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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 13/08/2021.

Practice Nurse - Band 6/7 - Glemsford GP Surgery

Job Reference: 179-414-21-I

Employer:
West Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Glemsford GP Surgery
Location:
Sudbury
Salary:
£31,365 to £37,890 & £38,890 to £44,503 papr

About the West Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust

At the West Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust, we want to tell your story. We want to help develop your career. With us, the opportunities are endless.

We strive to deliver the highest quality and safest care for more than a quarter of a million people. We aim to provide the right care, in the right place, at the right time – whether in the hospital or community settings across west Suffolk.

We deliver high-quality services in a variety of settings including people’s own homes, care homes, day centres, schools, GP surgeries and health centres, as well as the Newmarket Community Hospital inpatient unit and clinics, and our main site, the West Suffolk Hospital in Bury St Edmunds.

Join us – what will you #BeKnown for?

Key achievements

  • For the last two years the National Hip Fracture Database (NHFD) have rated us as the top hospital in England, Wales and Northern Ireland for meeting best practice criteria for patients treated for a hip fracture.

  • We’re among the top 10 hospitals in the country for hip, knee and joint replacement outcomes.

  • Our stroke services regularly achieve high ratings in the Sentinel Stroke National Audit Programme (SSNAP) scores.

  • We consistently achieve high early detection of cancer, and cancer survival rates in the NHS West Suffolk Clinical Commissioning Group area are the best in the east of England.


Practice Nurse - Band 6/7 - Glemsford GP Surgery - 30 hours per week - 4 to 6 months Fixed term contract

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced enthusiastic and highly motivated, Practice Nurse with transferable skills to join our well established, extremely busy, friendly, patient focused practice team. Glemsford Surgery is a GP practice affiliated with West Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust providing a high standard of care to a patient population of 5,000 patients.

 

Glemsford Surgery currently has four GPs, two Advanced Nurse Practitioners, one Clinical Pharmacist, one Practice Nurse and one HCA.

 

This role is to fill in for a staff member on long term sick leave, and so the reason for varied fixed term period of 4-6 months. This post is offered as a band6, or band 7 depending on experience.

 

Main duties of this job

 

The main tasks and responsibilities of this role are to provide a high standard of nursing care to patients of the practice. The postholder will take a role in caring for patients living with long-term conditions including diabetes, asthma, COPD, chronic heart disease and hypertension. Other duties include cytology and smears, as well as, child immunisation and vaccination, adult vaccination, wound care, travel health and well person health checks.

 

The postholder will quickly develop good working relationships with their patients and will find this to be a varied and extremely rewarding role.

 

We are able to offer a degree of flexibility and would expect to agree the exact working pattern for this post with the successful candidate. Additional cover for absences within the team is a likely requirement of the post.

 

Our practice:

CQC rating, Good in all areas

The clinical system we use is SystemOne

Consistently high QOF achieving practice

Supportive, friendly practice team

 

You will receive:

Agenda for Change rate

Opportunity to join the NHS Pension Scheme

Training

Affiliated opportunities with WSFT

 

 

Interviews we will aim to have face-to-face, however if an applicant requires Microsoft Teams, this is also possible

 

If you have the necessary skills, experience and qualities to help us to put patients first, please contact Practice Manager or either of the Advanced Nurse Practitioner’s, on

01787 280484 for an informal discussion or to arrange a visit.

**In order to improve efficiency, all correspondence relating to this vacancy, including invitations to interview will be by email only, via NHS Jobs. Would you therefore please ensure you check your emails on a regular basis**

 

In submitting an application form, you authorise West Suffolk NHS FT to confirm any previous NHS service details via the Inter Authority Transfer (IAT) process, should you be appointed to the post.

 

CAR PARKING - This post does not entitle you to apply to park on the Hospital site. The Trust offer parking off site at the Bury St Edmunds Rugby Club, which is serviced by a regular shuttle bus to and from the Hospital. Details of the bus timetable can be found in the on-line starter pack.

 

If required to work on a weekend, the restriction does not apply Parking is allowed on site Saturday and Sunday please visit the car park office before you leave site and the car park team will validate your parking at the staff daily rate.

 

For posts that include “on call” duties successful candidates will be able to access on site parking for their ‘on call’ rostered days only. Please provide details of your on call days to the car park office who will validate parking at the staff rate on these days only.

 

The successful candidate for this post will be required to apply for a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) Disclosure at Enhanced level.

 

For Band 1 and Band 2 posts, the cost of the DBS Disclosure will be met by the Trust. However, any employees at Band 1 and Band 2 who leave the Trust within six months of commencing their post will have a £10 administration fee deducted from their final salary. For posts at Band 3 and above, the cost of the Disclosure will be met by the appointed employee and deducted in instalments from their salary over a period of three months. If the employee leaves the Trust within three months of commencing their post, any outstanding payments will be deducted from their final pay.

 

All applicants should click on the link entitled “How will my application be processed?” prior to submitting their application form.

 

The closing date for this vacancy may change if we receive a strong response. Please ensure that you apply for any post you are interested in as soon as possible.

 




We will endeavour to notify you on the progress of your application. Please note that this could be via email or post; therefore you should ensure you regularly check your email account for new messages.

We are an equal opportunities employer, with a range of flexible working options.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. DBS clearance (Disclosure and Barring Service - Police checks) will be required for relevant posts.

Final Salary Pension Scheme and Life Cover.

Key Worker Living Housing Initiative available to applicable staff groups.

We welcome applications from the Armed Forces community.


Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.


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From 6 April 2017, Tier 2/skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement.

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