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Clinical Nurse Specialist - Children's Diabetes

Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 Per annum
Closing date
20 May 2024
A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an experienced, enthusiastic registered children's nurse to work within the Nottingham Children's Diabetes Team to cover maternity leave for one year.

The successful candidate will join a team of other specialist nurses caring for children with diabetes. You will be hospital based with a responsibility to see children in inpatient and outpatient settings and to liaise with families at home.

Main duties of the job

In addition to the below summary you need to familiarize yourself with full Job Description and Person Specification documents attached to this advert.

You will be a clinical and professional role model with a passion for the delivery of high quality clinical care and the support and development of others. You will be an effective team player but also able to plan and organise your own workload, possess excellent communication skills, and an ability to teach families and health professionals. You will be working as part of a dynamic and forward thinking multi-professional team, offering key opportunities to develop your career as a nurse specialist.

About us

With over 17,000 staff, we are one of the biggest employers in the city with a central role in supporting the health and wellbeing of our local population. We play a leading role in research, education and innovation.

Come and join our wonderful team at NUH. We are big believers in diversity and welcome new ideas to help develop our team in order to deliver world class healthcare to the vast patient populations we serve. With endless personal development opportunities available, at NUH we will endeavour to turn your job into a career!

We particularly welcome applications from people who identify as Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic, or Disabled, as we are striving to be better represented at NUH.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The successful candidate will work as a specialist nurse within an established multi-professional team caring for children and young people with diabetes.

You will be hospital based supporting complex in-patient care and facilitating discharge plans for the patient group. Much of the work is undertaken on an outreach basis by nurse-led telephone clinics providing clinical advice and support to families caring for children with long term conditions at home. You will also support nurse-led and multi-professional outpatient clinics.

Person Specification



  • Registered Nurse Child
  • BSc/BA in nursing
  • Demonstrable teaching qualification
  • Able to effectively coordinate care for children with long term conditions
  • Experience in Diabetes

Skills and Knowledge


  • Up to date clinical knowledge of general paediatrics
  • Ability to demonstrate IT skills Microsoft Word and Excel


  • Experience of working as a specialist nurse

Communication and Relationship Skills


  • Evidence of supervising and mentoring other clinical staff
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Able to implement change and innovation

Employer details

Employer name

Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trusts


Queens Medical Centre

Derby Road



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