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Registered Nurse - Dermatology

Employer
Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Norwich
Salary
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum, pro rata
Closing date
4 May 2024

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Profession
Nurse
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
Dermatology Out-patients is a friendly dynamic team, we provide general, surgical and nurse-led clinics across multiple sites. This post would predominantly be based at Norfolk & Norwich Hospital, though there is an expectation for occasional working in other sites where dermatology operates clinics. We have a nurse led clinic service at Cromer Hospital and there may occasionally be a need for ad-hoc shifts at Cromer.

Previous dermatology nursing experience would be advantageous, however full training would be given to the most suitable candidate who demonstrates a passion for dermatology nursing.

Clinics and services run Mon-Sun 07:00-18:15. No night working is currently required.

Current available hours:

20 hours with a view of more hours being available soon.

32.5 hours fixed term contract / secondment opportunity until 12th March 2025.

If you are considering applying for this post on a secondment basis, please discuss with your Line Manager prior to applying to ascertain whether this could be supported.

Main duties of the job

Dermatology is a vast specialty concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of skin disorders. At the Norfolk & Norwich Hospital we are fortunate to have a large dermatology department with a highly motivated medical and nursing team offering a large amount of dermatological treatments. We have both surgical and general clinics where registered nurses can work with medical colleagues and independently.

At present we have three nurse consultants and are always considering how we can expand roles for our nurses to enable them to develop and flourish.

Any registered nurse looking to join our team would be supported and developed to achieve our nursing competencies and work within our scopes of practice.

Cromer Hospital currently runs phototherapy treatments, day treatment and nurse-led biopsy clinics.

To support the delivery of a high quality, safe and compassionate healthcare service,all staff are expected to act as a role model to others in all aspects of their work and consistently demonstrate NNUH's 'PRIDE' values of People focused, Respect, Integrity, Dedication and Excellence and demonstrate behaviours that support and encourage an inclusive culture.

About us

Join us at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital and be part of a workforce of over 10,000 staff!

The NNUH is one of the largest NHS trusts in the UK, providing first-class acute care for around one million people, living in Norfolk and surrounding areas. We are a teaching and research hospital, at the forefront of innovation, home to state-of-the-art facilities, such as the Quadram Institute. We are pleased to work closely with the University of East Anglia, providing teaching opportunities for our staff and placement opportunities for their students. We attract some of the best and leading professionals from across the country and are proud that our workforce represents 94 countries from across the world.

We are a friendly, collaborative hospital, working with local services and home to N& N Hospitals Charity

We can offer you the full range of NHS benefits/discounts and in addition:
  • Flexible working hours
  • Fast Track Staff Physiotherapy Service
  • Multi Faith prayer room
  • Discounted gym memberships
  • Excellent pension scheme and annual leave entitlement
  • Wagestream - access up to 40% of your pay as you earn it
  • Free Park & Ride service direct to NNUH site
  • Free 24-hours confidential counselling support
  • On-site Nursery
  • On-site cafes offering staff discounts
  • Support in career development
  • Flexible staff bank
  • Salary Sacrifice schemes including lease cars, Cycle to Work scheme and home electronics


Job description

Job responsibilities

  • Ensure practice is in accordance with the NMC Code of Professional Conduct and work within limits of competence.
  • To have successfully completed the Trusts preceptorship programme.
  • Maintain a high standard of nursing care applying evidence-based practice.
  • Carry out assessment, planning, delivery and evaluation of nursing care without supervision.
  • Carry out the daily personal care of patients.
  • Maintain accurate records of all care given.
  • Update patient administration systems e.g. PAS to ensure real time data collection and confidentiality.
  • To effectively use information technology for the benefit of patient care in accordance with the Trusts Cyber Code of Conduct.
  • To maintain confidentiality of information (written, verbal, electronic), whilst being aware of the Freedom for Information Act.
  • To promptly and effectively communicate relevant changes in patient status to the multi-disciplinary team.
  • Communicate effectively with patients, relatives, carers, significant others, the multi-disciplinary team and support services.

Please see the attached job description for full details.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Registered Nurse on the appropriate part of the NMC Register


Experience

Desirable

  • Recent experience of nursing in an acute hospital environment
  • Knowledge/experience of relevant speciality


Skills

Essential

  • Excellent communication and inter-personal skills
  • Ability to maintain high standards of care
  • Competency in clinical skills including enhanced practice relevant to the level of experience and clinical area


Attitude, aptitude

Essential

  • Effective role model, demonstrating NNUH's PRIDE values of People focussed, Respect, Integrity, Dedication and Excellence


Employer details

Employer name

Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital

Address

Norfolk & Norwich University Hospital

Colney Lane

Norwich

NR4 7UY

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