SPECIALIST TISSUE VIABILITY NURSE

Recruiter
NHS Fife
Location
Kirkcaldy, Fife
Salary
26830 - 35933
Posted
16 May 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
VICTORIA HOSPITAL, KIRKCALDY
NURSING DIRECTORATE – TISSUE VIABILITY
SPECIALIST TISSUE VIABILITY NURSE
REF NO: HH930/05/18EBL
SALARY: £26,830 - £35,933
BAND 6 - HOURS: 37.5

An exciting and challenging opportunity for an experienced registered nurse has arisen with the Tissue Viability Team. You will be part of the acute team based at Victoria Hospital, Kirkcaldy; however will work closely with specialist practitioners in the community to ensure a consistent approach to tissue viability across NHS Fife. You will be passionate about providing person centred care and have an invested interest in tissue viability. An ability to work autonomously whilst being an effective part of a small specialist team is important. You will be an experienced practitioner with experience in assessing and managing patients with a range of highly complex wounds, including negative pressure wound therapy, pressure ulcers and practice a holistic approach to wound management. Excellent communication skills are essential. An ability to manage challenging and complex situations in a professional manner should be demonstrated. The post is 37.5 hours per week, worked Monday – Friday.

The interviews for this post are scheduled for the afternoon of Friday 29th June 2018.

For informal enquiries please contact Jane Nicoll (Lead Nurse Tissue Viabilityext 20016.

A requirement of this post is to become a member of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme Prior to appointment.

NHS Fife is legally obliged to ensure all its employees are legally entitled to work in the United Kingdom. All applicants are required to confirm their right to work in the UK in their application. If you are not a United Kingdom (UK), European Community (EC) or European Economic Area National please state the visa category under which you are legally entitled to work in the UK on your application form and the expiry date of your leave to remain in the UK.

Application forms can be downloaded from , saved to your PC and returned to the recruitment team by email attachment. You can also request an application pack by email quoting the job reference number.

Our email address is

We will acknowledge all returned application forms within 24 hours of receipt.

We do not accept CV applications. Applications may be considered on a job share basis.

CLOSING DATE: 12 NOON ON 29TH MAY 2018

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