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Tissue Viability Project Lead - North East


GB Hartlepool, North East, GB Darlington, North East, GB Stockton on Tees, North East, GB Newcastle, North East, GB Middlesbrough, Yorkshire and Humberside, GB Durham, North East, GB

Job Family:  Sales
Country/Region:  United Kingdom

About Us:

Coloplast Wound Care has developed a new service model within a Primary Care setting - and we are looking for a highly skilled Tissue Viability Nurse to work as part of a nursing team dedicated to delivering excellence.

In this role you will build relationships with both local Primary Care Networks, GP Federations and Coloplast. You will undertake audits, deliver education and will coach other health care professionals along with carrying a clinical caseload.

This role will report into a Clinical Nurse Manager and will work closely with counterparts in the Primary Care area they are working in to meet local governance requirements

This role supports the North East of England area and anyone applying must live in a reasonable travel distance to the area.


The essential duties of the role:

  • Setting up a tissue viability service in an agreed, specified area where a partnership opportunity has been identified and agreed upon by both Coloplast and local stakeholders.
  • Lead the local implementation of the new Tissue Viability service model
  • Plan, implement and run the local project, engaging all relevant stakeholders
  • Drive and influence changes required for successful outcome of the project, for Coloplast, Primary Care Networks, GP Federations and Patients
  • Plan service delivery aligned to local needs.
  • Use a range of skills to proactively monitor the overall progress, resolving issues and initiating corrective action as appropriate
  • Demonstrate leadership capabilities to influence, educate and train local health care professionals on the highest levels of tissue viability practice
  • Undertake the delivery of clinical caseload using an evidence-based approach to promote excellence
  • Acting as a Clinical expert to a range of health care professionals within Primary Care
  • Teaching patients/carers and providing support to patients/carers to ensure self-care by patients and/or their carers is safe and effective


To be successful in this role you will have the following education and skills:

  • Degree level Registered General Nurse.
  • Post graduate qualification in Tissue Viability.
  • Experience at a senior nursing level of leading and driving a service of change and ability to evidence the outcomes of that change.
  • Recent clinical expertise and clinical competence in tissue viability including leg ulcer management.
  • Demonstrable competence in leading teaching programmes and in presentation skills.
  • Experience in undertaking/collaborating in research, clinical audit and service improvement in order to understand and source new solutions.
  • The successful candidate will be able to display empathy and have an excellent ability to develop trust. To do this you will have excellent communication skills, including listening, interpersonal and influencing skills.


The salary banding for this role aligns with an NHS Band 7 / 8a. 


Coloplast Limited is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

To apply please do so through the link provided online through our recruitment portal.


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Pursuing an ambitious growth agenda, Coloplast develops and markets products and services that make life easier for people with intimate healthcare needs. Employing about 12.000 people and with products available in more than 143 countries, we are one of the world´s leading medical device companies. We are constantly growing our business and always looking for new ways to move forward – we explore, learn and look for new ways of doing things.


Coloplast is committed to being an inclusive organization, where people bring their differences to work each day, fulfill their potential and have a strong sense of belonging because – and not despite – of their differences. We therefore encourage all qualified candidates to apply regardless of gender, age, race, nationality, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religious belief or physical ability.


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