Practice Nurse - Sunray Surgery

Kingston GP Chambers

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Job summary

Kingston GP Chambers, the GP federation which supports twenty member GP practices across the borough of Kingston are delighted to be supporting Sunray Surgery in the recruitment of a new practice nurse.

Sunray Surgery were acquired by Kingston GP Chambers on 1st April 2023. The surgery works hard to ensure an excellent level of patient care is delivered to 5,000 registered patients. The surgery is based in close proximity to Tolworth station, and the A3. The surgery have ambitious plans to grow following redevelopment of the surrounding area.In addition, the practice has the benefit of on-site parking as well as designated free parking on surrounding roads and bike storage.

The surgery have a fantastic opportunity for an enthusiastic and skilled nurse to join and provide their expertise to the clinical team. The successful post-holder will ideally work four sessions across two days per week (15 hours per week).

This role is open to newly qualified nurses as well as those wishing to move across from secondary care into general practice and already qualified practice nurses. Any new to practice nurses will be fully supported to achieve a practice nurse qualification.

Main duties of the job

Overall Job Responsibilities:

  • Deliver a high standard of patient care using high level autonomous clinical skills and a broad and in-depth theoretical knowledge base
  • Deal with presenting patients needs in a primary care setting. Responding effectively to patient need and ensuring patient choice and ease of access to services.
  • Promote healthy lifestyles and participate in national immunisation and screening programmes.
  • Enable patients to manage their long term health care needs and to achieve their full potential in terms of independent living.
  • Actively encourage and facilitate choices for patients by providing health promotion during routine screening procedures e.g: new patient health checks, cervical cytology and long term conditions management.
  • Communicate complex information to patients and relatives where needed with a variety of diverse needs, using negotiation and persuasive skills to motivate.
  • Work with nursing, medical and health care assistant colleagues to ensure the National Service Frameworks are being delivered.

Clinical Responsibilities:

Undertake clinical duties with relevant training in some or all of the areas

  • Adult and paediatric immunisations
  • Smears
  • Management of chronic conditions
  • Dressings/stitch removal
  • Phlebotomy
  • Vaccinations

About us

Kingston GP Chambers is a Federation of all NHS General Practices within the Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames. It was founded in 2008 as a limited company whose shareholders are all 20 GP Practices within Kingston. The company is led by a Board of Directors who are also GP Partners in their own Practices within Kingston.

Kingston GP Chambers has worked collaboratively with both secondary care and the private sector. At present we provide community clinics for Dermatology, Urology, Neurology, Dementia and Diabetes.

In addition, Kingston GP Chambers are at the forefront of improving patient access to primary care.

We deliver a comprehensive extended hours service offering GP appointments across three hubs in the evenings Monday to Friday, over the weekend and on Bank Holidays.

Kingston GP Chambers has the ability to respond rapidly, and we have continued to demonstrate the capability to provide high-quality, innovative and timely solutions to improving patient care and experience.

We work closely alongside the other GP Federations in Southwest London to continue the government's five-year forward plan and deliver patient services in the community. We aim to continue to grow as we are increasingly recognised as the provider of choice for extended, enhanced and urgent GP services.

We also expect an increasing role as we support, reinforce and develop the position of general practice as the core building block for an increasing range of jointly-provided services.

Date posted

13 May 2024

Pay scheme

Other

Salary

Depending on experience Salary dependent upon experience

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Part-time

Reference number

B0276-24-0010

Job locations

97 Warren Drive South

Surbiton

Surrey

KT5 9QD


Job description

Job responsibilities

Kingston GP Chambers the GP federation which supports twenty member GP practices across the borough of Kingston are delighted to be supporting Brunswick Surgery in the recruitment of a new practice nurse.

Brunswick are a forward thinking and progressive surgery with a well-established and talented workforce. The surgery was inspected in December 2022 and subsequently reviewed in July 2023 having achieved a good rating from the Care Quality Commission (CQC). The practice work hard to ensure an excellent level of patient care is delivered to almost 9,000 registered patients. The surgery is based in the modern and purpose built Surbiton Health Centre, which is well served by local transport links and has the local high street in close proximity.

The surgery have a fantastic opportunity for an enthusiastic and skilled nurse to join and provide their expertise to the clinical team. The nursing team currently consists of three Nurses who are ably supported by three Health Care Assistants.

This role is open to newly qualified nurses as well as those wishing to move across from secondary care into general practice and already qualified practice nurses.

Overall Job Responsibilities:

Deliver a high standard of patient care using high level autonomous clinical skills and a broad and in-depth theoretical knowledge base

Deal with presenting patients needs in a primary care setting. Responding effectively to patient need and ensuring patient choice and ease of access to services.

Promote healthy lifestyles and participate in national immunisation and screening programmes.

Enable patients to manage their long term health care needs and to achieve their full potential in terms of independent living.

Actively encourage and facilitate choices for patients by providing health promotion during routine screening procedures e.g: new patient health checks, cervical cytology and long term conditions management.

Communicate complex information to patients and relatives where needed with a variety of diverse needs, using negotiation and persuasive skills to motivate.

Work with nursing, medical and health care assistant colleagues to ensure the National Service Frameworks are being delivered.

Clinical Responsibilities:

Undertake clinical duties with relevant training in some or all of the areas:

  • Adult and paediatric immunisations
  • Smears
  • Management of chronic conditions
  • Dressings/stitch removal
  • Phlebotomy
  • Vaccinations

Person Specification:

Essential

  • Registered General Nurse (Currently registered with the NMC)
  • Proven ability to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of own clinical practice.
  • Ability to assess and manage patient risk effectively and safely
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work effectively in a multi-disciplinary team
  • Able to build effective working relationships at all levels
  • IT skills with the use of EMIS highly desirable
  • Time management skills

This role represents a great opportunity for those wishing to move into primary care. It offers the post-holder the ability to grow and develop within the role and their chosen career pathway, whilst being encouraged to evolve in a nurturing and supportive environment. We are ideally looking for the successful post-holder to commit to working a minimum of one day per week, however more hours are available.

Only those applicants who live within close proximity to the surgery will be considered. Regrettably we are unable to consider applications from those requiring sponsorship.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Kingston GP Chambers the GP federation which supports twenty member GP practices across the borough of Kingston are delighted to be supporting Brunswick Surgery in the recruitment of a new practice nurse.

Brunswick are a forward thinking and progressive surgery with a well-established and talented workforce. The surgery was inspected in December 2022 and subsequently reviewed in July 2023 having achieved a good rating from the Care Quality Commission (CQC). The practice work hard to ensure an excellent level of patient care is delivered to almost 9,000 registered patients. The surgery is based in the modern and purpose built Surbiton Health Centre, which is well served by local transport links and has the local high street in close proximity.

The surgery have a fantastic opportunity for an enthusiastic and skilled nurse to join and provide their expertise to the clinical team. The nursing team currently consists of three Nurses who are ably supported by three Health Care Assistants.

This role is open to newly qualified nurses as well as those wishing to move across from secondary care into general practice and already qualified practice nurses.

Overall Job Responsibilities:

Deliver a high standard of patient care using high level autonomous clinical skills and a broad and in-depth theoretical knowledge base

Deal with presenting patients needs in a primary care setting. Responding effectively to patient need and ensuring patient choice and ease of access to services.

Promote healthy lifestyles and participate in national immunisation and screening programmes.

Enable patients to manage their long term health care needs and to achieve their full potential in terms of independent living.

Actively encourage and facilitate choices for patients by providing health promotion during routine screening procedures e.g: new patient health checks, cervical cytology and long term conditions management.

Communicate complex information to patients and relatives where needed with a variety of diverse needs, using negotiation and persuasive skills to motivate.

Work with nursing, medical and health care assistant colleagues to ensure the National Service Frameworks are being delivered.

Clinical Responsibilities:

Undertake clinical duties with relevant training in some or all of the areas:

  • Adult and paediatric immunisations
  • Smears
  • Management of chronic conditions
  • Dressings/stitch removal
  • Phlebotomy
  • Vaccinations

Person Specification:

Essential

  • Registered General Nurse (Currently registered with the NMC)
  • Proven ability to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of own clinical practice.
  • Ability to assess and manage patient risk effectively and safely
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work effectively in a multi-disciplinary team
  • Able to build effective working relationships at all levels
  • IT skills with the use of EMIS highly desirable
  • Time management skills

This role represents a great opportunity for those wishing to move into primary care. It offers the post-holder the ability to grow and develop within the role and their chosen career pathway, whilst being encouraged to evolve in a nurturing and supportive environment. We are ideally looking for the successful post-holder to commit to working a minimum of one day per week, however more hours are available.

Only those applicants who live within close proximity to the surgery will be considered. Regrettably we are unable to consider applications from those requiring sponsorship.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Registered General Nurse (Currently registered with the
  • NMC)

Desirable

  • Qualification in cytology and or family planning

Experience

Essential

  • Post registration experience.
  • Evidence of appropriate continuing professional development activity to maintain up to date knowledge and on-going competence in all aspects of NP role.
  • Experience of working across organisational boundaries
  • within health and social care.
  • Proven ability to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of
  • own clinical practice.

Desirable

  • Experience in travel/child immunisations
  • Experience of working in community/primary care
  • Chronic disease management

Knowledge and skills

Essential

  • Understanding of own accountability arising from the NMC Code of Professional Conduct
  • Understanding of relevant legal issues eg: data protection and confidentiality
  • Understanding of equal opportunity and diversity issues.
  • Ability to assess and manage patient risk effectively and
  • safely.
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written
  • communication skills.
  • Ability to work effectively in a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Able to build effective working relationships at all levels.
  • IT skills
  • Time management skills
  • Able to work within a clear set of guidelines.

Desirable

  • An understanding of the structure of primary care within the wider NHS.
  • Negotiating skills
  • Able to demonstrate innovative practice.
  • Ability to undertake audits.
Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Registered General Nurse (Currently registered with the
  • NMC)

Desirable

  • Qualification in cytology and or family planning

Experience

Essential

  • Post registration experience.
  • Evidence of appropriate continuing professional development activity to maintain up to date knowledge and on-going competence in all aspects of NP role.
  • Experience of working across organisational boundaries
  • within health and social care.
  • Proven ability to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of
  • own clinical practice.

Desirable

  • Experience in travel/child immunisations
  • Experience of working in community/primary care
  • Chronic disease management

Knowledge and skills

Essential

  • Understanding of own accountability arising from the NMC Code of Professional Conduct
  • Understanding of relevant legal issues eg: data protection and confidentiality
  • Understanding of equal opportunity and diversity issues.
  • Ability to assess and manage patient risk effectively and
  • safely.
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written
  • communication skills.
  • Ability to work effectively in a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Able to build effective working relationships at all levels.
  • IT skills
  • Time management skills
  • Able to work within a clear set of guidelines.

Desirable

  • An understanding of the structure of primary care within the wider NHS.
  • Negotiating skills
  • Able to demonstrate innovative practice.
  • Ability to undertake audits.

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

Kingston GP Chambers

Address

97 Warren Drive South

Surbiton

Surrey

KT5 9QD


Employer's website

https://www.kingstongpchambers.co.uk/ (Opens in a new tab)


Employer details

Employer name

Kingston GP Chambers

Address

97 Warren Drive South

Surbiton

Surrey

KT5 9QD


Employer's website

https://www.kingstongpchambers.co.uk/ (Opens in a new tab)


For questions about the job, contact:

Recruitment and Retention Manager

Mark Mensah

kgpc.recruitment@nhs.net

02034058631

Date posted

13 May 2024

Pay scheme

Other

Salary

Depending on experience Salary dependent upon experience

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Part-time

Reference number

B0276-24-0010

Job locations

97 Warren Drive South

Surbiton

Surrey

KT5 9QD


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