Diabetes Specialist Nurse

Website RotherhamNHS_FT The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust

Rotherham Diabetes Specialist Nurse Team are searching for a dynamic, motivated Diabetes Specialist Nurse who will be responsible for working in partnership with young people, providing advice and support to help them to manage their condition. The Diabetes Transition Specialist Nurse role is an exciting, autonomous post and the post holder will have a sound knowledge of diabetes care with excellent communication and negotiation skills. The ability to challenge practice is essential. The role of Diabetes Transition Nurse includes working collaboratively with the, Adult, Paediatric and Obstetric Diabetes teams to provide a seamless service for young people. The post holder will be able to work autonomously, be flexible and be able to use digital and social media as part of their role. They should also have experience with diabetes technology such as Insulin Pumps and Continuous Glucose Sensors.

The post holder should be a non- medical prescriber/willing to work towards the prescribing qualification. The post holder will also be required to deliver educational packages to health care professionals and patients around effective diabetes management.

The successful applicant will not only have excellent clinical skills, but will be able to demonstrate the ability to work and make decisions autonomously in a clinical setting but also to function within a multi-disciplinary teams.

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