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Diabetes Transition nurse

Employer
Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust
Location
Walsall
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 a year per annum
Closing date
1 Jun 2023

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Profession
Nurse
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job summary

An opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic, motivated and experienced nurse with excellent communication to join the Diabetes Team. We are recruiting to a full time diabetes transition specialist nurse working closely with age groups between 16 and 25 years. You will work closely with the Consultants, Clinical Nurse Specialist's and other multidisciplinary team members playing an important role in the delivery of care and management of people with diabetes both in the community and acute setting. Based between Bentley Medical Centre and Manor hospital you must be able to work autonomously supporting this population across the borough of Walsall , organize your workload effectively and adapt to, as well as drive change at a local level, being flexible is key. You should be a registered nurse or desirable registered children's nurse with a minimum of 5 years post registration experience in nursing. A post graduate qualification in diabetes or experience in diabetes clinical care would be preferred.

Main duties of the job

  • To work autonomously in the provision of specialist, evidence based diabetes care with a focus on the 16 to 25 year olds
  • To provide a high quality community service for people with diabetes within Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust.
  • To assist in the implementation and adoption of local agreed diabetes policies and guidelines
  • To maintain Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust Standards in all aspects of the job.

To support transitional patients ensuring innovation is maximised in promoting engagement

About us

Based between Bentley Medical Centre and Manor hospital you must be able to work autonomously supporting this population across the borough of Walsall , organize your workload effectively and adapt to, as well as drive change at a local level, being flexible is key. You should be a registered nurse or desirable registered children's nurse with a minimum of 5 years post registration experience in nursing. A post graduate qualification in diabetes or experience in diabetes clinical care would be preferred.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To provide care in both the acute and community setting for people with diabetes including clinics in GP surgeries, health centres and patient homes

To work within a multidisciplinary team alongside consultants, nurses, podiatrists, dietitians and educators

To deliver both patient and health care professional education sessions in accordance with the service level agreement.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Registered General Nurse (with at least 5 years post graduate clinical experience)
  • Degree in nursing or related subject
  • Post-basic qualification in children's diabetes care in community or relevant subject or working towards


Experience

Essential

  • Relevant post registration experience, at Band 5 or above, working with children with diabetes
  • Experience of multi-professional working
  • Experience of working in an community setting, patient homes, schools


Skills

Essential

  • Good interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal


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