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Tissue Viability
Band 7
37.5 hrs per week
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University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust
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Queens Hospital Burton
Burton upon Trent
£33,222 - £43,041 pro rata pa
25/02/2019 23:59
Interview date
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Tissue Viability Specialist Nurse

Band 7

There has never been a better time to come and work at University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust.  The Trust was formed on 1 July 2018 to bring together our five hospitals – in Derby, Burton, Lichfield and Tamworth – to provide the highest quality care to patients across southern Derbyshire and south east Staffordshire. 

With over 12,000 members of staff you can expect huge variety and new opportunities every day! Our staff go above and beyond and take pride in caring for our patients.

University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust is fully committed to promoting inclusion, equality, diversity and human rights in employment and delivery of its services.  The Trust is committed to providing an environment where all employees, patients, carers and visitors experience equality of opportunity by means of understanding and appreciating the value of diversity.

As a Trust we promote an inclusive environment and welcome applications from a diverse pool of talent and backgrounds. All individuals are valued and given every opportunity to succeed based on merit.

MINDFUL EMPLOYER – University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust has signed the Charter for Employers who are positive about Mental Health.

Join us and help make a real difference to our Trust.

Here’s more about the role and what we’re looking for; 

Band 7 Tissue Viability Specialist Nurse that will be based at Queens Hospital Burton working across all 5 sites of University Hospitals of Derby and Burton. This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Tissue Viability nurse to move in to a managerial role, working within a large merged acute Trust.

This role will involve management of the TV team, patient safety and pressure ulcer prevention, direct patient care, education, and resource management.

Closing Date: 25 February 2019

Interview date: 11 March 2019

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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

Karren Gourley, Lead Nurse for Tissue Viability on 01332 787043 or 07717200749.  Email :  


If you have problems applying, contact

01283 511511 ext 5720