At East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust we are proud of the range of services we provide. As a result, we need amazing people to help us deliver these services and provide excellent care to our community.
We are looking for an enthusiastic registered nurse to join the East & North Herts NHS Trust Specialist Diabetes service.
You must have 1st level NMC registration with substantial post registration acute experience, including a period at senior nurse level. As a member of the trust wide diabetes nursing team, the post holders will take responsibility for the provision of expert nursing care and be able to demonstrate competent experience in managing diabetes. You must also be able to work effectively as part of a team, be able to work unsupervised and use a high level of interpersonal skills. The main area of work will be providing direct clinical care to people with diabetes and their carers in both the inpatient and outpatient setting. You will be working in secondary care, eventually providing complex case management and supporting people with diabetes in the acute hospital.
The diabetes service has established principles of multidisciplinary team working, and the delivery of structured teaching and training courses to both health care professionals and people with diabetes. They have a team based approach and are a core part of the specialist service work. Specialist diabetes training and clinical supervision will be provided within the current expert nursing team. The post will be based within a locality team but the post holder will be required to work at other sites possibly on a rotational basis within the Trust. You must be able to meet the travel requirements of this post.
The Diabetes Specialist Nurse team provides ward cover 7 days per week. This service is delivered on a rotational basis with Diabetes Consultant on-call support. You will join this rotation after a period of training and with supervision.
Please note post holder will be based at Lister Hospital, Stevenage for first 12-18 months, then move to QE2 Hospital, Welwyn.
You must have appropriate UK professional registration.
This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.
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Further details / informal visits contact
For an informal discussion/visit contact:
Laura O’Donnell - Lead Outpatient Diabetes Specialist Nurse -Lister 01438 284645
Dawn Hardy- Lead Diabetes Inpatient Specialist Nurse 01438 285717