Band 7 Clinical Nurse Specialist Dermatology

Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 a year Per Annum (Pro Rata for Part Time)
Closing date
1 Jun 2023

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Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
Job summary

Are you a dynamic, forward thinking band 6 Dermatology nurse or band 7 Clinical Nurse Specialist?

The South Essex Dermatology Service, based at Basildon Hospital is looking for a nurse to undertake nurse led clinics and surgery across several sites, including Southend and Broomfield Hospitals, and our various satellite clinics covering the South of Essex.

Your role will also be responsible for the day to day management of the Dermatology service and staff along with the current band 7 nurses, acting as a senior nursing member and be required to working, on occasions, at both the Basildon and Southend Hospital sites and any of the outreach sites.

Main duties of the job

In your role you will ensure effective communication with patients, relatives and carers, that due regard is given to customs, values and spiritual beliefs of all users of the service and work with all members of the Dermatology team and other members of the multi disciplinary team to ensure that best practice is provided and maintained.

You will liaising with appropriate departments to ensure that adequate levels of supplies are maintained, all users of the service to facilitate a seamless approach to patient care and work with clerical staff to ensure efficient effective management of clinics..

You will also be responsible for staff management duties including appraisals, sickness management and performance management as required, alongside the existing band 7 nurses.

Reporting to the Matron on all aspects of clinical activities, including significant changes affecting provisions of nursing care.

About us

Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust is now one of the largest in the country, with a workforce of approximately 15,000 who serve a population of 1.2 million people.

We work together, and in conjunction with MSE Health and Care Partnership, to deliver excellent local and specialist services, to improve the health and wellbeing of our patients in a compassionate way, and provide a respectful, but vibrant place for staff to develop, innovate and build careers.

From facilities through to consultant specialists we want to be the best, to achieve this we need to recruit not just those who are the finest in their field but also those who have the potential to be. Yes, experience is important but so is outlook - if you are dynamic, forward-thinking and enthusiastic we want you to join us.

We not only offer you a good working environment with flexible working opportunities, but also the opportunity to develop your career with access to appropriate training for your job and the support to succeed and progress.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Come join our inclusive an supportive team in the South Essex Dermatology Service.

For any further details please see the attached job description and person specification.

Person Specification



  • 1st level NMC Registration
  • 12 months experience in dermatology at band 6
  • Qualification in minor skin surgery
  • Recognised Phototherapy course


  • Experience in Biologic therapies
  • Experience in staff management
  • Experience with Appraisals
  • Non-Medical Prescriber

Travel and Flexibility


  • Car owner/driver
  • Willingness and ability to travel to all sites at short notice
  • Flexibility to cover for senior colleagues at short notice

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