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Diabetes Lay Educator

Salary: Band 3 - £22,816 - £24,336 per annum (pro rata for part time)
Hours: Permanent: Part time - 22.5 hours per week (includes some saturday working)
Location: Stapleford Care Centre, Stapleford, Nottingham
Closing: 03/06/2024 11.59pm

 

Come and join our friendly Community Nutrition and Dietetic Team delivering Diabetes care to the Nottinghamshire area.

Our team of experienced Diabetes Educators, Dietitians, Dietetic Assistant Practitioner, and Clerical staff work together to deliver a wide range of nutrition and dietetic services in the community. This includes structured education programmes to people with Diabetes. Our commitment to professional and service development ensures that we deliver evidence-based patient-centred care to improve patient outcomes and experience.

This role is to be part of the award-winning Nottinghamshire Team of Diabetes Educators. Our Educators find delivering the DESMOND course incredibly enjoyable, fulfilling, and rewarding. You will work as part of the team within the Nutrition and Dietetic department, under the direction of a registered healthcare professional educator and Dietetic Team Leader, to provide high quality evidence-based diabetes structured education for people with Type 2 Diabetes. Providing content information isn’t the only focus for the course; you will support individuals with type 2 diabetes within the group to reflect on their current thoughts and feelings about their diabetes and its impact on their lives, actively consider the health risks they face and work towards setting realistic behavioural goals through action planning.

 

Main duties of the job

  • Provide Structured Diabetes Education (DESMOND) to service users throughout Nottinghamshire both face to face and virtually.
  • Utilise well-developed presentation and education delivery skills
  • Work effectively within a team environment
  • Employ excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Use effective interpersonal skills to elicit behaviour change
  • Adopt a non- judgmental approach
  • Use well developed listening skills
  • Maintain confidentiality in line with Trust policy
  • Adopt a flexible, enthusiastic approach to work
  • Work independently using initiative and organise workload
  • Maintain professional development including DESMOND accreditation
  • You will work within the wider Nutrition and Dietetic department on other projects and opportunities to support the team and trust to focus on both personal and service development.

 

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