Practice Nurse

Recruiter
Virgin Care Services Limited
Location
Reading
Posted
16 Apr 2019
Closes
03 May 2019
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Practice Nurse

BAND 6

LOCATION Reading

Are you a caring and passionate, Practice Nurse based in the Reading area? Are you looking to join an NHS Health and Social Care partner which is striving to make positive changes? Would you like to work for an organisation where more than 9 out of every ten 10 of the people who use services would recommend them?

Feel Valued

As a Practice Nurse delivering NHS services with us you will receive a salary up to £37,000 - including the NHS pension. We’ll provide you with access to a committed Learning and Development team, and we work closely with Universities and Health Education England to further your potential and support your progression. We will offer a combination of in house eLearning, workshops and courses to support your development.

You will become part of the Virgin Tribe. This grants you access to premier offers such as up to 40% off Virgin Trains, as well as discounts on Virgin Products such as holidays.

You’ll access our central online health and lifestyle platform covering healthy recipes, activity challenges, and support information around mental health.All this, and flexible working patterns to help support your work/life balance.

Oh, and did we mention the free tea and coffee?

Feel Proud

You will be an NMC registered Nurse with experience of working in Primary Care.

As a Practice Nurse you will be working closely with our team your tasks will include: carrying out physical examinations, investigatory procedures and cervical smear and pregnancy tests, providing advice about contraception and fitting contraceptive devices, treating wounds and other general practice care.

Working within the nursing team, you will work with the service manager, and clinical lead to deliver robust clinical services.

We have built organisation-wide committees in many specialist fields. You’ll have the option to join your clinical specialism, networking with professionals from across the country. We get together regularly, auditing and sharing standard methodology for innovation and service re-design. You’ll be a part of the pool of subject matter experts bringing together clinical and operational leads. You will be a part of quality improvements, research and development activity. Here we recognise and celebrate clinical excellence and dedication.

Feel Inspired

"In West Lancashire, cardiac specialist nurses organised direct admissions to tertiary centres in order to bypass secondary care A&E and short transfers of care for people who have had a stay in hospital over the past year - thus saving resources in A&E tariff, North West Ambulance Service crews and admission charges."

Feel the Difference

You’re welcome to come in for an informal visit, meet our friendly team and ask any queries you may have before you apply.

We partner with the NHS to make a real difference to people in Reading and we’re building a working environment where colleagues too can really feel the difference. It’s the kind of place where nothing’s too much trouble. Where you’ll feel empowered, listened to, valued and where we’ll support you to bring your best self to work every single day and to deliver high quality care. And that’s just the beginning. Since 2006, we’ve delivered services to millions of people by developing our own unique approach where our patients are at the centre of everything we do.

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