Bank Practice Nurse, West Essex

£18.00 - £23.00 hourly
  • Herts Urgent Care NHS
  • Harlow, UK
  • 13 Jan, 2021
Part time Healthcare & Medical

Job Description

We are inviting applications from Practice Nurses with experience of working in a Primary Care setting and have qualifications in the management of patients with long term conditions and smear taking.

Contracted hours and bank contracts are available.

As part of the Extended Access team, you will support HUC to deliver an evening and weekend GP service, which will be run from Harlow, Waltham Abbey and Loughton.

The timings across the region for these sessions are as below, but different bases are open at different times:

  • Weekdays : 1830-2200
  • Weekends : 0800- 2000

This service offers pre-booked appointments to provide better access to primary care for patients.

Clinicians working in this service will have direct access to patients notes using SystmOne or EMIS.

Role Expectations:

We are looking for a Registered Nurse with evidence of effective patient assessment and general practice nurse duties such as:

  • Cervical smears and well woman checks
  • Family Planning
  • Wound care
  • Chronic disease management

The skills we are looking for

  • Infection control awareness
  • Relevant experience in a GP Practice
  • Dressing
  • Evidence of statutory mandatory training/willingness to attend training
  • Knowledge of CQC regulations
  • Computer literate, ideally with a sound working knowledge of SystmOne
  • Knowledge of QOF

Current Pay Rates:

  • £18.70 - £22.00 midweek
  • £19.55 - £23.00 weekends

Rates are dependent on skills and experience.

Benefits of joining us:

  • Paid Professional Indemnity cover for all clinical work
  • NHS pension scheme
  • Perkbox staff benefit scheme
  • Access to Educational events

About Us

At HUC we pride ourselves on delivering care for the communities we serve, providing a range of healthcare and clinically led services to support patients and GPs.

We are an experienced provider, having delivered GP led services since 2008 including, NHS111, GP Out of Hours, an APMS GP practice, Extended Access, an Urgent Treatment Centre, a Minor Injuries Unit and an Acute Visiting Service.

We are a nationally recognised NHS partner, providing Integrated Urgent Care Services to over 3 million patients, via the single-entry point of NHS111, this also includes access to Out of Hours Dental Advice and GP telephone cover.

We deliver services across a number of geographical locations and systems, working closely with health, social care and community service providers. We are proactive in developing solutions to support both primary and urgent care, regularly piloting new ideas and initiatives to support patient flow, admission avoidance and better access.

We are a not for profit organisation, any surplus that we make is reinvested straight back into the services we deliver, rather than being distributed to shareholders. We are proud of our social enterprise status and our ability to provide our patients with access to health care 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.