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Band 7
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
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Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust
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Barnet General Hospital
£42,313 - £48,515 per annum inclusive of HCAS
26/07/2019 23:59
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Band 7 Clinical Nurse Specialist - Diabetes

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Our trust has around 10,000 staff serving 1.6 million patients. It comprises Barnet Hospital, Chase Farm Hospital, the Royal Free Hospital and more than 30 services in the community.  This larger scale organisation provides an unprecedented opportunity for us to continue our pioneering work, particularly in finding ways to deliver even better care to our patients.

Our mission is to deliver world class care and expertise in our clinical services, underpinned by world class teaching and research and we will continue to measure our progress against our five governing objectives: excellent outcomes, excellent patient and staff experience, excellent value for taxpayers’ money, being safe and meeting our external duties, and building a strong organisation.

Everyone is welcome at Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust. We're proud of our diversity and we continue to undertake new initiatives to advance equality for LGBT+, BME, gender equality, staff carers and people with disabilities and lived experiences to promote good relations and understanding between our staff.

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A fantastic opportunity has arisen to work with a dynamic forward thinking diabetes team. 

Do you feel stuck in a rut? Are you passionate about improving diabetes care? If so, this post will give you the opportunity to work with a friendly, dynamic MDT team. Who were successfully awarded a NHSE project fund, to train inpatient diabetes nurses, improve care for inpatients’ with diabetes and ensure all nursing staff have the opportunity to improve their diabetes knowledge. There is a small project team to work with the diabetes nurses to deliver these improvements.

We are looking for an experienced clinical nurse specialist in diabetes, to lead on education. Ideally, you will experienced in insulin pumps, flash glucose monitoring & Type 1 education. You will be instrumental in ensuring the delivery of the highest possible standards of care and safety. Our World Class Values underpin all that we do.

You will be educated to degree level and have evidence of on-going post registration diabetes experience in an acute setting.   

The position is based at Barnet Hospital.

Part time applicants are positively encouraged to apply.

Applicants are encouraged to attend for an informal visit to explore the opportunities this vacancy can offer.

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Applicant requirements

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

Contact Kate Mahaffey, Lead Diabetes Specialist Nurse: 02082164908 or to arrange an informal visit or to discuss the role.


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