Skin Cancer Associate Nurse Specialist


Posted: 1 week ago

Dorset County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

£30,401 - £37,267 pro rata per annum

Fixed term (6 Months)

Outstanding Hospital

We are the largest and most diverse employer in West Dorset with over 3,000 staff providing an acute hospital service to a population of over 250,000.

Our Mission is to provide outstanding care for people in ways which matter to them and to achieve this we ensure our values of Integrity, Respect, Teamwork and Excellence is at the core of everything we do.

We are a Trust that celebrates diversity and we are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We would welcome applications from people in all under-represented groups.

Oustanding Career

The Dermatology Department is seeking a Associate Cancer Nurse Specialist to undertake a 6 month Secondment/Fixed Term Contract to support the Multi-Disciplinary Team in the delivery of Skin Cancer Services.

As well as possessing excellent clinical and communication skills the successful candidate will be expected to provide nurse led skin cancer support, proactively contributing to holistic plans of care and coordinating and ensuring continuity in the care of patients with skin cancer in line with current local and national guidelines, protocols and pathways.

The successful candidate will contribute to the cancer peer review process, patient satisfaction, service review and development.

Dermatology and / or Oncology experience would be a significant advantage. The post is 37.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Tess Thomas, Skin Cancer Nurse Specialist 01305 253252 or or Julie Knight, Matron Specialist Medicine on 01305 254322 or


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Job Reference

Reference: 405-20-N011MED

Closing Date: 26/01/2020

Interview Date: 12/02/2020