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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 03/11/2019.

Paediatric Diabetes Specialist Nurse

Job Reference: 199-M11564-A

Croydon Health Services NHS Trust
Paediatric Diabetes
Lennard Rd and Croydon University Hospital, croydon
£42,313 - £48,515 pa inc HCAS

About Croydon Health Services

Croydon is a busy, exciting and diverse place to work. The borough has one of the youngest populations in London and continues to grow. Croydon Health Services cares for local people at Croydon University Hospital, Purley Memorial Hospital and in clinics and people’s homes all across the borough.

We are a very close-knit and friendly organisation where everyone of our 3600 members of staff is valued. We strongly believe that our employees are our greatest asset and so through Listening into Action – our way of engaging staff - we empower everyone at any level to initiate and bring about real improvements in our care.

As a Trust, we are striving to be at the forefront for how the NHS is trying change and working in partnership with others to join up services for everyone, from the very young to the elderly.

We offer many flexible and part-time working opportunities and all of our employees can enjoy a range of staff benefits, including parking, a gym, an active health and wellbeing programme, an on-site nursery and a cycle to work scheme. We value diversity and promote equality of opportunity.

We particularly welcome applications from black, asian and minority ethnic candidates as there is an under-representation at senior level within Croydon Health Services NHS Trust.

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Paediatric Diabetes Specialist Nurse Band 7 We are seeking an experienced, motivated and enthusiastic PDSN to join our Multidisciplinary Paediatric diabetes team in Croydon. This post will be based with the Diabetes team in the community setting and work in a multiple of settings including outpatients and in-patients at Croydon University Hospital and in community settings including schools, nurseries and homes.

This post offers the ideal opportunity to further develop your specialist knowledge in paediatric Diabetes within a supportive team. This is an expanding service with currently 130 Children and Young People on the caseload. The team is well supported with 2 paediatricians, embedded dietitian and psychological support. Being a car driver is essential for this role.

We are looking for a PDSN with excellent communication and great team working skills, with substantive postgraduate experience in paediatric diabetes and qualifications in diabetes and a portfolio that demonstrates active participation in audit, research, service and patient improvement initiatives. The post offers opportunities for professional and personal development and you will have the opportunity to be involved in the development, implementation and audits of patient care.

Your CPD portfolio will demonstrate active participation in audit, research, service and patient improvement initiatives. You will also have experience of delivering training and education to patients and healthcare staff.

Interviews: 13th November 2019

For further details / informal visits contact:

Jacqui Mullin 0208 274 6452 / 6317 (

or one of the Diabetes team on 07870382114


Further Information


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