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Assistant Nurse Manager – Band 7

Belfast Skin Clinic

Closing Date: 11 February 2022

BELFAST SKIN CLINIC – A centre of excellence in Dermatology and associated specialities is recruiting for the following position:-

 ASSISTANT NURSE MANAGER – Band 7

Permanent full time 37.5 hours per week. Monday to Friday with occasional evening shift or Saturday morning. Experience within the Independent Healthcare Sector is essential. Additional experience with dermatology, plastic surgery, theatres, lasers or treatment rooms will also be considered an advantage.

Staff must be able to work in a flexible, dynamic, enthusiastic and proactive way whilst demonstrating exceptional communication skills and high personal standards.

You will be part of an expanding team working in a modern, purpose-built healthcare facility providing a service to our Consultant Dermatologists, Plastic Surgeons, Vascular Surgeons and Rheumatologists.

Staff enjoy very comfortable working conditions with attractive benefits. The clinic has onsite free parking available and is situated very closely to main public transport routes.

  • 34 days Annual Leave
  • Private medical insurance
  • Company pension
  • Staff discounts on treatments and products

Job Purpose

The successful candidate will be required to provide an efficient and professional service as part of the nursing team whilst displaying exceptional attention to detail. You will assist the Nurse Manager with her responsibilities and deputise in her absence.

Salary

Will be discussed at interview and will be according to individual experience and appropriate qualifications.

Key qualities and skills

  • Registered General Nurse on the live register of the NMC and suitably qualified and experienced in Independent Healthcare
  • At least 2 years post-registration experience in Independent Healthcare at Sister/Senior Staff Nurse position with management responsibilities
  • Extensive knowledge of RQIA Minimum Standards for Independent Healthcare and Dept of Health Regulations
  • Excellent standard of nursing skills
  • Good organisational skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Team player with the ability to use own initiative and prioritise tasks
  • Maintain a very high standard of confidentiality adhering to GDPR and Data Protection legislation

 This is an exciting opportunity to join our nursing team with promotional opportunities as we continue to expand and develop our services delivered within the Belfast Skin Clinic.

If you are interested in joining and expanding your skills and knowledge within a superb, purpose-built clinic – please apply now.

Please phone for an application form to reception at 02890 667077 or email karen@belfastskinclinic.com

Karen Moffett, Nurse Manager, Belfast Skin Clinic, 18 Deramore Drive, Belfast, BT9 5JQ

 CLOSING DATE FOR COMPLETED APPLICATION FORMS – FRIDAY 11th February, 2022

Clinical Nurse Specialist

The Christie NHS FT

Closing Date: 30 November 2021

Job summary

The post holder will be responsible for:

  • Providing a comprehensive nursing service for those suffering from non-melanomatous skin tumours. This will be through clinical practice, teaching and participation in research
  • Acting as a resource for the Multidisciplinary Team.
  • Developing the post according to service needs, agree targets for progress and demonstrating the positive effect of this patient care.
  • Providing leadership and innovation in non-surgical non-melanomatous skin cancer nursing.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will work with a team of Clinical Oncology and Medical Oncology health professionals supporting and caring for patients with a non-melanomatous skin cancer diagnosis. The team provides immunotherapy, chemotherapy and radiotherapy treatments as well as supportive care for patients from across Greater Manchester and farther afield.

This is a new post and the postholder will be a nurse with the vision and ability to set up a new service. The successful candidate will be able to work autonomously as a specialist nurse while being supported by a team of Consultants, Advanced Clinical Practitioners and Clinical Nurse Specialists. Excellent interpersonal skills are paramount for this post together with confidence to engage and work with a range of colleagues at all levels and from all professional groups.

Experience as an oncology nurse is essential and a knowledge of immunotherapy, tissue viability and skin cancer would be an advantage.

The postholder will be highly motivated and driven to improve patient care and experience. They will be an excellent and meticulous oral and written communicator and they will use their well-developed clinical and professional leadership skills to encourage and promote best outcomes for patients, their relatives and carers.

There will also be an opportunity to develop a sound knowledge base of relevant research ensuring that quality evidence based care in the specialist service for patients with skin cancer is provided.

About us

There are currently two skin consultants within clinical oncology Dr Andrew Sykes and Dr Agata Rembielak.

The skin clinics are held at our main site in Withington and the team link with the Specialist Skin MDT led by Salford Royal Foundation Trust.

This is a new post that is currently funded for 2 years to support our skin patients and will give the successful candidate the opportunity to develop the role of patient-focussed education, including training to self-manage ongoing consequences of treatment and provide evidence of the benefits for our skin patients and improvement in the patient pathway.

Skin Cancer Specialist Nurse

Milton Keynes, Birmingham, Derby, Leeds, Reading, Southampton, Portsmouth, Guildford, Northampton

Due to the continued expansion of our skin services, Check4Cancer are currently recruiting for specialist skin cancer nurses. You will work within an experienced MDT, in a nurse-led autonomous environment; providing skin cancer checks and skin diagnosis in a clinic setting.

Your duties will involve assessing patients, taking high quality images of suspicious lesions, for telemedicine diagnosis. In addition, you will provide skin health education and awareness, enabling a holistic patient centred, preventative care service.

You will be supported by a team of skin nurses, along with Consultant Dermatologists and Consultant Plastic surgeons, and will report to the Clinical Services Director.  A comprehensive training programme, along with skin competencies will be completed prior to you undertaking clinics.

Check4Cancer offers cancer screening for bowel, breast, cervical, lung, prostate and skin cancer.  We also provide diagnostic pathways for skin, breast and prostate cancers and our head office is based in Cambridge.

The company’s team of cancer specialists has extensive clinical expertise, enabling Check4Cancer to offer highest standards of care and become a trusted provider of evidence based, audited pathways to private individuals, leading UK insurance providers and the corporate sector.

Regular CPD events in house, and externally are offered to continue your career progression.
Salary – Competitive (Equivalent to a Band 7/8) depending upon experience.

Adult registered nurse, valid NMC pin required. BDNG, RCN membership will be required. Experience in dermoscopy and lesion recognition is required.
Working hours Monday – Friday 37.5hrs.
We currently have roles for full-time and part-time contracts with flexible working days.

Ideally, you will be a car driver or have good transport links in order to travel to clinics. All travel expenses are paid for.

If you are interested in finding out more information please contact Louise Mills, Clinical Services Director by email louise@check4cancer.com

Band 7 Clinical Nurse Specialist – Dermatology

Homerton University Hospital

Closing Date: 30 November 2021

We are looking for a highly motivated Nurse Specialist, who is passionate about Dermatology, to make a major contribution to the care of patients with dermatological conditions in Homerton University Hospital.

The post holder will be a registered nurse with a post registration nursing course in Dermatology with experience as a Dermatology Specialist Nurse and extensive knowledge of Dermatology. The post holder will also be able to perform and provide a Phototherapy service.

You should have proven management and leadership skills as well as the ability to demonstrate initiative and innovation, effective communication skills and the ability to organise your own caseload.

You will also be able to demonstrate effective teaching and presentation skills as you will be responsible for providing education and support. You will also be required to provide clinical care to a caseload of patients with dermatological conditions.

Working Hours: Part Time 27 hours per week.

Salary Band 7 £47,154 – £52,936 p.a. inc. pro rata

For further details please contact:

Please contact Dr Abha Gulati (Clinical Lead for Dermatology) abhagulati@nhs.net / 020 8510 7690

Or Wilhermina Boafo-Addai (Service Manager) via email on: w.boafo-addai@nhs.net

Skin Cancer Specialist Nurse

Check4Cancer

Due to the continued expansion of our skin services, Check4Cancer are currently recruiting for specialist skin cancer nurses. You will work within an experienced MDT, in a nurse-led autonomous environment; providing skin cancer checks and skin diagnosis in a clinic setting.

Your duties will involve assessing patients, taking high quality images of suspicious lesions, for telemedicine diagnosis. In addition, you will provide skin health education and awareness, enabling a holistic patient centered, preventative care service.

You will be supported by a team of skin nurses, along with Consultant Dermatologists and Consultant Plastic surgeons, and will report to the Clinical Services Director.  A comprehensive training programme, along with skin competencies will be completed prior to you undertaking clinics.

Check4Cancer offers cancer screening for bowel, breast, cervical, lung, prostate and skin cancer.  We also provide diagnostic pathways for skin, breast and prostate cancers and our head office is based in Cambridge.

The company’s team of cancer specialists has extensive clinical expertise, enabling Check4Cancer to offer highest standards of care and become a trusted provider of evidence based, audited pathways to private individuals, leading UK insurance providers and the corporate sector.

Regular CPD events in house, and externally are offered to continue your career progression.

Salary – Competitive (Equivalent to a Band 7/8) depending upon experience.

Adult registered nurse, valid NMC pin required. BDNG, RCN membership will be required. Experience in dermoscopy and lesion recognition is required.

Working hours Monday – Friday 37.5hrs.

We currently have roles for full-time and part-time contracts with flexible working days.

Ideally, you will be a car driver or have good transport links in order to travel to clinics. All travel expenses are paid for.

If you are interested in finding out more information please contact Louise Mills, Clinical Services Director by email louise@check4cancer.com

National Nurse Manager

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Key Objectives of the Role

  • Responsible for leading, supporting and supervising the clinical work of nurses across the business.
  • Support with induction and clinical supervision of medical and nursing staff.
  • Creation and implementation of new audit programme.
  • Provide professional leadership ensuring registered health care professionals uphold and maintain professional standards of practice and behaviour.

Key Responsibilities

  • Ensure all staff have the appropriate training and ongoing support to meet the requirements of their roles.
  • Develop and implement a plan for clinical supervision and appraisal of nurses delivering skin cancer screening.
  • Support MDT activity.
  • Lead Clinical Excellence reviews and report directly to the Medical Standards Committee.
  • Develop and monitor an audit activity programme for the delivery of a mole screening service.
  • Identify recruitment gaps which are undermining clinical and commercial performance.
  • Support the recruitment, on boarding and induction of doctors and nurses to the business.
  • To work with other external providers where necessary to improve business efficiency.
  • Act as a FTSU Champion for the group.
  • Participate in Safeguarding role.
  • Ensure compliance to corporate processes such as: incident reporting, sharing of best practice, auditing, Infection prevention and control.

Education and Training

  • To participate in teaching and in-service training for all relevant staff.
  • To set benchmarks for the best practice and to monitor and evaluate standards.
  • Chair nurse meetings and conferences, regionally, nationally as required.

Research & Audit

  • Continuously asses and monitor risk.
  • Ensure nursing practice is research based.
  • Maintain an awareness of clinical developments relevant to dermatology and skin cancer.
  • Undertake ongoing audit and evaluation of the service and produce annual report with the support of the Clinical Governance Team.

Professional Development And Education

  •  Actively participate in your own professional development in accordance with objectives identified at Appraisal Review, demonstrating professional commitment.
  • Active professional development programme ensures an up to date knowledge of treatment and progress within the specialist areas.
  • Development of own education whilst being supported by Company training programmes.

Qualifications/Experience:

  • Registered Nurse (NMC) or HPC registration with at least 3 years post registration experience.
  • Considerable nursing level with some leadership experience would be desirable.
  • Strong IT skills, including good working knowledge of Microsoft Office including: Outlook, Excel,  Word and PowerPoint
  • Has knowledge of appropriate standards and external bodies, such as the Care Quality Commission.
  • Awareness of quality issues within Skin Cancer Services.
  • In-depth knowledge of cancer journey.
  • Counselling skills.
  • Evidence of multi-professional working.
  • Understanding of MDT working.
  • Knowledge of Cancer Standards and their importance.

Ensure compliance with relevant NICE Guidelines, BDNG Competencies and NMC Code.

Collaboratively identify areas for nursing practice development.

Behaviours:

  •  Demonstrates a proactive, positive and optimistic attitude using common sense approach.
  • Supportive, competent, confident and has the ability to be assertive if require
  • Ability to work and communicate accurate clinical information effectively at both operational and managerial level.
  • Confident in building professional relationships with staff, consultants and colleagues.
  • Ability to work under pressure and manage own workload.
  • A flexible, pragmatic and articulate individual.
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Continual improvement mind-set with a commitment to clinical excellence and client care.

The duties and responsibilities outlined above do not represent a full list of the tasks the post holder will be expected to perform.  It is also recognised that the duties of all posts are subject to change from time to time.  Alterations to duties and responsibilities and performance of similar tasks within the scope of and at the same level will be expected.  It is expected that this job description will be regularly reviewed by the post holder and his/her manager.  These discussions will normally take place during the Employee Performance review discussion.

The job will initially be part time and hours can be discussed at interview.  Salary is dependent on experience.

Any interested parties should send CV and covering letter to medicalteam@sknclinics.co.uk.

Bank Band 5/6 Dermatology Nurse

South, East and South East England

Bank Band 5/6 Dermatology Nurse – Weekend & Weekday

18 Week Support are currently seeking Band 5/6 Dermatology Nurses to join our insource team across the South, East and South East England regions.

One of our largest service provisions, Dermatology continues to grow significantly across several locations, we hope to appoint Band 5/6 Dermatology nurses to join our team on a Bank basis. This is an exciting opportunity for anyone considering weekend or weekday Bank shifts with our speciality, as we move towards providing our services 7-days per week.

The role offers the opportunity to work in new departments, experience new systems and work with a fantastic team of Dermatology and Surgical Professionals that are well-versed with providing dermatology care within the 18 Week Support insourcing service.

You will be working with and assisting Dermatologist and Surgeons with a range of specialized procedures such as, General dermatology and skin cancer surgery, as well as assisting in outpatient clinics. You will support the patient throughout their visit ensuring safe and effective care from start to finish.

18 Week Support is an RTT support provider which supports NHS Trusts with meeting their RTT pathways and 18-week waiting time targets. Like the NHS we work with, patient care is at the centre of everything we do, and our clinical teams are dedicated to ensuring excellent patient experience.

We are an ethical and transparent organisation that is committed to the NHS and the delivery of high-quality care, and to helping NHS Trusts reduce RTT waiting times.

Post Summary
● Band 5/6 Dermatology Nurse
● Based/working in NHS Trusts in several locations
● Assisting in dermatology surgery and outpatients clinics
● Supported by a dermatology lead nurse
● Responsible to the 18 Week Support Chief Nurse and Head of Nursing
● Weekday and Weekend shifts available

Benefits include;
● Excellent day rates (PAYE)
● Travel & accommodation costs covered
● Training and orientation by experienced 18 Week Support Nurse in Charge

Applicant Requirements
● Registered Nurse
● Eligible to work in the UK
● Minimum of 1 year experience at Band 5 level or above within an NHS Dermatology Unit
● Comprehensive knowledge of outpatient processes and procedures
● Proficient in using Dermatological surgery equipment.
● Essential I.T. (EIT) skills or equivalent