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Practice Nurse

Employer
Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Ashington
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 pro rata per annum
Closing date
14 Jul 2024

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Profession
Nurse, General practice nurse
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
Northumbria Primary Care are excited to announce an opportunity for a motivated practice nurse to join our team at Lintonville Surgery in Ashington.

We are looking for part time hours up to 20.5 hours in total however there is often the opportunity to work overtime at one of our practices. The post holder shall work alongside our current Practice Nurse and HCAs to deliver a high standard of enhanced nursing services to the whole practice population including chronic disease management, health promotion, maintaining immunisation and screening programmes.

We are looking for a highly motivated and enthusiastic team player who can demonstrate high standards of clinical excellence. You will become part of an experienced, pro-active, and friendly team working to serve patients across NPC.

Main duties of the job

The successful candidate will need to be fully competent in primary care nursing duties, carrying out Long Term condition reviews (Asthma, Hypertension, COPD, Diabetes etc.), smears, baby immunisation vaccinations, taking blood samples, travel vaccines. The post holder frequently will work unsupervised and is accountable for their practice. This will require critical thinking and skills in decision making in the management of patients.

As an experienced nurse you will be a role model compassionate and inclusive leadership in order to shape the creation of a collective leadership culture within the organisation. This means demonstrating a consistent leadership style which (a) engages, enables and empowers others (b) uses coaching to promote ownership of learning and quality improvement and (c) facilitates team working and collaboration within teams / departments and across organisational boundaries.

The successful candidate may at times be required to work across all GP Practices within NPC.

About us

Northumbria Primary Care Ltd (NPC) is a pioneering partnership with local GPs and now manages several GP practices with around 50,000 registered patients in Northumberland and North Tyneside.

Whilst appointees will have a base practice within NPC, they may be asked to work at other practices across our group.

Please note that NPC is a wholly owned subsidiary of Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust. The successful applicant will be an employee of the subsidiaryand not be employed under Agenda for Change Terms and Conditions, unless specifically stated.

Make sure to read the 'applicant guidance notes' before submitting your application and make sure you know everything there is to know before applying to join our fantastic organisation.

Job description

Job responsibilities

  • To provide a needs led focused service dictated by the Practice Strategy and the framework of the NHS modernisation agenda.
  • To be accountable for ensuring that agreed professional standards are reflected in clinical practice supporting the delivery of policies and procedures.
  • To deliver a high standard of clinical skills to support the provision of enhanced nursing services to the whole practice population including chronic disease management, health promotion, maintaining immunisation and screening programmes.
  • To work collaboratively within the team to meet the needs of patients using evidence based care principals.
  • To promote an environment conducive to the training needs of staff and students and participate in education programmes as required.
  • The post holder frequently will work unsupervised and is accountable for care delivered, demonstrating critical thinking and skills in decision making in the management of patients.
  • To role model compassionate and inclusive leadership in order to shape the creation of a collective leadership culture within the trust. This means demonstrating a consistent leadership style which (a) engages, enables and empowers others (b) uses coaching to promote ownership of learning and quality improvement and (c) facilitates team working and collaboration within teams / departments and across organisational boundaries.


Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Registered General Nurse or Registered Nurse
  • Evidence of qualification to undertake the supervision, teaching and assessing of students (essential requirement for post, expectation this will be completed within an 18 month period).


Desirable

  • Community Nursing Degree or relevant first level degree
  • Evidence of accredited long term conditions qualification e.g. COPD or relevant experience
  • Independent/ Supplementary prescriber or willingness to undertake in agreed timescale
  • ENB 998/mentorship or equivalent teaching course


Experience

Essential

  • Relevant experience and knowledge in managing patients with long term conditions eg Asthma, COPD, Diabetes, Coronary Heart Disease
  • Working knowledge of NHS agenda for LTC and wider initiatives
  • Teaching and coaching for clients and staff


Desirable

  • Experience in Primary Care preferable


Employer details

Employer name

Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Lintonville Medical Group

Lintonville Terrace

Ashington

NE63 9UT

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319-6428352MH

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