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Niche Jobs - Privacy Policy

Why do we have a Privacy Policy?

It is really important to us that we keep any personal information that you give to us safe and secure and whilst we realise that it is not the most interesting of subjects, we would encourage you to read our Privacy Policy as it gives you important information about your personal information and your rights.

Our website provides a platform that can be used by job seekers to find jobs and for employers to advertise vacancies and look for suitable candidates. You can set up your own account and have complete control of the personal information that you give us and what we do with it.

We will always be open with you and so we have written this policy to tell you:

  • What personal information you can give us
  • How we may use your personal information (if you agree)
  • Who we work with to provide your account and our website
  • Where we keep your personal information
  • How long we keep your personal information
  • How we keep your personal information safe
  • Your choices and rights

This website is owned and operated by Niche Jobs Limited. When you have any comments or queries about this website please contact us at jobs@nichejobsltd.co.uk and a HUMAN will reply.

We last updated this Privacy Policy on 13.04.18.

Personal Information you give to us

Setting up an account or using our website

You may provide us with the following information about yourself:

  • your name and address
  • your contact details including email address and telephone number
  • other information to allow us to provide the services you have requested
  • your CV/details relating to your qualifications and experience
  • what sector you are interested in
  • what jobs you are applying for and have applied for previously

Other times you can give us personal information

You can give us information when you:

  • Set up an account on our website
  • Apply for a position that we are advertising on behalf of an employer
  • Submit a CV to our website
  • Sign up for our newsletter (blog notifications)
  • Sign up for a job alert email
  • Save a job
  • Comment on a blog
  • Contact us via email or by telephone for any reason

Cookies

Cookies are text files that sites store on users' computers. They make sites easier to use. They don't do anything to your own computer (they can't run software or send viruses).

As said, our cookies are used to improve your experience of our site.

We don't follow or track your own personal movements on the site. It provides us with information that isn't personally identifiable. And it also allows us to make your experience of the site better. For instance, when you hit Apply and have to register, you might want to land back on the page you started on.

Remember that you may be able to set your cookie preferences via your browser. But be aware that many sites may not work properly, or as easily, once you do this.

To find out more read our Cookies Policy.

How we may use your Personal Information

With your agreement, we may use your personal information:

  • to process your request to be added to our CV database
  • to pass on to an employer where you have told us you wish to apply for a specific position
  • to pass on to employers looking for candidates like you where you have given us permission to do so
  • to pass on to recruitment agencies who are seeking to fill positions that you have indicated to us that you are interested in and you have given us permission to do this
  • to fulfil any contracts you have entered into with us
  • to tailor the services that we offer to you with your needs and interests
  • comply with our legal obligations
  • to tell you about changes to our services or website
  • to help us develop our website to make it better for all users
  • to get your feedback on our website and services
  • to administer our website (such as troubleshooting, data analysis, research)
  • to keep our website safe and secure

Our legal basis for using your information

The law only allows us to use your personal information in certain limited circumstances. We have listed these below and what information they allow us to process.

1. With your consent

With your agreement we may:

  • set up an account on our website
  • process your request to be added to our CV database
  • provide your details to an employer where you have told us you wish to apply for a specific position
  • provide your details to employers looking for candidates like you
  • to pass on to recruitment agencies who are seeking to fill positions that you have indicated to us that you are interested in and you have given us permission to do this

2. When we have a contract with you

We may use your information to comply with a contract that we have entered into with you:

  • to provide the services you have requested
  • to administer and provide the website (such as troubleshooting, data analysis & research)
  • to tell you about changes to our website or our services
  • to help us (or our software developers) improve the website

3. Where it is necessary for our legitimate interests

We may provide you with marketing information about our own products and services similar to those that you have purchased or enquired about (unless you tell us to stop).

4. To comply with a legal obligation

We do this when we have to comply with legislation such as tax laws.

Our Marketing

We may provide you with information about products, services, special offers, and other news where we feel these may interest you.

Depending on what contact information you have given to us, we may contact you by email or post. We will only do this where you have consented to receiving such information from us.

You can opt out of such marketing at any time and If you wish to do so, please email us at jobs@nichejobsltd.co.uk.

Working with other organisations

Employers and Recruitment Agencies

With your consent we will make available your 'CV Profile' with hiring employers and recruitment agencies. If you want to see the current list of employers and recruitment agencies, please see here.

When you submit your information you are given a choice as to whether you want your details to be visible to companies advertising on our website, our options are:

  • By selecting hiring organisations to contact you we will allow employers and recruitment agencies to view your CV Profile if they are looking for candidates for positions that you have indicated to us that you are interested in.
  • By selecting to 'Hide' this option your information will only be visible to the company whose job you have applied for and yourself and the staff of Niche Jobs Ltd for administrative purposes.

We are not a recruitment agency and we provide our website and services to you free of charge to allow a simple and easy way to access your future job. As such we do not have any control over how an employer or recruitment agency deals with your information once they have downloaded it from our database and they make their own decisions as to what to do with your personal information. We do ensure that any organisation who accesses your information has signed up to terms and conditions requiring that they deal with your information safely and securely and that they comply with the General Data Protection Regulation and any subsequent UK legislation.

If you have indicated to us that you wish to apply for jobs overseas, then we may provide your information to organisations who are not subject to the same data protection legislation that we have in force in the UK. In these cases, we only deal with organisations who have agreed to deal with your information in line with GDPR and UK legislation.

Other third parties

In order to provide your account and our website we may have to allow our trusted partners to have access to your personal information. These organisations include:

  • Our business partners, suppliers and sub-contractors for the performance of any contract we enter into with them or you
  • Our website developers who need to see your information in order to keep our website up and running

We work with the following organisations:

What laws we may have to comply with

We may have to disclose your personal information to third parties:

  • If we sell our business in which case the personal information that we hold will be part of the transferred assets
  • If we are required by law, or in order to enforce or apply our terms of use. This includes exchanging information with other organisations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction

Third Party Privacy Policies

Our site may contain links to websites owned by other organisations. If you follow a link to another website, these websites they will have their own privacy policy.  We suggest that you check the policies of any other websites before giving them your personal information as we cannot accept responsibility for any other website.

Where we keep your Personal Information

Storage of Personal Information

We are committed to ensuring that our suppliers have appropriate technical, administrative and physical procedures in place to ensure that your information is protected against loss or misuse. All personal information you provide to us is stored on our secure servers or on secure servers operated by a third party located in the EEA.

All third parties who provide services or software to us are required to sign a contract requiring them to have appropriate technical, administrative and physical procedures in place to ensure that your information is protected against loss or misuse.

Retention of information

We will store your CV Profile (name, email, employment history etc) for as long as you wish us to.

At any time you can login to add to it, edit it or remove it completely.

After a year of first registering a process will start to regularly remind you that you are storing your file with us.

As soon as there has been a period of 12 months since you last logged in we will:

  • a. automatically 'Hide' your CV Profile (even if you originally consented to it)
  • b. email you*
  • c. make it clear how you can add to your CV Profile (to add new qualifications, update your recent employment records etc), edit your details or remove everything completely
  • * if your email no longer receives we'll delete your records since you won't be able to log in to do it yourself or receive our notices that it needs updating

Plus, we will email you 6 months after you last logged in to remind you to hide your CV Profile if it is still visible.

And we will stay in touch to remind you that you are using the site to store your CV Profile for future easy use throughout your entire career.

If we do not have hear from you (if you do not login), we will delete your account after 5 years.

Emails

If you chose to send us information via email, we cannot guarantee the security of this information until it is delivered to us.

Your rights

Access to your information

You have the right to access information that we hold about you. If you wish to receive a copy of the information that we hold, please contact at [Data queries Email] or write to us at the address above

Changing or deleting your information

You can ask us at any time to change, amend or delete the information that we hold about you or ask us not to contact you with any further marketing information. You can also ask us to restrict the information that we process about you.

You can request that we change, amend, delete your information or restrict our processing by emailing us at jobs@nichejobsltd.co.uk

You can also login to see all the information you have given us about your career profile to do the above yourself, at any time.

Right to prevent Automated decision making

You have a right to ask us to stop any automated decision making. We do not intentionally carry out such activities, but if you do have any questions or concerns we would be happy to discuss them with you and you can contact us at jobs@nichejobsltd.co.uk

Transferring Personal Information

You have the right to request that your personal information is transferred by us to another organisation (this is called "data portability"(. Please contact us at [Data queries Email\ with the details of what you would like us to do and we will try our best to comply with your request. If may not be technically feasible, but we will work with you to try and find a solution.

Complaints

If you make a request to us under this Privacy Policy and you are unhappy with the response, you can ask for the request to be reviewed under our internal complaints procedure. Our internal complaints procedure allows your request to be reviewed by Managing Director who will do their best to try and resolve the issue.

If you have been through the internal complaints procedure and are still not happy with the result, then you have the right to complain to the Information Commissioner's Office. They can be contacted as follows:

Website: www.ico.org.uk

Telephone: 03031231113

Address:

Information Commissioners Office
Wycliffe House, Water Lane
Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF

Changes to our Privacy Policy

We review our Privacy Policy on a frequent basis to check that it accurately reflects how we deal with your information and may amend it if necessary. You should check this page regularly to see the most up to date information.

How to Contact us

We welcome questions, comments and requests regarding this Privacy Policy which can be sent to jobs@nichejobsltd.co.uk

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Practice nursing jobs for qualified RGN or RMN Nurses

Practice nursing jobs for qualified RGN or RMN Nurses

We explore the career opportunities for RGN and RMN qualified nurses to become practice nurses in a GP surgery or walk-in centre, and where a practice nurse career can lead you.

General practice nurses are an essential part of a GP surgery and consequently the healthcare provision for an entire community. They are a key point of contact for patients attending a GP surgery and can provide a whole range of health promotion and nursing care services.

Practice nurse jobs are available in most parts of the UK, and although the primary location for a practice nurse is a GP surgery, there are other opportunities within both the NHS and private sector as well. Practice nurse jobs are occasionally advertised by private sector companies who have been are appointed to recruit for public sector practice nurse vacancies. Don’t be hesitant about applying for a practice nurse job if it’s advertised by a recruitment agency, you could still end up working in an NHS environment even though it’s advertised by a private sector company.

Taking a practice nurse job can be an option that some nurses choose because it can allow for a more family orientated working routine, without the need for night and weekend shifts. A practice nurse will often be based at the GP surgery during opening hours, which remain constant so a regular routine can be established without the worry of changing shift patterns. A practice nurse job may also be subject to a job share arrangement, so you can choose not to work a full time position, and yet still maintain regular working hours each week.

The role of a practice nurse

A practice nurse works alongside a GP to provide a range of services to members of the public in a routine environment. The RCN uses the term general practice nurse (GPN) to define the role. Practice nurses provide an essential range of health promotion, screening, treatment and care services for all members of the community. It’s a hugely varied job and no two days are the same, which is why some nurses choose to take a practice nurse job.

There are several key aspects of a practice nursing job, and these include health promotion and advice, providing minor treatments, administering vaccination programmes and performing health screening checks. There is also a large amount of communication required to liaise with other GPs and members of the allied health professional staff. A practice nurse may also be responsible for regular contact with patients that have chronic illnesses, and reporting back to all other health professionals in the multi-disciplinary team. A practice nurse will regularly collaborate with other healthcare professionals, so effective communication is essential as there can be as many as 10 other people that need to be updated with a patient’s condition.

Health promotion activities can include running stop smoking clinics and weight loss advice centres, and as the appointed practice nurse you will organise and deliver the information required to help people be more healthy. The practice nurse is also usually responsible for delivering contraceptive advice and fitting contraceptive devices as part of the health promotion activities, although this is usually carried out at 1 to 1 consultation level.

A practice nurse usually works at a GP surgery, but as a practice nurse you could also work at an NHS walk in centre or for an out of hours doctor service. The majority of practice nurse jobs are public sector based, but there are private sector companies that recruit practice nurses for roles within large corporate organisations. In this scenario a practice nurse will work alongside an occupational health nurse, occupational therapist and possibly a physiotherapist to promote a healthy lifestyle for employees and provide basic healthcare screening and treatments.

How to become a practice nurse

It’s most common for adult RGN nurses and mental health nurses to become practice nurses, but any qualified nurse can become a practice nurse with 1- 2 years post qualifying experience. Practice nursing is not normally a role that a newly qualified nurse can take up unless the employer offers a preceptorship and additional training alongside the job. Some NHS trusts do offer newly qualified nurses practice nurse preceptorship places, but they aren’t that common as most practice nurse vacancies require you to have post qualifying experience before applying to a practice nurse job.

As a qualified nurse you will already be aware of your own competencies, and this self-awareness is very much carried forward into a practice nursing job. General practice nursing is very varied and you will encounter all members of the community from babies, children through to adults and the elderly, so the ability to monitor your actions in comparison with your own competencies is key. You will also need to be resourceful, committed and able to give a continuity of service to patients who regularly require nursing care. Practice nursing is an area where you can often build up a rapport with patients you see regularly in order to support them better in their journey.

Career opportunities for practice nurses

Practice nursing provides such a wide variety of experiences for any qualified and experienced nurse, it can lead to many different career paths. A practice nurse is already a crucial part of the community nursing team, so one natural progression is to move on to a health visitor job or district nurse nurse job, both of which are different roles. In order to become a health visitor you will need to undertake a postgraduate course in public health visiting practice, which will usually take a year to complete. It’s usually a master qualification that combines study with practical learning experience. Becoming a district nurse also requires you to undertake postgraduate training in the form of a specialist practitioner programme, but both courses allow a higher level of clinical decision making and leadership in your job.

Another career path for an experienced practice nurse could be nurse practitioner. A nurse practitioner is an Advanced Nurse Practitioner (to give it its full title) and they are able to make autonomous decisions, diagnose and treat patients not yet diagnosed by a general practitioner, screen patients for diseases and make ongoing care plans. In order to become a nurse practitioner, you will need to complete a course of study at honours level on top to your nursing qualification. This is carried out a university and most courses combine a mixture of academic study and practical experience. If you do decide to become a nurse practitioner, you could choose to specialise in a particular area of nursing that really interests you. For example, you could choose primary care, emergency care or paediatrics. The role of Advanced Nurse Practitioner is still evolving and the RCN is constantly working to ensure that capabilities of an ANP are not thwarted by the structure of the NHS, which wouldn’t normally allow a nurse to carry out the kind of tasks that an ANP is qualified to do.

As a newly qualified nurse practitioner, health visitor or district nurse working within the NHS, you could expect a salary in the band 6 range, which currently is £25,528 to £34,189 depending on your level of experience and responsibility.

You can read more about the role of the Advanced Nurse Practitioner here

View current Nurse Practitioner Jobs here

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