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Practice Nurse

Job Description

At Virgin Care our approach to delivering healthcare services is innovative, refreshing and above all caring. We are committed to putting patient care first and we are looking for dedicated professionals who share our values and our passion for delivering quality care.

We provide and contract for front-line NHS and social care services across England and have treated millions of people since 2006. -We aim to make a lasting positive difference to the quality of care people receive. So, if that is what gets you out of bed in the morning, read on.

Our vacancy
As Practice Nurse, you will join the healthcare team based in-Story Street Medical Practice and Walk In Centre Hull-deliver holistic health care for patients with undifferentiated and undiagnosed problems using advanced nursing skills. We provide services to meet the needs patients who attend the practice and walk in centre- and aim to make a difference to people’s lives in their community. -

As a Practice Nurse based at Story Street Medical Practice and Walk In Centre Hull-, you will work alongside a small team of fellow dedicated and highly skilled healthcare professionals. We support each other in any way we can by holding regular meetings / development sessions / social events.

At Virgin Care we like to do things differently and we take the responsibility of the work/life balance of our valued Practice Nurse's very seriously. So, if a structured work life and a proactive place of work are high on your wish list it’s definitely worth taking the time to read this advert!

We are looking for a Practice Nurse to join the team in our Story Street Medical Practice and Walk In Centre Hull to deliver high quality primary care general medical practitioner services to our patients alongside our practice and community team members.

We support a wide variety of patients. So no two days will ever be the same. And with an onsite service manager, we will leave you to do what you do best- which is caring for our patients and ensuring you fully utilise your advanced clinical skills.-

The role will also require you to:

  • Undertake a variety of duties including surgery consultations, telephone (or other) consultations and queries, home visits, checking and signing repeat prescriptions and dealing with queries, paperwork and correspondence.
  • Make professional, autonomous decisions
  • Assess the healthcare needs of our patients & screen for disease risk factors and early signs of illness while developing treatment and associated care plans
  • Providing counselling and health education
  • Refer patients to other care providers as required
  • Record clear and contemporaneous consultation notes
  • Champion the practice clinical governance programme &- work with the Service Senior Management Team on clinical governance and service issues
  • Compile and issue computer-generated acute and repeat prescriptions
  • Support other members of the practice clinical team by providing clinical supervision as required


The essential qualities we are looking for in our Practice Nurse applicants are:

  • Excellent command of the English Language – both verbal and written
  • Practice nurse or additional experience in general practice
  • Knowledge of the NHS &- understanding of clinical governance
  • Able to work under pressure and within an ever changing environment
  • Hold a full and valid driving licence, own a car and be prepared to use it for business mileage

The rewards
As a valued member of the team, we’ll offer you a very competitive salary. Ongoing training and development and good quality working conditions.

Working for Virgin Care comes with additional benefits – these include use of the Virgin tribe card which offers discounts on many products including up to 40% off Virgin trains, discounts on Virgin holidays and a host of other savings. Virgin Care is a vibrant organisation committed to progressive, continuous improvement within a thriving team.

If our Practice Nurse role appeals, you have the qualities we are looking for, share our values and feel excited by the prospect of what we can do for your career then we’d love to hear from you.

Virgin Care are committed to equal opportunities and welcome a broad diversity of talent to apply.

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