The post holder will provide clinical leadership and be responsible for the day to day management, delivery and development of the Specialist Diabetes Nursing Team, in particular:
Main duties of the job
- Delivery of a high quality nursing service for children and young people, their families and carers, living with diabetes, in order to meet the outcomes of care required for the Paediatric Diabetes Best Practice Tariff.
- Provision of an expert nursing service to children and young people with diabetes and their families in the acute and community setting providing structured education and support.
- Leading on service improvement through monitoring and improving standards of care through supervision of practice, clinical audit and evidenced based practice.
- The post holder will be a qualified children's nurse with demonstrable leadership skills, and significant experience as a specialist nurse for children with diabetes.
- The post holder will hold a key role within the Multidisciplinary Team to develop practice and services.
- Support the development of the Specialist Diabetes Service through developing a nursing team that can adequately support children with Diabetes and their families, either in hospital or in the community.
- Develop the team to meet pertinent professional and national standards, including those concerned with workforce development and planning.
- To be an effective resource and expert in childhood diabetes, actively disseminating relevant information to both medical and nursing staff members within the multidisciplinary team and to other health professionals.
- Act as a role model of standards of behaviour and professionalism, through the development of the service and the integration of policies and procedures to ensure a high quality, cost effective service to children with diabetes and their families/carers.
- Work in partnership with and contribute to Merseyside and North West Paediatric Diabetes Networks and other specialty specific groups.
- Keep up to date with National policies and identify deficits in service provision to implement and evaluate changes which can improve service delivery
- Contribute to the development of standards, protocols, and guidelines for the service ensuring that safe practice is maintained.
- Act as an advocate for patients, carers, the service and organisation.
- Participate in multidisciplinary team meetings.
- Lead and manage team performance
- Ensure safe practice through risk assessment and management of clinical incidents.
We pride ourselves on the quality of our care, going the extra mile to make Alder hey a safe and special place for children and their families.
We are committed to continually improving for the benefit of our patients.
We are open and honest and engage everyone we meet with a smile.
We show that we value every individual for who they are and their contribution.
We work across the Alder Hey community in teams that are built on friendship, dedication, care and reassurance.
Respect: We show that we value every individual for who they are and their contribution
Excellence: We pride ourselves on the quality of our care, going the extra mile to make Alder Hey a safe and special place for children and their families
Innovation: We are committed to continually improving for the benefit of our patients
Together :We work across the Alder Hey community in teams that are built on friendship, dedication, care and reassurance
Openness: We are open and honest and engage everyone we meet with a smileJob descriptionJob responsibilities
Please see attached documents for job description Clinical Manager Diabetes and job specification details for further details on the postPerson SpecificationEducation and trainingEssential
- oRSCN/RNC oPaediatric diabetes course or equivalent, knowledge, skills and competency oWillingness to undertake further personal and professional development oUp to Date with mandatory training and Level 3 safeguarding training oNurse Prescriber
- oDegree in nursing or related subject or evidence of degree level learning in paediatric nursing oLeadership and management Course oMentoring or equivalent qualification eg ENB 998 oEvidence of further professional development
- oUnderstanding and awareness of childhood diabetes and the impact on family oKnowledge of changes in nursing practice to improve patient care oSignificant nursing experience oExperience looking after patients with Type 1 Diabetes on ward
- oNHS Constitution oTrust vision, values, strategic objectives and key work programmes oAbility to apply evidence to clinical practice oCompletion of preceptorship oAn understanding of Child Protection issues and policies oKnowledge and understanding of Paediatric Diabetes Best Practice Tariff oInformation Technology skills oPresentation skills oUp to date clinical skills
- oCQC Essential Standards for Quality and Safety
- oExpanded clinical skills, with interest in care of diabetic children and their families oMust be able to demonstrate you have knowledge & awareness of diversity and human rights and the competencies appropriate to your role to support their diverse needs and human rights oYou are able to communicate effectively with them and with other staff to ensure that their care, treatment and support are not compromised oYou have a good understanding of their communication, physical & emotional needs can identify their individual needs and preferences, their changing needs and recognise and promote their independence oGood interpersonal and communication skills oTeaching and assessing skills oEvidence of leadership skills oOrganising & planning skills oComputer skills oAbility to use own initiative
Employer detailsEmployer name
- oAssertive oAbility to work under pressure oAdaptability / flexibility oProfessionalism oSensitivity / confidential / supportive oCommitment to own development oReliability / Trustworthiness oAble to work with multidisciplinary team oGood time management oPositive attitude / Enthusiasm oSelf-motivated / lateral thinker oGood attendance record oEssential car user oAble to work autonomously oAble to bring the best out of people oFlexible and willing to commit to achieving results and meeting deadlines oInitiative - sees opportunities and acts on them immediately oPromotes an environment of continuous learning and staff involvement in decision making oCommitted to continuing professional development for the team
Alder Hey Children's NHS Foundation TrustAddress
Alder Hey NHS Trust
East Prescot Road
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