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Senior Staff Nurse - Photopheresis

Band 6

Main area
GRIDA - Dermatology
Band 6
Permanent and Secondment 1 year
37.5 hours per week
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Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
£33,660 - £43,307 p.a inc HCA
19/11/2018 23:59

Join us and become part of the most engaged workforce of any NHS trust in England, according to the latest national NHS Staff Survey results – for the second year running.

You will be joining a dynamic and forward-looking organisation in the heart of the capital where you can develop your career and broaden your horizons.

We think you will enjoy working for us but you don’t have to take our word for it – 79% of staff who took part in the latest national NHS Staff Survey would recommend Guy’s and St Thomas’ as a place to work.

Senior Staff Nurse   Photopheresis and Skin Cancer Out Patients Department. 

Guys and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust delivers high quality cancer care and works as part of the King's Health Partners Cancer Centre and London Cancer Alliance to continually develop cancer services in South London.

An opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and motivated experienced nurse with excellent communication and leadership skills to join the St John’s Institute of Dermatology Team.

Our Dermatology skin cancer unit comprises of the Photopheresis, melanoma, lymphoma and general clinics and you will be expected to rotate between these units.

Our Photopheresis department is a nurse led service. Photopheresis or ECP (Extracorporeal Photopheresis) is a form of apheresis and photodynamic therapy in which blood is treated with a photosensitizing agent treated with uvadex solution, exposed to ultraviolet light (UVA), and returned to the patient. All the necessary training will be provided.

The successful applicant must demonstrate commitment, excellent leadership, organisational and interpersonal skills and be suited to the dynamic pace of this very busy service. It is essential to have a genuine interest and advanced knowledge of health promotion, early detection of disease and follow up process of pre and post diagnosis .

The successful applicants will be expected to deliver a high quality nursing service, providing specialist care and management to patients and their families throughout their diagnosis and treatment of skin cancer. The ability to manage, lead, plan, organize and prioritise your work and be flexible in your approach is essential to this role.

You will have excellent communication, leadership, organizational and inter-personal skills and be able to work well within the multi-disciplinary team.

You should be a Registered Nurse with 1 year  post registration experience in Dermatology and Photopheresis experience is desirable . You must be able to take part in structured teaching for patients, colleagues and students.

We have two opportunities available, a Full-Time and Permanent opportunity and a 1 year Secondment opportunity.

Closing Date              19th November 2018

Interview Date           5th  December 2018

For further information or an informal discussion, please email Manda Mootien, Matron  for Skin Cancer Services on the following email address or on extension 86308

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the resident labour market test. UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UKVI website. From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks for Overseas Applicants.

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

For further information or an informal discussion, please email Manda Mootien, Senior Sister for Skin Cancer Services on the following email address or extension; 86308

The main telephone number for recruitment is 0207 188 1700.

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