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Nutritional Clinical Nurse Specialist

University Hospital of North Midlands NHS Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 a year pro rata pa
Closing date
30 Apr 2024

Job Details

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a 12 month secondment as a Nutritional Clinical Nurse Specialist to join a small nursing team delivering care to patients with nutritional needs.

This post would be suitable for registered nurses with a minimum of 3yrs post registration experience and experience working with patients who receive enteral and parental feeding.

You will need excellent communication and interpersonal skills with an ability to maintain accuracy and attention to detail even when working under pressure. You must also be proactive and motivated to learn this specialist field to high standard and deliver high-quality, safe, evidence based and compassionate patient care, with excellent organisational skills and be computer literate.

Main duties of the job

This post is to promote, enhance and work with the Nutrition Nurse Specialist team to deliver a specialist nursing service to patients and families within the University Hospital of North Midlands NHS Trust. This will involve the management and care of inpatients and outpatients who are receiving enteral or total parenteral nutrition (TPN) ensuring the safe delivery of care and treatment to this patient group.

This post supports patients with various complex medical needs and conditions therefore requires a candidate with passion and empathy who strives to deliver excellent patient care.

The post requires a person with excellent communication skills and works well with various professional multi-disciplinary teams.

About us

University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust is one of the largest and most modern in the country. Based across two sites, Royal Stoke in Stoke-on-Trent and County Hospital in Stafford, we are proud to serve around three million people and we're highly regarded for our facilities, teaching and research. We are the specialist centre for major trauma for the North Midlands and North Wales.

All of our employees make a valuable contribution regardless of role here at UHNM and we are proud of our wide range of development packages aimed at ensuring that everyone has the opportunity to fulfil their true potential.

UHNM create and encourage a culture of inclusion, providing equal opportunities for career development that are fair and transparent. We are committed to being a diverse and inclusive employer and foster a culture in which all staff feel valued and respected. In return we ask all of our employees to make a commitment to the values, co-created by or staff, patients and carers, and that unite us as a Trust.

At University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust we know that investing in, supporting and developing our staff has a direct impact on the quality of care that we deliver. Our employees are as important as our patients and the population that we serve.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For further information on this vacancy, please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification or contact the Hiring Manager.

Person Specification



  • Registered Nurse RGN
  • Minimum of 12 months experience with enteral and parenteral feeding
  • 3yrs post registration experience
  • Last 12 months working in a acute hospital setting


  • Nurse Prescribing or working towards
  • Health Assessment or working towards
  • Experience of working in a CNS or Nutritional Nurse Role



  • Insertion of NGT and bridles
  • Experience using CVP lines
  • Management and leadership experience


  • Degree/Msc level study
  • Computer literate

Employer details

Employer name

University Hospital of North Midlands NHS Trust


Royal Stoke

Newcastle Road



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