Band 7 Diabetes and Endocrine Clinical Nurse Specialist (Subject to Agenda for Change)
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Diabetes and Endocrine Clinical Nurse Specialist. This is a full-time Band 7 role, Monday-Friday, 7.5 hour shifts. This post will require cross site working.
The post holder will work as part of a multi-disciplinary team providing a specialist nursing service for patients with Diabetes and Endocrine disorders, they will support the team reviewing patients who are currently inpatients or who are being seen on an outpatient basis. They will offer advice and specialist support to the patients, their families, and colleagues, as necessary. The post holder will support the lead nurse in the development of the service.
You will be required to deputise for the Nursing Lead CNS in his / her absence.
Main duties of the job
To assess, plan and implement and evaluate evidence-based nursing care for people with complex needs for their Diabetes management. The post holder is required to provide expert clinical care for patients and to support other staff to develop their competencies in diabetes management. The post holder will be involved in teaching and training both formally to clinical staff and to patients. The post holder will be required to work within Shrewsbury and Telford Acute Trust, however, where appropriate to work collaboratively with primary and community care, and link to other specialists within the acute setting to implement the integrated care pathway for people with diabetes. The post holder will lead audit in their sub-speciality areas and support colleagues in service development and quality improvement work.
The service currently runs from 9.00 am - 5.00 pm and there is also a requirement to work across sites according to service needs.
Working for your organisation
The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust can offer you great career prospects and a fantastic work-life balance. Situated in one of the most attractive parts of the country with dramatic countryside and bustling towns we have state of the art facilities, supportive friendly teams and excellent professional development opportunities.