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Lead Tissue Viability Nurse

NHS AfC: Band 8a

Main area
Tissue Viability
NHS AfC: Band 8a
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Whittington Health NHS Trust
Employer type
Whittington Health NHS Trust
£44,606 to £50,819 per annum + HCAS
22/10/2019 23:59
Interview date

Whittington Health NHS Trust received a ‘good’ overall inspection from the CQC in April 2016, rated ‘good’ in a national review of openness and transparency standards across NHS trusts in England and ranked 78 out of 230 NHS Trusts overall.

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Band 8A Lead Nurse Tissue Viability Service



This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Tissue Viability Specialist Nurse to lead and manage the Tissue Viability Service ensuring the effective running of the service across Whittington Health, which includes Whittington hospital and community services – Haringey and Islington.


This position provides the opportunity to work in an established integrated service providing clinical expertise, education and expert advice across a variety of settings across Primary and Secondary care. You will work closely with the hospital staff, community district nurse teams and nursing home staff within Whittington Hospital and Haringey and Islington. This is an interesting and varied role, which encompasses all aspects of Tissue Viability for the population.


We require a person with vision, commitment to lead the service and those working within the team. Be able to work independently across a variety of settings, Primary and Secondary care and yet provide effective communication to senior colleagues, junior members of the team as well multi-disciplinary colleagues. Areas of responsibility will include ensuring that National and Local Policies and Guidelines are applied to practice, developing and delivering educational programmes for clinical staff and representing the Tissue Viability Service through attendance at appropriate meetings / forum and conferences.


The post requires a registered nurse educated to masters level, with wide experience of working within Tissue Viability Service at band 7 level. We are looking for an enthusiastic, motivated nurse, wishing to expand their knowledge, leadership and managerial skills.


For further information or discussion contact: Jane Preece, Lead Nurse Tissue Viability Service.


Telephone no: 07717730279 or e-mail


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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

Jane Preece, Lead Nurse Tissue Viability Service.


Telephone no: 07717730279 or e-mail

If you have problems applying, contact

Whittington Health NHS Trust
Magdala Avenue
N19 5NF
0207 288 5925