Diabetes Nurse

George Eliot Hospital NHS Trust

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Job summary

Diabetes Nurse

37.5 hours per week

Permanent

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Registered Nurse with evidence of appropriate post registration experience and a special interest in the care and management of people with Diabetes Mellitus to join the Diabetes CNS Team at George Eliot Hospital NHS Trust, Nuneaton.

This post may close early due to high numbers of applicationsso you are advised to apply promptly.

All correspondence for this vacancy will be sent by email; please check your account regularly including your Junk and SPAM areas.

A great and friendly place to work, so bring your passion, commitment and expertiseand enjoy the opportunities to make a difference every day.#JoinTeamEliot

Main duties of the job

The post holder will join a team of Clinical Nurse Specialists and other members of the multidisciplinary diabetes care team, and support the education and management of people with diabetes both within inpatients and outpatients.

Providing evidence based and high quality diabetes care and education

Providing specialist Diabetes advice to patients, carers/relatives, and the multidisciplinary team.

Contributing to the organisation and delivery of ongoing education and training for other healthcare professionals.

About us

Here at George Eliot our vision to excel at patient care takes centre stage. An ever evolving clinically-led acute service provider we are on a journey to continually provide high quality, safe and responsive services delivered by inspiring, friendly and compassionate staff who share our corporate values which underpin everything we do. Our values are not just words on a piece of paper, they bond us together, reflect our ambition and shape who we are:

Effective Open Communication

eXcellence and safety in everything we do

Challenge but support

Expect respect and dignity

Local health that inspires confidence

Benefits: Our benefits include but are not limited to: On-site nursery, 27 days minimum annual leave plus bank holidays, cycle to work scheme, flexible working, on-site discounted gym, extensive in-house course learning directory, buying and selling of annual leave, subsidised restaurant, tranquillity garden and generous subsidised on-site parking.

Date posted

29 June 2022

Pay scheme

Agenda for change

Band

Band 6

Salary

£32,306 to £39,027 a year per annum pro rota

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time

Reference number

230-11831690-MED

Job locations

George Eliot Hospital NHS Trust

College Street

Nuneaton

CV10 7DJ


Job description

Job responsibilities

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Clinical

Provides high quality nursing care, education and support to patients with diabetes and their carers within the acute and community setting without supervision.

Facilitate patients to take an active role in their condition by understanding the principles of treatment, recognition of adverse changes and appropriate action to be taken.

Gives advice, education and information to both newly diagnosed and long-standing patients with diabetes as inpatient and outpatient service users.

Liaises with nursing staff in adult clinical areas regarding the care of patients with diabetes. Visits patients in order to assess nursing needs and educational requirements where appropriate.

Liaises with community nurses and multi-disciplinary team to ensure continuity of patient care.

Develops and delivers clinical education for both nursing staff and patients that is evidence based and up to date.

Acts as a resource for link nurses, staff and patients for diabetes care.

With the consent of the Consultant Diabetologist adjust insulin therapy in line with agreed protocols.

Participates in audit and research

Undertakes nurse-led clinics,

Works within the NMC Guidelines and Trust Policies.

  1. Managerial

Deputise for the Lead Nurse in Diabetes in his/her absence.

Ensure the Diabetes Clinics are well organised and efficiently run.

Operate nurse-led clinics without direct supervision.

Assist with the management of department resources in an efficient and effective manner.

  1. Education and Training

Facilitate/organise diabetes education sessions for patients, carers and staff in all aspects of diabetes care in collaboration with the Lead Nurse in Diabetes.

Assist with the appraisal process and facilitation of professional development of staff within the Specialist Team.

In collaboration with the Lead Nurse in Diabetes, facilitate the development of nursing practices based on up to date information and research.

  1. Professional

To act as an ambassador for the clinical environment and the Trust where appropriate by promoting a professional image of nursing.

Ensure current registration with NMC is maintained.

Job description

Job responsibilities

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Clinical

Provides high quality nursing care, education and support to patients with diabetes and their carers within the acute and community setting without supervision.

Facilitate patients to take an active role in their condition by understanding the principles of treatment, recognition of adverse changes and appropriate action to be taken.

Gives advice, education and information to both newly diagnosed and long-standing patients with diabetes as inpatient and outpatient service users.

Liaises with nursing staff in adult clinical areas regarding the care of patients with diabetes. Visits patients in order to assess nursing needs and educational requirements where appropriate.

Liaises with community nurses and multi-disciplinary team to ensure continuity of patient care.

Develops and delivers clinical education for both nursing staff and patients that is evidence based and up to date.

Acts as a resource for link nurses, staff and patients for diabetes care.

With the consent of the Consultant Diabetologist adjust insulin therapy in line with agreed protocols.

Participates in audit and research

Undertakes nurse-led clinics,

Works within the NMC Guidelines and Trust Policies.

  1. Managerial

Deputise for the Lead Nurse in Diabetes in his/her absence.

Ensure the Diabetes Clinics are well organised and efficiently run.

Operate nurse-led clinics without direct supervision.

Assist with the management of department resources in an efficient and effective manner.

  1. Education and Training

Facilitate/organise diabetes education sessions for patients, carers and staff in all aspects of diabetes care in collaboration with the Lead Nurse in Diabetes.

Assist with the appraisal process and facilitation of professional development of staff within the Specialist Team.

In collaboration with the Lead Nurse in Diabetes, facilitate the development of nursing practices based on up to date information and research.

  1. Professional

To act as an ambassador for the clinical environment and the Trust where appropriate by promoting a professional image of nursing.

Ensure current registration with NMC is maintained.

Person Specification

Experience and Knowledge

Essential

  • NMC registration
  • Two years at Band 5
  • Evidence of continuing professional development

Experience and Knowledge

Essential

  • Experience with specialty

Desirable

  • Experience of Research/Management
  • Experience of audit and resource

Qualification and professional Training

Essential

  • Recognised post graduate qualification in Diabetes or willing to work towards

Desirable

  • Managerial Qualification
  • Leadership Development
Person Specification

Experience and Knowledge

Essential

  • NMC registration
  • Two years at Band 5
  • Evidence of continuing professional development

Experience and Knowledge

Essential

  • Experience with specialty

Desirable

  • Experience of Research/Management
  • Experience of audit and resource

Qualification and professional Training

Essential

  • Recognised post graduate qualification in Diabetes or willing to work towards

Desirable

  • Managerial Qualification
  • Leadership Development

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.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Additional information

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.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

George Eliot Hospital NHS Trust

Address

George Eliot Hospital NHS Trust

College Street

Nuneaton

CV10 7DJ


Employer's website

http://www.geh.nhs.uk/ (Opens in a new tab)


Employer details

Employer name

George Eliot Hospital NHS Trust

Address

George Eliot Hospital NHS Trust

College Street

Nuneaton

CV10 7DJ


Employer's website

http://www.geh.nhs.uk/ (Opens in a new tab)


For questions about the job, contact:

Diabetes Specialist Nurse

Selvin Jose Selvamoni

selvin.selvamoni@geh.nhs.uk

02476153590

Date posted

29 June 2022

Pay scheme

Agenda for change

Band

Band 6

Salary

£32,306 to £39,027 a year per annum pro rota

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time

Reference number

230-11831690-MED

Job locations

George Eliot Hospital NHS Trust

College Street

Nuneaton

CV10 7DJ


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