Diabetes Specialist Nurse Team Leader

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board
£42,284 to £48,388 a year per annum
Closing date
7 Jun 2023

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Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Band 7 post as a Diabetes Specialist Nurse Team Leader to join our dynamic Diabetes Inpatient Care and Education team (DICE) at GUH.

Main duties of the job

  • Act as advocate for patients and healthcare professionals.
  • To provide professional, clinical, and operational leadership and support to healthcare professionals.
  • To formulate and deliver training and education for healthcare professionals.
  • To deputise for the Diabetes Senior Nurse when required.
  • Responsibility for the formulation and management of clinical action plans.
  • Responsibility for clinical audit.
  • To provide leadership and support within primary/secondary care with the delivery of diabetes care.
  • To maintain and promote accurate record keeping and documentation following national and professional standards and local protocols and policies.
  • To collect and input clinical data to clinically based computer systems: to access and utilise all available clinical information to support care planning and patient management.
  • To ensure effective and safe medicines management processes are adhered to.
  • To plan and provide education for patients with diabetes, to enable them to self-manage their condition.
  • Ensure awareness of sources of support and guidance, and provide information in an acceptable format to all patients, recognising any difficulties and referring where appropriate.
  • To take responsibility for the day-to-day operational management and clinical practice.

About us

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board is a multi-award winning NHS organisation with a passion for caring. The Health Board provides an exceptional workplace where you can feel trusted and valued. Whatever your specialty or stage in your career, we have opportunities for everyone to start, grow and build your career. The health board provides integrated acute, primary and community care serving a population of 650,000 and employing over 16,000 staff.

We offer a fantastic benefits package and extensive training and development opportunities with paid mandatory training, excellent in-house programmes, opportunities to complete recognised qualifications and professional career pathways including a range of management development programmes. We offer flexible working and promote a healthy work life balance, provide occupational health support and an ambitious plan for a Wellbeing Centre of Excellence to support you at work.

Our Clinical Futures strategy continues to enhance and promote care closer to home as well as high quality hospital care when needed. This includes the Grange University Hospital which provides specialist and critical care and is the newest addition to the clinical futures strategy opening in November 2020. Join us on our journey to pioneer new ways of working and deliver a world-class healthcare service fit for the future.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The post holder will be part of a dynamic inpatient diabetes team, working alongside the Diabetes Nursing Team, Endocrine Consultants and wider multi-disciplinary teams to provide leadership for the DICE team, participating in daily ward rounds, formulating treatment management plan , providing education to patients in preparation for discharge, providing foot assessments and referring to other multidisciplinary team.

The post holder will be providing education and training to patients, their family and all health care professionals.

They will be operationally responsible for their practice within secondary care settings.

Person Specification



  • NMC Registered nurse with minimum of 18 months post registration
  • Non medical prescriber or working towards


  • Teaching qualification
  • management training



  • Experienced Diabetes Specialist Nurse
  • Staff management experience


  • Experience working between primary/secondary care
  • experienced with audit and research process

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

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board


The Grange University Hospital

Caerleon Road



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