Nursing - BANK Clinical Nurse Specialist Band 6 – Diabetes and Endocrine

  • Department Temporary Staffing Department
  • Salary £35,392.00 – £42,618 per annum
  • Closing Date 28/09/2023
  • Location Douglas Court, Shrewsbury
  • Grade NHS AfC: Band 6
  • Job ref 223-DAE-202
  • Pension NHS Pension
  • Holidays Generous Holiday Allowance
  • NHS discount Eligible for NHS Discounts
  • Contract bank

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced registered nurse who is looking for an opportunity to enhance their knowledge and skills within the specialist field of diabetes and endocrinology and would like to join our friendly team on a bank contract.

This post will allow the successful candidate to advance their knowledge in diabetes and endocrinology care and the long-term health needs of patients. You will have a keen interest in the specialist area and be able to demonstrate this. Although some experience in the management of these specialist areas would be advantageous this is not essential.

Main duties of the job

We are looking for a nurse to work with the support of the existing team delivering specialist care, advice and guidance of people with diabetes / endocrinology conditions in the hospital environment. You will provide education and support to patients and their families and will support the team with multi-disciplinary clinics for diabetes and potentially support some dynamic testing in the endocrinology service. You will also provide education and support to staff within the trust to improve the quality of the care in this speciality.

This is an exciting opportunity to work in the speciality and make a difference to patient's experiences and improve the quality of diabetes care.

The applicants must be committed to providing an excellent standard of patient care, and also demonstrate commitment in developing of their own professional competence and confidence. He/she will have excellent communication skills and be supportive and open to new initiatives.

There will be a need to cover services across both hospital sites and the successful candidate will need to commute between the sites.

Working for your organisation

The service currently runs from  9.00 am - 5.00 pm and there is also a requirement to work across sites according to service needs, some evening shifts may be available.

The well-being of our staff is of the upmost importance to us.  If you are offered a role at our Trust, and fall into the increased and higher risk categories as set out by Public Health England (PHE) and NHSI/E, your line manager will complete an risk assessment with you.  This will be completed in conjunction with the latest guidance from Public Health England in relation to Covid-19.

By submitting your application to Trac, you are giving your consent for parts of your application data to be transferred to the NHS Electronic Staff Record (ESR) and other secure, internal NHS Workforce systems. This is to support and manage your recruitment and employment within your employing organisation. 

If successful, by completing the NHS Jobs application form you authorise the Trust to obtain any previous NHS service details including all electronically held sickness information, via the Inter Authority Transfer process on the national ESR.

If the role requires a qualification/professional registration, you will need to provide proof during the recruitment process. By submitting your application you are giving the Trust permission to check the qualification certificates provided back to the source provider. Please note that a sample of all applicant’s qualifications will be checked with the educational institution or provider.

In the event of a high response to this advertisement, this post will be closed. Early applications are advised.
Unfortunately we do not accept CVs or keep them on file. If you are unable to apply online please contact the person named in the advertisement for the post you are interested in.
We are committed to offering an interview to all applicants with a disability who meet the minimum criteria for the above position and will support reasonable adjustments wherever possible.  In addition, whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from candidates who are male, from black and minority ethnic backgrounds or who have a disability, as these are currently under-represented in our workforce.
We are committed to equal opportunities in employment. The policies and practices of the Trust aim to promote an environment that is free from all forms of unlawful or unfair discrimination and values the diversity of all people. At the heart of our policy, we seek to treat people fairly, flexibly and with dignity and respect.

Thank you for your interest in The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust, we look forward to receiving your application for employment.

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