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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 10/05/2021.

Diabetes Specialist Nurse

Job Reference: 824-SOUTH-8560

Central London Community Healthcare NHS Trust
L5 Merton Specialist Community Diabetes Service, London
£36,070 - £49,325 PA inc. HCAS

Central London Community Healthcare (CLCH) is one of the largest community healthcare organisations in London and Hertfordshire, providing our services to diverse communities/boroughs in 11 London Boroughs - Barnet, Brent, Ealing, Hammersmith & Fulham, Harrow, Hounslow, Kensington and Chelsea, Merton, Richmond, Wandsworth, Westminster and Hertfordshire - Watford, St Albans, Potters Bar, Hemel Hempstead, Harpenden.

We are rated Good by the Care Quality Commission and are ranked among top NHS employers. Community healthcare is our focus and our passion. We champion the role of community health professionals to make sure our patients get great care closer to home.

Community Diabetes Specialist Nurse,

Band 6 / 7

Full time.

Do you aspire for your next career move to work for an NHS organisation that is not only rated Good by the Care Quality Commission but are also in the HSJ best places to work list and in Stonewall’s top employers’ index? If so, look no further than…

Central London Community Healthcare NHS Trust (CLCH)

As London's largest NHS Trust dedicated to community healthcare we offer leadership, learning and career opportunities for community healthcare professional that few can match. Community healthcare is our focus and our passion. We champion the role of community health professionals to make sure our patients get great care closer to home.

We are looking to recruit a Band 7 DSN to join our dynamic team – however we would consider recruiting into Band 6 position with development into a Band 7 for the right candidate.


We are a multidisciplinary team consisting of Consultants, Dietitians, Podiatrist as well as Specialist Nurses. The team receives referrals from many primary care and community services as well as local acute hospitals.


We are a unique community provider as we manage people with both Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes and are an initiating centre for Freestyle Libre. We also deliver DAFNE & DESMOND structured education.


We are based in Morden (at the end of the Northern line) and work within the London Borough of Merton. Morden Underground station is just around the corner and Wimbledon Station 1.5 miles away. We are also on many bus routes, with a tram station very nearby.


So what do you need to join our team?

  • Relevant post registration training and experience in the management of patients with Type 1 & Type 2 Diabetes


  • Ideally be an Independent Nurse Prescriber or demonstrate a willingness to achieve this qualification
  • Be a great a team player who is willing to work collaboratively with the multi-disciplinary team to deliver the best care possible for our patients
  • Have a strong commitment to the delivery of high quality, safe, patient care and be a good role model in reflecting the Trusts core values
  • Be competent to offer guidance and supervision to members of the clinical team



If you have these skills, why join CLCH?


  • As a specialist in the provision of community nursing care we have been assessed as 'good' by the CQC and as an organisation we have been awarded on the top 120 places to work by the HSJ and Nursing Times.
  • A range of employee benefits including the ability to support you with your housing needs through a rental deposit loan scheme.
  • Our service offers an educationally focused environment which will allow you to professionally grow and develop a repertoire of clinical skills and theoretical knowledge through work based education and formal qualifications.
  • A clear career structure with more senior clinical roles

Interviews will be held 21.05.2021

Just as we care about our patients’ wellbeing, we care about yours!

We can offer you:

  • A comprehensive induction into the community service followed by a local induction to introduce you to the role
  • Single occupancy accommodation in Central London – (we can help you find accommodation in London, support you with your deposit)
  • Support with gaining your driving license *T&C’s apply
  • Car lease scheme *T&C’s apply
  • Flexible working options
  • Annual travel card loan
  • Training, support and development in your career

At CLCH we appreciate and are proud of the diversity in the communities we serve and the workforce we employ. Applications are open and welcome to anyone, regardless of your age, sexual orientation, ethnicity, religion, and disability. We are proud to say that we follow the workforce race equality standard and 28% of our senior staff (8A and above) are from a BME background. CLCH also has active BME and LGBT networks.

Please be aware that all communications about this vacancy will be received to you via email and text message. Always check your inbox and junk mail folders and provide a UK mobile number if available.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

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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