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  • Practice Nurse Wallasey
  • NHS in Wallasey, , United Kingdom
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  • 1 week ago

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Job summary

We are looking for a Practice Nurse to join our friendly, forward thinking Practice based in Liscard, Wirral.

We are looking for a candidate who can carry out general Practice Nurse tasks, such as vaccinations, smears and chronic disease management.

We require someone who has an interest in diabetic management for our patients. We are happy to provide training in diabetes, if needed.

We are flexible on days/hours to be worked and we are looking for someone to work 16-24 hours per week.
Main duties of the job

The main tasks for this role include vaccinations, chronic disease management, QOF work, travel vaccinations and general nursing duties. Training can be provided if necessary.

An interest in diabetes is essential but again we can provide training if needed.
About us

We are a friendly Practice based in Liscard, Wirral.

We have a Practice size of approximately 5800 patients.

We have 4 GP Partners, Salaried GP's, Practice nurses, reception/administrative staff... and a Practice Manager. We are also a training Practice and currently have ST1 and F2 doctors.

We are supported by Wallasey Wellbeing PCN who provide Paramedic, pharmacist and home visiting/care home support.
Date posted

13 May 2024
Pay scheme

Other
Salary

Depending on experience
Contract

Permanent
Working pattern

Part-time, Flexible working
Reference number

A0232-24-0001
Job locations

Liscard Village

Wallasey

Merseyside

CH45 4JG

Job description Job responsibilities

Job Summary :

Responsible for the delivery of all practice nursing services care to the practice population. Delivering care within the boundaries of the role with a focus upon supporting patients to be healthy, monitoring of long-term conditions, health prevention and screening activities. Working collaboratively with the general practice team to meet the needs of patients, and supporting the delivery of policy and procedures

Main responsibilities :
• Assess, plan, develop, implement and evaluate programmes to promote health and well-being, and prevent adverse effects on health and well-being
• Implement and evaluate individual treatment plans for patients with a known long-term condition
• Identify, and manage as appropriate, treatment plans for patients at risk of developing a long-term condition
• Prioritise health problems and intervene appropriately to assist the patient in complex, urgent or emergency situations, including initiation of effective emergency care
• Support patients to adopt health promotion strategies that encourage patients to live healthily, and apply principles of self-care
• Support and advise women requesting information relating to family planning needs
• Implement and participate in vaccination and immunisation programmes for both adults and children
• Advise, support and, where appropriate, administer vaccinations for patients travelling abroad
• Advise patients on self management and provide support through various methods including information leaflets and education
• Cytology

Delivering a Quality Service:
• Recognise and work within own competence and professional code of conduct as regulated by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC)
• Produce accurate and complete records of patient consultation, consistent with legislation, policies and procedures
• Prioritise, organise and manage own workload in a manner that maintains and promotes quality
• Deliver care according to the NSF and the National Institute for Clinical Excellence (NICE) guidelines and evidence-based care
• Assess effectiveness of care delivery through self and peer review, benchmarking and formal evaluation
• Participate in the maintenance of quality governance systems and processes across the organisation and its activities
• Utilise the audit cycle as a means of evaluating the quality of the work of self and the team, implementing improvements where required
• In partnership with other clinical teams, collaborate on improving the quality of health care, responding to local and national policies and initiatives as appropriate
• Evaluate the patients response to health care provision and the effectiveness of care
• Support and participate in shared learning across the practice and wider organisation
• Review and identify learning from patient complaints, clinical incidents and near-miss events utilising a structured framework
• Participate in the performance monitoring review of the team, providing feedback as appropriate
• Understand and apply legal policy that supports the identification of vulnerable and abused children and adults, being aware of statutory child/vulnerable adult health procedure and local guidance
• Work within policies relating to domestic violence, vulnerable adults, substance abuse and addictive behaviour, and refer as appropriate

Communication:
• Utilise and demonstrate sensitive communication styles, to ensure patients are fully informed and consent to treatment
• Communicate with and support patients who are receiving bad news
• Communicate effectively with patients and carers, recognising the need for alternative methods of communication to overcome different levels of understanding, cultural background and preferred ways of communicating
• Utilise communication skills to support patients to adhere to prescribed treatment regimens
• Anticipate barriers to communication and take action to improve communication
• Estimate and maintain effective communication with individuals and groups within the practice environment and external stakeholders
• Act as an advocate when representing the patients and colleagues viewpoints to others

Team Working:
• Understand own role and scope in the organisation and identify how this may develop over time
• Work as an effective and responsible team member, supporting others and exploring the mechanisms to develop new ways of working
• Delegate clearly and appropriately, adopting the principles of safe practice and assessment of competence of those taking on delegated duties
• Ensure clear understanding and utilisation of referral mechanisms within the practice
• Accept delegation from other nurses and management, prioritise own workload and ensure effective time-management strategies are embedded in own practice
• Work effectively with others to clearly define values, direction and policies impacting upon care delivery
• Participate in team activities that create opportunities to improve patient care
• Participate in and support local projects as agreed with the practice management team

Management of Risk:
• Manage and assess risk within the areas of responsibility, ensuring adequate measures are in place to protect staff and patients
• Monitor work areas and practices to ensure they are safe and free from hazards and conform to health, safety and security legislation, policies, procedures and guidelines
• Ensure safe storage, rotation and disposal of vaccines and drugs is undertaken. Where appropriate, oversee the monitoring, stock control and documentation of controlled drug usage according to legal requirements
• Undertake mandatory and statutory training
• Apply infection control measures within the practice according to local and national guidelines
• Apply policies that reduce environmental health risks, are culturally sensitive and increase access to health care for all
• Participate in the local implementation strategies that are aligned to the values and culture of general practice

Equality and Diversity:
• Identify patterns of discrimination, take action to overcome this, and promote diversity and quality of opportunity
• Enable others to promote equality and diversity in a non-discriminatory culture
• Support people who need assistance in exercising their rights
• Act as a role model in good practice relating to equality and diversity
• Accept the rights of individuals to choose their care providers, participate in care and refuse care.
• Assist patients from marginalised groups to access quality care

Utilising Information:
• Use technology as an aid to management in planning, implementation and monitoring, presenting and communicating information
• Review and process data using accurate Read codes about patients in order to ensure easy and accurate retrieval for monitoring and audit processes
• Manage information searches using the internet and local library databases, for example, the retrieval of relevant information for patients on their condition
• Understand own and others responsibility to the individual organisation regarding the Freedom of Information Act
• Collate, analyse and present clinical data and information to the team using appropriate charts and/or graphs to enhance care

Learning and Development:
• Disseminate learning and information gained to other team members in order to share good practice and inform others about current and future developments
• Assess own learning needs and undertake learning as appropriate
• Make effective use of learning opportunities within and outside the workplace, evaluating their effectiveness and feeding back relevant information
• Provide an educational role to patients, carers, families and colleagues in an environment that facilitates learning

Confidentiality:
• In the course of seeking treatment, patients entrust us with, or allow us to gather, sensitive information in relation to their health and other matters. They do so in confidence and have the right to expect that staff will respect their privacy and act appropriately
• In the performance of the duties outlined in this Job Description, the post-holder will have access to confidential information relating to patients and their carers, practice staff and other healthcare workers. They may also have access to information relating to the practice as a business organisation. All such information from any source is to be regarded as strictly confidential
• Information relating to patients, carers, colleagues, other healthcare workers or the business of the practice may only be divulged to authorised persons in accordance with the practice policies and procedures relating to confidentiality and the protection of personal and sensitive data.

Job description Job responsibilities

Job Summary :

Responsible for the delivery of all practice nursing services care to the practice population. Delivering care within the boundaries of the role with a focus upon supporting patients to be healthy, monitoring of long-term conditions, health prevention and screening activities. Working collaboratively with the general practice team to meet the needs of patients, and supporting the delivery of policy and procedures

Main responsibilities :
• Assess, plan, develop, implement and evaluate programmes to promote health and well-being, and prevent adverse effects on health and well-being
• Implement and evaluate individual treatment plans for patients with a known long-term condition
• Identify, and manage as appropriate, treatment plans for patients at risk of developing a long-term condition
• Prioritise health problems and intervene appropriately to assist the patient in complex, urgent or emergency situations, including initiation of effective emergency care
• Support patients to adopt health promotion strategies that encourage patients to live healthily, and apply principles of self-care
• Support and advise women requesting information relating to family planning needs
• Implement and participate in vaccination and immunisation programmes for both adults and children
• Advise, support and, where appropriate, administer vaccinations for patients travelling abroad
• Advise patients on self management and provide support through various methods including information leaflets and education
• Cytology

Delivering a Quality Service:
• Recognise and work within own competence and professional code of conduct as regulated by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC)
• Produce accurate and complete records of patient consultation, consistent with legislation, policies and procedures
• Prioritise, organise and manage own workload in a manner that maintains and promotes quality
• Deliver care according to the NSF and the National Institute for Clinical Excellence (NICE) guidelines and evidence-based care
• Assess effectiveness of care delivery through self and peer review, benchmarking and formal evaluation
• Participate in the maintenance of quality governance systems and processes across the organisation and its activities
• Utilise the audit cycle as a means of evaluating the quality of the work of self and the team, implementing improvements where required
• In partnership with other clinical teams, collaborate on improving the quality of health care, responding to local and national policies and initiatives as appropriate
• Evaluate the patients response to health care provision and the effectiveness of care
• Support and participate in shared learning across the practice and wider organisation
• Review and identify learning from patient complaints, clinical incidents and near-miss events utilising a structured framework
• Participate in the performance monitoring review of the team, providing feedback as appropriate
• Understand and apply legal policy that supports the identification of vulnerable and abused children and adults, being aware of statutory child/vulnerable adult health procedure and local guidance
• Work within policies relating to domestic violence, vulnerable adults, substance abuse and addictive behaviour, and refer as appropriate

Communication:
• Utilise and demonstrate sensitive communication styles, to ensure patients are fully informed and consent to treatment
• Communicate with and support patients who are receiving bad news
• Communicate effectively with patients and carers, recognising the need for alternative methods of communication to overcome different levels of understanding, cultural background and preferred ways of communicating
• Utilise communication skills to support patients to adhere to prescribed treatment regimens
• Anticipate barriers to communication and take action to improve communication
• Estimate and maintain effective communication with individuals and groups within the practice environment and external stakeholders
• Act as an advocate when representing the patients and colleagues viewpoints to others

Team Working:
• Understand own role and scope in the organisation and identify how this may develop over time
• Work as an effective and responsible team member, supporting others and exploring the mechanisms to develop new ways of working
• Delegate clearly and appropriately, adopting the principles of safe practice and assessment of competence of those taking on delegated duties
• Ensure clear understanding and utilisation of referral mechanisms within the practice
• Accept delegation from other nurses and management, prioritise own workload and ensure effective time-management strategies are embedded in own practice
• Work effectively with others to clearly define values, direction and policies impacting upon care delivery
• Participate in team activities that create opportunities to improve patient care
• Participate in and support local projects as agreed with the practice management team

Management of Risk:
• Manage and assess risk within the areas of responsibility, ensuring adequate measures are in place to protect staff and patients
• Monitor work areas and practices to ensure they are safe and free from hazards and conform to health, safety and security legislation, policies, procedures and guidelines
• Ensure safe storage, rotation and disposal of vaccines and drugs is undertaken. Where appropriate, oversee the monitoring, stock control and documentation of controlled drug usage according to legal requirements
• Undertake mandatory and statutory training
• Apply infection control measures within the practice according to local and national guidelines
• Apply policies that reduce environmental health risks, are culturally sensitive and increase access to health care for all
• Participate in the local implementation strategies that are aligned to the values and culture of general practice

Equality and Diversity:
• Identify patterns of discrimination, take action to overcome this, and promote diversity and quality of opportunity
• Enable others to promote equality and diversity in a non-discriminatory culture
• Support people who need assistance in exercising their rights
• Act as a role model in good practice relating to equality and diversity
• Accept the rights of individuals to choose their care providers, participate in care and refuse care.
• Assist patients from marginalised groups to access quality care

Utilising Information:
• Use technology as an aid to management in planning, implementation and monitoring, presenting and communicating information
• Review and process data using accurate Read codes about patients in order to ensure easy and accurate retrieval for monitoring and audit processes
• Manage information searches using the internet and local library databases, for example, the retrieval of relevant information for patients on their condition
• Understand own and others responsibility to the individual organisation regarding the Freedom of Information Act
• Collate, analyse and present clinical data and information to the team using appropriate charts and/or graphs to enhance care

Learning and Development:
• Disseminate learning and information gained to other team members in order to share good practice and inform others about current and future developments
• Assess own learning needs and undertake learning as appropriate
• Make effective use of learning opportunities within and outside the workplace, evaluating their effectiveness and feeding back relevant information
• Provide an educational role to patients, carers, families and colleagues in an environment that facilitates learning

Confidentiality:
• In the course of seeking treatment, patients entrust us with, or allow us to gather, sensitive information in relation to their health and other matters. They do so in confidence and have the right to expect that staff will respect their privacy and act appropriately
• In the performance of the duties outlined in this Job Description, the post-holder will have access to confidential information relating to patients and their carers, practice staff and other healthcare workers. They may also have access to information relating to the practice as a business organisation. All such information from any source is to be regarded as strictly confidential
• Information relating to patients, carers, colleagues, other healthcare workers or the business of the practice may only be divulged to authorised persons in accordance with the practice policies and procedures relating to confidentiality and the protection of personal and sensitive data.

Person Specification Qualifications Essential
• Registered General Nurse.
• Full NMC Registration.
• An interest in Diabetic Management.
• Excellent clinical skills including administering vaccinations and health promotion.
• Excellent communication skills.
• Good personal organisation.
• Ability to work as part of an integrated multi-skilled team.
• Able to work under pressure.
Desirable
• Experience of Primary Care.
• Experience of using EMIS web
Person Specification Qualifications Essential
• Registered General Nurse.
• Full NMC Registration.
• An interest in Diabetic Management.
• Excellent clinical skills including administering vaccinations and health promotion.
• Excellent communication skills.
• Good personal organisation.
• Ability to work as part of an integrated multi-skilled team.
• Able to work under pressure.
Desirable
• Experience of Primary Care.
• Experience of using EMIS web
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.
Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, 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. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).
UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).
Additional information Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, 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. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).
UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).
Employer details Employer name

Dr Taylor & Partners, Manor Health Centre
Address

Liscard Village

Wallasey

Merseyside

CH45 4JG

Employer's website

https://www.manorhcwirral.nhs.uk/ (Opens in a new tab)
Employer details Employer name

Dr Taylor & Partners, Manor Health Centre
Address

Liscard Village

Wallasey

Merseyside

CH45 4JG

Employer's website

https://www.manorhcwirral.nhs.uk/ (Opens in a new tab
Wallasey UK

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