Staff Nurse - Dermatology

Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum pro rata
Closing date
30 Nov 2023

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Band 5
Contract Type
Part Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic, motivated registered Band 5 nurse to join our friendly specialist surgical team in the Dermatology Department of Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust.

The successful applicant will have the opportunity to develop their skills and career to become a specialist dermatology nurse within the department that is currently under refurbishment and expansion with a new additional theatre being built.

The post holder will be required to deliver high quality care, supporting and assisting the dermatology surgeons, and provide clinical nurse advice, education and treatment resulting in an improved standard of care.

Our dermatology department provides various surgical procedures all of which are undertaken under local anaesthetic including specialist MOHS surgery, minor surgical procedures, and post op wound clinics.

All training, support and supervision will be given with competencies completed to ensure safe best practise.

Main duties of the job

The Dermatology Team for Bucks NHS Healthcare comprise of consultants, specialist doctors, specialist dermatology surgeons, dermatology surgical nurses and specialist nurses. We also have two Macmillan nurses who are on site weekly to provide support for dermatology patients.

The department provides various specialist services including Mohs surgery, minor surgery, phototherapy, general dermatology, outreach service, day unit for admission avoidance, patch testing, paediatric allergy, leg ulcer clinic, acne clinic, and drug monitoring clinics.

The dermatology team work together to provide the best quality of care and support for patients and and support for each other.

A monthly Clinical Governance and SDU meeting is held and staff are encouraged to attend.
  • To carry out assigned tasks within the department assisting in the management and flow of patients in the department.
  • Assist and chaperone in surgical clinics, patient procedures and assessments to ensure safe and efficient running of service
  • Work under guidance of the surgical team supporting and ensuring the service demands are met, assisting with the treatment and management of patients
  • Take an active role in the day to day running of the department including ordering and monitoring of stock and supplies

About us

Listen to why colleagues think we are a great place to work! -

What does Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust offer you?

As part of our BHT family, youll benefit from learning and development opportunities to support your career progression.

We offer flexible and agile working opportunities, alongside your NHS benefits of generous annual leave entitlement, pension and access to NHS discount schemes.

We provide a range of health and wellbeing services to promote a healthy, happy workforce.

Why work for us?

Were committed to promoting inclusion and making sure all colleagues feel they belong. We encourage new colleagues from a diverse range of backgrounds to apply.

As an employer, we aim to create a workplace where differences are valued and colleagues treat one another with dignity and respect.

Greater diversity within our BHT family improves positive outcomes for the people and communities we serve.

What do we stand for?

Our vision is to provide outstanding care, support healthy communities and be a great place to work.

Our mission is to provide personal and compassionate care every time.

Our CARE values are collaborate, aspire, respect and enable.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For a comprehensive list of responsibilities and duties, please kindly refer to the Job Description and Person Specification by downloading the JD and PS attachment in the advert.

Person Specification



  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Proven ability to utilise word, power point and excel to a level of producing documents, reports
  • Ability to demonstrate appropriate non antagonistic behaviour in stressful situations.


  • Proven ability to analyse highly complex problems and to develop and successfully implement practical and workable solutions to address them
  • Evidence of participation in audit, research and development of staff
  • Proven track record when dealing with human resource issues
  • Ability to plan and organise complex activities, programmes which may need adjustment on a regular basis depending on activity
  • Dexterity and accuracy required for medicine administration and clinical interventions

Education, Qualifications & Training


  • RN (adult)
  • Degree in related field (or equivalent experience)
  • Relevant post registration experience
  • Teaching and Assessment recognised qualification
  • Recognised advanced communication skills



  • Post registration course in Dermatology
  • IV therapy
  • Cannualtion course
  • Significant experience at a Band 5 nursing level within a related field


  • Medicines management
  • Proven track record in change management, team leadership, performance management

Special Circumstances


  • Post registration course in Dermatology
  • IV therapy
  • Cannualtion course
  • Medicines management

Employer details

Employer name

Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust


Amersham Hospital - Dermatology Department

Whielden Street



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