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Dermatology Clinical Nurse Specialist

Employer
The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust
Location
Shrewsbury
Salary
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum/pro rata
Closing date
29 May 2024

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Profession
Nurse
Grade
Band 7
Hours
Part Time
Are you a dynamic, forward-thinking, and self-motivated Band 6 Dermatology Nurse or a Band 7 Clinical Nurse Specialist who wants to come and join our friendly supportive Dermatology Team?

This is an exciting opportunity to be in a leading role delivering high quality care and providing support to skin cancer patients and their families and helping to develop- and expand our skin cancer services.

The successful candidate will be developed to obtain skills to enable them to manage and maintain a case load of skin cancer patients, undertaking nurse-led clinics and performing diagnostic skin surgical procedures supported by the Skin cancer Specialist Nurse.

This is a 12 month fixed term post, 32 hours a week.

Main duties of the job

Promote expert practice, facilitating the development of clinician's skills by acting as a role model, mentor and supervisor to provide a visible, accessible and authoritative presence regarding common inflammatory skin diseases ( e.g . acne, eczema, psoriasis) in the clinical setting and will work with the multi-disciplinary team to provide a comprehensive service including expert care that the patients, relatives and staff can rely on for support and advice.

About us

As an organisation we strive to provide high quality, safe care for our patients in an environment which our staff are proud to work in. We believe that by adhering to our Vision (To provide excellent care for the communities we serve) and working with our Trust Values in mind (Partnering, Ambitious, Caring, Trusted) we can achieve the right results for the people that matter most - our patients and their families.

Dermatology is the area of medicine that deals with conditions of the skin, nails, and hair. Here in The Royal Shrewsbury Hospital, we offer a wide range of services to help diagnose and manage symptoms. We are available to patients of all ages, and we strive to provide the best service possible.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For Full Duties and Responsibilities please refer to the attached document entitled Job Description.

Person Specification

Qualifications and training

Essential

  • NMC registered
  • Education and/or experience at Masters level (or willingness to work towards)
  • Evidence of advanced communication skills training or willingness to do so
  • Leadership course or willingness to complete
  • ENB 998 ((Teaching and Assessing in Clinical Practice) / City and Guilds 730(7) Cert Ed)


Experience and knowledge

Essential

  • Experience in a nursing leadership role
  • Extensive post registration experience within the NHS
  • Significant proven experience at Band 6 within Dermatology
  • Experience of communicating with multi-professionals at all levels on subjects that may be sensitive or contentious
  • Knowledge and understanding of nursing / clinical audit
  • Knowledge of corporate and clinical governance


Desirable

  • Evidence of implementing research based practice


Employer details

Employer name

The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust

Address

The Royal Shrewsbury Hospital

Mytton Oak Road, Copthorne

Shrewsbury

SY3 8XQ

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