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Paediatric Diabetes Nurse Specialist

London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust
Depending on experience Per annum inc HCAS
Closing date
23 Jul 2024

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Our diabetes team is flourishing, thriving, and worktogether to revolutionise the way we provide care,and we endeavour to improve the quality of life ofour children and young people living with diabetes.To further develop the team, we are looking torecruit an innovative paediatric diabetes nurse withenthusiasm and passion for helping patients livingwith diabetes and their families

Main duties of the job

LNWUH Paediatric Diabetes Nursing Service is seeking an experienced diabetic children's nurse, to join the team which works across LNWH NHS Trust.

The Band 7 role requires an experienced, dynamic nurse with diabetic knowledge and understanding. You will need to be flexible and forward thinking, able to work independently and as part of a small friendly and supportive team delivering specialist nursing care to a diverse caseload. There will be a strong focus to deliver an 'out of hospital' agenda across community based pathways to reduce hospital attendances and length of stay. There is Trust wide commitment to develop and lead diabetic children's nursing into an exciting and outcomes driven future, through integration and partnership working, to ensure seamless delivery of services across the health system to meet the needs of children and young people across borough with diabetes.

The post holder will require excellent communication and clinical skills and have previous experience of planning and delivering care for children and young people with diabetes across hospital and community settings. They will need a commitment to education to ensure the service remains current in developments in the care and management of children and young people with Diabetes.

In return we will offer you a comprehensive induction and development programme with robust mentorship and clinical supervision opportunities.

About us

London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust (LNWH) cares for the people of Brent, Ealing, Harrow and beyond.

Our team of more than 8,200 clinical and support staff serve a diverse population of almost one million people.

We run major acute services at:
  • Northwick Park Hospital: home to one of the busiest emergency departments (A& E) in the country. The hospital provides a full range of services including the country's top-rated hyper-acute stroke unit and one of only three hyper-acute rehabilitation units in the UK
  • St Mark's Hospital: an internationally renowned specialist centre for bowel disease
  • Ealing Hospital: a busy district general hospital providing a range of clinical services, as well as 24/7 emergency department and urgent care centre, and specialist care at Meadow House Hospice
  • Central Middlesex Hospital: our planned care site, hosting a range of surgical and outpatient services and collocated with an urgent care centre.

We are a university teaching NHS trust, in recognition of the important role we play in training clinicians of the future and bringing the benefits of research to the public.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To view the main responsibility, please see the attached the Job Description and Person Specification.

Person Specification

Education/ Qualifications


  • NMC Registration Part 8 or 15-Children's Nursing
  • Post graduate Paediatric diabetes qualification or equivalent


  • Teaching/assessment programme or equivalent Community qualification or equivalent

Knowledge & Experience


  • Considerable post registration experience.
  • Considerable experience within acute/community paediatric setting, including the care of children with diabetes
  • Able to demonstrate evidence based practice


  • Participated in nurse led clinics
  • Previous experience of

Skills, Abilities and Attributes


  • Able to work autonomously and within multi- disciplinary team
  • Able to prioritise and manage own caseload
  • Evidence of service development
  • Active interest in teaching and supervision of students
  • IT and database skills


  • An awareness of cultural and social differences
  • Specialist interest Motivated towards own professional development

HEART Values


  • Demonstrate commitment to Trust HEART values ? Honesty, Equality, Accountability, Respect, and teamwork

Employer details

Employer name

London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust


Northwick park

Watford RD



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