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CNS Paediatric Diabetes Nurse

Band 6

Main area
Band 6
Full time: 37.5 hours per week
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Whittington Health NHS Trust
Employer type
Whittington Health
£30,401-£37,267 per annum. Plus HCA
23/02/2020 23:59

Whittington Health NHS Trust received a ‘good’ overall inspection from the CQC in April 2016, rated ‘good’ in a national review of openness and transparency standards across NHS trusts in England and ranked 78 out of 230 NHS Trusts overall.

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Whittington Hospital

Children and Young Person’s Diabetes Team

CNS Paediatric Diabetes Specialist Nurse 

Band 6

37.5 hours per  week

An exciting opportunity work, within the Children and Young Person’s Diabetes Team at the Whittington Hospital. We are looking for dynamic and innovative children’s nurses to join our friendly team to provide nursing care and support to children and young people and their families at the Whittington Hospital Our small team provides specialist paediatric diabetes support.

The diabetes service is led by a dynamic Paediatrician and the Trust is committed to the diabetes best practice agenda.

The service currently runs from 0900 to 1700 Monday to Friday.

The role involves providing consistent care to the patients & families on our caseload from admission at diagnosis, through clinic appointments, any subsequent admissions, to transition though a planned process to the young adults clinic.

This will include community visits to homes and schools, structured education sessions, support for multidisciplinary clinics, support for patients with insulin pumps and their families such as education / training at pump initiation and monitoring its continued use. You will need to demonstrate you can be flexible and manage change in a positive and effective way. You must be prepared to work both in the community and in the acute setting.

Applicants must be motivated and willing to learn new skills in order to respond to the changing needs of our community.

All applicants must be able to:

• Demonstrate commitment, drive and dedication towards the care of children and young people with diabetes.

• Demonstrate a keen interest in this specialist area and the motivation to provide a high standard of patient care.

• Excellent clinical and communication skills

• Excellent ability to develop strong therapeutic relationships

• Excellent organizational and planning skills

• Ability to work both independently and within a team all successful applicants will have an induction programme, access to clinical supervision, education and support.

Informal visits are highly recommended and encouraged;

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 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

For further information :

Please contact ,

Malvina  Benitez-Castillo (

or  Mia McGovern (

Children and Young Person’s Diabetes Clinical Nurse Specialists, at the Whittington Hospital on 0207 288 3654 or 07825658449





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Whittington Health NHS Trust
Magdala Avenue
N19 5NF
0207 288 3241