St Clement’s Surgery
The closing date is 31 March 2024
The Fens and Brecks Primary Care Network are a forward thinking group of practices; the Network consists of 6 General Practices in West Norfolk.
The post holder is a Nursing Associate registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Council. They are required to act within their professional boundaries, supporting and working alongside a multi-disciplinary team within general practice and a Primary Care Network (PCN).
The post holder will contribute to providing nursing care to patients registered in the GP practices within the PCN.
Main duties of the job
The post holder will focus on assuming a lead role in specified areas, e.g., vocational and employment advice to patients, activities coordination, assisting in individual and therapeutic group work. Work with the qualified nurses to deliver individual treatment packages with an emphasis on collaborative care that focuses on recovery and the need to work towards discharge where appropriate. The post holder will work with other members of the Multi-disciplinary Team (MDT) to both organise and facilitate care appropriate to the individual needs of the patient.
The Fens and Brecks PCN consists of 6 practice across West Norfolk, with a patient population of around 47,000.
Within the PCN we have various teams from GP's, and nursing teams to Social Prescribers, Clinical Pharmacists and Paramedics.
Role and Responsibilities
Communication and Relationship Skills
To engage in positive relationships with patients/carers/families and other staff based on respect and within appropriate boundaries.
To act in a professional capacity at all times.
To be able to set therapeutic limits with patients, carers or relatives.
To be able to communication with the patient about care planning risk assessment needs.
Communicate complex and sensitive information verbally and in writing.
Actively contribute during handovers to meet the care needs of patients.
Actively contribute to meetings
To formulate care plans under the supervision of registered staff.
To communicate risk issues as they arise to ensure safe care.
To communicate concerns relating to patient behaviour or mental state to other members of the multidisciplinary team
Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).