Vacancies

Parkbury House Surgery is recruiting a Lead Nurse/ Nurse Manager to join our dynamic practice. We would also be interested in hearing from candidates that would like to grow into this role.

We are also looking for a second Practice Nurse who is competent in the management of COPD and/or Diabetes. Please visit Parkbury House Surgery website for more information.

The Lead Nurse/ Nurse Manager is responsible for ensuring the delivery of safe and effective nursing care to the whole practice population. As the team leader for the general practice nursing team, the post holder is accountable for nursing service delivery. They will lead and manage all the nursing resources, working closely with the GP Partners and practice manager to deliver the practice priorities. Clinically, the focus of the role is the delivery of evidence-based practice for patients with acute and chronic conditions and management and preventative nursing interventions to all patients. You will work collaboratively with the whole general practice team to meet the needs of patients, supporting the delivery and procedures and providing leadership and direction for the nursing team.

As an autonomous practitioner the nurse is responsible for the care delivered, demonstrating critical thinking and skills in clinical decision-making. We would like to hear from candidates who are qualified nurse practitioners or would consider working towards becoming a nurse practitioner.

Parkbury House Surgery is a forward thinking and innovative practice with over 21,000 patients across two sites. We are part of Alban Healthcare PCN and STAHFED federation. We have 8 partners who lead a multi-disciplinary team of doctors, nurses, pharmacists and first contact physiotherapists. We have a supportive admin team who work with the clinical team to care for our patients. We also have a social prescriber and a team of volunteer social prescribers supporting the team and our patients. Parkbury House Surgery is a training practice. We train registrars, medical students, trainee nurses, trainee physician associates and pre-reg clinical pharmacists in the practice.

Our nursing team is multi-skilled and work as part of a multi-disciplinary team both within the surgery and also look after our four nursing homes and our housebound patients.

We would welcome a candidate who not only has experience and solid clinical and management skills but who has an interest in service development and delivery sustainability in the 21st century.

To apply please email your CV and a covering letter to Karen.duncan1@nhs.net

In your covering letter please explain how your skills, knowledge and experience match those in the job description.

You are welcome to call the practice manager, Tamzin Jamieson, on 01727 851589 for an informal conversation about the role.