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Diabetes and Endocrine Clinical Nurse Specialist

Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum
Closing date
30 Sep 2023

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Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
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.

About us

TheShrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trustcan offer yougreat 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.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For full duties and responsibilities please refer to the attached document entitled Job Description.

Person Specification



  • RN Diploma or Degree
  • Highly developed specialist knowledge achieved through First Level Degree or equivalent portfolio of evidence
  • Recognised Diabetes and endocrine qualification or experience
  • Teaching Certificate or equivalent
  • Evidence of continual professional development and education
  • Commitment to working towards non-medical prescribing where appropriate and identified during objective setting

Knowledge, Behaviours and Experience


  • Post registration experience
  • Diabetes/endocrine nursing experience
  • Experience of provision of training/education to range of staff and patients
  • Assessing and prescribing care plans for patients with complex needs
  • Participation in service development and the implementation of change

Employer details

Employer name

The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust


The Royal Shrewsbury Hospital



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