Nursing - Endocrine and Diabetes Link Nurse

  • Department Endocrine and Diabetes
  • Salary £24,214.00 – £30,112 per annum
  • Closing Date 21/11/2019
  • Location Royal Shrewsbury Hospital
  • Grade NHS AfC: Band 5
  • Job ref 223-EDN-494-B
  • Pension NHS Pension
  • Holidays Generous Holiday Allowance
  • NHS discount Eligible for NHS Discounts
  • Contract Permanent
  • Hours Part time 22.5 hours per week
  • Contact Erica Richardson - Lead Diabetes Specialist Nurse
  • Email
  • Telephone 01743 261000, extension 3845

We are able to offer a fantastic opportunity to join the Diabetes and Endocrine specialist nursing team.  We are seeking to appoint a highly motivated Staff Nurse to work within our current Diabetes and Endocrine team as a link nurse.  This is a demanding role requiring physical fitness, commitment, enthusiasm and a desire for self-development.  Previous experience in the care and management of diabetes and endocrinology is essential.  You will be given full training and support to complete our in-house training programmes, external training opportunities will be offered where appropriate.  The unit has a positive attitude towards training and professional development.

This role will primarily involve the educational support of patients with diabetes and endocrine conditions, education of Trust staff regarding these conditions and clinical support under supervision of senior members of the team.  The post holder must be able to work 3 x 7.5 hour shifts per week (Monday to Friday) and will be asked to work alternate sites hospital sites (including The Princess Royal Hospital, Telford) according to service needs.

We value our diverse workforce and consider all applicants on the grounds of their ability and skills to do the job.  

The selection process for all nursing posts will include a Conversion, Medicines Management and Nursing Practice Numeracy Test. You will be invited to sit these assessments if you are successful for the position.

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