Experienced Practice Nurse

New Horizons Medical Partnership

The closing date is 28 August 2022

Job summary

We are seeking an enthusiastic experienced Practice Nurse to join our forward thinking and friendly nursing team.

The successful applicant must be prepared to work at either of our two surgery sites, Totton Health Centre or Forest Gate Surgery, both based in Totton, Southampton. 

This vacancy is for 16 to 24 hours per week (08:30/09:00 - 18:00) over 2/3 days (negotiable).

IMPORTANT NOTE: As an NHS employer, all mandatory regulations on COVID vaccinations will apply.

Main duties of the job

You will be RGN qualified, hold accredited training in practice nursing or relevant courses and be prepared to undertake further training or updates as required. Experience in chronic disease management is also desirable.

Please see the Job Description for a full list of duties and responsibilities.

About us

We are a two-site partnership with a practice population of circa 25,000 patients.

Benefits applying to this post include: NHS Pension, 6 weeks holiday p.a. pro-rata, uniform and Simplyhealth membership (after successful completion of probationary period).

Informal practice visits are welcome.

Closing Date: Sunday 28 August 2022 (11.59pm). Interviews are scheduled to be held on Tuesday 6 September 2022, however, please do not delay applying for this vacancy as some interviews may be held prior to the closing date if suitable applications are received.

Date posted

26 July 2022

Pay scheme

Other

Salary

Depending on experience

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Part-time

Reference number

A2233-22-2949

Job locations

Forest Gate Surgery

1 Hazel Farm Road

Totton, Southampton

Hampshire

SO40 8WU


Testwood Lane

Totton

Southampton

SO40 3ZN


Job description

Job responsibilities

The duties and responsibilities to be undertaken by members of the nursing team are varied and will differ from time to time under the direction of the Nurse Practitioner / Partners / Practice Manager, dependent on current and evolving Practice workload and staffing levels:

  • Implement, evaluate and manage individual treatment plans for patients at risk of developing a chronic condition
  • Assess and care for patients with complex, post-operative wounds
  • Advise, support and where appropriate, administer vaccinations for patients travelling abroad
  • Administer vaccinations for baby immunisations and assist with baby clinics
  • Participate with cervical cytology and contraceptive management
  • Prioritise health problems and intervene appropriately to assist the patient in complex, urgent or emergency situations
  • Computer data entry/data allocation and collation; scanning, processing and recording information in accordance with Practice procedures
  • Initiating contact with and responding to requests from patients, other team members and associated healthcare agencies and providers where appropriate
  • Assist with management of nursing supplies and stock maintenance
  • Support and advise patients requesting information relating to family planning needs

This role is a part-time vacancy 16 to 24 hours per week (08:30/09:00 - 18:00) over 2/3 days (negotiable).

Job description

Job responsibilities

The duties and responsibilities to be undertaken by members of the nursing team are varied and will differ from time to time under the direction of the Nurse Practitioner / Partners / Practice Manager, dependent on current and evolving Practice workload and staffing levels:

  • Implement, evaluate and manage individual treatment plans for patients at risk of developing a chronic condition
  • Assess and care for patients with complex, post-operative wounds
  • Advise, support and where appropriate, administer vaccinations for patients travelling abroad
  • Administer vaccinations for baby immunisations and assist with baby clinics
  • Participate with cervical cytology and contraceptive management
  • Prioritise health problems and intervene appropriately to assist the patient in complex, urgent or emergency situations
  • Computer data entry/data allocation and collation; scanning, processing and recording information in accordance with Practice procedures
  • Initiating contact with and responding to requests from patients, other team members and associated healthcare agencies and providers where appropriate
  • Assist with management of nursing supplies and stock maintenance
  • Support and advise patients requesting information relating to family planning needs

This role is a part-time vacancy 16 to 24 hours per week (08:30/09:00 - 18:00) over 2/3 days (negotiable).

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • You will be RGN qualified, hold accredited training in practice nursing or relevant courses and be prepared to undertake further training or updates as required.

Desirable

  • Experience in chronic disease management.

Experience

Essential

  • Able to deliver practice nursing services and care to the practice population
  • Able to support patients to live healthily, monitoring of chronic conditions, health promotion and screening activities
  • Able to work collaboratively with the general practice team to meet the needs of patients, supporting the delivery of policy and procedures, and providing nurse leadership as required
  • Able to undertake a variety of administrative duties to assist in the smooth running of the Practice including the provision of clerical support to clinical staff and other members of the Practice team
  • Experience of facilitating effective communication between patients, members the primary health care team, secondary care and other associated healthcare agencies

Other Areas of Responsibility

Essential

  • Confidentiality; Health & Safety; Equality & Diversity; Personal/Professional Development; Quality; Communication and contribution to the implementation of services.
Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • You will be RGN qualified, hold accredited training in practice nursing or relevant courses and be prepared to undertake further training or updates as required.

Desirable

  • Experience in chronic disease management.

Experience

Essential

  • Able to deliver practice nursing services and care to the practice population
  • Able to support patients to live healthily, monitoring of chronic conditions, health promotion and screening activities
  • Able to work collaboratively with the general practice team to meet the needs of patients, supporting the delivery of policy and procedures, and providing nurse leadership as required
  • Able to undertake a variety of administrative duties to assist in the smooth running of the Practice including the provision of clerical support to clinical staff and other members of the Practice team
  • Experience of facilitating effective communication between patients, members the primary health care team, secondary care and other associated healthcare agencies

Other Areas of Responsibility

Essential

  • Confidentiality; Health & Safety; Equality & Diversity; Personal/Professional Development; Quality; Communication and contribution to the implementation of services.

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.

UK Registration

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

Additional information

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.

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

New Horizons Medical Partnership

Address

Forest Gate Surgery

1 Hazel Farm Road

Totton, Southampton

Hampshire

SO40 8WU


Employer's website

https://newhorizonsmedicalpartnership.nhs.uk/ (Opens in a new tab)

Employer details

Employer name

New Horizons Medical Partnership

Address

Forest Gate Surgery

1 Hazel Farm Road

Totton, Southampton

Hampshire

SO40 8WU


Employer's website

https://newhorizonsmedicalpartnership.nhs.uk/ (Opens in a new tab)

For questions about the job, contact:

Denise Bradley

denise.bradley5@nhs.net

02382541991

Date posted

26 July 2022

Pay scheme

Other

Salary

Depending on experience

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Part-time

Reference number

A2233-22-2949

Job locations

Forest Gate Surgery

1 Hazel Farm Road

Totton, Southampton

Hampshire

SO40 8WU


Testwood Lane

Totton

Southampton

SO40 3ZN