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Lead Nurse - Dermatology

Job Reference: 229-VW178-120

Wye Valley NHS Trust
Band 8a: £42,414 to £49,969 per annum

Wye Valley NHS Trust is a provider of health care across Herefordshire bringing together acute and community services.

We run The County Hospital in Hereford along with community hospitals in Ross-on-Wye, Leominster and Bromyard, delivering a standard of care we would want for ourselves, our families and friends.

The key principles of Wye Valley NHS Trust are to provide the right care in the right place at the right time... every time.


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Our vision is to improve the health and wellbeing of the people we serve and our values are important in our everyday work: Compassion, Accountability, Respect, Excellence

An exciting opportunity has arisen - we are looking for an experienced Lead for our Dermatology nursing service. This is an exciting senior nursing appointment to work in close collaboration with lead nurses and clinicians to support a fully integrated Dermatology service.

We manage the full range of skin conditions including psoriasis, eczema, pediatrics and skin cancer. The specialist nursing service works within a multi-disciplinary team providing holistic care for patients including nurse-led systemic drug monitoring clinics, minor surgery sessions, phototherapy service, photodynamic therapy, and assisting in delivery of consultant led outpatient clinics.

We are looking for an innovative, experienced nurse who would fit into this highly experienced team. The successful applicant must be able to work as part of a team alongside the nursing, medical and administrative staff in Dermatology. The post-holder will be multi skilled and will be responsible for developing aspects of the dermatology service including phototherapy, physical and psychological assessment, symptom management, health promotion and lifestyle education to support shared decision making and self- management. You will need to be flexible, resilient and able to influence, lead and manage in order to cope with the demands of the role and to further improve the service.

For further information and/or to arrange a visit, please contact Linda Howells, Matron Ambulatory & Frailty, on 01432 355444 ext. 4001 alternatively Dr Powell, Dermatology Consultant via Anna Dowzell, on 01432 355444 Ext 4132.

All correspondence relating to this vacancy including INVITATIONS TO INTERVIEW WILL BE BY EMAIL ONLY. Please ensure that you check your emails on a regular basis. If you have not received an email within 4 weeks of the closing date then assume that you have not been successful on this occasion.

Adverts that display a closing date should be treated as a guide. We reserve the right to close the vacancy once we have received sufficient applications, so we advise you to submit your application as early as possible to prevent disappointment.

Please ensure when completing your application form that your references cover the last 3 years and that they are provided by appropriate referees for example not work colleagues but from someone in a position of authority where you have previously worked.

Wye Valley NHS Trust operates a strict No-Smoking policy on-site.

Please note that only shortlisted applicants will be notified.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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