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Senior Sister Dermatology

University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust

Closing Date: 12 July 2020

Main area: Dermatology
Grade: Band 7
Contract: Permanent
Hours: Full time: 37.5 hours per week
Job ref: 387-M-1697-JJ
Site: UHBW
Town: Bristol
Salary: £38,890 – £45,503 pa
Closing: 12/07/2020 23:59

There really has never been a more exciting time to join us; University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust and Weston Area Health NHS Trust have merged together to be come one organisation. Our newly merged Trust has a combined workforce of over 13,000 staff, aiming to deliver exceptional local services for local people and specialist services across the South West and beyond. Together, we form one of the largest NHS trusts in the country.

Love life? You will love Bristol and Weston. We are University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Trust (UHBW); recently rated ‘Outstanding’ by the CQC for the second time in a row and the largest teaching Trust in the South West of England.

The Bristol Dermatology Centre (BDC) is a major provider of specialist Dermatology services in the South West Region and is part of the Division of Medicine at UHBW.

We are looking for a Sister, with strong Dermatology experience, to join our fast-paced department.

The successful candidate must have good leadership skills with some managerial experience. They will be driven and motivated with a passion to provide high quality, efficient care. They will also have the ability to communicate well with the whole range of colleagues in a talented multi-disciplinary team to deliver dermatological care to the population of Bristol, Weston and the surrounding area (core catchment population approximately 400,000).

The Bristol Dermatology Centre provides services for inflammatory skin conditions and skin cancer. We also provide the main teledermatology service in the locality integrating with referral and treatment pathways.

It is an exciting time to join us, as we have plans to build a new cutting-edge facility, a development which will match our progressive vision for the future of the service.

University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust is CQC rated Outstanding. As one of the largest acute Trusts in the country and the major teaching and research centre for the South West, we have over 13,000 staff, over 100 different clinical services. Working in ten hospitals across Bristol and Weston, we offer a wide range of careers and jobs. Together we support the delivery of excellent care to the people of Bristol, Weston and beyond.

Our hospitals are based across Bristol and Weston-super-Mare, meaning you can enjoy the very best of both worlds; city living within a stone’s throw of the countryside or beside the seaside, with easy access to all that the South West has to offer.

UH Bristol and Weston is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults.University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust is an equal opportunities employer actively working towards a diverse workforce. Anonymous information will be used from your application in order to ensure we’re meeting our pledge.

To comply with Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 all applicants must be able to speak fluent English to an appropriate standard which will be assessed at Interview.


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  2. As a guide interviews should usually take place within 3 weeks of the closing date.
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Dermatology Clinical Nurse Specialist (Band 6/7)

The Dermatology Partnership

We are looking for qualified nursing staff throughout the south east to join our partnership of established and new clinics.

The Dermatology Partnership is a group of state-of-the-art clinics with a focus on delivering high-quality, medical, consultant-led dermatology consultations and treatments. A growing group, our sites are located around the South East with teams of Consultant Dermatologists, Aesthetic Doctors, Nurses and Therapists who deliver evidence-based advice and treatments grounded in good governance, which our patients can rely on.

As a group, we strive to be the best in everything we do, from the clinical expertise of our consultants, therapists and nurses, to the operational systems and processes that we introduce to support them.

There are currently 4 clinics in the partnership; we have ambitious plans for growth aiming to have 15-20 clinics within the partnership within 5 years.

Experience in assisting consultants in minor ops, phototherapy and patch testing is essential.  The successful applicant must be able to work as part of a team alongside the consultant dermatologists and administration staff.

To be considered for the role you should have studied at degree level and hold an appropriate specialist course in dermatology or have previous relevant experience.

Suitable applicants will also need to have substantive nursing experience working in a similar clinical environment at Band 6 – 7.