Nursing - Diabetes and Endocrine Clinical Nurse Specialist

  • Department Specialist Nurses - Endocrinology
  • Salary £43,742.00 – £50,056 per annum
  • Closing Date 28/09/2023
  • Location The Royal Shrewsbury Hospital
  • Grade NHS AfC: Band 7
  • Job ref 223-DEC-187
  • Pension NHS Pension
  • Holidays Generous Holiday Allowance
  • NHS discount Eligible for NHS Discounts
  • Contract Full time
  • Hours 37.5 hours per week

Job overview

Band 7 Diabetes and Endocrine Clinical Nurse Specialist (Subject to Agenda for Change)

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Diabetes and Endocrine Clinical Nurse Specialist.  This is a full-time Band 7 role, Monday-Friday, 7.5 hour shifts.  This post will require cross site working.

The post holder will work as part of a multi-disciplinary team providing a specialist nursing service for patients with Diabetes and Endocrine disorders, they will support the team reviewing patients who are currently inpatients or who are being seen on an outpatient basis. They will offer advice and specialist support to the patients, their families, and colleagues, as necessary. The post holder will support the lead nurse in the development of the service.

You will be required to deputise for the Nursing Lead CNS in his / her absence.

Main duties of the job

To assess, plan and implement and evaluate evidence-based nursing care for people with complex needs for their Diabetes management. The post holder is required to provide expert clinical care for patients and to support other staff to develop their competencies in diabetes management. The post holder will be involved in teaching and training both formally to clinical staff and to patients. The post holder will be required to work within Shrewsbury and Telford Acute Trust, however, where appropriate to work collaboratively with primary and community care, and link to other specialists within the acute setting to implement the integrated care pathway for people with diabetes. The post holder will lead audit in their sub-speciality areas and support colleagues in service development and quality improvement work.

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.

Working for your organisation

The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust can offer you great career prospects and a fantastic work-life balance. Situated in one of the most attractive parts of the country with dramatic countryside and bustling towns we have state of the art facilities, supportive friendly teams and excellent professional development opportunities.

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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