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Senior Clinical Advisor (Digital Education)

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

The Senior Clinical Advisor (Digital Education) will join a small and talented team to deliver clinically accurate and engaging digital content to help people manage their diabetes more effectively. The role will provide the clinical perspective to contribute to the team’s production of digital content that helps people improve their self-management and adapt their lifestyle. The role will help to ensure that online education content is co-produced with users, is clinically accurate, engaging and simple. The post sits in the charity’s clinical team, is supported by the Head of Care and will also undertake some clinical tasks as part of the charity’s care team. 

Interviews: Friday 3 May 2019
Hours: 17.5 hours per week

Role Responsibility

  • Lead on the clinical personalisation of education content and ensure content meets clinical guidelines of diabetes management.
  • Deliver clinically accurate content that helps people improve their diabetes self-management and adapt their lifestyle behaviours to take better control of the condition.
  • Keep abreast of national and international developments in diabetes care to ensure education content is up to date and clinically accurate.
  • Ensure that clinical content development is informed by user needs. With colleagues in the education team, deliver meetings and workshops to gather users views and needs.

The Ideal Candidate

  • A registered Healthcare Professional with current state registration and evidence of continued professional development, ideally with post registration courses in diabetes areas.
  • Innovative and flexible with content production to meet the needs of the project.
  • Creative and forward-thinking in approach to solutions.
  • Consistent with high attention to detail.
  • Willingness to travel throughout the UK and work flexibly to meet the needs of the charity.

Package Description

What we can offer you: 

  • Generous annual leave starting at 25 days plus bank holidays 
  • A Cash Healthcare Plan (giving you up to £1,600 towards a range of out of pocket health expenses like new glasses, dentist, chiropractor or osteopath appointments) 
  • Early finish Friday and flexible working 
  • Discounts on gym membership and days out 
  • Employee assistance programme to give you support on any issues that come up in life  
  • Annual season ticket loan 
  • Very active social scene including sport teams, gardening and other activities 
  • Generous pension provision, life assurance and income protection insurance
  • Cycle to work scheme

*Some benefits aren't available until you've passed your probation period and are dependent on the length of contract.

About the Company

Diabetes is the most devastating and fastest growing health crisis of our time.  There are currently 3.8 million people in the UK diagnosed with diabetes, and 1 million more with undiagnosed Type 2.

We are working to make sure that those affected by diabetes get the best care and support they need to live well with their condition and avoid life-changing complications.  We're leading the way by funding critical research, improving healthcare and treatment so we can reach our vision of a world where diabetes can do no harm.

Diabetes UK staff are motivated and experienced and extremely passionate about helping people affected by diabetes.  We have been fighting for people with diabetes for more than 80 years and changed millions of lives thanks to the new treatments, technology and policy changes we've been behind.

But there's more to do.  And you can be part of it.

We're a diverse bunch and as a charity we recognise and respect the value of everyone.

We've recently been awarded a One Star Accreditation status by Best Companies.  And this year we were named 65th in the top 100 not-for-profit organisations in the Sunday Times Best Companies to Work For list. 

We're committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk and expect all staff and volunteers to actively support this commitment.

We have a vision of a world where diabetes can do no harm.  If you’d like to be part of that, why not join us? 

To learn more about the work we do - click here

Diabetes UK

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