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Localities Link Nurse - Diabetes

Job Reference: 449-ASP678-1

Solent NHS Trust
Adults Services Portsmouth
£25,655 - £31,534 p.a pro rata

Make a difference with us

If you are looking for somewhere you can make a real difference and are passionate about keeping people safe, well and out of hospital, a career with us may be just what you’re looking for. At Solent NHS Trust, we strive to make a difference to the health and wellbeing of our communities.

We are proud to be an organisation which is focused on our people and we welcome people who share our values to come and work with us.

  • To deliver great care that is safe, simple and easy to access
  • To be a caring, flexible and supportive place to work
  • To deliver the best value for money

Are you looking to develop specialist skills? Would you like to work in a developing and exciting Community Nursing Service that supports Primary care and facilitates faster discharges from the acute sector by supporting patients in their own homes?

We are looking to recruit a Community Staff Nurse with an interest in diabetes who will contribute to the delivery of quality driven and safe care to patients with diabetes in Portsmouth. We are a contemporary and forward-thinking Community service based in Central Portsmouth. Our working base is at St Marys Community Health Campus in Milton, Portsmouth.

Our ideal candidate will be a Registered Nurse with an interest in nursing patients with diabetes. You will work alongside the Community nursing team in delivering daily diabetes care which will include review and assessment of patient needs and support.

You will be expected to support the localities nursing teams and work alongside the senior Diabetes Link Nurse to support educational and preventative programmes.

You will need to be flexible, forward thinking and a team player.

You must hold a full valid driving licence and have access to a car.

We can offer you:

  • A comprehensive induction into our service and the role.

  • An opportunity to develop Chronic disease management skills

  • An opportunity to lead and develop managerial skills

  • Regular Management and Clinical supervisor.

  • Training, support and development

  • Support from a forward thinking and innovative team

We would very much encourage you to contact us prior to interview to discuss these posts further and to arrange a suitable time to come along for an informal visit, please contact or



We will contact you via NHS Jobs if you are shortlisted for interview. Candidates selected for interview will be contacted before the given interview date; therefore you should check your emails regularly including junk mail folders.

Our shared values support the development of a strong working culture. They breathe life into our organisation – guiding and inspiring all of our actions and decisions. They enable us to be better at what we do and create a great place for our staff to work, whilst ensuring we provide the highest quality of care to our patients.

In creating our values, we spent time listening to our employees and members. Based on what people told us, we created our HEART values to reflect the deep belief that we are caring organisation at the centre of our community: Honesty, Everyone counts, Accountable, Respectful, Teamwork.

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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