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Children's Endocrine Clinical Nurse Specialist
NHS AfC: Band 6
  • Part time
  • Flexible working
15 hours per week
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Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust
Employer type
Queens Medical Centre
£35,392 - £42,618 pro rata
Salary period
05/06/2023 23:59

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Endocrine Clinical Nurse Specialist

NHS AfC: Band 6

Job overview

We are looking for a dynamic and innovative paediatric nurse who is keen to join us and be part of a multi-disciplinary team supporting children and young people with endocrine conditions.

Experience in endocrine is desirable but not essential as you will be supported to gain these skills by nursing and medical colleagues within the existing service.

Main duties of the job

Be responsible for the management of a caseload of patients working collaboratively and significantly within the children’s multidisciplinary Endocrinology team.

Assess the care needs of children, young people, and their families with endocrine and associated conditions. Advise accordingly and implement programmes of care which are designed, evaluated and amended as appropriate.

Support the care of patients with endocrine and associated conditions across the region and when required attend clinics in Derby, Lincoln, Newark, Boston and Mansfield

Working for our organisation

Nottingham Children's Hospital is a Centre for Nursing Excellence as demonstrated by our Pathway to Excellence award.

You will be supported by a dynamic and innovative Nursing Leadership Team who have strived to work with the nursing teams to develop a nursing strategy. The strategy which supports Highest Quality Relationship and Centred Care encompasses the four domains below:

Leadership at all levels 

Inclusive talent management and lifelong learning

Research and innovation

Pride recognition and reward

We want our nurses to be the best they can be and through this provide 'world class' care to our patient and their families.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

Work as part of a team of nurse specialists; this may involve leading on particular aspects of care with the support of senior colleagues. This will include covering the work of others in their absence.

Maintain and ensure accurate patient records in accordance with Trust policies and procedures. For example; at all times to comply with the Information Governance Code.

Lead on some programmes of care and manage a caseload of patients as part of the team ensuring these are quality assured, evaluated and improved as appropriate.

Document the condition and progress of children and young people and liaise with senior staff re any areas of concern

Manage data collection and inputting of data for commercial growth hormone study.

When required, and as agreed, with other senior staff deliver care within community settings for example at the child’s/young person’s home or at school.

Person specification


Essential criteria
  • Registered Nurse Child
  • Evidence of working as part of a Multi-Disciplinary Team
  • Experience of working with children and young people with long term conditions
  • 1st Level Degree
Desirable criteria
  • Previous experience in Paediatric Endocrinology
  • Experience of working in community settings

Planning and Organisational Skills

Essential criteria
  • Able to organise a prioritise a caseload of complex patients
  • Demonstrate effective IT skills (word, emails, excel spread sheets, powerpoint)
  • Be able to identify self as key worker and work with families and different agencies
Desirable criteria
  • Use own initiative and be imaginative in terms of moving service forward

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Rebekah Glen
Job title
Lead Nurse Paediatric Endocrine Service
Email address
Telephone number
07812 275737
Additional information

Amanda Edmonds

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