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Endocrine Clinical Nurse Specialist

Swansea Bay University Health Board
£44,398 to £50,807 per annum
Closing date
28 Nov 2023

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Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
The post holder will provide specialist endocrine nursing care, advice, guidance and leadership, and take responsibility for a specialist nursing service using their advanced clinical knowledge and experience with a high level of skill and theoretical knowledge to :

Assess, plan , implement and evaluate evidenced - based nursing care

Provide expert advice and clinical practice

Provide specialist education and training to staff

work collaboratively and co-operatively with clinical colleagues to develop services and the quality of care delivered.

Lead the development and planning of clinical services within the specialist field

Undertake clinical activity e.g. Clinics, ward based work, telephone consultations etc.

Undertake professional activity e.g. Audit, CPD, teaching, research and administration

Main duties of the job

The Clinical Nurse Specialist will practice autonomously demonstrating expert problem solving and clinical decision making skills while demonstrating accountability and responsibility and will

Assess, manage, deliver and co-ordinate the plan of care for patients utilising the effective and efficient use of resources

Undertake investigations driven by protocol and within your competence. Interpret results and act accordingly.

Apply advanced skills, knowledge and behaviours relevant to specific area of practice

Provide specialist, expert clinical knowledge to clinical colleagues, patients and carers/relatives

Assess, diagnose, plan, implement and direct care / interventions and evaluate effectiveness

Within competencies undertake non-medical prescribing

Promote a positive research culture, contributing to the wider research agenda through initiating or supporting research activity.

Identify the need for and undertake clinical audit, benchmarking and equipment/product trials, in order to improve effectiveness of patient care.

Identify, promote and embed evidence, and identify impact measures, using findings to enhance future activity

Disseminate research and audit findings through presentation to professional groups and publication.

Monitor the delivery of high quality person-centred care by the team and act on the results

About us

We believe staff are our best asset and wewant you to be happy and confident about starting your career here in Swansea Bay University Health Board.

As one of the biggest healthcare groups in the UK we can offer a wealth of professional training and development opportunities in an innovative, forward-thinking organisation.

You might be a nurse ordoctor, maybe you specialise in a health science/therapy or can offer skills in one of our support services - wehave a job for you.

There are also apprenticeships, work placementsand volunteering roles available.

We are an inclusive employer and welcome applications from everyone whatever their sex religion or belief race age sexual orientation gender identity or, whether they are pregnant or have recently been on maternity leave, married or are in a civil partnership or, whether they are disabled.

Our values - Caring For Each Other, Working Together and Always Improving, show thatour commitment to equality is at the heart of everything we do.

If you want excellent career and training opportunities while living on the doorstep of some of Europe's most spectacular scenery,with all the benefits of a thriving and cosmopolitan city - look no further.

Job description

Job responsibilities

You will be able to find a full Job description and Person Specification attached within the supporting documents or please click Apply now to view in Trac.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply.

Person Specification



  • NMC registration
  • Substantial Post registration
  • Master's Degree or equivalent experience Specialist qualifications Expert level of knowledge in clinical speciality


  • Teaching qualification (or equivalent experience)
  • Advanced clinical skills
  • Non-medical Prescribing (v300)



  • Experience in the relevant specialty
  • Experience of working in a multi-professional environment
  • Experience of undertaking audit


  • Experience of participating in research

Aptitude and Abilities


  • Able to demonstrate effective leadership and management skills
  • Awareness of professional issues and developments


  • Ability to speak Welsh

Employer details

Employer name

Swansea Bay University Health Board


Singleton Hospital

Sketty Lane



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