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Diabetes Specialist Nurse

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 Per Annum, (Pro Rata)
Closing date
12 Jul 2024

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Band 6
Full Time
Band 6 Job Advert - Diabetes Specialist Nurse

Full time Vacancy 37.5 hours per week.

An opportunity has arisen for two Band 6 Diabetes Specialist Nurses to join the diabetes nurse team based within the North Manchester General Hospital.

The diabetes services are based at North Manchester General Hospital. The service delivers diabetes care across both the acute hospital, outpatient and community settings. We work closely with consultants, community nurses, GP and practice nurses as well as the antenatal services.

We provide specialist support and advise to people with Type 2 and Type 1 diabetes and diabetes in pregnancy's. This includes a busy pump service and antenatal support.

Main duties of the job

We require an experienced, motivated, dynamic nurse to join a friendly team of diabetes professionals in our Diabetes service. Effective communication skills are essential and being able to work both within a team environment and independently organizing and prioritizing individual workload is crucial to this role. Experience managing diabetes care is essential as is a willingness to learn new skills appropriate to the post.

The post will be suitable for nurses working within a diabetes specialist area or with diabetes patient's who may want to expand their skills, but would also be be suitable for an experienced nurse who can demonstrate a strong interest in diabetes and and is willing to develop their skills and knowledge in diabetes care.

The post holder must be able to demonstrate excellent clinical, communication and interpersonal skills in order to maintain the excellent standards of diabetes care our patients expect.

The role requires this professional to work within a variety of settings of inpatient and outpatient settings.

About us

MFT is one of the largest NHS Trust In England with a turnover of �2.6bn & is on a different scale than most other NHS Trusts. We're creating an exceptional integrated health & social care system for the 1 million patients who rely on our services every year.

Bringing together 10 hospitals & community services from across Manchester, Trafford & beyond, we champion collaborative working & transformation, encouraging our 28,000 workforce to pursue their most ambitious goals. We set standards that other Trusts seek to emulate so you'll benefit from a scale of opportunity that is nothing short of extraordinary.

We've also created a digitally enabled organisation to improve clinical quality, patient & staff experience, operational effectiveness & driving research, and innovation through the introduction of Hive our Electronic Patient Record system which launched in September 2022.

We're proud to be a major academic Research Centre & Education provider, providing you with a robust infrastructure to encourage and facilitate high-quality research programmes. What's more, we're excited to be embarking on our Green Plan which sets out how MFT continues to play its part in making healthcare more sustainable.

At MFT, we create and foster a culture of inclusion and belonging, provide equal opportunities for career development that are fair, open, and transparent, protecting your health and wellbeing and shaping the future of our organisation together.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To find out more about the key responsibilities and the specific skills and experience youll need, take a look at the Job Description & Person Specification attachments under the Supporting Documents heading. So that youre even more equipped to make an informed decision to apply to us, youll need to take time to read the Candidate Essentials Guide that sits with the Job Description and Person Specification. This document provides you with details about the Trust, our benefits and outlines how we care for you as you care for others. Most importantly, it also contains critical information youll need to be aware of before you submit an application form.

Diversity MattersMFT is committed to promoting equality of opportunity, celebrating and valuing diversity and eliminating any form of unlawful discrimination across our workforce, ensuring our people are truly representative of the communities we serve. All individuals regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation are encouraged to apply for this post. As an inclusive employer, we are here to support you. If you have any special requirements to help you with your application, email our team at looking forward to hearing from you!

Person Specification



  • Registered Nurse
  • Evidence of relevant post qualification study or equivalent knowledge in diabetes care


  • Good Clinical Practice
  • Teaching and mentorship qualification



  • Nurse-minimum 2 years at Band 5 in the relevant setting
  • Evidence of working independently
  • Participating in audit / patient surveys
  • Evidence of relevant CPD
  • Working with students /junior staff


  • Diabetes management experience
  • Experience of working in acute and community settings

Employer details

Employer name

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust


North Manchester General Hospital

Delaunays Road


M8 5RB

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