Pastrana, Ward Matron, Zachary Cope ward 

If you have problems applying, contact

Telephone
0203 311 1274