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Dermatology Specialist Nurse

Job Reference: 403-CRGEN129

Taunton and Somerset NHS Foundation Trust
Musgrove Park Hospital, Taunton
£44,606 - £50,819 pro rata, per annum

Dermatology Nurse Specialist

Taunton and Somerset Trust is a dynamic integrated Trust with integrity and vision. The Trust runs a regional collaborative multidisciplinary service for the treatment and monitoring of complex Dermatology patients and patients with skin cancer.


We are currently looking for a Dermatology Nurse Specialist to join our enthusiastic close-knit team who are committed, driven individuals that are passionate about ensuring outstanding patient care is our highest priority.


This is an exciting opportunity to reshape the service. We are looking for leadership and energy to create a model for the future. Dermatology will be configured as a largely nurse-led department which will function with continued consultant overview shared between United Hospital Bristol Trust and The Royal Devon and Exeter Trust. The workload will be mainly comprised of people with complex or challenging skin diseases on systemic medication that requires expert monitoring and supervision.


The successful candidate will provide advice, support and information from the time of diagnosis and throughout the patients care pathway through consultation, treatment, prescribing, minor operations, aftercare, education and training.


Working closely with the team in the hospital and consultants at United Hospital Bristol Trust, The Royal Devon and Exeter Trust, and the community you will act as a role model to ensure a co-ordinated quality service, being actively involved in education, audit, research and development.


We can offer you the opportunity to do something you love and pursue your career.

Musgrove Park Hospital is situated in Taunton, in the middle of Somerset. It has on-site parking and excellent transport links. The bus from town arrives every 12 mins and there are two Park and Rides which drop off at the hospital. It is close to the M5 which gives easy access to Bristol and Exeter.


You’ll get to experience life in the West Country, enjoying easy access to some of the UK’s most desirable locations. From the beaches of North Devon and Cornwall, to the cities of Bristol, Bath, Exeter and less than 2 hours from London.


For further details / informal visits contact:

To make an appointment for an informal discussion about the role please call Alison Hurley on 01823 343977

Interviews will be held in January 2020

For further details / informal visits contact:

For further details / informal visits contact:

To make an appointment for an informal discussion about the role please call Alison Hurley on 01823 343977

Interviews will be held in January 2020

If you are successful for interview, you will be required to bring ID, proof of essential qualifications / relevant documents with you (More details will follow)

Our values are simple: Outstanding Care, Working Together, Listening and Leading

We recognise that our staff are our most valuable resource, we are proud of the excellent levels of service our Trust provides to our service users and the dedication and conscientious of our staff.

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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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