Practice Nurse

Hastings & Rother Healthcare

The closing date is 30 July 2024

Job summary

Do you:

Enjoy working as part of a team?

Want to be part of a rapidly growing organisation?

Thrive in a busy and challenging working environment?

Have previous Practice Nurse experience?

If this sounds like you, then we would love to hear from you!

We are looking for an experienced Practice Nurse who is competent in holistic practice nurse skills, including cervical smear taking, baby/ adult immunisations and wound care.Our three Practices are progressive and fast paced places to work and we care for a diverse population of patients.

The function of the Practice Nurse is evolving within General Practice settings. Acknowledging this shift, we are in the process of creating a new advancement pathway for our Practice Nurses. This initiative aims to enhance clinical abilities and allows Nurses to specialise in managing specific long-term conditions, ultimately leading to the designation of Advanced Practice Nurse alongside an improved pay scale. Part of this advancement will involve training in prescription authorisation, among other educational opportunities designed to foster growth and development in their roles.

We will also consider applications from nurses who are not Practice Nurse trained but who are able to work autonomously, have excellent team working skills and a can-do attitude.

Benefits:

  • Flexible working patterns
  • Access to Employee Assistance Programme
  • Access to the NHS pension
  • Five weeks annual leave plus bank holiday

Main duties of the job

To provide and maintain a high standard of nursing care for patients, as well as providing nursing assistance to the doctors and other members of the primary healthcare team. Assist in and perform routine tasks related to patient care as directed by senior nursing staff and GPs. General Practice Nurse skills include; cervical smear taking, baby immunisations, chronic disease management and wound care.

About us

Hastings & Rother Healthcare was formed in 2021 and consists of three GP practices within Hastings and St Leonards. We are an organisation that is rapidly growing and we currently cover the largest patient population in Hastings & St Leonards.

Joining our team means becoming part of a dedicated group of healthcare professionals who share a common vision and values. By putting our patients first and delivering high-quality care, you will contribute to our mission of improving the health and lives of the communities we serve.

Part-time working hours considered

We reserve the right to close this advertisement early

Date posted

02 July 2024

Pay scheme

Other

Salary

£32,342 to £47,867 a year Depending on experience

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time, Part-time

Reference number

A3728-24-0023

Job locations

Hastings Old Town Surgery

Rock-a-nore Road

Hastings

East Sussex

TN34 3DW


Marlborough House 19-21

Warrior Square

St. Leonards-on-sea

East Sussex

TN37 6BG


Churchwood Medical Practice

Tilebarn Road

St Leonards on Sea

East Sussex

TN38 9QU


Job description

Job responsibilities

We are looking for an experienced and dynamic Practice Nurse to join our team, Our three Practices are progressive and fast paced places to work and we care for a diverse population of patients.

The successful candidate will undertake the roles and responsibilities listed below and will already have experience in most of these; however as an organisation we are dedicated to providing training for staff members in areas that they have a particular interest or areas they have a gap in their current experience.

Job description

Job responsibilities

We are looking for an experienced and dynamic Practice Nurse to join our team, Our three Practices are progressive and fast paced places to work and we care for a diverse population of patients.

The successful candidate will undertake the roles and responsibilities listed below and will already have experience in most of these; however as an organisation we are dedicated to providing training for staff members in areas that they have a particular interest or areas they have a gap in their current experience.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • BSc in Adult Nursing or equivalent

Knowledge & Skills

Essential

  • Confident and effective communication skills, both verbally and in writing.
  • Good interpersonal skills and a willingness to work flexibly as part of a team.
  • Be able to work under pressure and have clear systems/strategies in order to prioritise workload.

Desirable

  • Knowledge of EMIS Web

Experience

Essential

  • Previous experience of working in General Practice
Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • BSc in Adult Nursing or equivalent

Knowledge & Skills

Essential

  • Confident and effective communication skills, both verbally and in writing.
  • Good interpersonal skills and a willingness to work flexibly as part of a team.
  • Be able to work under pressure and have clear systems/strategies in order to prioritise workload.

Desirable

  • Knowledge of EMIS Web

Experience

Essential

  • Previous experience of working in General Practice

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

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

Hastings & Rother Healthcare

Address

Hastings Old Town Surgery

Rock-a-nore Road

Hastings

East Sussex

TN34 3DW


Employer's website

https://hastingsandrother.healthcare/ (Opens in a new tab)


Employer details

Employer name

Hastings & Rother Healthcare

Address

Hastings Old Town Surgery

Rock-a-nore Road

Hastings

East Sussex

TN34 3DW


Employer's website

https://hastingsandrother.healthcare/ (Opens in a new tab)


For questions about the job, contact:

Human Resources Team

The HR Team

sxicb-esx.hrhhumanresources@nhs.net

Date posted

02 July 2024

Pay scheme

Other

Salary

£32,342 to £47,867 a year Depending on experience

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time, Part-time

Reference number

A3728-24-0023

Job locations

Hastings Old Town Surgery

Rock-a-nore Road

Hastings

East Sussex

TN34 3DW


Marlborough House 19-21

Warrior Square

St. Leonards-on-sea

East Sussex

TN37 6BG


Churchwood Medical Practice

Tilebarn Road

St Leonards on Sea

East Sussex

TN38 9QU


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