Current Vacancies

Practice Nurse (Maternity Cover) - Verwood Surgery

Overview
We are seeking a dedicated Practice Nurse to join our friendly team at Verwood Surgery to cover 12 months maternity leave.

About us

Verwood Surgery is a well-established medical practice serving nearly 8,000 patients in Verwood and the surrounding areas of Three-Legged Cross, Edmondsham and Woodlands.

The nursing team is a small friendly team made up of 3 practice nurses and 2 health care assistants.

Job responsibilities

Assist in and perform routine tasks related to patient care as directed by the lead nurse and GPs.

Such tasks may include:

  • Cervical sampling
  • Contraception reviews
  • Chronic disease management dependent on experience (asthma, COPD, diabetes and hypertension)
  • Doppler assessment
  • ECGs
  • Following agreed clinical protocols with referral to senior nurses or GPs, or the wider multi-disciplinary team as appropriate
  • Removal of sutures/clips
  • Requesting basic pathology tests, for example urine culture, swabs
  • Routine adult immunisations
  • Urinalysis and processing of samples
  • Venepuncture
  • Wound care / leg ulcer care

Other tasks including:

  • Undertake housekeeping duties including, general tidiness and cleanliness of nurses and treatment rooms
  • Participation in administrative systems in the practice
  • At all times there will be a need to maintain accurate records (SystmOne)
  • A duty to advise senior nurses of potential problems or errors within the range of assigned tasks

Person Specification

Essential:-

  • NMC registered
  • Treatment room experience

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.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration

Working Pattern

– Monday – Friday (Days/Times negotiable)

Job Type: Fixed term contract
Contract length: 12 months

Salary: Dependent on experience

Expected hours: Up to 37 per week

How to apply

If you are passionate about patient care and thrive in a semi-rural community, we’d love to hear from you! Apply now to become a member of this hard-working but friendly team at Verwood Surgery.

You can send your CV and covering letter marked for the attention of Eve Holcombe, Practice Manager to Verwood Surgery, 15 Station Road, Verwood BH31 7PY or email: eve.holcombe@dorsetgp.nhs.uk.

Closing date: Sunday 31st March 2024

Interviews are expected to take place w/b: Monday 8th April


Opening Date
13/03/2024
Closing Date
31/03/2024
Salary
Dependent on experience
Organisation
Verwood Surgery
Contact
01202825353
Location
15 Station Road, Verwood, BH31 7PY