Job Vacancy at Alford Medical Practice

PART TIME HEALTHCARE ASSISTANT or PRACTICE NURSE – 15 to 20 hours per week

We are a friendly, highly motivated, Medical Practice looking for an enthusiastic, reliable Healthcare Assistant or Practice Nurse with excellent organisational and communication skills to join our Nursing team.

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.

The hours will be 15-20 per week (shifts to be arranged), however, flexibility will be required to cover annual leave and sickness absence.

Salary is dependant on experience.

Health Care Assistant
Duties essential to the Health Care Assistant role are the ability to perform venepuncture and carry out tasks such as blood pressure checks and routine health measurements.

Practice Nurse
Duties essential to the Practice Nurse role are the ability to perform venepuncture, wound care management and routine adult immunisations as well as conduct ECGs and perform ear syringing. Experience of Near Patient Testing for patients taking Warfarin, the ability to undertake cervical cytology and Chronic Disease Management would 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.

The practice would consider supporting a successful candidate in further training and potential applicants are encouraged to contact the practice to discuss this further.

Knowledge of General Practice and Vision clinical system is desirable but not essential as full training will be given.

For a job description and application form, please contact:-

Shirley Mann, Practice Manager
email – shirley.mann@nhs.net
telephone – 019755 62253

The closing date for applications is Wednesday, 25 October 2017
Interviews will be held between 2pm and 5pm on Monday, 30 October 2017