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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 08/10/2020.

Band 6 Senior Practice Nurse (Civilian)

Job Reference: J221-A-20-25016

Ministry of Defence (Defence Medical Services)
Defence Primary Healthcare
Alexander Barracks, Pirbright Camp, Brookwood, Surrey, GU24 0QQ
£31,365 - £37,890 Per annum (pro rata part time)

Ministry of Defence - Defence Medical Services

We have a new opportunity for a highly motivated Band 6 Senior Practice Nurse to join the Defence Primary Healthcare (DPHC) Team located within Alexander Barracks, Pirbright Camp, Woking.

This position offers 37.5 hours per week.

In addition, your appointment entitles you to the NHS Fringe zone “High Cost Area” supplement which will be paid as a proportion of basic pay (including the value of any long term recruitment and retention premium) subject to a minimum and maximum level of extra pay.

As the successful candidate, you will be an experienced nurse, who acting within their professional boundaries will provide care for the presenting patient. You will demonstrate safe, clinical decision-making and expert care for patients including treatment, preventative care, screening and patient education within the medical facility (MF). You will work collaboratively with the multi-disciplinary team (MDT) to meet the needs of patients, supporting the delivery of policy and procedures, and providing nurse leadership within the MF.

You will be leading and developing the practice of the MF nursing team (or MDT) and will be responsible for the strategic delivery of nursing service to service personnel and their families (as per MF patient group) through the management of the nursing/MDT.

You will also have line management, training and clinical supervision responsibilities for junior colleagues across the MDT.

Essential Criteria:

The successful candidate must have specialist knowledge across a range of procedures underpinned by theory. They must be registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) with professional knowledge acquired through degree/diploma, supplemented by diploma level specialist training, experience, short courses.

The selection at sift stage will be based on your CV. At interview, you will be tested against the following behaviours and NHS Key Skills Framework:

  • Leadership
  • NHS Core - NHSC1 - Communication
  • NHS Core - NHSC2 - Personal & People Development
  • NHS Core - HNSC3 - Health, Safety & Security
  • NHS Core - NHSC5 - Quality
  • NHS Core - NHS6 - Equality & Diversity

Please ensure you demonstrate that you have the required skills, qualifications and memberships in your CV and that you have saved it using your surname then first name prior to submitting your application

There is no requirement to deploy as this is met by our uniformed personnel but you will form the continuity of care required by our patients when based at home.

Please be aware that if you are found successful you will be asked to provide evidence of your immunity to Hepatitis B.

Successful candidates must meet the security requirement before they can be appointed. The level of security needed is security check.

All employees joining Ministry of Defence who are new to the Civil Service will be subject to a 6-month probation period (unless otherwise advised) effective from the employment start date.

Please ensure you have read all the details in the important information link prior to applying.

Caring for our Armed Forces

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 applying from overseas.

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