Specialist Diabetes Nurse

Humber Teaching NHS Foundation Trust


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Job summary

Are you an experienced registered nurse with an interest in Diabetes, looking for a challenge and desire to develop new skills and knowledge? Driven by the desire to improve patient care and service delivery standards?

We are looking to recruit an experienced registered nurse into a developmental role, commencing at band 6 rising to band 7 following 12 month development period. The successful applicant will be joining established multidisciplinary community teams in the Scarborough and Ryedale locality. The role will support service development and leadership within the Diabetes service.

Main duties of the job

  • To support the delivery of a Community Diabetes Service that embraces the recommendations of the National Service Framework for Diabetes
  • To be responsible for the management of a caseload of patients with complex diabetes problems who require specialist assessment and treatment. We provide care and support for secondary and primary diabetes community service, includes supporting the diabetes dieticians and diabetes consultants
  • Delivering educational programmes and clinical support to health and social care
  • To work to deliver service change and improvement and establish the direction of the diabetes service.

About us

We are an award winning and CQC rated good health and social care Trust that delivers care to communities in Hull, East Yorkshire, Scarborough and Ryedale and Whitby. We deliver safe, effective and integrated health services that improve the physical, mental and social health and wellbeing of our patients and service users.

To find out more about our wide range of services including mental health, learning disabilities, children and young people service, Forensic, Community and Primary Care visit our Trust website humber.nhs.uk/Services

You will join our team of over 2,800 colleagues that work together across our wide geography and specialties to change lives every day. Were extremely proud of our Trust community and we know you can expect to receive a warm welcome and all the support youll need from your new team to get you started.

We are a forward thinking and dynamic Trust with a real commitment to staff development to ensure the delivery of high quality, person-centred and compassionate care to patients. We value our staff and invest in them to ensure they have the right skills and competencies to deliver outstanding care.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For further information with regard to this vacancy please see the attached job description and person spec.

Person Specification



  • Degree level qualification


  • Teaching educating qualification
  • Prescribing qualification
  • Diabetes qualification
  • Educated to Masters Level (e.g. MSC in Professional Health Studies) or Masters level/Post Graduate modules ( e.g Long Term Conditions) plus significant relevant knowledge/ experience in complex long term condition case management



  • Experience of Diabetes management in a community setting
  • Evidence of continuing professional development (CPD) relevant to the clinical area at a specialist level of care
  • Evidence of advanced practice skills and able to demonstrate the impact of this on practice change/development


  • Band 6 registered nurse minimum 2 years experience
  • oAbility to work across team/organisational boundaries developing and maintaining multi-professional and multi-agency partnerships



  • Specialist understanding of relevant clinical practice, standards and protocols within identified clinical area.
  • Evidence of undertaking audits/surveys


  • Member of specialist interest group/network, locally or regionally
  • Experience of developing others through education, mentorship, coaching, teaching, assessing, presentations

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

Humber Teaching NHS Foundation Trust


Malton and Scarborough Community

Maiden Greve


YO17 7NG

Employer's website

https://www.humber.nhs.uk/ (Opens in a new tab)

For help with your application, contact:

Maxine Murrell



Date posted

11 November 2021

Pay scheme

Agenda for change


Band 6


£32,306 to £39,027 a year Rising to band 7 following completion of development period



Working pattern


Reference number


Job locations

Malton and Scarborough Community

Maiden Greve


YO17 7NG

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