Skin Cancer Clinical Nurse Specialist - London

University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
London (Greater)
12 Feb 2018
15 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Main area
Skin Cancer/DermatologyGrade
Band 7Contract
Full Time 37.5 hours per weekJob ref

University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (UCLH)Town
£38,035 - £48,256 per annum inclusiveClosing
21/02/2018 23:59

At UCLH (University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust) our success starts with you.
We want you to come to UCLH, and stay at UCLH; all of our staff have been involved in developing our values.
We believe that UCLH is a better place for patients and staff alike. This is an exciting opportunity to join one of the largest and most successful Foundation Trusts in the UK with an international reputation and a tradition of innovation.
UCLH has two major strategic projects underway. On Grafton Way, we are building a facility which will be home to one of only two high energy NHS proton beam therapy centres, Europe’s largest centre for the treatment of blood disorders and a hyper modern surgery service. Close by on Huntley Street we are developing the new Royal National ENT and Eastman Dental Hospitals. Replacing the current hospitals on Grays’ Inn Road, this development will mean we can provide multidisciplinary care to our dental and ENT patients in a modern environment. Our Grafton Way facility is due to open in 2020, with Huntley Street opening in 2019.
NHS staff survey results from 2016, UCLH has been named one of the ten best performing non-specialist trusts against the following statement: “If a friend of relative needed treatment I would be happy with the standard of care provided by this organisation”.

An opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and motivated experienced nurse with excellent communication skills to join the Dermatology Team. This post is for a skin cancer clinical nurse specialist within the dermatology department. The post holder will be the designated Skin Cancer CNS and act as a Key Worker providing expert advice, information and education to people with cancer and their families.You will work closely with the Consultants, existing Clinical Nurse Specialists and other multidisciplinary team members, playing an important role in the delivery of effective care and management of dermatology patients. You must be able to work autonomously, organise your workload effectively and adapt to, as well as drive change at a local levelYou should be a Registered Nurse with post registration experience in skin cancer and dermatology and have or be willing to study towards a Master’s degree in a related subject. Experience of running nurse led clinics would be an advantage. You must be able to take part in structured teaching for patients, colleagues and students.

We offer our permanent staff an interest free season ticket loan for travel, a subsidised social club including gym, free independent and confidential support for all staff, large retail discounts, cycle to work scheme and on-site accommodation to name a few… for more information on our staff benefits please see attached poster.
We recognise, reward and thank colleagues by nominating them for our annual Celebrating Excellence Awards, which are funded by UCLH Charity.
We are also members of which offers discounts on high street retail stores, offers on travel deals, and also to take advantage of cash back schemes.
This vacancy may close before the current listed closing date. You are advised not to delay submitting your completed application.
Please note that all correspondence regarding your application will be via email. The emails will be sent to you via and not via NHS Jobs, we encourage you to check your inbox regularly.
Please note that if you have not heard from us within 3 weeks of the closing date of the advert to assume that you have not been shortlisted on this occasion.

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