Lead Nurse - Brighton Station Health Centre - Brighton

Care UK
02 Dec 2017
13 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Job SummaryAre you looking for the next step in your career? Do you have the passion to deliver a better primary care service? If so, look no further, as we could have the job for you! An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Lead Nurse to join the Brighton Station Health Centre. Brighton Station Health Centre is a NHS funded service operated by Care UK, one of the largest independent providers of health and social care in Britain. The centre operates 3 distinct services comprising of a Walk In Centre, GP Practice and Sexual Health clinic, we are a busy centre so you can be sure to have variety in your working day. The centre offers a range of comprehensive services to registered patients and walk-in services for the treatment of minor injuries and ailments, without having to make an appointment. The centre is open every day from 8am to 8pm, including all bank holidays and is set in the exciting city of Brighton just outside Brighton Station for an easy commute. If you are travelling from further afar, for example; just 10 minutes from Burgess Hill, 20 minutes from Haywards Heath or a 50 minute journey from Victoria can take you right to the door step. As the Lead Nurse, you'll be responsible for: • Providing clinical and professional leadership to all nursing staff whilst working in partnership with the Service Manager, Lead GP and other healthcare professionals. To do this you'll lead by example and facilitate training and development for members of staff. • Utilising your clinical knowledge and leadership skills to deliver safe, effective and high quality care within the services, ensuring that all services are quality compliant and that KPIs are met. • Collecting evidence to meet CQC outcomes and assisting the Registered Manager in managing CQC assessment visits.About Care UKCare UK was founded in 1982. Today our healthcare services include treatment centres, prison health services, GP practices, NHS walk-in centres, GP out-of-hours and clinical assessment and diagnostics facilities. This means that we provide a greater range of specialist care services than any other organisation in the UK. Care UK is the largest independent provider of urgent care services in England incorporating OOH's, single point of access and referral management. We deliver excellent, high value patient care on behalf of the NHS for over eight million patients across England. We work with the NHS to deliver high quality healthcare services, reducing waiting times and giving the patient a greater level of choice. We also take healthcare services closer to where people live and work – increasing the efficiency and quality of the services we deliver and helping to reduce waiting times. At Care UK everything we do is about putting people first, whether that be delivering exceptional care and support for our clients, or providing growth and development opportunities for our teams. For more information, please visit our website: http://careukhealthcare.comThe RequirementsIn order for you to be considered for the job, as a minimum we are looking for you to: • Be a qualified RGN with valid NMC PIN number • Have previously worked as an Advanced Nurse Practitioner within a GP practice/ Walk-in Centre setting. • Hold an non-medical prescribing qualification (V300) • Have previous experience at a senior level within an Acute or Primary Care setting. • Have experience of performance management and supervision of clinical and junior staff • Have experience of investigating clinical incidents and monitoring clinical KPIs.Application ProcessOnce you have pressed apply to this job, you will be contacted within 72 working hours by Ben or Lisa who sit within our recruitment team by phone or email. If you have been shortlisted, the recruiter will submit your CV to the hiring manager who will in turn arrange an interview with you if they feel that you are suitable for the job.Additional InformationIf you want more information about the job or if you would like to view the Job Description, please contact Ben Averill, ben.averill@careuk.com / 07435 974918 or Lisa Dyson, lisa.dyson@careuk.com / 07580 017274 Please note that offers of employment are subject to receipt of satisfactory references and a DBS check. Care UK is committed to creating a diverse environment and we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.