Alford Medical Practice – Part Time Nurse Required

PART TIME PRACTICE NURSE (20 hours per week)
We are a friendly, highly motivated, Medical Practice looking for an enthusiastic, reliable individual with excellent organisational and communication skills to join our Nursing team.
The hours will be 20 per week (Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays – mixture of mornings and afternoons) and flexibility to work additional hours will be required to cover annual leave and sickness absence.
Salary is dependant on experience.
The successful candidate will contribute to the smooth running of the practice, working in conjunction with the GPs, Practice Nursing Team and other members of the primary healthcare team.
Applicants should have proven experience and sound knowledge of general treatment room duties such as venepuncture, wound care management, conducting ECGs, performing ear syringing, routine adult immunisations, injections and health checks. Experience of Near Patient Testing for patients taking Warfarin and Chronic Disease Management (diabetes, asthma, COPD, heart disease, stroke and hypertension) would be preferable but training can be given. The ability to undertake cervical cytology would also be preferable but is not essential.
Applicants should be registered with a recognised professional body and should adhere to the standards of care as set out by the NMC.
Communication, pro-activity and team working are all skills required to successfully fulfil this role. You should be able to prioritise your own workload and have experience and confidence in dealing with face to face consultations.
Knowledge of General Practice and Vision clinical system is desirable but not essential as full training will be given.
We encourage special interests and personal development and are happy to support a successful candidate to up-skill in these or any other areas they may wish to develop as part of their role. We also welcome the opportunity to explore new ideas and improved ways of working, taking time to listen to everyone in the team to help us achieve this.
More details about our practice are available on our website – www.alfordmedicalpractice.co.uk
If you would like further information, please contact Shirley Mann, Practice Manager, via email shirley.mann@nhs.net or by telephone on 019755 62253.
Please apply with CV and a covering letter to shirley.mann@nhs.net or by post to
Alford Medical Practice, Gordon Road, Alford, Aberdeenshire, AB33 8FL
The closing date for applications is Wednesday, 17 April 2019
Interviews will be held on Wednesday 25 April 2019 (afternoon)
**A job description for this post is available on request**