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Dermatology Highly Specialist Nurse Skin Cancer and Surgery

Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust
Salford manchester
£43,742 to £50,056 a year pro rata
Closing date
26 Sep 2023

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Nurse, Adult nurse, Cancer nurse, Theatre nurse
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
We are looking for an enthusiastic and highly motivated Highly Specialist Nurse with extensive clinical and leadership experience to provide expert nursing care principally in Dermatological Surgery and the diagnosis and management of skin lesions as part of our multi-disciplinary skin cancer team.

The Trust provides secondary and intermediate care Dermatology services at several sites throughout Greater Manchester.Educated to or working towards an MSc, you will be able to provide evidence of both strong nursing leadership and clinical nursing skills. You will undertake independent surgical lists for the treatment and diagnosis of skin cancer. You will also assess new and follow up patients referred for skin cancer management as part of the multidisciplinary team.

You should be passionate about delivering and developing a high quality service to patients within the service and be driven by the desire to improve services. You will be given the full support of the senior nursing, medical and service teams and will be given the opportunity to continue your career development within the post.

Main duties of the job

The practitioner will deliver patient care on a daily basis. The Highly Specialist Nurse is a highly qualified practitioner who will assist in patient care within the multidisciplinary dermatology team within The Salford Dermatology Service working collaboratively and supporting other colleagues across the whole Trust.

They have will work alongside medical and nursing consultant colleagues sharing responsibility for the case management of their patients and for ensuring all care is delivered according to Trust policies, procedures and maintaining associated records. They will support a team of nurses in the delivery of evidence based patient centred care, which is of the highest standard. They will provide specialist advice to patient's relatives and members of the multidisciplinary team utilising clinical audit, research, supervision of practice and teaching. They will monitor and improve standards of care by efficient and effective use of resources. The post will provide clinical leadership and advice within the Salford Dermatology Service, enabling the service to develop further by providing expert advice, education and support to staff and enhanced clinical intervention.

About us

Salford Care Organisation is part of the Northern Care Alliance, one of the largest NHS organisations in the country. Salford is the place, which is taking bold, pioneering steps towards delivering a world class, fully integrated care system for adults. Home to the Manchester Centre for Clinical Neurosciences, Greater Manchester Trauma Hospital and the Geoffrey Jefferson Brain Research Centre, Salford is improving care for some of the sickest patients in the region, and delivers a range of acute, community and primary care services and specialist services to Greater Manchester and beyond.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To read more information about the advertised role, and the main job duties/responsibilities please open the Job Description and Person Specification located under the supporting documents heading. You can also read more information about working at the Northern Care Alliance within the attached Candidate Information Pack or by visiting our careers website:

Person Specification



  • Dermatology Cancer Nurse Specialist
  • NMC registration

face to face


  • Current NMC Registration
  • Degree qualification
  • Supplementary and extended prescriber (complete with 12 months of commencing post) NMP
  • Five years post registration experience of which 3 years experience are within speciality.
  • Experience in the clinical and practical aspects of Dermatology
  • Evidence of leading policy and practice change in line with Quality Improvement Programmes
  • Evidence of extensive expert professional/clinical knowledge in surgery/theatre
  • Experience and Evidence in delivering education at all levels.


  • Evidence of proactive involvement in the mentorship and development of nurses and nursing practice
  • Masters or equivalent Portfolio of evidence

Employer details

Employer name

Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust


Salford Care Organisation

Stott lane

Salford manchester

M6 8HD

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