Dorset Clinical Commissioning Group
Dorchester, United Kingdom
Healthcare & Medical
Permanent | Full Time
This is an exciting opportunity to work for Dorset Leg Ulcer Service. We require an active Healthcare Support Worker to join the dedicated Leg Ulcer Nursing team.
This post is for 15 hours per week working in the Leg Ulcer Service to support Level 3 Leg Ulcer clinics, home visits in community covering North and West Dorset. You will be working alongside the leg Ulcer nurse Specialist and support and training will be given.
Main duties of the job
You will be required to implement nursing care for patients and support specialist Leg Ulcer Assessments under the supervision of the Leg Ulcer Nurse Co-ordinator and work in partnership with the clients and their carers.
There will also be ample opportunity to work within the leg ulcer service on the bank in other leg ulcer clinics to cover annual leave and sickness.
On-going support and training will be given.
Employment in this post requires an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.
Working for our organisation
At Dorset HealthCare we’re on a mission to empower people to make the most of their lives through our outstanding, joined-up healthcare services. We’re a dynamic, forward-looking Trust, running 12 community hospitals, specialist inpatient facilities and a wide range of integrated community and mental health services for a population of almost 800,000 people.
We do things differently here – it’s one of the reasons the CQC rated us ‘outstanding’ in 2019. It’s also why 95% of patients across our services say they have a good or very good experience of our services and 89% of staff feel they can really make a difference. Whether you’re looking to work with us in one of our bustling market towns, vibrant urban locations, thriving seaside spots, or among the rolling hills of Dorset, there are lots of ways you can make a difference in our communities.
Our 7,000-strong workforce is at the heart of what we do and our success is a testament to our brilliant people. We're all about building a workplace for the future, we believe in equal opportunities and we celebrate diversity. We’re an inclusive workplace, where everyone is welcome, everyone can be authentic, and we are all encouraged to be the best version of ourselves.
Working with us you’ll be part of a strong team, challenge yourself, build a career, and teach us what we don’t know. And you’ll be working towards our vision to be better every day through excellence, compassion and expertise in all we do.
Detailed job description and main responsibilities
For the main duties and responsibilities for this role please read the attached job description and person specification. When completing your application please ensure your supporting statement reflects the criteria set out in these documents by showing how your experience and skills apply to this post.
What working for us will provide:
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What you need to do:
Before applying for this post, please do ensure that you have read the job description and person specification requirements. If you think you have everything we're looking for, then we'd love to hear from you, alternatively if you would like more information about the role please do not hesitate to contact us.
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