Practice Nurse – Tamar Valley Health, Callington & Gunnislake Surgeries

Location: Tamar Valley Health, Callington & Gunnislake Surgeries
Salary: tba
Contact Name: Laura-Ann Bruton, Practice Business Manager
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Closing Date: Friday 20th September 2019


Tamar Valley Health – Callington & Gunnislake Surgeries

Practice Nurse


Tamar Valley Health is an innovative and forward thinking practice with a strong multidisciplinary team including nurses, nurse practitioners, clinical pharmacists, general practice paramedics and an F2 doctor, working alongside experienced GPs and managers and supported by an efficient administrative team. An exciting opportunity has arisen for a practice nurse to join our nursing team.


  • 5 hours per week (to include all day on a Wednesday and Friday)
  • Salary negotiable depending on experience
  • Five weeks annual leave plus bank holidays
  • NHS pension scheme


Essential skills & Experience


  • Experience of providing general and specific health assessments and screening, wound management, travel advice and immunisations, routine child and adult immunisations and initial assessment and management of patients with minor injuries
  • Management of chronic disease (including diabetes, asthma and COPD)
  • Knowledge of local and national infection control guidance
  • Ability to deal with confidential and sensitive information and maintain accurate patient records
  • Excellent communication skills, including digital formats


Desirable skills & Experience


  • Experience of working in a GP Practice
  • Previous SystmOne experience
  • Proven track record of audit and quality improvement activity
  • Evidence of a personal development plan


Practice Information


  • GMS 16,000+ patients with 7 GP partners, 2 Pharmacist Partners, 6 Associate GPs and 3 retained GPs working over 2 health centres at Callington and Gunnislake
  • Pharmacy at Gunnislake Health Centre and Practice Dispensaries at both sites
  • Full QOF scores for the last 5 years and Good CQC ratings
  • Active involvement with the CCG, LMC and Medical School
  • SystmOne, Ardens and EPS
  • Strong commitment to education, team development and training
  • Active in NIHR and RCGP approved research
  • Close links to Community teams


Please apply with a covering letter and C.V. addressed to Laura-Ann Bruton, Practice Business Manager


Closing date: Friday 20th September 2019

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