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Band 6 Registered Nurse Laser Practitioner

Employer
Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Salisbury
Salary
£28,407 to £34,581 Per annum pro rata if part time
Closing date
29 May 2024

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Profession
Nurse
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
This is a rare opportunity to work within an outpatient environment at one of the UK's leading NHS laser clinics. We are looking for a NMC registered nurse to join us here at the Salisbury Laser Clinic. The Clinic was the first to deliver laser treatment for Port Wine Stain birthmarks on the NHS in 1982 and has since developed to provide a wide range of skin laser treatments. We are extremely proud of our passionate, professional team who are devoted to delivering the highest level of friendly, safe and patient-centred care.

The individual will be accountable for their own Laser practice including clinical assessment, history taking, using appropriate diagnostics, as well as monitoring treatments. They will provide a well-developed specialist knowledge underpinned by theory and experience. They will act as a professional role model for the Laser service and promote excellence in nursing practice and care through use of evidence, supervision, teaching and support from colleagues.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will be expected to deliver a high quality nursing service, providing specialist care and management to patients and their families. The ability to prioritize your work and be flexible in your approach is essential to this role.

Responsible for carrying out clinical practice within designated clinical areas, ensuring that high quality, current evidence-based nursing assessment, care planning, implementation, interventions and evaluations for patients is provided.

Will be responsible for the application of knowledge across the range of work procedures and practices, underpinned by theoretical knowledge and practical experience.

The successful applicant will be a registered nurse with an interest in lasers, skin and care excellence and who will be willing to work alongside scientists and clinicians to help deliver our clinical services. Ideally a background in burns & plastic surgery nursing, or skin conditions would be advantageous. Training will be delivered in a number of laser modalities, and we will support you to become a specialist in the field of laser treatments. On completion of our laser expanded practice protocols, and a year of experience, the post holder will gain a Band 6 position supporting our service as a specialist laser nurse.

About us

Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust (SFT) is an innovative hospital with a proud heritage and over 250 years of experience behind us. Here we're driven to deliver an outstanding experience for everyone and have been well regarded for the quality of care and treatment we continue to provide for our patients and also our staff.

We are an acute Trust, rated Good by the CQC, with a track record of high performance providing regional and super regional specialist services such as: Burns, Plastics & Reconstructive Surgery, Wessex Regional Genetics Laboratory, Wessex Rehabilitation, Spires Cleft Centre and the Duke of Cornwall Spinal Treatment Centre. We have about 470 beds and employ over 4000 staff.

We support flexible working and will consider requests taking into account the needs of the service. We think working here is pretty rewarding. You can access a range of NHS discounts, receive a minimum of 35 days paid holiday (pro rata), and we offer a generous pension scheme. On-site benefits include car parking (fee applies), leisure centre, day nursery and holiday play scheme.

Salisbury is an attractive place to live and work and really gives you the best of everything. With easy access to London and local airports, the city of Southampton is only a short train or car journey away or if you prefer the sea, Bournemouth is also accessible. Don't just take our word for it, why not explore what Salisbury has to offer by visiting www.experiencesalisbury.co.uk

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached Job description and person specification for full details of roles and responsibilities.

Person Specification

Application form and interview

Essential

  • The post holder will be a first level registered nurse with a Diploma or Degree in Nursing and/or evidence of relevant continuing professional development equivalent to post-graduate diploma level.
  • Assessor award or mentorship qualification
  • NMC registration
  • Minimum 2 years' experience at Band 5 in secondary care in a nursing speciality where knowledge and skills are relevant/transferable to speciality
  • Able to maintain clear, accurate and legible documentation
  • Evidence of supervising junior staff
  • The post holder is accountable for his / her practice in line with the NMC code of professional conduct and takes every reasonable opportunity to sustain and improve his / her knowledge and professional competence


Desirable

  • Flexible to service demands
  • Will be familiar with the Health and Safety at Works Act and be aware of its implications and ensure that local unit and departmental policies are followed.
  • Has experience of undertaking audits and improvement projects
  • Excellent Manual dexterity skills as the post holder will need to coordinate, grasp and manipulate objects and demonstrate small, precise movements.
  • Computer skills
  • GCSE Maths and or Physics would be advantageous


Employer details

Employer name

Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust

Odstock Road

Salisbury

SP2 8BJ

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269-SFT-8470

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