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Dermatology Phototherapy Nurse

Employer
Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Andover
Salary
£28,407 to £34,581 a year pa
Closing date
27 May 2024

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Profession
Nurse
Grade
Band 5
Hours
Full Time
We are we looking for Enthusiastic and passionate Nurse who is eager to develop your own knowledge and skills

You will be based in a busy outpatient service with dedicated suite of clinic rooms and minor operations and treatment rooms.

Main duties of the job

  • An interest and understanding of dermatology from a nursing background either from a community or hospital setting.
  • The willingness to undertake training within the speciality led by the existing team of nurses and doctors.
  • Experience of patient centred care in an outpatient setting

What we offer:
  • Training and development to give you the experience and skills to progress and run and hold your own patients within clinics.
  • The opportunity to attend dermatology specialist courses.
  • To work alongside existing surgical nurses and consultants to develop this as an area of expertise.
  • Your life outside HHFT is important and the Trust are happy to consider applications with flexible working patterns that cater to individual requirements this can be discussed at interview and will be reviewed annually as part of our commitment to you within your appraisal.


About us

Our vision is to provide outstanding care for every patient. Patient care is at the heart of what we do at our three sites: Basingstoke and North Hampshire Hospital, Royal Hampshire County Hospital in Winchester and Andover War Memorial Hospital. Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust provides medical and surgical services to a population of approximately 600,000 people across Hampshire and parts of West Berkshire.

Our cultural ambition is to have a culture that places people at the heart of all we do, where we all belong, and where learning, improvement and excellence thrive.

We provide specialist services to people across the UK and internationally. We are one of only two centres in the UK treating pseudomyxoma peritonei (a rare form of abdominal cancer) and we are leaders in the field of tertiary liver cancer and colorectal cancer.

The trust employs more than 9,000 staff and has a turnover of over �500 million a year. As a Foundation Trust, we are directly accountable to our members through the governors. The Council of Governors represent the interests of their constituencies and influence the future plans of the Foundation Trust.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Happy to Talk Flexible Working - all requests for flexible and part time working will be considered.

Further information about the Trust and this role can be found on the Job Description and Person Specification document attached.

Person Specification

Training & Qualifications

Essential

  • Diploma/Bachelor's degree in Nursing, with current NMC registration
  • Full UK driving license with use of a car for travel between sites


Desirable

  • Teaching or mentorship qualification


Experience & Knowledge

Essential

  • An interest in dermatology
  • Interest in supporting minor operations.
  • Keen interest in phototherapy, patch testing and skin conditions.


Desirable

  • Experience of working in dermatology, but new registrants welcome.
  • Experience as a qualified nurse, but new registrants are welcome.
  • Previous training in phototherapy/patch testing.
  • Experience of working independently.


Skills & Ability

Essential

  • Ability to work autonomously
  • Effective oral and written communication skill
  • Ability to work collaboratively as part of a team
  • Competent IT skills
  • Ability to prioritise workload and manage time effectively.
  • Ability to motivate self and others


Desirable

  • oExperience of health promotion work


Other Specific Requirements

Essential

  • Keen to learn and take on opportunities for personal and departmental development
  • Enthusiastic and self-motivated.
  • Car driver and owner to travel between sites RHCH and AWMH, where necessary.
  • To work flexibly to accommodate the needs of the service.


Employer details

Employer name

Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Andover

Charlton Road

Andover

SP10 3LB

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

251-MED5028DERM-A

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