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Dermatology Nurse Specialist


Main area
Fixed Term (to cover maternity leave)
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£33,222 - £43,041
29/03/2019 23:59

Working for Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust offers all the benefits of coast and country living with the convenience of big city life.

We have miles of unspoilt coastline on our doorstep, attractive commuter towns, picturesque villages and stunning countryside all within easy reach. Excellent transport links mean the vibrant, historic city of Liverpool is only a short journey away. Shops, bars, restaurants, museums, galleries, a World Heritage listed waterfront and, of course, two Premiership football teams makes this a destination for travellers from across the world.

The University of Liverpool has awarded us the status of University Clinical Education Centre in recognition of the high standard of training provided for students on placement to the Trust.

We pride ourselves in providing safe, clean and friendly care, and recruit to our SCOPE values. We also offer a range of family friendly options to staff.

Please note that all successful applicants to non-medical positions will be subject to a six-month probationary period.


Dermatology Nurse Specialist

Ormskirk District General Hospital

Speciality: Dermatology

Fixed Term - 12 months contract (maternity leave cover)

Full Time: 37,5 hours per week

Band 7

£33,222 - £43,041 per annum pro rata


Please be aware, that we may close a vacancy earlier than stated, should a sufficient number of applications be received, you are therefore advised to apply at your earliest convenience.


Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust provides healthcare in hospital and the community to 258,000 people across Southport, Formby and West Lancashire.

Acute care is provided at Southport and Formby District General Hospital and Ormskirk and District General Hospital. This includes adults’ and children’s accident and emergency services, intensive care and a range of medical and surgical specialties. Women’s and children’s services, including maternity, are provided at Ormskirk hospital.

The North West Regional Spinal Injuries Centre at Southport hospital provides specialist care for spinal patients from across the North West, North Wales and the Isle of Man.

The Trust also provides sexual health services for the Metropolitan Borough of Sefton.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and motivated Skin Cancer Clinical Nurse Specialist to join our team in the Dermatology Team at Ormskirk Hospital, which is a well-established and expanding outpatients department.

This appointment is a fixed term cover for maternity leave of the existing post holder.

The department provides a full range of Dermatology services including photo-dynamic therapy, minor surgery, skin cancer follow-up, plus many more. The successful applicant will work alongside an experienced medical and nursing team, providing specialist care to patients with a variety of skin cancers.

You must be a registered nurse who is committed to the delivery of high quality patient care and be able to work effectively and efficiently, possessing strong decision making skills, high level of communication and interpersonal skills, and the ability to work within a multidisciplinary team.  You should be flexible, well organized, resilient and able to meet the challenges and demands of a busy and diverse clinical service.

If you have a passion for Skin Cancer care and can demonstrate prior Dermatology experience or a genuine interest in the specialty we would like to hear from you.


Please note, this post will be subject to Enhanced DBS Check + Children's & Adults' Barred Lists.


Date Advertised: 1st March 2019 

Date Advert Close: 29th March 2019

Date of Interviews: To Be Confirmed

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Elaine Deeming Lead Cancer Nurse