Practice Nurse

Box Surgery

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Job summary

We are looking for an experienced Practice Nurse to join our small, friendly nursing team. Full or part time hours to cover Monday to Friday 8.30am to 6.30pm plus occasional evenings and weekends. Primary Care experience preferred. Extra training available.

Main duties of the job

Must be registered nurse. Duties will include treatment room, chronic disease management, cervical cytology, vaccinations and immunisations, minor illness. Must have ability to work alone as well as part of the team.

About us

Box Surgery is a semi-rural practice in the village of Box, with a list size of 7600 patients from surrounding areas. There are three partners and 6 salaried GPs and we are a training practice for GP registrars. The nursing team comprises registered nurses, health care assistants and a phlebotomist.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Job Title: Practice Nurse

Reports to: Senior Partner / Practice Manager

Main Purpose: To ensure that effective, appropriate and high standard nursing care is delivered to practice population

Main Responsibilities:

Treatment Room work e.g. Wound Care,Cytology,Asthma Checks,Diabetes Checks,Hypertensive Checks,CKD Checks,IHD Checks,Venepuncture,Travel Health,Contraception (including injections),Assisting with Minor Surgery

Maintain clinical guidelines e.g. Infection Control,Vaccine Storage and use,Wound Management

Promote evidence based care, evaluate methods used andchange appropriately

Work to policies and procedures agreed with the partnership

Be responsible for appropriate use of resources e.g. stock and equipment

Ensure all nursing activity is recorded in patients computerised records

Carry out audit of activity

Attend meetings as necessary

Liaise with other members of the PHCT

Maintain standards in accordance with the NMC Code of ProfessionalStandards of Practice and Behaviour

Other duties as required

Person Specification

Skills

Essential

  • Computer skills
  • Common sense
  • Ability to work as part of a team and without supervision
  • Ability to prioritise workload
  • Ability to communicate clearly verbally and in writing
  • Reliable
  • Confidential
  • Calm under pressure
  • Friendly
  • Good telephone manner

Desirable

  • Experience of TPP SystmOne

Qualifications

Essential

  • Registered Nurse
  • Practice Nurse experience

Desirable

  • Chronic Disease Management skills
  • Childhood Immunisation experience
  • Cervical Cytology

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

Box Surgery

Address

The Surgery

London Road, Box

Corsham

Wiltshire

SN13 8NA


Employer's website

http://www.boxsurgery.nhs.uk (Opens in a new tab)

For questions about the job, contact:

Jeni Leggat-Green

jeni.leggat-green@nhs.net

01225745645

Date posted

07 October 2021

Pay scheme

Other

Salary

£15 to £16.73 an hour

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time, Part-time

Reference number

A1222-21-1870

Job locations

The Surgery

London Road, Box

Corsham

Wiltshire

SN13 8NA


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Monday to Friday: 8am to 6pm

Saturday: 9am to 3pm

Closed Bank Holidays including Easter Sunday, Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year's Day.