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Gastroenterology and Rheumatology Clinical Nurse Specialist

Job Reference: 425-A-19-29816

Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust
Gastroenterology & Rheumatology
£30,401 - £37,267 per annum



1 Year Post (Secondment/Internal) 37.5 hours per week


A unique opportunity has arisen for an experienced Paediatric Nurse to join our well-established Gastroenterology and Rheumatology Teams. This post is a full time fixed term 1 year position. The initial purpose of the post is to facilitate the biosimilar drug switches for both Gastroenterology and Rheumatology patients.This project is likely to take approximately 3 to 6 months, following which, the remainder of the term will be in Gastroenterology.


The role involves being part of 2 large multi-disciplinary teams across Gastroenterology and Rheumatology, providing specialist care to the children and young people, (and their families). The post holder must be motivated, organised, have excellent communications skills as well as being a team player.They must also be able to recognise their own limitations.


While the post is mainly clinical in nature, the post holder must be familiar with Word and Excel.


The role will include providing disease and drug education, specialist education to other health care professionals, liaising with schools, GP’s and community nursing teams as needed.


You will also participate in preparing young people for transition when ready from SCH NHS Foundation Trust to adult services.



For further details, please contact

Valda Forbes (Lead Gastroenterology and Hepatology Clinical Nurse Specialist) on 0114 3057222

Helen Lee (Lead Rheumatology Nurse) on 0114 2717786


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.

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

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