Diabetes Clinical Specialist Nurse

Band 7

Main area
Band 7
Full Time - 37.5 hours per week
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Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
Addenbrookes - Division D
£33,222 to £43,041 p.a. pro rata
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Come Nurse with us…

Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest teaching Trusts in the country. It comprises Addenbrooke’s Hospital and the Rosie Hospital. We provide accessible high-quality healthcare for the local people of Cambridge and regional and national specialist services. It’s a great place to nurse, work and live.

You will work on a vibrant hospital campus with a friendly community feel; we have excellent facilities to practise your skills and abilities to support your career pathway and development. Our values of Together – Safe, Kind, Excellent support the delivery of outstanding care. We have a fully electronic patient record system that is improving health-care quality; this is transforming services, improving patient safety and clinical outcomes.

We currently have 1 fulltime (Mon-Fri) Band 7 Diabetes Clinical Nurse Specialist post, offering an exciting opportunity to work within our multi-disciplinary team in the Wolfson Diabetes & Endocrine Clinic.

As part of the diabetes nursing team you will provide specialist diabetes care to patients with complex Type 1 and 2 Diabetes in the in-patient and out-patient setting. We are an established DAFNE centre and Insulin Pump Centre and you will be expected to work in these areas. The role will involve some in-patient work, and some on-call support for our Out of Hours On-Call support service. You will have good leadership skills, have counselling training and be keen to learn about insulin pump therapy. We are comitted to research in clinical practice and would expect the successful candidate to support the research in the department.  

Why choose Cambridge University Hospitals?


  • Our values and reputation for outstanding care
  • Opportunities to experience a range of specialities
  • Career and development opportunities
  • Preceptorship and mentoring programmes delivered by a dedicated clinical education support team
  • Research experience and opportunities
  • £1000 Welcome Subsidy on commencement and up to a further £3000 loan to support your resettlement and contribute towards a deposit or first months’ rent subject to eligibility
  • Lovely location and quality of life
  • Excellent schools/colleges and transport links (road, rail and air)

Benefits to you

We offer development opportunities and a wide range of benefits including on-site leisure facilities, shopping concourse, day nurseries and access to a great transport system with easy access to airports and rail travel.

For further details of our fantastic benefits please refer to the attachment below - CUH Benefits.

We welcome applications from the Armed Forces

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Jane Baillie Senior Diabetes CNS 01223 586761

Katy Davenport Lead Diabetes Specialist Nurse 01223 348122