Tissue Viability Specialist Nurse | The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust

Type: Contract

Date Posted: 45012

Closing Date: 45042

Location: Telford, TF1 6TF

Salary: Not specified

Tissue Viability Specialist Nurse | The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust

We are seeking applications for a 12-month fixed term/seconded post for a Tissue Viability Clinical Nurse Specialist

The role will have responsibility for Tissue Viability across both sites and involve cross-site working. It will involve working closely with all disciplines both internally and externally directly reporting to the Lead Nurse for Tissue Viability

The Tissue Viability Team provide expert assessment and treatment for patients with a range of wound care issues.

The post holder will need to demonstrate experience in assessment and management of patients with tissue viability needs and act as an expert resource in all aspects of tissue viability practice.

This exciting and demanding role will include both clinical and non-clinical work, as such the candidate will be expected to be able to adapt to changing priorities and demands.

Tissue Viability sits within the corporate nursing division at The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital.

Support and advice are always on hand from the senior nurse team within the corporate nurse division.

This is a fantastic opportunity for further exposure within the senior team and to widen your leadership portfolio.

To support delivery of an evidence-based Tissue Viability Service at the Shrewsbury and Telford NHS Trust as part of a multi-disciplinary approach to patient care.

To take an active role in developing a Tissue Viability Service across the organisation for the Trust.

To strive to improve, maintain and monitor the quality of Tissue Viability through audit of practice, surveillance, education and strategic planning.

The post holder will work autonomously and seek collaborative relationships with others across and within professional boundaries and act as an expert resource in Tissue Viability and provide support, education and leadership in Tissue Viability issues.

Now is an exciting time to join the Corporate Nursing Team here at Shrewsbury & Telford Hospital Trust as we continue on our journey of our “Getting to Good” programme if you are an experienced senior nurse leader who is passionate about workforce and the impact this has on staff and patient experience and care.

We’re looking for a dynamic motivated highly skilled Tissue Viability specialist to provide a Tissue Viability Service at Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital.

There are a number of new and exciting opportunities with regards to our workforce that the successful applicant will be involved in with many opportunities to work closely as part of our senior nursing team. There will also be the opportunity to develop you within key areas of interest that support the work required.

For full duties and responsibilities please refer to the attached document entitled Job Description.

This advert closes on Monday 10 Apr 2023