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Staff Nurse - Dermatology

Portsmouth Hospitals University NHS Trust
£24,998 to £30,431 a year
Closing date
28 May 2024

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Band 5
Contract Type
Part Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated, inspirational registered nurse within the Dermatology Department which is based at St Marys Campus , Block D. We are looking to recruit a enthusiastic staff nurse to join our Unit. All applications are welcome no matter what your experience in Dermatology as long as you are confident, compassionate and can deliver outstanding standards of care.

Main duties of the job

This role can offer development opportunities within this speciality where you will be able to enhance your skills and knowledge. This is a part time post working 33 hours per week, Monday to Friday, hours will de discussed further at interview.

About us

Here at Portsmouth Hospitals University NHS Trust, we are proud to provide expert, compassionate care for our local population. We are ranked as the third in the country for research, embedding education and training across the organisation. Our main hub is the Queen Alexandra Hospital, which is one of the largest hospitals on the south coast employing over 8,700 staff. Our patients come from all walks of life and so do we. We hire great people from a wide variety of backgrounds because it makes our hospital stronger. If you share our values and our enthusiasm for getting it right for patients, colleagues, and our community, you will find a home at Portsmouth Hospitals University NHS Trust.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Promote and set high standards of nursing care and maintain the delivery of quality care within the trust policies, protocols, and guidelines Learning about lesion recognition and cancer diagnosis and inflammatory conditions within the Dermatology Service Provide and deliver a high standard of evidence-based nursing care through the assessment, planning, and evaluating of individual patients needs based on evidence. Initiate and co-ordinate care in the clinical area for a specified group of patients Recognise and respond to a change in patient status undertaking first line interventions within scope of practice and refer on to the appropriate clinician as required Actively promote safe and effective working practices to prevent harm to the patients within your care and take part in safety audits to maintain high quality standards Communicating and working with the multidisciplinary team to improve quality of care, and informed clinical decisions. Promote innovation and share any new ideas to improve patient care Communicate complex/sensitive information with empathy and respect ensuring understanding

Person Specification



  • Current RN registration with NMC and any other relevant post registration qualifications
  • BSc Degree in relevant field



  • Evidence of recent CPD Managing resources and contributing to departmental budget
  • Evidence of developing policy, guidelines and managing resources
  • An awareness of research and evidence-based practice relevant to clinical area


  • Dermatology experience
  • Computer literate, knowledge of patient administration system

Additional criteria


  • Clinically competent at Band 5.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Teaching and mentoring skills
  • Team building skills
  • Ability to prioritise workload, instruct and direct others
  • Organisational skills and able to work as part of a team
  • Able to support development of others
  • Articulate and knowledgeable of current professional nursing issues
  • Health promotion
  • Advocacy skills
  • Strong customer service skills


  • Ability to adapt to change within working situation

Employer details

Employer name

Portsmouth Hospitals University NHS Trust


St Mary's Hospital

Milton Road




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