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Paediatric Diabetes Nurse

Doncaster & Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals NHS FT
£35,392 to £42,618 Pro Rata Per Annum
Closing date
5 Jul 2024
Children's Services are recruiting a Band 6 Children's Diabetes Nurse at Doncaster & Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. We are looking for an exceptional individual to join an already established Children's Diabetes nursing team.

The applicants are invited to join a dynamic and cohesive diabetes team at the Doncaster Royal Infirmary for 1 Band 6 PDSN post for 15 hours per week ( 2 x consecutive days).

Main duties of the job

  • To work under the direction and supervision of the CDSN team, Consultant Diabetologist and other members of the multidisciplinary team (MDT) to deliver education and support to the child and family from the time of diagnosis.
  • To work with the CDSN and MDT to provide a seamless service for children, young people and families with Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus (T1DM).
  • To deliver structured education at diagnosis for children, young people and families (CYPF)
  • To deliver on-going structured education for CYPF.
  • To develop and continue teaching programmes for nurseries, schools and colleges, with direct contribution to individual school healthcare plans.
  • To support the children's diabetes team in achieving all elements of the Best Practice Tariff criteria.
  • To support the MDT in the delivery of outpatient clinic appointments.

About us

DBTH is one of Yorkshire's Leading acute trusts, serving a population of more than 440,000. Our services are based over three main hospital sites and several additional services employing over 7,000 colleagues.

It is our goal to give those who join Team DBTH the tools and opportunities to grow their career, it's our pledge to help you Develop, Belongand Thrive, Here.

As an organisation that supports flexible working, we want to be sure that you can work in a way that is best for us and for our patients, and for you. Speak to us about how we might be able to accommodate a flexible working arrangement. If it works for the service, we will do our best to make it work for you.

As an equal opportunities employer, we encourage applicants from all sectors of the community, particularly from under-represented groups including those with disabilities, members of our ethnic minorities and LGBTQ+ communities.

We offer a range of benefits to support our people including:o Extensive range of learning opportunitieso NHS Pension Schemeo Generous holiday entitlement in line with Terms & Conditionso Comprehensive health and wellbeing supporto NHS Car Lease schemes and a range of salary sacrifice schemeo Discounts on restaurants, getaways, shopping and finance through external providers

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached to the advert a job description and person specification for further details. Please ensure you read both documents carefully.

Please note, if your application is successful you will be required to present original certificates of qualifications that are listed in the person specification under essential.

Person Specification



  • RN (Child-branch) Registration
  • Evidence of continual professional development and education


  • Educated to Degree level study
  • Recognised Diabetes Qualification
  • Community qualification



  • Significant post registration experience - minimum of 2 years at Band 5 or above
  • Experience of needs assessment/care planning.
  • Experience of provision of training/education to a range of staff and patients
  • Experience caring for children with diabetes.


  • Experience of working in community setting

Personal Attributes & Skills


  • Good facilitation/ presentation, teaching and assessing skills
  • Excellent organisational ability
  • Good Clinical skill-base or ability to develop applied clinical skills
  • Good IT skills


  • I.T. Literacy

Employer details

Employer name

Doncaster & Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals NHS FT


Doncaster Royal Infirmary

Thorne Road



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