Senior Diabetes Specialist Nurse

Newhaven and Brighton
08 Jan 2021
18 Jan 2021
Contract Type
Full Time
Band 7

Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust (SCFT) is the largest community healthcare provider in Sussex.
  • 5,000 full and part time staff, with over 4,000 people registered on our bank
  • Medical, nursing and therapeutic care provided to over 9,000 children and adults a day
  • July 2018 Care Quality Commission (CQC) rating of 'Good' with 'Outstanding' features
  • BAME, Disability, LGBT+ and Religion and Belief Staff Networks
  • Disability Confident Employer - Level 2

We are seeking to recruit a Senior Diabetes Specialist Nurse to work within our community diabetes service for Brighton, Hove, Lewes, High Weald and the Havens in East Sussex.

This is an exciting opportunity to work within a multidisciplinary team of consultants, nurses, dietitians, podiatrists, psychologists and support staff, and contribute to the development of this innovative service.

The Senior Diabetes Specialist Nurse will work in partnership with patients with type 1 or type 2 diabetes in a community setting, aiming to improve outcomes for patients. This includes the development of clinic-based care, home visits, and patient education programmes for diabetes management.

The post holder will also establish and maintain effective working relationships with health professionals in both primary and secondary care, ensuring the provision of high quality specialist diabetes care to patients and carers at all stages of the care pathway.

This role offers an excellent opportunity to develop clinical and service development skills, as well as experience of working within a multidisciplinary team integrating physical and psychological support.

This post may close earlier than the published closing date if sufficient applications are received.

Correspondence relating to this vacancy will be conducted electronically. If you have not heard from us within 2 weeks please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. Please ensure that you check your emails on a regular basis. References will be requested electronically also; please ensure you provide correct contact details for referees.

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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