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Senior Clinical Nurse Specialist (XR07)

Employer
Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
Location
Leeds
Salary
£43,742 to £50,056 a year
Closing date
4 Jun 2024

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Profession
Nurse
Grade
Band 7
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Details

An exciting new opportunity has arisen at Chapel Allerton CSU. We are seeking to recruit a Band 7 Senior Clinical Nurse Specialist to join our Paediatric Dermatology nurse specialist team.

The ideal candidate should be an experienced paediatric nurse with some dermatology experience, educated to degree level. You will have a good understanding of paediatric dermatology and be willing to learn.

Main duties of the job

The successful candidate will need to demonstrate that they are a strong and credible source of clinical knowledge in order to support the development of the nursing team and wider multi-disciplinary team. They will be responsible for delivering independent nurse-led clinics, undertaking clinical assessments, and making treatment decisions using advanced clinical knowledge and experience. A non-medical prescribing qualification (or willingness to obtain) is integral for the role. Experience in supporting paediatric patients with Transition to adult services would be advantageous.

About us

THE LEEDS WAY VALUES

Our values are part of what make us different from other trusts, so we see this as a strength, as well as a responsibility. They have been developed by our staff and set out what they see as important to how we work. Our five values are:

Patient-centred

Collaborative

Fair

Accountable

Empowered

WEST YORKSHIRE ASSOCIATION OF ACUTE TRUSTS (WYAAT)

Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust is part of the West Yorkshire Association of Acute Trusts (WYAAT), a collaborative of the NHS hospital trusts from across West Yorkshire and Harrogate working together to provide the best possible care for our patients.

Leeds Teaching Hospitals is committed to our process of redeploying 'at risk' members of our existing workforce to new roles. As such, all our job adverts are subject to this policy and we reserve the right to close, delay or remove adverts while this process is completed. If you do experience a delay in the shortlisting stage of the recruitment cycle, please bear with us while this process is completed, and contact the named contact if you have any questions.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The post holder will line manage a team of paediatric nurse specialists and a clinical support worker, including mentoring and supporting staff with their professional development.

Strategically the post holder will actively lead on setting standards of care, service development, and change management. The successful candidate will need to continually work to further develop and improve the Paediatric Dermatology service and to confidently advocate for service improvement initiatives within the adult-led Chapel Allerton Hospital CSU. This role requires a proactive individual with strong leadership skills who is comfortable working independently and autonomously.

The post holder will be based at Chapel Allerton Hospital. The service operates Monday to Friday. Clinics are delivered at both the Chapel Allerton Hospital and the Leeds General Infirmary and there may occasionally be the need to conduct home or school visits.

You will be supported by the Lead Clinicians for this dermatology service and the CSU Matron. You will work closely with them on delivering outstanding quality service both now and in the future.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • RSCN/RN/RN (child)
  • First Level Degree or equivalent
  • Recognised teaching/assessing qualification
  • Non-medical prescribing qualification or willingness to obtain
  • Evidence of continued professional development


Desirable

  • Post registration qualification in specialty Master Level Degree Education or equivalent experience


Experience

Essential

  • Significant and relevant experience at Band 6 or equivalent
  • Strong paediatric nursing clinical skills and knowledge
  • Strong leadership and advocacy skills
  • Experience in managing a team
  • Experience in clinical audit, standard setting and quality assurance


Desirable

  • Experience in the management of paediatric dermatological conditions
  • Previous experience delivering autonomous nurse-led clinics
  • Previous experience delivering autonomous nurse-led clinics
  • Experience and involvement in the development of Transition to adult services


Skills & Behaviours

Essential

  • Compassionate and caring
  • Capable of lateral thinking
  • Evidence of working as proactive member of a multidisciplinary team
  • Communication: excellent written and verbal skills


Desirable

  • In-depth knowledge and understanding of current issues within healthcare and paediatric dermatology
  • Conflict management skills


Employer details

Employer name

Leeds Teaching Hospitals

Address

Chapel Allerton Hospital

Chapeltown Road

Leeds

LS7 4SA

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C9298-CAH-064

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