Nursing - Dermatology Clinical Nurse Specialist

  • Closing Date 29/05/2024
  • Location Royal Shrewsbury Hospital
  • Job ref 223-NSD-261
  • Pension NHS Pension
  • Holidays Generous Holiday Allowance
  • NHS discount Eligible for NHS Discounts

Job overview

Are you a dynamic, forward-thinking, and self-motivated Band 6 Dermatology Nurse or a Band 7 Clinical Nurse Specialist who wants to come and join our friendly supportive Dermatology Team?

This is an exciting opportunity to be in a leading role delivering high quality care and providing support to skin cancer patients and their families and helping to develop- and expand our skin cancer services.

The successful candidate will be developed to obtain skills to enable them to manage and maintain a case load of skin cancer patients, undertaking nurse-led clinics and performing diagnostic skin surgical procedures supported by the Skin cancer Specialist Nurse.

This is a 12 month fixed term post, 32 hours a week.

Main duties of the job

Promote expert practice, facilitating the development of clinician’s skills by acting as a role model, mentor and supervisor to provide a visible, accessible and authoritative presence regarding common inflammatory skin diseases (e.g. acne, eczema, psoriasis) in the clinical setting and will work with the multi-disciplinary team to provide a comprehensive service including expert care that the patients, relatives and staff can rely on for support and advice.

Working for your organisation

As an organisation we strive to provide high quality, safe care for our patients in an environment which our staff are proud to work in. We believe that by adhering to our Vision (“To provide excellent care for the communities we serve”) and working with our Trust Values in mind (Partnering, Ambitious, Caring, Trusted) we can achieve the right results for the people that matter most – our patients and their families.

Dermatology is the area of medicine that deals with conditions of the skin, nails, and hair. Here in The Royal Shrewsbury Hospital, we offer a wide range of services to help diagnose and manage symptoms. We are available to patients of all ages, and we strive to provide the best service possible.

The well-being of our staff is of the upmost importance to us.  If you are offered a role at our Trust, and fall into the increased and higher risk categories as set out by Public Health England (PHE) and NHSI/E, your line manager will complete an risk assessment with you.  This will be completed in conjunction with the latest guidance from Public Health England in relation to Covid-19.

By submitting your application to Trac, you are giving your consent for parts of your application data to be transferred to the NHS Electronic Staff Record (ESR) and other secure, internal NHS Workforce systems. This is to support and manage your recruitment and employment within your employing organisation. 

If successful, by completing the NHS Jobs application form you authorise the Trust to obtain any previous NHS service details including all electronically held sickness information, via the Inter Authority Transfer process on the national ESR.

If the role requires a qualification/professional registration, you will need to provide proof during the recruitment process. By submitting your application you are giving the Trust permission to check the qualification certificates provided back to the source provider. Please note that a sample of all applicant’s qualifications will be checked with the educational institution or provider.

In the event of a high response to this advertisement, this post will be closed. Early applications are advised.
Unfortunately we do not accept CVs or keep them on file. If you are unable to apply online please contact the person named in the advertisement for the post you are interested in.
We are committed to offering an interview to all applicants with a disability who meet the minimum criteria for the above position and will support reasonable adjustments wherever possible.  In addition, whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from candidates who are male, from black and minority ethnic backgrounds or who have a disability, as these are currently under-represented in our workforce.
We are committed to equal opportunities in employment. The policies and practices of the Trust aim to promote an environment that is free from all forms of unlawful or unfair discrimination and values the diversity of all people. At the heart of our policy, we seek to treat people fairly, flexibly and with dignity and respect.

Thank you for your interest in The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust, we look forward to receiving your application for employment.

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