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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 21/10/2021.

Specialist Nurse Practitioner

Job Reference: 321-MRC-SK-B6-SNP-1FTE

Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Dermatology Outpatients
Churchill Hospital, Oxford
£32,306 - £39,027 £31,365 - £37,890 per annum/pro

Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest NHS teaching trusts in the country. It provides a wide range of general and specialist clinical services and is a base for medical education, training and research.

The Trust comprises four hospitals - the John Radcliffe Hospital, Churchill Hospital and Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre in Headington and the Horton General Hospital in Banbury.

Our values, standards and behaviours define the quality of clinical care we offer and the professional relationships we make with our patients, colleagues and the wider community. We call this Delivering Compassionate Excellence and its focus is on our values of compassion, respect, learning, delivery, improvement and excellence. These values put patients at the heart of what we do and underpin the quality healthcare we would like for ourselves or a member of our family. Watch how we set out to deliver compassionate excellence via the OUH YouTube channel.

Many of our recruitment programmes use Value Based Interviewing to identify those who have the skills we seek, who share our values and who are able to deliver compassionate excellence from the outset. We know that this makes a significant difference to your job satisfaction and above all the outcomes and experience of our patients and their families.

Biologics and Systemic Therapies Specialist Nurse Practitioner

Full-time – Band 6

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a motivated and experienced Dermatology nurse to join the Dermatology Outpatient team at the Churchill Hospital in Oxford, in supporting the Biologics service.

The post holder will work in partnership with the Dermatology medical, nursing and research teams, to help support a new specialist service for dermatology patients, who are being treated with systemic agents, phototherapy, and biologic agents. Working with an Advanced Nurse Practitioner and Specialist Pharmacist, the successful candidate will support and develop nurse led clinics, to manage a caseload of patients. You will be required to administer treatments, including phototherapy and undertake nurse led clinics including psoriasis and acne clinics, as well as educate and support patients with complex dermatology conditions. The role will be an integral part of the unit team, ensuring a high-quality service to all patients.

We are looking for a dynamic, highly motivated, and enthusiastic individual to join our friendly team. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate excellent communication skills, team working and dedicated to improving the patient experience. You will need to be an organised and innovative nurse, who is engaged in supporting and developing this service.

Applicants will be expected to have a minimum of two years’ experience in a Dermatology setting, including undertaking Dermatology nurse led clinics. A qualification as a non-medical prescriber is desirable for the post or a commitment to undertake the non-medical prescribing course (V300) is essential.

For further information or to arrange an informal visit please contact Thomas Aries (Biologics and Systemic Therapies Advanced Nurse Practitioner) on 01865 225632 or email: Applications forms are available online.

Closing date – 21 October 2021 Interview date – To be agreed

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameThomas AriesJob titleAdvanced Nurse PractitionerEmail addressthomas.aries@ouh.nhs.ukTelephone number01865 225632Additional contact information

Melanie Delve (Lead Nurse): 01865 228262 /

Avril Charles (Specialist Nurse Practitioner): 01865 228226 /

No unsolicited recruitment agency telephone calls or emails.

Please note that this post is subject to a 6 month probationary period. If you currently hold a contract of employment with the Oxford University Hospitals, this will not apply. This statement does not apply to Medical staff or Executive Appointments.

Please make sure that you read the job description and person specification attached below, and that your statement in support reflects this as your application will be judged against these criteria.

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Candidates selected for interview will be contacted after the short listing process, usually within 2 weeks. (Please note that shortlisting times vary when applying for a Medical position within the Trust) The majority of correspondence will be via the e-recruitment system, therefore you should check your emails regularly including junk mail folders in web-based email products.

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