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Endocrine Nurse
Grade
NHS AfC: Band 7
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Job ref
435-MEC-411-22
Employer
East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust
Employer type
NHS
Site
Royal Blackburn Hospital
Town
Blackburn
Salary
£41,659 - £47,672 Per Annum
Salary period
Yearly
Closing
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Endocrine Specialist Nurse

NHS AfC: Band 7

At East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust our vision is to be widely recognised for providing safe, personal and effective care.  We currently provide high quality services and treat over 600,000 people across East Lancashire and the surrounding area. We employ over 9,500 staff, many of whom are internationally renowned and have won awards for their work.

Job overview

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a band 6 to 7 development (on completion of endocrine competencies)  Endocrine Specialist Nurse to work as a senior member of the Diabetes and Endocrine Multi-Disciplinary Team providing endocrinology nursing expertise to patients and health care professionals across East Lancashire Hospital Trust.  On completion of competencies, they will be seen as a clinical expert in the area of endocrinology and play an integral role in the service development and quality initiatives relating to the expanding endocrine service. Developement will be supported within the Diabetes and Endocrinolgy Directorate

Main duties of the job

On completion of endcorine compentencies they will act as an autonomous practitioner providing expert nurse led care to patients and will be expected to advise secondary and primary care clinician's in all areas of endocrinology including complex endocrine patients. They will maintain links across organisational boundaries, acting as a source of specialist knowledge working within agreed protocols and guidelines.

Working for our organisation

At East Lancashire Hospitals Trust, our vision is to be widely recognised for providing safe, personal and effective care. We currently provide high quality services and treat over 600,000 people across East Lancashire and the surrounding area. We employ over 7,000 staff, many of whom are internationally renowned and have won awards for their work.

 

 

 

 

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

You must be willing to develop skills and  undertake  compentencies for endocrine specialist nursing which will involve the assessment and management of Endocrinology , be forward thinking and highly motivated. You should be able to work independently and as part of a multi-disciplinary team and have excellent communication skills at all levels. You will be willing to undertake a  qualification in Endocrinolgy 

Person specification

Essential/Desirable

Essential criteria
  • RGN and as per person spec
  • Endocrine knowledge
  • NMP
  • Leadership
  • Service development
  • Audit experience
Desirable criteria
  • MSc or equivalent
  • Team working
  • knowledge of governance

Employer certification / accreditation badges

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Applicant requirements

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 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

Name
Nicola Nuttall
Job title
Diabetes service manager
Email address
nicola.nuttall@elht.nhs.uk
Telephone number
01254736464
Additional information

Anna Gibson - Anna.gibson@elht.nhs.uk 01254735015

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