Diabetes Nurse Specialist

Hiring By - Biostaffic


United Kingdom

Job Highlights

Not Disclosed

Mid-Senior level

Posted 4 months ago
Job details
Job Overview
An exciting permanent opportunity is available with the diabetes team at Glangwilli General Hospital. Are you an experienced and accomplished diabetes specialist nurse?
The post holder will work collaboratively with patients, patients family, public and professional staff across a spectrum of health and social care services.
The post holder will be expected to lead, develop and deliver a high standard of diabetes services aiming to promote health, enabling and encouraging the individual with diabetes to achieve the best possible self-management of diabetes utilising skills and knowledge in consultation with the multidisciplinary team (MDT).
We invite you to apply for our Band 7 (22.5 hours) Lead Diabetes Specialist Nurse job share. Inpatient experience essential at band 7 diabetes specialist nurse required with expert and advanced knowledge and experience in the management of patients with diabetes Type 1 and 2, gestational diabetes, pregnancy in pre existing Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes, insulin pump therapy and nurse led clinics.
Post graduate qualification required in diabetes management and prescribing qualification desired.
Main duties of the job
Work to the level of senior specialist nurse as out outlined by the career and competency framework for diabetes specialist nurse (TREND).
Demonstrate high level of clinical nursing skills and expertise embracing the advancements in pharmaceutical, technological and educational treatment and care of young people and adults with diabetes.
Undertake patient assessment, plan and implement care.
Be committed to enabling people with diabetes to self-manage their condition within their capacity and consent. Embrace the directive from NICE guidance to provide structured education for people with diabetes.
Improve the management of patients with diabetes by optimizing investigations and tests interpretation and acting upon and communicating the results to patients.
Monitor indicators of diabetes, anticipating possible decline and proactively managing patient’s wellbeing in order to maintain the patient’s independence.
Ensure a safe environment for patients, visitors and staff.
To have the knowledge of all Health Board Policies and procedures/guidelines.
Work with individuals with diabetes with complex health needs and provide support to junior staff within your locality.
Team working with other specialities and Health Care professionals in the field of diabetes to provide the best possible service and improve the individual’s diabetes journey.
The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post; English and/or Welsh speakers are equally welcome to apply.
Working for our organisation
Hywel Dda University Health Board is the planner and provider of NHS healthcare services for people in Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion, Pembrokeshire and its bordering counties. Our 11,000 members of staff provide primary, community, in-hospital, mental health and learning disabilities services for around 384,000 people across a quarter of the landmass of Wales. We do this in partnership with our three local authorities and public, private and third sector colleagues, including our volunteers, through:
Four main hospitals: Bronglais General in Aberystwyth, Glangwili General in Carmarthen, Prince Philip in Llanelli and Withybush General in Haverfordwest;
Seven community hospitals: Amman Valley and Llandovery in Carmarthenshire; Tregaron, Aberaeron and Cardigan in Ceredigion; and Tenby and South Pembrokeshire Hospital Health and Social Care Resource Centre in Pembrokeshire;
48 general practices (six of which are managed practices), 47 dental practices (including three orthodontic), 99 community pharmacies, 44 general ophthalmic practices (43 providing Eye Health Examination Wales and 34 low vision services) and 17 domiciliary only providers and 11 health centres;
Numerous locations providing mental health and learning disabilities services;
Highly specialised and tertiary services commissioned by the Welsh Health Specialised Services Committee, a joint committee representing seven health boards across Wales.
Hywel Dda University Health Board operates a bilingual policy. All applicants are invited to apply in Welsh, any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English.
By submitting your application to NHS Jobs/Trac, you are giving your consent for elements of your application data to be transferred to the NHS Electronic Staff Record (ESR) and other secure, internal NHS Workforce systems in order to support and manage your recruitment and employment within your employing organisation; to be used by Recruitment for purposes of checking your Professional Registration online (where applicable).
These processes are in line with Fair and Lawful processing in line with current Data Protection Legislation especially those in relation to your personal or sensitive personal data (sensitive personal data is defined as any declared physical or mental health conditions, racial or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, trade union membership, political opinion, religious beliefs). As an organisation, we ensure that the legislation defining confidentiality is observed such as use of data for specific, defined purposes, and use of data that is relevant and not excessive whilst practicing data accuracy and security of all held personal identifiable information (PII)
If you are successfully appointed, by completing the application form you authorise the UHB to obtain any previous NHS service details including all electronically held sickness information, via the Inter Authority Transfer process on the national Electronic Staff Record (ESR).
To work in the UK, all candidates who are not UK or Republic of Ireland (RoI) nationals require sponsorship to obtain either a Health and Care visa or Skilled Worker visa , unless you have permission to work via another route. Non UK / RoI candidates wishing to apply should self-assess the likelihood of obtaining a Certificate of Sponsorship by visiting Work in the UK . If you are eligible for the Health and Care visa, application costs are lower and you do not need to pay the annual Immigration Health Surcharge.

Benefits Offered?

  • No

Bonus Offered?

  • No

Travel Required?

  • No


  • United Kingdom


  • Mid-Senior level

Global Experience Needed?

  • No

Specialized Experience Needed?

  • No

Apply before:

  • Apr 13, 2024
Company Overview
Hywel Dda University Health Board
Hywel Dda University Health Board

Current Openings: 0

Hywel Dda University Health Board provides all healthcare services for the 375,000 people living in West Wales. The Health Board operate four acute hospitals, a number of community hospitals and resource centres, eleven health centres as well as GPs, Dentists and Pharamacists providing Acute, Primary, Community, Mental health and Learning disabilities for the people of Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion and Pembrokeshire. Thinking of joining us? Contact us with recruiting queries on RecruitmentCampaigns.hdd@wales.nhs.uk
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