Practice Nurse

The SmartList
16 Sep 2016
14 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Part Time

JOB TITLE: Practice Nurse

SALARY & BENEFITS: Nurse Salary Band 5

WORKING HOURS: Part-Time, 20 hours over 4 days

Our client is a 2 branch GP surgery who are focused on providing the highest standard of health care to their patients in Duns, Chirnside and the Berwickshire area.
Their team of GPs, nurses and administrative staff take pride in providing good quality patient-centred healthcare. They have 5 GPs who rotate through their two sites in Chirnside and Duns and strong links to the local community including managing in-patients in the community hospital and strong links with the local chemists.
They offer many clinics and services including long term chronic condition management, childhood vaccinations, minor surgery and travel clinics.

Our client is now looking to appoint a Practice Nurse to join their existing team in Duns. The ideal candidate will have a hands on approach, be a real team player with a passion for taking on and developing the role of Practice Nurse with the full support of the practice, to provided a more efficient practice, ensuring patient care is at the top of the agenda

Key Responsibilities of a Practice Nurse to include:-
  • Cervical screening and immunisations - training will be given.
  • Patient assessment, diagnosis and treatment where applicable
  • Apply a hands on role model approach to your work
  • Good medication management
  • Contribute to the implementation of evidence based practice within the area; this work will be supported by the Service Manager

The above list of job duties is not exclusive or exhaustive and the post holder will be required to undertake such tasks as may reasonably be expected within the scope and grading of the post.

The ideal candidate will have strong team ethics, with a drive and desire to develop the role of Practice Nurse,

Key experience essential for the Practice Nurse role:
  • Working at Band 5 nursing level
  • NMC active pin
  • Happy to consider any nursing background
  • Intermediate ICT proficiency level
  • Up to date with nursing appraisal system

Does this sound like you? If yes then please hit the apply now button.

You will then be sent to an online questionnaire to support your CV and application, please fill in the details and we will be in touch to advise you of the next steps.