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Leg Ulcer Nurse | Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust

Job details
Posting date: 13 June 2024
Salary: Not specified
Additional salary information: £28,407 - £34,581 Per Annum (Pro Rata)
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 13 July 2024
Location: Manchester, M33 7EG
Company: Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: 6337322/349-CSS-6337322


An exciting opportunity has arisen in the Community Tissue Viability & Infection Prevention Team for a Leg Ulcer Specialist Nurse. If you are a dynamic individual that embraces new challenges, then this is the job for you. This post will base in the Trafford community initially but with the future development of the service will expand to cover Manchester area.

Join this innovative team and be part of driving and improving standards for patients and contributing to new strategies in the field of lower limb management. This rewarding role allows you as a practitioner to share your knowledge and skills with others around you ensuring best practice is at the centre of the care we deliver.

As a professional role model you will provide direct and indirect clinical are, ensuring the needs of the patient are central to service delivery.

S/he will monitor and improve standards of care through, supervision of practice, clinical audit, evidence-based practice, teaching and supporting professional colleagues

This post will focus on embedding best practice across the community in the area of leg ulceration and lower limb wounds.

The role will be to support the leg ulcer clinic and will be focused on providing specialist advice for patient's receiving care in Clinic, and patient homes.

Be a part of improving the quality of life for our leg ulcer patients, by reducing their time to heal.

MFT is one of the largest NHS Trust In England with a turnover of £2.6bn & is on a different scale than most other NHS Trusts. We’re creating an exceptional integrated health & social care system for the 1 million patients who rely on our services every year.

Bringing together 10 hospitals & community services from across Manchester, Trafford & beyond, we champion collaborative working & transformation, encouraging our 28,000 workforce to pursue their most ambitious goals. We set standards that other Trusts seek to emulate so you’ll benefit from a scale of opportunity that is nothing short of extraordinary.

We’ve also created a digitally enabled organisation to improve clinical quality, patient & staff experience, operational effectiveness & driving research, and innovation through the introduction of Hive; our Electronic Patient Record system which launched in September 2022.

We’re proud to be a major academic Research Centre & Education provider, providing you with a robust infrastructure to encourage and facilitate high-quality research programmes. What’s more, we’re excited to be embarking on our Green Plan which sets out how MFT continues to play its part in making healthcare more sustainable.

At MFT, we create and foster a culture of inclusion and belonging, provide equal opportunities for career development that are fair, open, and transparent, protecting your health and wellbeing and shaping the future of our organisation together.

To find out more about the key responsibilities and the specific skills and experience you’ll need, take a look at the Job Description & Person Specification attachments under the ‘Supporting Documents’ heading. So that you’re even more equipped to make an informed decision to apply to us, you’ll need to take time to read the ‘Candidate Essentials Guide’ that sits with the Job Description and Person Specification. This document provides you with details about the Trust, our benefits and outlines how ‘we care for you as you care for others’. Most importantly, it also contains critical information you’ll need to be aware of before you submit an application form.

Diversity Matters
MFT is committed to promoting equality of opportunity, celebrating and valuing diversity and eliminating any form of unlawful discrimination across our workforce, ensuring our people are truly representative of the communities we serve. All individuals regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation are encouraged to apply for this post. As an inclusive employer, we are here to support you. If you have any special requirements to help you with your application, email our team at
We’re looking forward to hearing from you!

This advert closes on Thursday 27 Jun 2024

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