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Diabetes Nurse - Band 6

NHS AfC: Band 6

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NHS AfC: Band 6
Fixed term or secondment considered
Part time: 22.5 hours per week
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Brunel Building, Southmead Hospital
£31,365 - £37,890 per annum
Salary period
27/10/2020 23:59

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If you are looking to explore a career in diabetes nursing or are an established Diabetes Specialist Nurse wishing to expand your expertise, the Diabetes Team at Southmead Hospital have the perfect opportunity.

We are seeking a caring and forward thinking band 6 nurse to support the Diabetes Specialist Nurses in the delivery of inpatient/ outpatient services. The post will be for 22.5hrs a week, funded for 1 year to cover maternity leave. Fixed term contract or secondments considered.

You will be a valued member of a very friendly and supportive multi-disciplinary team who share a strong team ethic and strive to maintain high standards of individualised patient care. Successful applicants will be committed to our shared team values, have a demonstrable understanding of diabetes management and show genuine enthusiasm and commitment to the specialty.

The post holder will be supported to develop diabetes expertise within our diverse range of services utilising the TREND UK Integrated Career and Competency Framework for Diabetes Nursing.

Following a preceptorship period, the post holder will have a job plan based around service requirements and will be supported by the team to fulfil ongoing learning objectives.

Informal discussions/ visits welcome prior to application

Please contact Nikki Davies Lead DSN

Tel; 0117 414 6427 (

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Nikki Davies
Job title
Lead Diabetes Specialist Nurse
Email address
Telephone number
0117 414 6427