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Leg Ulcer Nurse Co-ordinator

Band 6

Main area
Complex Leg Ulcer Service
Band 6
Part time: 24.5 per week
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Bournemouth & Poole Localities
Bournemouth & Poole
£19,861 to £24,347 p.a.
09/04/2020 23:59

Want to be part of the new NHS? Health and Care organisations in Dorset are at the forefront of transforming services to provide excellent, patient-centred care.

Dorset HealthCare recently achieved an Outstanding CQC status and is a dynamic forward-thinking Trust operating throughout Dorset. 

Dorset HealthCare plays a pivotal role in the strong partnership of public sector organisations across Dorset, Bournemouth and Poole. Our community and mental health trust has a caring and committed workforce of around 5,500 staff, serving a population of over 700,000 people.

We are looking for proactive, positive, respectful, supportive, reliable and trustworthy people to join us at Dorset HealthCare – we’re the biggest provider of healthcare in Dorset and offer exciting opportunities for people with a range of skills. We want to be better every day – do you?

‘This is an exciting time for us as we continue improving and adapting. I have seen some great innovation, fantastic teamwork and a real willingness to look at how we can do things differently’ – Eugine Yafele, Chief Executive (May 2019)





The Leg Ulcer Service has a vacancy for a Leg Ulcer Nurse Co-ordinator for 24.5 hours per week. 

This is an exciting opportunity to work within the Leg Ulcer Service as it expands across Dorset.  The role will be based in Bournemouth and will cover Bournemouth and Poole  localities and their surrounding areas.   The post holder will support Specialist Leg Ulcer clinics and undertake leg ulcer assessments within Patient homes, Community hospitals and Nursing homes. 

The role also includes supporting leg ulcer staff within clinics and supporting the Leg Ulcer Educational programme.  Teaching experience would be beneficial.

Support and extensive training will be given by the Leg Ulcer Service.  There will also be an opportunity to work additional hours with the service on a bank agreement. 

Employment in this post requires an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. The DBS levies a charge of £40 and the Trust will recover this cost in instalments from your first 3 salary payments.  This will only apply to candidates who are new to the Trust and not internal staff.   Applicants who subscribe to the DBS update service and are able to present a valid DBS certificate will not incur a charge.

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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

Val Reynolds on 01202 443739