Current Vacancies

Chronic Disease Practice Nurse - Shore Medical Group

Shore Medical is a GP Super Partnership with 6 practices across Poole and Bournemouth. We aspire to offer exceptional care to our 58,000 patients and are innovative in our approach to developing new teams and pathways to ever improve how general practice is delivered.

We have a friendly and supportive team of more than 200 staff, with over 40 GP’s, Pharmacists, Paramedics, Nurses, Mental Health specialists and our range of administrative staff. We have a great social side to our team with Summer and Christmas parties, running and paddle boarding groups as well as many other events throughout the year.

The Practices in the Partnership are:

· Lilliput Surgery

· Poole Road Medical Centre

· Wessex Road Surgery

· Heatherview Medical Centre

· Fernside Surgery

· Parkstone Tower Practice

Situated in beautiful Dorset with the prestigious Blue Flag beaches of Bournemouth and Sandbanks, the Jurassic coastline and a wealth of attractions and countryside to visit we are lucky to be in such a fantastic area.

We are seeking an experienced Practice Nurse to be responsible for ensuring the delivery of safe and effective respiratory nursing care to the whole practice respiratory population between our Heatherview Medical Centre, Poole but across Shore as necessary, on a permanent full time basis.

The successful post holder will undertake an Enhanced DBS check and be subject to pre-employment checks.

Job responsibilities:

1. Works independently and under indirect supervision and reports to Head of Nursing and Board of Directors.

2. Working in accordance of NMC guidelines, the post holder will provide assessment, treatment, screening, health education and advice to patients.

3. The post holder will have the required level of training and competence and will work within the Patient Group Directions where available.

4. Provides support to other members of the primary health care team and contributes towards the co-ordination of team activities and the development of the Practice as a whole.

5. Is required to keep competencies up to date and partake in ongoing training and appraisal process for continuing professional development.

6. Works collaboratively as a team member to achieve the aspirations and objectives of the Practice and Primary Care Network as a whole.

7. Strive to improve standards of care and be involved in identifying practice population


8. Actively supports mentoring of both Student Nurses and Health Care Assistants.

9. Working with the Practice to support vulnerable patients.

10. Is aware of Safeguarding issues and escalate concerns to a senior member of the team in a timely manner.

19. Demonstrates awareness of consent requirements and issues relating to consent e.g. Mental Capacity Act.

This list is not exhaustive.


Essential Qualifications

· GCSE/A Level equivalent

· Degree/Diploma in relevant discipline

· Registration on Part 1, 2, or 12 NMC Register

Desirable Qualifications

· Foundations in Practice Nurse Qualification Level 6 or 7

Essential Experience

· Evidence of effective team working

· Ability to write and maintain accurate records

· Evidence of continuous professional development

Desirable Experience

· Previous experience of working within a Primary Care Setting

· Ability to work with stakeholders to demonstrate collaborative working

Personal Attributes (Essential)
· Team player

· Able to perform under pressure

· Professionalism and advocate for high standards

· A strong attribute to openness, honesty and integrity

· Behaves in a professional manner at all times, adhering to the NMC Code of Conduct 2018

Other Factors (Essential)

· Flexible and positive approach to work

· Awareness of need to maintain work life balance

· Able to meet travel requirements of post and work across the Primary Care Network where necessary.

Be able to demonstrate commitment to equal opportunities and diversity.

We offer:

· Competitive salary

· Friendly and supportive working environment

· Continuous CPD

· NHS Pension Scheme with Life Insurance

· Competitive holiday entitlement scheme

. Cycle to work scheme

Please note that pay rate depends on experience and training on chronic disease management

This job advert may close early if sufficient applications have been received.

If you have not heard from us within 21 days of the closing date, we regret that your application has been unsuccessful this time.

Job Type: Permanent, Part-time 15 hours

Equality and Diversity:

Shore Medical is committed to developing, supporting and sustaining a diverse workforce, representative of the community it serves, through the creation of a work environment where staff are able to do their jobs to the best of their abilities without having to face discrimination or harassment. All employees have a responsibility to ensure that they understand the standards expected and that they promote and adhere to the policies and measures adopted by the practice.

The post-holder will support the equality, diversity and rights of patients, carers and colleagues, to include:

  • Acting in a way that recognizes the importance of people’s rights, interpreting them in a way that is consistent with practice procedures and policies, and current legislation.
  • Respecting the privacy, dignity, needs and beliefs of patients, carers and colleagues.
  • Behaving in a manner which is welcoming to and of the individual, is non-judgmental and respects their circumstances, feelings priorities and rights.

Equal Opportunity

Shore Medical Group is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants meeting the minimum criteria for the role will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, marriage or civil partnership status, gender, gender expression or gender identity, disability, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, sexual orientation or veteran status.

Asylum and Immigration Act 1996

All applicants will be asked to provide the required documented evidence of eligibility to live and work in the UK. In completing this application, you are giving Shore Medical Group permission to contact the Home Office/UKBA to establish your immigration status and eligibility to work at Shore Medical Group.

Job Type: Permanent Full-time

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17.83 - 21.86
Shore Medical Group
Heatherview Medical Centre, 2 Alder Park, Alder Road, BH12 4AY