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Clinical Nurse Specialist Nephrotic Syndrome

Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trusts
£43,742 to £50,056 a year Pro rata
Closing date
16 Jul 2024

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Band 7
Part Time
The EMEESY children's kidney network based at Nottingham Children's Hospital has a vacancy for a band 7 Clinical Nurse Specialist in Nephrotic Syndrome. This vacancy is to cover a one year secondment of the current post-holder for 15 hours per week.

The successful candidate will be a registered children's nurse with recent experience of children's renal nursing. A non-medical prescriber course is desirable. Experience of haemodialysis is desirable as there will be an expectation to provide cover to the dialysis unit.

You will work alongside a multi-professional team to provide in-patient, out-patient and telephone care to patients throughout the region with the aim of managing patients a home and reducing hospital admissions.

Main duties of the job

To manage the care of children and young people with nephrotic syndrome and other rare renal diseases.

To meet newly diagnosed patients as in-patients and educate families about the disease and treatments.

Organise follow up in local out-patients, shared care clinics and by telephone.

Liaise with local paediatricians regarding management of relapse.

Coordinate day case admission for monoclonal antibody infusion.

Cover the haemodialysis unit if required.

Manage the wider children's renal unit in the absence of the lead nurse

About us

With over 19,000 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

Please see the attached job description and person specification to see a detailed summary of the post.

Person Specification



  • Registered Children's Nurse
  • Degree in health related subject
  • Post registration renal nursing education


  • Masters degree
  • Non-medical prescriber



  • Recent experience of acute paediatric renal nursing
  • Haemodialysis experience
  • Experience of teaching children and families


  • Leadership and management experience
  • Research and audit experience

Employer details

Employer name

Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trusts



Derby Road



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