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Specialist Nurse

Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 a year pa pro rata
Closing date
28 Nov 2023

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Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
Specialist Nurse - Dermatology

Royal Cornwall Hospital Dermatology Unit are looking for an enthusiastic, dynamic and motivated person to join us as a Specialist Nurse in Dermatology.

Dermatology is a proactive department always improving to ensure that the care we provide is evidence based, safe and best practice. The successful candidate will possess excellent written and verbal communication skills as well as experience in dermatology and is able to use specialist knowledge and skills to support the delivery of brilliant care.

Main duties of the job

Maintaining the highest clinical standards in the management of Dermatology patients and assigned nurse-led services.

Ensuring active participation in continuing education and training as required for revalidation nursing registration.

Participating in both departmental and Trust matters concerning Clinical Governance and Audit.

Attending meetings as appropriate.

Fulfilling duties as per clinical requirement.

About us

Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust is the biggest provider of healthcare services in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. Our three main sites are Royal Cornwall Hospital Truro, St Michael's Hospital Hayle and West Cornwall Hospital Penzance, our staff and services are available across the region.

The Trust employs 5,000+ staff, has a budget of �380 million and 750 beds. We work with health and social care organisations -including NHS Kernow and NHS England- to ensure local healthcare needs are met. We provide acute medical, surgical and specialist services to around 500,000- which can increase significantly during busy holiday periods.

The Trust has teaching hospitals status as part of the University of Exeter Medical School. Keeping at the forefront of medical advances, we continually develop clinical services and are committed to maximising the range of specialist care offered locally.

We can offer you a rewarding career in a supportive working environment. We have extensive educational links to help you realise your full potential and develop skills to provide outstanding healthcare to the local community.

Enjoy an outstanding quality of life in a place that offers surfing beaches and fishing harbours to beautiful countryside and historic towns. With clean air, plenty of opportunities for outdoor activities and excellent schools, colleges and universities (including adult education) it is the ideal place for families and for you to develop your own career.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Provide a service to Dermatology department patients, ensuring they receive the highest standard of care and support from the time of accessing the service.

Work as a team with all those involved with the management of Dermatology patients within the trust, and across the wider health care sector.

Act as an expert clinical role model for the trust.

Actively disseminate best practice through education, publication, conference presentations and participating in research.

Provide support and information to people with Dermatological conditions and their families and carers.

Many of our staff work flexibly in many different ways. Please talk to us at interview about any flexible working arrangements you would prefer or require. While we may not be able to fully accommodate all requests, such requests will not be referenced during the interview scoring process, and we will fully consider and try to accommodate them for successful applicants.

Person Specification



  • NMC registration
  • Non-medical prescribing qualification or commitment to undertake (as appropriate for sub-specialty)
  • Completion or commitment to undertake relevant extended role scope competencies


  • University qualification in specialty
  • Teaching/assessment/mentoring qualification



  • Relevant nursing experience within specialty
  • Audit or research experience
  • Teaching and education experience

Employer details

Employer name

Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust


Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust



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