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Staff Nurse - Diabetes and Endocrinology
NHS Jobs - Liverpool, Merseyside - 6 days ago


Job Description

An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Royal Liverpool University Hospital for dynamic staff nurses to join the team of highly motivated and committed nursing staff within Diabetes and Endocrinology. Ward 7B is a 25-bedded specialist medical ward delivering acute care to patients with conditions relating to Diabetes and Endocrinology. We specialise in diabetes and endocrine management with an emphasis on patient education, acute and chronic wound management, complex discharge planning, end-of-life care and the care of the general medical patient. The Diabetes Consultants and Diabetes Specialist Nurses offer a complete package of advice and guidance for staff, patients and relatives. The posts allow successful candidates to have the opportunity to gain varied specialised skills and expertise in this speciality. Ward 7B offers a supportive working environment alongside opportunities to develop individual clinical competence. There is an excellent preceptorship programme designed to facilitate efficient development of competence, confidence and expertise. Support will be given at a clinical level by a preceptor, and from a wider organisational structure including the preceporship lead, clinical skills team and learning and development. There is also the guidance and support from a Clinical Practice Development nurse whom will provide individualised support in clinical practice/skills for all new nurses to the trust, new nurses to the specialist area and for newly qualified nurses, directing all learning and development needs in agreed plans ensuring needs are met in a timely fashion. The successful candidate must be driven to develop new skills and knowledge whilst always keeping the patient at the centre of what they do in a supportive and education-led environment. You must be a registered nurse, ideally but not essentially, with previous Diabetes/Endocrine experience or a very keen interest in the speciality. You must be a positive role model, and lead by example.Applicants must possess excellent communication skills; have a flexible working approach and a willingness to work as part of a forward thinking team, as well as a strong commitment to ensuring a positive hospital experience for patients and their relatives/carers. Applicants must also possess a caring, compassionate and positive manner. The successful candidate will be expected to rotate from day to night duty. The Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospital NHS Trust is a great place to work with on-going learning and is a top rated organisation for the delivery of excellent patient care. To hear about the exciting work we do from our dedicated Trust employees and departments, for a future you could be a part of, please visit our Trust Facebook page by searching Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust. Click the Like button on the page to keep up to date with current vacancies and Trust news. For further details / informal visits contact: For further details / informal visits contact: Claire Mumford - Ward Manager 7B After applying via NHS Jobs, your application will be imported into our preferred 3rd party recruitment system. All subsequent information regarding your application will be generated from You will not be able to track the progress of your application or receive messages via NHS Jobs, and furthermore, we will not be able to respond to any e-mails sent via NHS Jobs. By applying for this post you are agreeing to RLBUHT transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system. If you are offered a job information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system. We reserve the right to close any vacancies from further applications when we've received sufficient applications. Trust policy requires the cost of DBS applications be recovered via salary.The amount of £31(standard) or £49(enhanced) can be deducted from salary, in manageable monthly instalments for up to 3 months following commencement in post. The Trust is committed to creating a well-managed,flexible working environment that supports staff & promotes welfare & development. We are committed to promoting equality and diversity;we value the contribution of individual talent, skills, knowledge and experience and aim for a workforce demography representative of the local community.We operate Zero Tolerance to aggression, violence, bullying and harassment.We will make reasonable adjustments to ensure our recruitment & selection process is accessible to all.Flexible Working applications will be considered. If you have any personal requirements that will enable you to participate in our recruitment process please contact a member of Recruitment Services via email: at the earliest opportunity to ensure that measures can be put in place to enable your application for this post. Please Note:new entrants to the NHS will normally commence on the first paypoint

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