007160 - Endocrinology Nurse Specialist
Forth Valley Royal Hospital

Job reference: 007160

Location: Forth Valley Royal Hospital

Job closing date: 24/10/2019

Job posted date: 10/10/2019

Salary: Band 6 (£31,800 - £39,169)

Employment type: Fixed-term or Secondment

Job Type: Nursing and Midwifery

Hours of work: 30

Department: Diabetes and Endocrinology Service

Employer (NHS Board) : NHS Forth Valley

*Secondment Opportunity / Fixed term for one year due to funding


*Secondment Opportunity – Existing permanent employees must first discuss this opportunity with their substantive line manager and complete the secondment request form prior to interview. The secondment request form and the associated secondment policy can be found on the HR/Recruitment intranet pages and must be completed and signed by the substantive line manager.  The Candidate should then take it with them to interview as confirmation that an agreement has been granted.

The Diabetes and Endocrinology Service within Forth Valley Royal Hospital are seeking an enthusiastic and motivated Endocrine Specialist Nurse to support and develop the current service.

Working within a well established team, this appointment will be offered on a secondment basis for 1 year initially, to complement the existing workload but also to develop a speciality nurse service.

Working within our Diabetes team, Day Medicine Unit and Out Patient Clinics, you will be involved in Dynamic Endocrine Testing and helping in the care of people with Thyroid, Adrenal and Pituitary disorders.  You will be supported and developed while working closely with our team of Endocrinologists. There will also be the opportunity to complete the Masters-level module in Endocrine Nursing hosted by Oxford Brookes University

Patient education and self management is key to chronic disease management and the Endocrine Nurse will have the opportunity to support patients through this.

Experience of working within and existing Endocrinology service is essential to this role as is a proven track record of professional and self development in the speciality.

You will require to have some experience of data recording in relation to management of patient outcomes and be able to demonstrate over time how effective the developing service is in relation to treatment and waiting times and patient experience.

Informal contact and expressions of interest to:

Hilary Whitty, Lead Diabetes Nurse

Tel: 01324 566348

Email: hilary.whitty@nhs.net

The duties of this post require the successful candidate to be a member of the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme.  More information on this scheme can be found at www.disclosurescotland.co.uk

Please note that the majority of correspondence is sent by e-mail, therefore please check your e-mail regularly (including junk folders).

NHS Forth Valley is positive about disabled  people and  is committed to offering an interview to disabled people who meet the minimum criteria for the job.  Please contact the Recruitment Office on 0330 041 4694 if there are any reasonable adjustments we can make to assist you with your application and/or interview.


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