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Endocrine Clinical Nurse Specialist

Birmingham Women's and Children's NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum
Closing date
28 Sep 2023

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Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
Work as a fully integrated member of the multi-disciplinary endocrine team, using expertiseto support and care for children and young people with specialist endocrine needs across the Trust and in the community.

Main duties of the job

  • To provide specialist nursing skills, knowledge, expertise and support for children with endocrine conditions and their families.
  • To provide children with endocrine disorders, their families and community carers with education about their condition and be trained to administer medications effectively and safely.
  • To ensure all children receiving any form of endocrine investigation or treatment will receive appropriate care of the highest standard both in hospital and community setting.
  • To act as a resource and support for primary healthcare teams, shared-care centres and multi-disciplinary teams at BCH.
  • Coordinate the management of the Endocrine Nursing team including nursing staffrosters and planning for service delivery and HR functions, including performance management.
  • Through audit and continuous revision of protocols and procedures ensureefficient running of the service and delivery of the highest standard, evidence and research-based care will be maintained.

About us

Birmingham Women's and Children's NHS Foundation Trust is the first of its type in the UK. Our Trust was formed in February 2017 to drive forward our commitment to provide the highest quality, world-class physical and mental health care for our women, children and families. Uniting our hospitals means more seamless care more investment to make greater advances in our specialist treatment and world-leading neo-natal and fetal work. Importantly, it also gives us a greater voice in shaping the future of family-centred care.

Birmingham Children's Hospital is a UK leading specialist paediatric centre with an international reputation in several areas.

Birmingham Women's Hospital is one of two dedicated women's hospitals in the UK, with the busiest single site maternity unit, delivering more than 8,200 babies a year offering a full range of gynaecological, maternity and neonatal care.

Forward Thinking Birmingham (FTB) Mental Health Services are a unique, innovative community and inpatient mental health partnership. Alongside partners FTB offers care pathways of mental health assessment and treatment for young people aged 0-25 years old.

Our Trust is committed to creating the best place to work. We believe in promoting and enhancing inclusion, diversity and equality and encourage applications from all areas of the community, who meet the criteria for the role, regardless of age, gender identity, disability, race, religion or sexual orientation.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to the attached job description and person specification to view the full details for this opportunity at Birmingham Womens and Childrens NHS Foundation Trust.

When completing your application, please ensure you have evidenced how you meet the job description and person specification to include transferable experience, qualifications, skills along with professional registration details (if applicable).

Occasionally we receive a large number of applications for our roles and when that happens we sometimes bring the closing date forward, so please apply promptly to avoid disappointment.

Person Specification



  • NMC registration sub part one children
  • Recognised Teaching and assessing/mentoring qualification
  • Evidence of continuous professional development


  • Degree at Masters level
  • Completion of recognised Leadership program
  • Non-Medical Prescribing
  • Post Graduate Certificate in Education (HE)



  • Demonstration of current expert clinical skills caring for children and young people with endocrine conditions
  • Excellent understanding of local and national service delivery for children and young people with endocrine conditions
  • Evidence of teaching in a variety of settings using a range of different education and learning strategies
  • Evidence of Band 6 management experience


  • Evidence of commitment to educational initiatives to ensure the delivery of evidence based clinical practice and high quality care
  • Recent experience of mentoring junior staff

Managerial/Specialist Knowledge


  • Ability to act as an educational lead
  • Evidence of clinical leadership skills
  • Evidence of multi-professional team working
  • Effective presentation skills
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint

Personal skills and attributes


  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the practices of equality and inclusion in the delivery of this role
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Commitment and enthusiasm

Analytical and judgement skills


  • Ability to organise self and others to work flexibly to deliver clinical training that meets service need
  • Evidence of ability to initiate, plan, supervise and interpret nursing practices


  • Ability to plan, deliver and review programs of ward based clinical training
  • Evidence of participation in audit and/or research

Employer details

Employer name

Birmingham Women's and Children's NHS Foundation Trust


Birmingham Children's Hospital

Steelhouse Lane


B4 6NH

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