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Clinical Nurse Specialist

Job Reference: 425-A-18-24803

Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust
Metabolic Bone Disease
£28,050 - £36,644 per annum pro rata



The Paediatric Metabolic Bone Disease Service at Sheffield Children’s Hospital is currently looking for a Senior Paediatric Nurse  to join their multi-disciplinary team.


An exciting opportunity has arisen to be part of a dedicated team, caring for children with all forms of metabolic bone disease, predominantly osteogenesis imperfecta.


We are a nationally commissioned service, heavily involved in research and new drug therapies for our patient group.


The Clinical Nurse Specialist Team provide patients and their families with education and support at the time of diagnosis and beyond. They are a point of contact for families and other healthcare professionals.


The role also involves co-ordination and organisation of patient admissions; including medical treatments for children who travel from throughout the UK to attend our specialist service.


Working within a specialist Children’s hospital, the successful candidate can expect to build close working relationships with other members of the team such as physiotherapists, occupational therapists, social workers and psychology.


Applicants must be NMC registered and have at least 2 years Band 5 experience.

Evidence of excellent communication skills and the ability to work well within a busy multi-disciplinary team are required.


This is a great chance to deliver care with pride, respect, compassion and integrity.



For further information, please contact Gemma Greenacre, Clinical Nurse Specialist, Paediatric Metabolic Bone Disease on 0114 2267890.


Closing date:24 January 2019

Interview date; tbc

All communication throughout the application process will be via e-mail therefore please check your e-mail account and NHS Jobs account regularly. References are also requested by email (where possible). Therefore, to speed up the recruitment process please provide an email address for all referees when completing your application form.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. If a DBS check is required for the post you are applying for any offer of employment will be provisional on a satisfactory DBS check being obtained.

In line with other NHS Organisations in the Yorkshire and Humber Region a successful candidate appointed into a post within this Trust will be required to pay the DBS check fee (£49). This is customarily payable over 4 months as a salary deduction once employed by the Trust. If you receive a conditional offer letter, complete your DBS application and later withdraw from the recruitment process, an invoice will be raised via the Trust's finance department to recoup the outlay.

Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust in accordance with the Equal Opportunities policy is committed to treating all individuals equally irrespective of age, race, social background, gender, sexual preference, colour, disability, nationality, ethnic origin, marital status, religion or trade union membership.

Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust reserves the right to close vacancies earlier than originally stated, if sufficient applications are received.

Please note that Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust do not reimburse any incurred interview expenses.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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