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A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Diabetes Specialist Nurse to join our Cambridge Team working full time 37.5 hours per week. If you have compassion, empathy with the ability to work automatously this is the opportunity for you.
You will work as part of the multidisciplinary team with the aim of preventing admission and providing ongoing care for patients with Diabetes Disease within the community.
You will also be responsible for managing a caseload of patients with complex Diabetes needs, using evidence based practice and patient centred goals to assess plan implement and evaluate inventions
The role includes promoting better understanding of Diabetes for patients, their families and carers and other agencies involved with the patient through education, support and counselling.Main duties of the job
- To act as key worker as appropriate, co-ordinating multidisciplinary care
- To provide expert support, advice and education to raise awareness of the needs of patients with Diabetes
- To undertake all aspects of clinical duties as an autonomous practitioner with access to advice and support from senior colleagues
- To work closely with both primary and secondary care to ensure a safe and effective patient pathway is in place for all diabetes patients under the care of the community diabetes team
Cambridgeshire & Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust is a health & social care organisation dedicated to providing high quality care with compassion to improve the health & wellbeing of the people we care for, as well as supporting & empowering them to lead a fulfilling life.
Our clinical teams deliver many NHS services not only via inpatient and primary care setting but also with the community. These services include Children, Adult & Older Peoples mental & physical health, Forensic & Specialist mental health, Learning Disabilities, Primary Care & Liaison psychiatry, Substance misuse, Social care, Research & Development.
To achieve our goal, we look to recruit high calibre candidates that share our vision & values. As an equal opportunities employer, we encourage applications from all sectors of the community, particularly from under-represented groups including disabled people & members of our ethnic minorities & LGBTQ+ communities.Job descriptionJob responsibilitiesPlease note for this role you will be required to travel independently around the county meeting strict time deadlines. You will need to hold a full UK driving licence* and have use of a vehicle. You cannot use public transport for this role as this is not a reliable form of transport and will not allow you to meet service needs. Please confirm in your application that you meet the specified criteria. Please refer to the attached job description and person specification for full details of responsibilities.
- Plan, implement and evaluate individualised specialist patient care programmes based on evidence based practice and the application of clinical reasoning skills
- Promote and support self-management and engage with patient support groups
- To be professionally and legally accountable for all aspects of own work including management of patients in your care.
- To organise the caseload efficiently and effectively with regard to clinical priorities and use of time
- Promote better understanding of Diabetes for patients, their families and carers and other agencies involved with the patient through education, support and counselling.
- To delegate care of patients, as appropriate, to assistant staff and supervise their work
- Recognise and act on signs, symptoms and complications of diabetes conditions
- To manage a caseload of patients with complex Diabetes needs, using evidence based practice and patient centred goals to assess plan implement and evaluate inventions
- To deliver accredited Type 2 (DESMOND) Structured Education to newly diagnosed patients
- To attend regular team meetings and other meetings as required.
*DVLA have a number of reciprocal arrangements with overseas countries, for further information please visit the DVLA website Person SpecificationEducation / QualificationsEssential
- Level 1 RN / BSc Hons Degree
- NMC registration
- DESMOND trained and accredited or willingness to undertake training and accreditation.
- Member of specialist clinical interest group
- Evidence of audit and data Analysis
- Counselling Skills
- Experience in managing diabetes patients.
- Experience of working in a multi-disciplinary team
- Knowledge of NMC code of conduct and / or guidelines of professional practice
Skills & AbilitiesEssential
- Working with GP's and practice nurses
- Experience of working in a community setting.
Knowledge & UnderstandingEssential
- Excellent communication skills both verbal and written.
- Good multi-disciplinary skills.
- Good record keeping skills.
Employer detailsEmployer name
- Aware of the range of emotions in self and others
- Demonstrates empathy for the concerns of others
- Listens to and understands directly and indirectly expressed feelings
- Encourages others to express themselves openly
- Manages strong emotions and responds constructively to the source of problems
Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation TrustAddress
351 Mill Road
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