Care UK
11 Oct 2016
London, Greater London, England
Practice nurse
Job level:
Qualified (non-manager)
Full time
Contract type:
Closing date:
10 Nov 2016

Job Summary

We are looking for an experienced Practice Nurse to join our team at Tollgate Lodge Healthcare Centre on a full time bsais. As a Practice Nurse you will assist in the delivery of nursing care to patients attending the Health Centre. The role requires you to function autonomously and within your sphere of competency, whilst being a support and resource to less experienced members of staff. You must be able to assess patients, carry out relevant tests, and arrange follow-up whilst offering advice and information. You must be able to demonstrate critical thinking skills in clinical decision making .Essential skills for the post includes Chronic diseases managements, Deliver high standards in all Local and National Enhanced Services, phlebotomy, lifestyle advice, dressing/wound care, infection control, Childhood immunisations and cervical screening, as well as computer literacy. The Health Centre is a clinical facility which requires in individual to have the ability to work effectively as part of a multi professional team within a fast pace environment, in line with the protocols and policies of the local Service and Care UK.

Responsible To

Lead GP


• 1st level Registered Nurse with current registration with the UK Nursing Midwifery Council (NMC). Substantial post registration. • Evidence of Continuous Professional Development (CPD). • Post registration qualification in practice nursing or equivalent

Key Responsibilities

• Prioritise patient care and manage own workload effectively. • Assist in orientation and support to new staff to the unit. • Take the lead role in event of any major incident within the unit in the absence of a senior colleague. • Participate in the collation of the off duty rota. An extensive job description is available on request.

• Proven post registration experience including evidence of working in any of these following clinical areas; Primary Care environments, General Practice • Experience of working autonomously • Evidence of teaching and assessing others • Experience of working within a multi-disciplinary team • Evidence of autonomous working and the skills in physical assessment required, diagnosis and treatment by use of portfolio • Evidence of extended skills eg; 1. cytology / smears 2. diabetes 3. asthma 4. CHD 5. vaccinations & immunisations 6. wound care • Ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing. • Basic IT skills • Ability to demonstrate clinical expertise and knowledge of audit • Demonstrable critical reasoning skills and decision making • Demonstrable evidence of multi-professional / multi-agency working • Ability to prioritise patient care For more information, visit [... Click Apply...] Please note that offers of employment are subject to receipt of satisfactory references and a DBS check. At Care UK, we actively promote diversity and equal opportunities. Applicants must have the right to work in the EU.

About Care UK

At Care UK, everything we do is about putting people first.

Find out more, and you'll soon see why we've achieved immense success in the rapidly changing health and social care sector. And you'll find that, because we're growing all the time, you'll have more opportunities to build your career.

Whatever area you work in, we've got a lot to offer you.

What We Offer You

Ask any one of our people what sets us apart, and they're likely to mention the training we offer. Which is something we're hugely proud of. Of course, the exact details vary between our separate divisions, and even within them - but the underlying ethos is the same across the board.

Firstly, we're totally committed to helping you do a good job - and giving you all the skills, knowledge and training you need to perform it to the best of your abilities. Whether you're a care worker, an HR manager or a consultant, we'll make sure you're equipped to excel. And with regular refresher courses on offer, we'll see to it that you're constantly up-to-date with best practice, new thinking and emerging techniques in your field as much as possible.

But that's just the start. As well as empowering you to do a great job, we'll make sure you've got our support to progress in your career. Of course, if you're happy where you are, we'll make sure you stay that way. But if you're ambitious to move up to the next level and beyond, there's no better place to work than Care UK.

As any number of our team members will tell you from personal experience, we're passionate about growing people internally. So if you've got the proactive approach, determination and enthusiasm we're looking for, there's often no limit to how high you could rise with us.

Because we appreciate what you do and respect your contribution to our success, we'll reward you with excellent benefits. Obviously, these will reflect the level you're at and the job you're doing - but all our people enjoy the work-life balance we offer, a friendly team environment and much, much more. Above all, you'll have the satisfaction of knowing you're with an employer who really cares about you.

Our working population is as diverse as the people using our service and, as such, we welcome applications from every part of society.

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