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Staff Nurse - Dermatology

The Queen Elizabeth Hospital King's Lynn NHS Foundation Trust
King's Lynn
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum pro rata
Closing date
7 Mar 2024

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
As a Registered Nurse you will work with all members of the Department clinical team and within the multi-disciplinary framework.

You will maintain a high standard of patient care under the direction of the Ward/Department Sister/Charge Nurse, taking the lead in clinical areas when competent, in the absence of a senior member of staff.

At all times, you will work in accordance with the principles governed by the Nursing & Midwifery Council (NMC) and Trust Policies.

Main duties of the job

To work within the Dermatology Department assisting with clinics and assisting in the surgical area. After training, to perform nurse led activity.

Ensure nursing practice is in accordance with the NMC Code of Professional Conduct and any specific competencies for the role are completed.

Carry out assessment, planning, delivery, and evaluation of nursing care and escalate any clinical concerns to a senior nurse as required.

Communicate effectively with patients, relatives, carers, significant others, the multidisciplinary team and support services.

To be competent in clinical skills including enhanced practice relevant to the clinical area.

Safeguard the health and welfare of patients, visitors and staff in all circumstances, including management of situations of violence or aggression.

Liaise with the Patient and Liaison Service (PALS) on patient care issues.

About us

The Queen Elizabeth Hospital King's Lynn NHS Foundation Trust is a 500-bed district general hospital which competes on a national level in a number of areas. We are the only acute provider within a 40 miles radius and have a key role as part of the local health economy.

We are an incredibly friendly and forward thinking Trust, which places a great emphasis on the importance of staff in providing the best possible healthcare for the people of West Norfolk, Cambridgeshire and Lincolnshire. In recent years, the building has received a number of exciting renovation projects, which are aimed to provide a good experience for our patients but also for our hard working teams. We can now boast some of the best surgical theatres in the country, a specialist Breast Care Unit and a Midwife Led Birth Unit.

We have a strong ethos of being part of a team with everyone being valued and playing their part to achieve the future success of the hospital.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For further details about this post, please see the attached job description and person specification.

Person Specification

Qualifications and Registration


  • Registered Nurse with the NMC (UK)
  • Degree/Diploma in Nursing or equivalent



  • Relevant experience of looking after patients in a dermatology setting
  • Relevant Post-Registration clinical experience
  • Experience of using dermatology equipment
  • Risk Management experience
  • Infection Prevention and Control experience

Skills, abilities, and knowledge


  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Good organisational skills
  • Strong understanding of confidentiality
  • Ability to assess and plan patient care
  • Ability to use IT to support clinical practice

Employer details

Employer name

The Queen Elizabeth Hospital King's Lynn NHSFT


The Queen Elizabeth Hospital

Gayton Road

King's Lynn

PE30 4ET

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