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Community Diabetes Specialist Nurse, Band 7

Job Reference: 824-SOUTH-8215-D

Central London Community Healthcare NHS Trust
Merton Specialist Community Diabetes Service, London
£37,886 to £47,705 PA inc

Central London Community Healthcare NHS Trust works across eleven London boroughs and Hertfordshire. 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.

Are you looking to develop your specialist nurse skills? Would you like to work in a developing diabetes service? Would you like to be involved with that development and shape a robust community service that supports primary care and also facilitates faster discharges from the acute sector as well?

If you can answer yes to any of the above then we may just have the job for you!

We are looking to recruit someone who would like to play a key role in delivering patient care, enable and educate GP's, Practice Nurses and Community Nurses. Along with working and interfacing effectively with in acute settings.

We are based in Morden 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 on many bus routes, with a tram station very nearby.

We have 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. The team meet regularly for clinical supervision and case discussion.

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.

So what do you need to join our team?

    • To be a Registered Nurse.
    • Relevant post registration training in Diabetes e.g.: Masters or diploma in diabetes management.
    • Independent Nurse Prescriber or be able to demonstrate an ability that will enable attendance of a prescribing course within 6 months of starting post.
    • Significant experience of assessing and providing evidence based care to people with Diabetes.
    • DESMOND &/or DAFNE accreditation is desirable or willingness to undertake training for these structured education courses.

Please note that Part-Time & Job Share will also be considered for this position.

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)
  • A fast-track 18 month rotational programme to move to progress your career here *T&C’s apply
  • 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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Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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