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Staff Nurse - Dermatology

East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum
Closing date
23 Apr 2024

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting development opportunity has arisen for the appointment of a Band 5 staff nurse for Dermatology services at ELHT.

We can offer you an interesting career, where you will always be supported and appreciated. You will be working with a talented group of dedicated decision makers, and you can expect a personalised induction and orientation to our service.

Our behavioral framework

We're looking for people who want to make a positive difference. You'll make it happen bytaking responsibility, building trust and respect and working togetherto deliverexcellenceto our service users.Where we can, we also like tokeep things simpleso that we all contribute to making ELHT an effective, positive and rewarding place to work.

So, if you are a confident, well-organised individual who thrives in a busy and continually transforming clinical environment then we would like to hear from you.

Main duties of the job

Support our patient's surgical journey on day case with preparation for surgery and discharges from the department with a holistic approach to care ensuring patients receive safe, personal and effective care throughout their stay and act as the patients' advocate.

Support to specialist services within dermatology outpatient's clinics and chaperone duties to support our patients and clinicians, conducting various dermatology assessments, diagnostic tests and assisting to manage our nurse led clinics.

You need to be able to demonstrate good, effective communication skills, be a caring and hardworking professional individual and be committed to working in a busy and often challenging environment and assist the team in delivering excellent patient care.

About us

Established in 2003 East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust is a large integrated health care organisation providing high quality acute secondary healthcare for the people of East Lancashire and Blackburn with Darwen.

Our vision is to be widely recognised for providing safe, personal and effective care. We currently provide high quality services and treat over 700,000 patients a year from the most serious of emergencies to planned operations and procedures. We employ over 8,000 staff, many of whom are internationally renowned and have won awards for their work and achievements.

Our Dermatology services are spread across two main sites, the Royal Blackburn and Burnley general hospital. Our treatment room service is situated on the dermatology department at the Burnley general hospital site

Treatment room operates Monday to Friday, 0730am - 18:00hrs.

The team occasionally need to cover Saturday and Sunday mornings for waiting list initiation clinics with an 8:30am start and 13:00 finish.

There is opportunity to offer flexible working arrangements where services allow.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To deliver SAFE, PERSONAL and EFFECTIVE patient care on a daily basis.

Responsible for providing a range of support to help manage our specialist services within dermatology outpatients clinics, treatment room and minor skin surgery clinics when required.

To support the productive operation of the unit environment by undertaking a range of non-clinical activities which contribute to the maintenance of a safe and clean environment.

Ability to demonstrate the Trust Values,Behaviours and Attitudes at all times.

Person Specification

essential citeria


  • 1st level nurse
  • mentorship
  • computer skill


  • dermatology experience
  • out patient experience
  • phototherapy experience

Employer details

Employer name

East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust


Across East Lancashire Sites


BB10 2PQ

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