CK181465 - Senior Staff Nurse, Dermatology

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NHS Scotland is committed to encouraging equality and diversity among our workforce and eliminating unlawful discrimination. The aim is for our workforce to be truly representative and for each employee to feel respected and able...

NHS Scotland is committed to encouraging equality and diversity among our workforce and eliminating unlawful discrimination. The aim is for our workforce to be truly representative and for each employee to feel respected and able to give their best. To this end, NHS Scotland welcomes applications from all sections of society.

An exciting opportunity has now arisen for an enthusiastic and motivated dermatology nurse to join our team as Senior Staff Nurse/ Specialist nurse (37.5 hours) at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary (ARI). 

Working in an outpatient setting in the dedicated Dermatology Unit at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, the successful candidate will need to demonstrate a passion for person centred care and be able to ensure the delivery of best practice whilst achieving a high standard of evidence-based nursing care in this specialised field.  Working closely with the existing dermatology team, the post holder will possess excellent listening, communication and interpersonal skills, team working/ leadership skills and have the ability to motivate others and work using their own initiative to enable the day to day delivery of this service.

Dermatology services are delivered in two locations: Burnside House on the Foresterhill site at ARI and Ward 406 in Aberdeen Royal Infirmary itself. This dedicated and integrated Dermatology unit provides comprehensive Dermatology services for the large geographical region of Grampian in the North East of Scotland (population approx. 560 000).

The Foresterhill campus is reputed to be the largest in Europe with the principal medical services for Grampian and the Medical School closely integrated. On site are internationally renowned facilities such as the Institute for Medical Sciences, the Health Economic Research Unit and the shortly to be opened Rowett Institute of Nutrition.  There are currently two large building project taking place on the Foresterhill Site, the National Treatment Centre and the Baird Family Hospital, which will build on this reputation and provide patient centre care in new and modern settings.

Aberdeen is a cosmopolitan city and the oil capital of Europe. It has comprehensive transport links with the rest of the UK and Europe, a range of excellent schools and high-quality housing. The city is surrounded by beautiful countryside ideal for those interested in outdoor pursuits. The Quality of life offered in Aberdeen has much to recommend it.

The city benefits from having 2 universities, the ancient and historic Aberdeen University and the modern and well regarded Robert Gordon’s University. NHS Grampian works closely with these universities and encourages and supports staff wishing to further their educational portfolio or develop new skills.

Applicants must be a NMC registered nurse with equivalent experience with a commitment to ongoing professional development and extensive experience in Adult Dermatology Nursing.

Informal enquires to Sobia Regi, Senior Charge Nurse: Sobia.regi@nhs.scot, Tel: 01224 550745/ 554433.

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