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Dermatology Photographer Support Worker

Role Summary

Royal Devon University Healthcare are offering 12-Month fixed term roles to support the launch of a new Telederm Clinic for patients with suspected skin cancer. The post holder(s) will be responsible for hosting these Clinic sessions across Community sites in Mid and Eastern Devon, photographing patients lesions and uploading images to an AI platform for review. The post holder(s) will be located within the Community Ambulatory and Phlebotomy teams, where they will be supported to learn other skills alongside their main role in Telederm.

About the Role

For more information on the Job Description and Responsibilities please click the link below.

More detail about the role

We have a unique opportunity for two individuals to work within the Community and support the launch of a new AI (Artificial Intelligence) Telederm Clinic in Mid and East Devon. The post holder will have the opportunity to learn key medical photography skills and work independently seeing patients in clinic across Community sites. The new Telederm Clinic will use an AI diagnostic tool which will help us diagnose patients with suspected skin cancer more quickly and closer to home. The post holder will get full training where they will learn key medical photography skills.

Alongside their main role in hosting the Telederm Clinics, the post holder will be posted within the Community Ambulatory and Phlebotomy teams where they will have further opportunity to upskill themselves in key areas across these services. We are seeking motivated applicants who are keen to learn a new skill, have variety in their working environment and an enthusiasm for supporting our Trust in launching a cutting-edge service. If this sounds like you, then we would love to hear from you.

The team - The Phlebotomy teams are based at Whipton Hospital and The Community Ambulatory teams are based at Sidmouth Hospital and support Clinics across multiple Community Hospital locations.

Working Pattern: 37.5 hours per week, Monday - Friday 08:00 - 16:00

Interview Date: To be confirmed

For further information please contact: Steph Clapp, Community Ambulatory/Phlebotomy Business Manager on 

This is a fixed term contract for 12 months. For current NHS employees this post could be a secondment opportunity.

Preference will be given to staff with ‘Priority’ and 'At Risk' status including NHS At Risk staff throughout Devon.

The Royal Devon University Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust reserves the right to close vacancy when sufficient applications have been received.

The Royal Devon University Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust was established in April 2022, bringing together the expertise of both the Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust and Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust.

About Us

Stretching across Northern, Eastern and Mid Devon, we have a workforce of over 15,000 staff, making us the largest employer in Devon. Our core services, which we provide to more than 615,000 people, cover more than 2,000 square miles across Devon, while some of our specialist services cover the whole of the peninsula, extending our reach as far as Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly.

We deliver a wide range of emergency, specialist and general medical services through North Devon District Hospital and the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital (Wonford). Alongside our two acute hospitals, we provide integrated health and social care services across a variety of settings, including community inpatient hospitals, outpatient clinics, and within people’s own homes. We also offer primary care services, a range of specialist community services, and Sexual Assault Referral Centres (SARC).

Our state-of-the-art equipment, leading technologies and strong links to local universities put us at the forefront of research and innovations, enabling us to provide world-class care to our local communities.

Our values are at the heart of everything we do, click here to find out more

It has never been a more exciting time to join the Royal Devon, as you will help to shape our services as we continue along our integration journey.


Looking after you is important to us.

We strive to help our staff create a healthy work-life balance through flexible working schemes and our family friendly policies.

If you are starting out in the NHS, you’ll start with 27 days paid annual leave (plus bank holidays), rising to 33 days plus bank holidays.

You will benefit from access to our own comprehensive occupational health services, including counselling, onsite wellbeing activities and groups.

We will work together to maintain a culture that develops and supports you and your team.

This might include funding for a care certificate, a degree or leadership qualifications. Or it might include days off to study, engage in CPD or rotational placements to help you hone your skills. Wherever you are heading in the NHS, we will help you get there.

Salary is not the only financial benefit

You will have access to an extensive range of staff discounts on shopping, fitness and leisure options and you can spread the cost of technology and home appliance purchases from major retailers. You will also have access to other benefits including:

  • National discount services such as the Blue Light Card and Health Service Discounts.
  • Salary sacrifice options including our OFSTED rated outstanding nursery onsite at Exeter
  • Car lease schemes.
  • The NHS Pension scheme (one of the most generous and comprehensive in the UK).
  • Cycle to work scheme

These are just a few of the benefits available – if the role is something you are interested in, we would love to hear from you.


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