Vacancies

Practice Nurse Vacancy

We are a small flexible family friendly practice looking to recruit a senior experienced Practice Nurse specialising in chronic disease management

The successful candidate will be an experienced, motivated senior practice nurse who ideally enjoys managing chronic diseases.  In addition to managing this specialist role and providing excellent care, education and support for our patients, they will also enjoy undertaking general practice nurse duties.

The individual must be able to work well autonomously as well as within the multidisciplinary team, with a good team work ethos and excellent communication skills.

Essential skills for the general role include; immunisation training, dressings, doppler tests, compression bandaging and cytology. For the specialist role – experience in working with patients with diabetes and respiratory diagnoses and ideally qualifications in these specialisms or a willingness to undertake them.

As this is a senior nursing role within the Practice, a mentorship/ clinical supervision/assessor qualification would also be desirable as the post will include the mentorship and support of new staff and nurse associates in addition to supporting the established nursing team.  There will be opportunity for career development within this senior nurse post and to expand the role further.

As with all our nursing staff, the post holder is expected to undertake additional roles to contribute to the daily running of the practice nurse team.

Band 6 or 7, depending upon current role and experience.

Hours are negotiable to suit the successful applicant and practice needs.

Closing date: 30th May 2022

Applications via a current CV and covering letter to be emailed to helen.johns@nhs.net.

For further information please contact Helen Johns – helen.johns@nhs.net, or Jacqui Simmonds – jacqui.simmonds@nhs.net.

Please also see the Job Description.

We reserve the right to withdraw the advert prior to closing date.