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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 18/02/2020.

Diabetes Specialist nurse

Job Reference: 363-CHN6258

Employer:
East London NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Community Services
Location:
Diabetes Unit Shrewsbury Road Health Centre Shrewsbury Road East Ham London United Kingdom, Diabetes Unit Shrewsbury Road Health Centre Shrewsbury Road East Ham London United Kingdom
Salary:
£30,401 to £37,267 pa

This is an exciting time for ELFT. Our vision is to make a positive difference to people's lives by improving quality of life for all we serve. Our values are: We Care, We Respect, We are Inclusive – so we are looking for people who live and breathe these qualities when supporting service users and carers, and in their relationships with colleagues in the Trust and our partner organisations.


An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced nurse with a specialist interest in diabetes to work within our community Diabetes team providing specialist support to Adult Housebound patients and their families with Diabetes within the primary care setting.
The post holder will be involved in assessing patients and advising on treatment to the patient, families and carers. You will be expected to be an expert source for the patient and family to support with all aspects of their diabetes to enable them to manage their diabetes effectively.
You will need to work closely with other members of the wider MDT, especially the district nursing service to deliver excellent patient care and provide education when required.
There will be the opportunity to work on planning and developing improvements in services for this particular group of patients.

The successful candidate will receive full support and training with ongoing opportunities for professional development.
This post is ideal for someone who has a real interest in diabetes and would like to develop their clinical and leadership skills further.
If you are interested in this post and would like further information or to arrange an informal visit please contact:

For further details / informal visits contact:

Samantha Cunningam, telephone 02085865240, email samanthacunningam@nhs.net




Making Things Better

Quality Improvement is a key part of our work to improve and refine how we do things. We have a global reputation for our quality improvement work and we don’t stand still!

We launched our Five Year Strategy in April 2019. This complements the NHS Long Term Strategy and sets out our direction of travel. We want to improve the health of the populations we serve, improve their experience of care, improve staff experience and improve value. Working with our communities and partners is to key to achieving this.

Aiming High

We were rated ‘Outstanding’ by the CQC in 2016, and were proud to be rated ‘Outstanding’ again in 2018. We were named in the HSJ’s Top 10 best places to work in healthcare and were voted Provider Trust of the Year in 2018.

Staff and Service Users United

We strive to ensure that staff feel valued by the Trust and as they are truly pivotal in delivering better outcomes for our patients and service users. Our aspiration is to help to make the NHS the best place to work. This Trust is clinician-led and provides the highest possible level of clinical expertise throughout its services. We pride ourselves on our service user involvement.

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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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