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Diabetes Support nurse

University Hospital of North Midlands NHS Trust
Stoke on Trent
£28,407 to £34,581 a year £31,365 - £37,890
Closing date
4 May 2024

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Band 5
Full Time
The purpose of the support nurse position is to play a key role in ensuring that the Trust provides high quality, patient focused care within the specialist diabetes service. The fundamental role will be to provide education to people living with diabetes to empower them to self-manage their condition. The post holder will be supported by more experienced nurses to enable them to develop a level of competence in order to work autonomously in providing specialist diabetes care. They will be required to support the DSN team in the management of inpatients with diabetes at UHNM and they will also be responsible for managing their own caseload in the outpatient setting, seeking advice and supervision from the established diabetes team where appropriate.

Main duties of the job

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a motivated and enthusiastic nurse to join the Diabetes team as a band 5, Diabetes support nurse, to cover maternity leave

The post holder must have at least 3 years post registration experience.

For further information please contact Tamsin Fletcher-Salt

About us

University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust is one of the largest and most modern in the country. We serve around three million people and we're highly regarded for our facilities, teaching and research. The Trust has around 1,450 inpatient beds across two sites in Stoke-on-Trent and Stafford. Our 11,000 strong workforce provide emergency treatment, planned operations and medical care from Royal Stoke University Hospital and County Hospital in Stafford.

We are the specialist centre for major trauma for the North Midlands and North Wales. We have put together a wide range of development packages aimed at ensuring that everyone has the opportunity to fulfil their potential. Our goal is to be a world-class centre of achievement, where patients receive the highest standards of care and the best people come to learn, work and research.

Investing in the health and wellbeing of our staff is really important to us.We offer a range of options for our staff to help maintain a good work-life balance including full time, part time hours and bank hours.We are also committed to offering flexible working wherever we can and where relevant to the role and the service, agile working.You can select your preferences upon application.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For further information on this vacancy, please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification or contact the Hiring Manager.

Person Specification



  • oRegistered Nurse


  • oDegree in Nursing or allied subject



  • o3 years post registration experience in general nursing


  • oUndertaken leadership training.

Skills & Knowledge


  • oTeam worker.


  • oEffective Teaching & Presentation Skills

Employer details

Employer name

University Hospital of North Midlands NHS Trust


Royal Stoke

Newcastle road

Stoke on Trent


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