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Ward/Department Sister/Charge Nurse

NHS AfC: Band 7

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NHS AfC: Band 7
Full time: 37.5 hours per week
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Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital
£33,222 - £43,041 per annum
18/12/2018 23:59

At NNUH it is our privilege to provide healthcare to over one million people across Norfolk and surrounding areas. Our vision is to ‘provide every patient with the care we want for those we love the most’, and if this inspires you and you share our values, we really want you to join our team. 

Our values support our vision and guide the behaviour of everything we do, these are:.


We look after the needs of our patients, carers and colleagues, to provide a safe and caring experience for all.


We act with care, compassion and kindness and value others’ diverse needs.


We take an honest, open and ethical approach to everything we do.


We work as one team and support each other to maintain the highest professional standards.


We continuously learn and improve to achieve the best outcomes for our patients and our hospital. 

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The Dermatology unit at the NNUH is a large department comprising of 10 Consultant Dermatologists with a large cohort of specialist nurses who undertake nurse led clinics on a daily basis. We are an innovative department constantly evolving our service to the high demand of our population. The department is within a large teaching hospital with emphasis on research and patient experience. We have close affiliation with our plastics department and run a Mohs service for complex skin cancers. Skin cancer attributes to 50% of our workload; we also run a phototherapy service, biologics, patch testing, pediatrics, adolescents, genetics, a nurse led day treatment, cellulitis and lymphedema service. We also work across sites in the community and at Cromer Hospital.

This post will involve the day to day running of the dermatology department services and line managing over 40 nurses of different bandings and skill mix. You will also be expected to contribute to the clinical activity which will require you to already have extensive dermatology knowledge which is wide ranging. The skill set mix is diverse and requires a good dermatology clinical background to enable you to perform this role to a high standard. Excellent communications skill are essential, you will be involved in strategic service development across the department which will require attendance at various Trust meeting at a senior level. Please refer to the Job Description with particular attention to the essential requirements before applying.

The department is a 7 day a week service and there is scope for possible evening clinics, therefore, flexibility is essential.  Please note there is no night duty involved.

Full time: 37.5 hours per week

Open for applications: 4th December 2018

Close for applications: 18th December 2018

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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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Further details / informal visits contact

Melanie Sutherland - Senior Nurse Manager

Tel: 01603-646763


If you have problems applying, contact

01603 287578