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Clinical Nurse Specialist - Band 7 Dermatology

Birmingham Women's and Children's NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum
Closing date
5 Jun 2024

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Band 7
Contract Type
Part Time
The Dermatology nursing team at Birmingham Children's Hospital are seeking a suitably experienced Paediatric nurse to join the team.

In conjunction with other members of the Multi-disciplinary team (MDT) the Senior Dermatology Clinical Nurse Specialist will enable the development of services for children and young people with Dermatological conditions such as Eczema and Psoriasis, their families and professionals.

You should be able to work autonomously, be enthusiastic and motivated, with a demonstrated interest in Dermatology nursing. You will be able to embrace change and be dedicated to advancing practice through education and leadership.

Main duties of the job

  • Provide expert level of nursing practice for Paediatric Dermatology, using advanced skills to shape and develop high quality care.
  • Support the co-ordination of the Dermatology Nursing team, including staff management and planning service delivery.
  • Participate as part of the MDT in facilitating education to families and professionals.
  • Promote excellence in nursing practice through the delivery of advanced nursing care to children and families.
  • Initiate, monitor and troubleshoot patients requiring systemic treatment for the management of Eczema and Psoriasis.

About us

Birmingham Women's and Children's NHS Foundation Trust is the first of its type in the UK. Our Trust was formed in February 2017 to drive forward our commitment to provide the highest quality, world-class physical and mental health care for our women, children and families. Uniting our hospitals means more seamless care more investment to make greater advances in our specialist treatment and world-leading neo-natal and fetal work. Importantly, it also gives us a greater voice in shaping the future of family-centred care.

Birmingham Children's Hospital is a UK leading specialist paediatric centre with an international reputation in several areas.

Birmingham Women's Hospital is one of two dedicated women's hospitals in the UK, with the busiest single site maternity unit, delivering more than 8,200 babies a year offering a full range of gynaecological, maternity and neonatal care.

Forward Thinking Birmingham (FTB) Mental Health Services are a unique, innovative community and inpatient mental health partnership. Alongside partners FTB offers care pathways of mental health assessment and treatment for young people aged 0-25 years old.

Our Trust is committed to creating the best place to work. We believe in promoting and enhancing inclusion, diversity and equality and encourage applications from all areas of the community, who meet the criteria for the role, regardless of age, gender identity, disability, race, religion or sexual orientation.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to the attached job description and person specification to view the full details for this opportunity at Birmingham Womens and Childrens NHS Foundation Trust.

When completing your application, please ensure you have evidenced how you meet the job description and person specification to include transferable experience, qualifications, skills along with professional registration details (if applicable).

Occasionally we receive a large number of applications for our roles and when that happens we sometimes bring the closing date forward, so please apply promptly to avoid disappointment.

Person Specification

Knowledge and Experience


  • Experience working with Children/Young people with Dermatological conditions
  • Proven ability to manage own and team members work
  • Demonstrate knowledge of local and national policy/reviews.
  • Evidence of commitment to educational initiatives to ensure the delivery of evidence based clinical practice and high-quality care

Analytical and Judgement skills


  • Demonstrate an understanding of the audit/research process, and relevance to clinical practice

Professional and managerial


  • Is able to initiate, manage, troubleshoot and monitor topical and systemic treatments.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Able to work independently at an expert level and as a member of a Multi-disciplinary team.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the practices of equality and inclusion in the delivery of this role

Personal skills, abilities and attributes


  • Demonstrate alignment with the values and beliefs of the trust
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Evidence of good attendance



  • NMC registration - RSCN or Child branch
  • Evidence of continuous professional development
  • Knowledge, experience and competence in Paediatric Dermatology Nursing
  • Evidence of completion of leadership development package or equivalent leadership role


  • Non medical prescriber - or willing to work towards

Employer details

Employer name

Birmingham Women's and Children's NHS Foundation Trust


Birmingham Children's Hospital


B4 6NH

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