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Practice Nurse

Virgin Care
  • Posted: 09 December 2019
  • Location: Reading
  • Salary: Group Pension and Virgin Discount Card
Practice Nurse
Up to £35,000
Reading Walk-in Centre

Are you an experienced Practice Nurse looking to join a team who are continually identified and praised for their hard work and commitment to the organisation? Are you looking to join an NHS Health and Social Care partner which is striving to make positive changes?

We are looking for a Practice Nurse to join our Reading Walk-in Centre situated on the first floor of Broad Street Shopping Centre.

Since 2016, Virgin Care has been delivering the NHS contract at the Reading Walk-in centre, where we have been delivering innovative and refreshing general practice health care services the community of Reading where we have around 13,000 patients. We have developed our own unique approach where our patients are at the centre of everything we do and right now and this is an opportunity for you to be part of this change.

Feel Valued

As the Practice Nurse you will receive a competitive salary along with our group virgin care pension and 25 days’ annual leave.

You will become part of the Virgin Tribe. This grants you access to premier offers and discount on Virgin Active gym memberships, regular competitions and giveaways along with discount on Virgin holidays.

Our colleagues are our most precious commodity and it’s important that we take good care of everyone within our organisation. As part of this, we offer a number of services which help us to ensure that everyone is fit and healthy at work, this includes access to our central online health and lifestyle platform covering healthy recipes, activity challenges, and support information around mental health, along with complimentary annual eye tests.

Feel Proud

Working within our Reading Walk-in Centre, as the Practice Nurse you will be the face of our patient s journey. Your days will be varied and will include working with practice nursing team to provide high quality and evidence based nursing for patients including the achievement of the Quality and outcome framework and other key performance indicators.

At the Reading Walk-in Centre, we are proud of our nursing team, who are welcoming, collaborative, hard-working and solution focused. We offer progression opportunities for those who are looking to take the next step in their career; such has training to be a lead nurse or working towards becoming an Advanced Nurse Practitioner.

To be eligible to apply, you will have proven experience in primary care and hold a qualification in cervical cytology and vaccination/immunisations.

Feel Inspired

A busy walk-in medical centre has been extended and revamped thanks to a cash injection from the NHS. Berkshire West Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) received a total of £505k for the project, through NHS England s primary care Estates and Technology Transformation Fund scheme. The Reading Walk-In Health Centre is run by Virgin Care on behalf of Berkshire West CCG.

We partner with the NHS to make a real difference to people in Reading and we’re building a working environment where colleagues too can really feel the difference. It’s the kind of place where nothing’s too much trouble. Where you’ll feel empowered, listened to, valued and where we’ll support you to bring your best self to work every single day and to deliver high quality care. And that’s just the beginning. Since 2006, we’ve delivered services to millions of people by developing our own unique approach where our patients are at the centre of everything we do.

We’re committed to equal opportunities and welcome a broad diversity of talent to apply. We reserve the right to cease any advertising prior to the published closing date for a role that receives a high number of applications. Virgin Care Limited, its subsidiary companies and the Virgin Care LLPs are part of the Virgin Group and provide NHS and social care services. If you would like to know a little more about how we use your information, please see our website’s privacy policy.

Job Information

  • Job Ref: 291/1452/126369
  • Number of Vacancies: 1
  • Career Level: Practice Nurse
  • Specialism: Adult General
  • Working Hours: Full Time
  • Job Start Date: ASAP
  • Job Close Date: 28/05/2020
  • Ability to Drive: Required
  • Applicant Location: UK & EU Only
  • NMC Pin: Required
  • HCPC Qualification: Not Required
  • GMC Registration: Not Required