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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 16/09/2019.

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Clinical Nurse Specialist

Job Reference: 425-A-19-33457

Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust
£30,401 - £37,267 per annum pro raa

Would you like to join a progressive, successful organisation, which has been highlighted as having an excellent track record in Nursing care?

Come and join a team where there are exciting opportunities to further your Nursing experience career and expand your clinical skills!

The role is to provide specialist care, advice and support to children and families of children with renal conditions. This is a new service for Sheffield and it is our expectation that the hours may be expanded as the service develops.

Initially it is expected that the successful candidate will work alongside a Consultant, but progressing to undertaking Nurse led clinics, reviewing follow up patients with complications such as renal scarring, solitary kidneys, polycystic kidney disease, and persistent microscopic haematuria.

Candidates will be expected to be currently registered with NMC as RSCN/RN (Child) with at least 3 years post qualification experience.


Essential requirement:

Mentorship or Teaching and assessing qualification

Desirable requirements:

Paediatric Life Support Certificate

Interest in Nephrology and its management

Orientation & training will be offered to the successful candidate


For further information, please contact

Dr Grace Ehidiamhen – Consultant Paediatrician, Lead Paediatric Nephrology – via switchboard on 0114 2717000

Amanda Hodgson, Head of Nursing via switchboard on 0114 2717000 (please note; Amanda is on leave week commencing 9th September 19)

Interviews to be held Monday, 23rd September 2019

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 (£45). 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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