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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 04/07/2021.

Lead Diabetes Nurse Specialist

Job Reference: 387-M-1897-GB

University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust
Nursing and Midwifery
Bristol Royal Infiirmary, Bristol
£38,890 - £44,503 pa

The post holder will join our established multi-disciplinary specialist team at University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust.

The current team provide specialist diabetes care across 4 divisions within both inpatient and outpatient services.

We are seeking a motivated and enthusiastic individual who will be committed to leading the team and developing services to ensure people with diabetes receive high quality care.

You will need an in-depth clinical knowledge of diabetes, which should be supported by recent experience/qualifications and the ability to initiate and titrate injectable treatments and oral diabetes medications competently.

You will also have evidence of excellent leadership skills and change management.

Experience in most aspects of diabetes care and the ability to work autonomously within a supportive multidisciplinary diabetes team is essential. You will have on going responsibility for a patient caseload and will be expected to make informed clinical decisions, working within a comprehensive range of services including a large ante natal and insulin pump services and a community nurse led clinic.


For further details / informal visits contact:

Nicky Brooks, Matron or 0117 3429246


Additional contact information

Megan Rowbern


University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust is CQC rated Outstanding. As one of the largest acute Trusts in the country and the major teaching and research centre for the South West, we have over 13,000 staff, over 100 different clinical services. Working in ten hospitals across Bristol and Weston, we offer a wide range of careers and jobs. Together we support the delivery of excellent care to the people of Bristol, Weston and beyond.

Our hospitals are based across Bristol and Weston-super-Mare, meaning you can enjoy the very best of both worlds; city living within a stone’s throw of the countryside or beside the seaside, with easy access to all that the South West has to offer.

UH Bristol and Weston is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults.University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust is an equal opportunities employer actively working towards a diverse workforce. Anonymous information will be used from your application in order to ensure we’re meeting our pledge.

To comply with Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 all applicants must be able to speak fluent English to an appropriate standard which will be assessed at Interview.


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Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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