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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 11/11/2019.

Practice Nurse

Job Reference: J185-A-19-2125

Priory Medical Group

Practice Nurse

Are you a Practice Nurse looking for an opportunity to work with supportive colleagues in a team environment?

Do you want to work with our award winning nursing team?

Nurse Manager - “Nursing in Practice” Nurse of the Year – 2017 Finalist

Lead Nurse – The Humber, Coast and Vale People’s Choice Award – 2018 Finalist

Our Wound Care Nurse Team - Nursing Team of the Year– 2017 Finalist

Our Wound Care Nurse Team - Clinical Team of the Year Dermatology – 2017 Finalist

Our Diabetes Nurse Team - Clinical Team of the Year Diabetes - 2016 Finalist

Priory Medical Group - General Practice Team of the Year –- 2017 Nominee


If the answer is yes … we have an exciting opportunity for you to join Priory Medical Group.

Our Culture … Our People

At Priory Medical Group, we are a forward thinking, innovative and driven organization and we recognise the quality of our work is through the quality of our people.

The main duties of the role

Practice Nurses assess, screen, treat and educate all sections of the community, from babies to older people. The successful candidate will provide nursing care to patients in a Primary care setting, supported by a team of experienced GPs, Advanced Nurse Practitioners, Specialist Nurses and Practice Nurses.

At Priory Medical Group, all our employees should enjoy coming to work and enjoy feeling a part of the team! We will ensure you are provided with a clinical supervisor and a supportive network around you.

What we look for in your application

It is not essential (desirable only) for the successful candidate to have a proven background in a General Practice setting;

  • Demonstrate excellent communication and listening skills, so you can work with people of all ages and backgrounds.
  • Demonstrate patience and empathy, so you can gain the trust of patients with a variety of health issues.
  • Registered General Nurse. Experience of cervical screening and immunisations are essential.
  • Desirable; Independent Prescriber

So are you in?

Location:    Our intention is always for the Nurse to have two primary surgeries at which they are based for continuity of patient care and your surgery team, although we have nine surgeries across York, all of which you may be required to work from.

Hours:    Hours are negotiable

As this contract requires an amount of flexibility in this role, you are required to be available for work between 08:00am and 08:00pm Monday to Saturday. As such the specific hours of work are variable although we aim to provide you 6 weeks’ notice of your working rota.

Pay:    Competitive. Dependent upon the strength of the candidate + including NHS pension scheme

Selection for Interview

The Practice recognises that discrimination of any kind is both unlawful and would act as a barrier to finding the most talented individuals for our organisation. As such, our recruitment and selection procedures exist to ensure no job applicant, employee or worker is discriminated against either directly or indirectly on the grounds of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.

A great deal of careful consideration has been invested in preparing the advert for this post based on the specification for this role and the person we are looking for. Our selection for interview process is designed to ensure individuals are selected for interview on the merit of their application only.

If you are applying through NHS Jobs, you will notice you are asked if you would like a guaranteed interview as part of the ‘Two Tick’ disability scheme. Whilst this is an admirable government initiative, please be aware we are not signed up to this scheme. This is a question on the NHS jobs application form which is outside of our own control. Our own process ensures we consider candidates on the merit of their application only and we do not ask any questions regarding a disability as part of our selection process. We only give candidates the opportunity to share information regarding any disability after candidates are invited to interview and only if the candidate feels they require adjustments in the interview process.

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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