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Clinical Nurse Specialist - Skin Cancer

Band 8a

Main area
Dermatology - Skin Cancer
Band 8a
Full time 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
Prince Charles Hospital
Merthyr Tydfil
£40,429 to £48,515 per annum
23/08/2017 23:59

Cwm Taf Cares

Our philosophy Cwm Taf Cares is at the heart of everything we do as we are committed to the health, wellbeing and development of our staff.

We provide hospital and community based services to people living in Rhondda Cynon Taf and Merthyr Tydfil. Our vision is to care for our communities and patients by preventing ill-health, promoting better health, providing excellent services and reducing the need for inpatient care wherever possible through the provision of strengthened home, primary and community care

For more information about life in Cwm Taf, please visit our page


An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Dermatology Service in Cwm Taf University Health Board for an experienced CNS for Skin Cancer. The post holder will be expected to effectively deliver an expert nursing service within Dermatology and act as Keyworker for skin cancer patients.

This is an opportunity for an enthusiastic, motivated individual to bring their expertise to this specialty supported by two Band 7 Clinical Nurse Specialists and a supportive clinical team.

The role includes effectively running nurse led clinics supported by independent prescribing and ensuring that patients and their families are fully informed and supported by acting as the Keyworker and providing expert clinical interventions .

Significant experience within a dermatology /skin cancer setting is essential. The candidate will be able to demonstrate a keen interest and proven track record of personal and professional development within Dermatology.

If you are interested in this exciting post, we would love to hear from you. Informal visits are encouraged.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post

Closing date - 23rd August 2017

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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

Helen Pugsley, CNS Skin Cancer
Carolyn John, Senior Nurse, Medical Specialities
Dawn Casey, Macmillan Lead Nurse, Cancer Services
Tel: 01685 728506