Community Staff Nurse Ambulatory Wound Clinic– Band 5
Are you a Band 5 NMC registered nurse with passion for community nursing who wants to work within our well led, supportive, motivated and innovative Hillingdon District Nursing teams to deliver high quality, patient centered nursing care to people in our Ambulatory Wound Clinics?
If so, we would welcome your to application!
The ideal candidate will be an enthusiastic Band 5 NMC registered nurse, who has a passion for wound care and a willingness to develop your skills and knowledge in order to provide high quality patient care. Community experience is not essential but you will need to demonstrate that you have an understanding and awareness of autonomous working in the community setting. Although not essential, a driving license and access to a car for work would be a beneficial.
It is an exciting time to join our Hillingdon District Nursing Service Ambulatory Wound Clinic as the model is evolving rapidly and you will be part of the service development. At present the Ambulatory Wound Clinic operates 5 days a week, however progression of our clinics may lead to a 7-day service. Although you would be based at one of the clinics, you may on occasion and service demands be asked to support the District Nurse Service and work at alternative Hillingdon sites
We will provide access to continuing professional development resources which will support you to complete modules to help you develop a clinical specialty aligned to the needs of the service. You will also have the opportunity to shadow the Tissue Viability Team led by a Consultant Nurse Specialist.
CNWL is recognised locally and nationally for providing high quality, innovative healthcare. We aim to employ only the best health care professionals with our teams frequently called upon to contribute to national health strategy and policy development.
CNWL provides everyone with a multitude of training opportunities which include:
• Diabetes management.
• Leg Ulcer management inclusive of gaining competencies in vascular assessments and Compression bandage systems.
• Bladder and Bowel management to gain knowledge and skills within the area of bladder and bowel management in a community setting and developing or gaining competencies within generalised continence management, bowel care and also urethral and suprapubic catheter management.
• Our End of life and palliative care training opportunities will allow you to develop confidence, clinical knowledge and skills within this specialised area of nursing care. The district nursing teams work meticulously alongside our specialist palliative care teams.
This advert closes on Monday 4 Oct 2021
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