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Diabetes Specialist Nurse

Employer
East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust
Location
Blackburn
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 a year pa
Closing date
29 Jun 2024

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Profession
Nurse
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We are seeking to attract exceptionally motivated individual to join our friendly, dynamic team. In return for your dedication and hard work, we offer well-established, structured mentoring and staff development packages to support you in your role.

Main duties of the job

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Registered Nurse AFC Band 6) to join the Integrated Diabetes Service. The focus of this role will be to work closely with our multidisciplinary team (MDT) to support adult inpatients across ELHT,The post holder will support the management of inpatient's whilst working alongside a highly skilled team of Adult Consultants, Adult Diabetes Specialist Nurses, Specialist Podiatrist and Specialist Dietitians. ELHT have been successful in receiving NHS England bid monies to develop our inpatient service. The role is to prevent unnecessary admissions, support inpatient care and timely discharge, and delivery training to HCP across the health economy.

Our Integrated diabetes team is an early adopter of technology and uses examples of all current diabetes technology available to co-ordinate patient care, whether this is flash glucose monitors, insulin pumps and CGM. This role is to support 7 day working

About us

At East Lancashire Hospitals Trust, our vision is to be widely recognised for providing safe, personal and effective care. We currently provide high quality services and treat over 600,000 people across East Lancashire and the surrounding area. We employ over 7,000 staff, many of whom are internationally renowned and have won awards for their work.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The post holder will support the management of inpatients whilst working alongside a highly skilled team of Adult Consultants, Adult Diabetes Specialist Nurses, Specialist Podiatrist and Specialist Dietitians. ELHT have been successful in receiving NHS England bid monies to develop our inpatient service. The role is to prevent unnecessary admissions, support inpatient care and timely discharge, and delivery training to HCP across the health economy

Person Specification

Essential

Essential

  • Current NMC Level 1 Registration with experience in diabetes
  • Experience of MDT working.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Teaching/mentoring qualification.
  • Car driver essential.


Desirable

  • Experience of EMIS/ICE/EPR
  • Evidence of diabetes related CPD.


Employer details

Employer name

East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust

Address

Royal Blackburn Hospital

Haslingden Road

Blackburn

BB2 3HH

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435-MEC-178-24

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