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Diabetes Nurse Practitioner

Doncaster and Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 Pro Rata Per Annum
Closing date
21 May 2024

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Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
This is a senior Nursing/Midwifery role within the organisation and there is an expectation that the post holder will fully participate in the leadership and delivery of high quality patient care within the Care Group.

The post holder will be a practitioner within his/her specialty field of Diabetes and Endocrine conditions.

The prime function of the role is to provide clinical expertise in supporting the delivery of high standards of nursing care for patients within his/her care.

Work collaboratively with the multi professional team to develop and maintain a quality service for patients within specialty

To provide expert clinical nursing, education and advice in all aspects of the specialty.

Facilitate an improvement in the quality of health and outcome of care to this client group.

To act as a source of expertise and knowledge for patients, carers and health professionals as well as other agencies involved in this specialty.

To work with multi-disciplinary teams both in hospital and the community, in the provision of optimal care, to improve quality of life.

The post-holder is responsible for supporting the continuous improvement of quality of services and safeguarding high standards of care by sustaining an environment in which excellence in clinical care can flourish.

Main duties of the job

  • Promote clinical excellence through his/her practice in the specialty.
  • Make autonomous decisions as required.
  • Work collaboratively in the Multidisciplinary team.
  • Provide specialist advice and support to patients and carers.
  • Responsible for own caseload
  • Enable and empower patients to make informed decisions regarding treatment options and non- medical prescribing.
  • Responsible for maintaining accurate, up to date clinical records and other relevant documentation using manual /IT systems.
  • Contribute to the development of clinical guidelines and protocols.
  • To use relevant specialist training, expertise and knowledge within the specialty with treatment options.
  • Undertake surveys, audit and research and development, through evidence-based practice, demonstrate clinical excellence with measurable standards and outcomes aiming to improve care and quality of life.
  • Work in accordance with the NMC. code of professional conduct.
  • The post holder will have a portfolio of relevant up to date evidence of clinical practice within his/her specialist field.
  • Use clinical supervision and peer group support to underpin personal professional development.
  • Take responsibility for driving personal annual appraisal process and annual job planning process.

About us

DBTH is one of Yorkshire's Leading acute trusts, serving a population of more than 440,000. Our services are based over three main hospital sites and several additional services employing over 7,000 colleagues.

It is our goal to give those who join Team DBTH the tools and opportunities to grow their career, it's our pledge to help you Develop, Belongand Thrive, Here.

As an organisation that supports flexible working, we want to be sure that you can work in a way that is best for us and for our patients, and for you. Speak to us about how we might be able to accommodate a flexible working arrangement. If it works for the service, we will do our best to make it work for you.

As an equal opportunities employer, we encourage applicants from all sectors of the community, particularly from under-represented groups including those with disabilities, members of our ethnic minorities and LGBTQ+ communities.

We offer a range of benefits to support our people including:o Extensive range of learning opportunitieso NHS Pension Schemeo Generous holiday entitlement in line with Terms & Conditionso Comprehensive health and wellbeing supporto NHS Car Lease schemes and a range of salary sacrifice schemeo Discounts on restaurants, getaways, shopping and finance through external providers

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached to the advert a job description and person specification for further details. Please ensure you read both documents carefully.

Please note, if your application is successful you will be required to present original certificates of qualifications that are listed in the person specification under essential.

Person Specification



  • First level Registered Nurse - current registration.
  • Degree or qualification in Specialty
  • Up to date knowledge of professional issues


  • Demonstrate professional development post-registration
  • Evidence of mandatory training updates APAC's
  • Non- medical prescribing Teaching certificate



  • Relevant post registration experience at Band 5 or above
  • Highly specialist knowledge underpinned by theory and experience
  • Experience of multi professional working
  • Experience of teaching


  • Experience of leading an audit project cycle
  • Experience running and managing nurse led clinics independently
  • Research and development activity Clinical expertise in the specific role of Diabetes and Endocrine conditions.

Employer details

Employer name

Doncaster & Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals NHS FT


Doncaster Royal Infirmary

Armthorpe Road



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