Advanced Diabetes Specialist Nurse

Website nhs_scft Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced diabetes specialist nurse with drive and ambition to have a clinical leadership and expert role.

The post holder will have clinical autonomy for assessing, evaluating and working with patients with complex Diabetes to formulate their care plan; identify opportunities for service development of community-based diabetes services including pathway implementation. This will be achieved through using clinical expertise to work alongside and inform the Nurse Consultant.

The post holder will provide advice and support of the highest level for all colleagues and patients with diabetes in order to maintain clinical excellence, reduce the number of emergency admissions, emergency bed days and to promote patient self-management and quality of life.

The post holder will provide clinical leadership and support to the Diabetes Specialist Nurses across West Sussex, as well as help with the training and up-skilling of practice nurses and allied health professionals in primary care.

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