Band 6 Nurse
Are you professional and highly motivated with a drive for delivering excellent care? Are you looking to move into an exciting and rewarding role? Are you looking to work flexibly including evenings and weekends? If the answer is yes, you would be well-suited to the Part Time Band 6 Nurse role we have available at Jellalabad Barracks, Tidworth.
You will be part of a friendly team to provide a first-class medical service for military personnel serving with the Reserve forces with clinics taking place at locations across the Central Wessex Region. The working environment is welcoming, inclusive and supportive, and you will be valued for the skills you bring.
DPHC is a vibrant and fast-moving organisation that aims to provide the very best primary healthcare to Defence personnel and in some locations, their families and dependants. In addition to General Practice, DPHC provides rehabilitation services, occupational health advice and community mental health support. The patient population is generally young and healthy and much of the work relates to travel health, occupational health, minor injuries and sports medicine.
Duties of this post include, but are not limited to;
Providing specialist high-quality person-centred care which always considers people’s safety, privacy and dignity using advanced clinical knowledge that is evidence based.
Working closely with all members of the multidisciplinary team and playing an integral role in the operational/strategic development of the service.
Working closely with the Senior Medical Officer, nursing team and administrative managers in leading practice systems for monitoring/measuring performance against Clinical Governance and Quality Indicators to monitor and improve quality of service delivery.
Understanding and enabling the medical team to apply and improve clinical governance and risk management systems.
Being responsible for the delivery of appropriate treatment, screening and advice to patients within their professional competence and in accordance with DPHC clinical guidelines and protocols.
Providing expert clinical advice, leadership and support ensuring the needs of the service are met by exercising and demonstrating high levels of clinical judgement, critical analysis and decision-making skills.
Monitoring and improving standards through supervision, evidence-based practice, clinical audit, research and education.
Training and clinical supervision responsibilities for Military Medics, junior practice nurses, HCAs and other members of the multidisciplinary team.
This is a part time position for 22 hours a week.
For more information regarding the position please see the attached job description.
Qualifications and Memberships
Applicants must hold the following qualifications and licences;
Specialist knowledge across a range of procedures underpinned by theory.
A Registered Nurse with professional knowledge acquired through degree/diploma, supplemented by diploma level specialist training, experience, short courses.
RN Adult or Registration on Part 1 of the NMC register
Registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC).
Selection Process Details
The selection at sift stage will be CV based. At interview, you will be tested against the following NHS Key Skills Framework:
NHSC1 – Communication
NHSC2 – Personal & People Development
NHSC4 – Service Improvement
NHSC5 – Quality
HWB1 – Promotion of Health & Wellbeing
HWB2 – Assessment & Care Planning
NHS IK2 – Information Collection & Analysis
Please ensure you demonstrate that you have the required skills, qualifications and memberships in your CV and that you have saved it using your surname then first name prior to submitting your application.
The successful candidate will also gain access to the additional benefits of a competitive salary, paid holiday entitlement, opportunities for continuous professional development.
There is no requirement to deploy as this is met by our uniformed personnel but you will form the continuity of care required by our patients when based at home.
Please be aware that if you are found successful you will be asked to provide evidence of your immunity to Hepatitis B.