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Highly Specialist Diabetes Nurse

Job Reference: 824-SOUTH-8396

Central London Community Healthcare NHS Trust
Merton/ Wandsworth
£51,383 to £57,596 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.

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.

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 for Lead Diabetes Specialist Nurses who are enthusiastic, highly experienced & motivated to work across the London Boroughs of Merton & Wandsworth.

You will work on the development of the new triage system and be expected to lead on clinical discussions at Virtual Clinics held quarterly at all GP surgeries in the boroughs.

So what do you need to join our team?

  • 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
  • To have strong relationship building skills to work positively in your nursing team, multidisciplinary teams and with 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
  • Have advanced clinical knowledge in the management of patients with Type 1 & Type 2 Diabetes
  • Be competent to offer guidance and supervision to members of the clinical team
  • have excellent communication skills, comprehensive clinical assessment skills and the ability to lead on patient care provision to colleagues in primary and secondary care settings.
  • You will need to be able to adapt to a fast moving service and possess the clinical skills and ability to work independently and as part of a larger multi-disciplinary team
  • Support the Management of Key Performance and Quality targets in the Business unit.

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

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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Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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