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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 27/09/2020.

Team Lead - Community Diabetes Specialist Nurse

Job Reference: 150-RT4179-CEN-F

Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust
Southfield House, Worthing
£38,890-£44,503 pa

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

A new opportunity has arisen for a Team Lead to see oversee our Community Diabetes Specialist Nursing teams. The role focuses on leadership of the two clinical teams and the coordination of our excellent clinical care. You will take a lead role in supporting the development and delivery of integrated diabetes care for patients with diabetes in West Sussex.

As part of providing leadership for our teams, you will work as an autonomous, expert Community Diabetes Specialist Nurse, delivering evidence–based care and structured education to people with diabetes and their families, as well as other health colleagues, in a community setting. As the Team Lead Nurse you will participate in local Diabetes Steering Groups and work closely with the Clinical Services Managers and Commissioners in developing and implementing clinical standards, guidelines and pathways, and ultimately improving outcomes for our local population.

In return we can offer you:

  • Flexible working patterns
  • Supportive learning environment
  • Dedicated career pathways and great opportunities for continuing professional development
  • Commitment to and support for your health and well being including support to transition from a non-NHS environment
  • NHS Pension Scheme
  • NHS discounts and salary sacrifice schemes

There will be a need to travel to different Trust sites as part of the role and you will be leading teams working out of Worthing and Bognor Regis, with your main base to be agreed.

If you are committed to providing care in a compassionate and safe environment, then working in our Community Diabetes Specialist Nursing teams will be an opportunity for you to use your existing skills, gain new ones and be part of a great service.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Zoe Pizzie - Clinical Service Managers

07787 555194


Additional contact

Jo Ansell - Clinical Service Managers

07946 469067

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This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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