The Rowans Surgery, Merton

Post: Practice Nurse

Hours: 24 hours per week

Contract Type: Permanent

Salary: Depending on experience 


We are an inner city practice based in Merton, caring for over 8,000 patients. We sit closely between Streatham Common, Norbury and Mitcham train stations, which makes the practice easily accessible. We look after patients in two nearby care homes and have close links to a nearby hospice. We have a stable team of GPs, Nursing and administrative staff including two part time Lead GPs and a part time GP Partner. We have a varied demographic of patients across all ages and backgrounds. The team works hard to ensure we provide excellent chronic disease and end of life care by engaging with local and community services.  We are committed to patient centred care and would welcome applicants who share our passion and team spirit.

We are currently looking to recruit a part time qualified practice nurse to join the team at The Rowans Practice.

The successful applicant must:

  • help to deliver care in all areas of General Practice Nursing to include; travel and child vaccinations, family planning and cytology
  • be competent in chronic disease management to include; diabetes, asthma, hypertension and others
  • to be active in health promotion and patient education
  • be able to assist GPs with minor surgery
  • have the necessary skills and training to run spirometry, diabetes, smoking cessation, and travel clinics

You must be a registered General Nurse with full NMC registration, have qualifications/Certificates in cervical screening, immunisation administration, relevant to chronic disease management, wound care, and other areas relevant to post.  You must have a recognised qualification to diploma level or above and to be able to demonstrate commitment to professional development

You should have experience of working in accordance with the UKCC Code of Professional Conduct and The Scope of Professional Practice, EMIS clinical system, Microsoft Office software and dealing with the public/patients.

In return you will be joining a dynamic organisation for whom you professional development is paramount and you will be supported to attend all mandatory training and additional training to gain further skills and experience. You will be a valued member of the whole Hurley Group, encouraged to attend clinical meetings, contribute and be integral in decision making that influences the patient journey and services provided at the site.

Closing date: Midnight 12 April 2017

Interview date: 28 April 2017

Applications are welcomed from applicants with a disability. We can make reasonable adjustments and offer support and advice in a variety of ways throughout the application process. Equality of opportunity is our policy. 

Only short-listed candidates will be notified. If you have not heard from us within two weeks of the closing date, please assume you have not been successful in your application.

We communicate to all job applicants via the e-mail address which has been provided above.  Please ensure that you check your e-mail on a regular basis.

Due to the high volumes of applications we receive, we reserve the right to close any adverts before the published closing date once we have received a sufficient number of applications. 

If you are interested please apply via NHS Jobs using the following link


Hurley Medical Bank

The Group is recruiting a number of Practice Nurses, Emergency Nurse Practitioners and Nurse Practitioners for our Bank to work across our Walk-in Centres in London – GP Surgery and/or Urgent Care experience desirable.

We offer:

  • Flexible working pattern
  • Self booking shifts online
  • Fully flexible work
  • Competitive rates
  • Fast and secure weekly payments
  • Comprehensive locum pack at each centre
  • Induction and training on IT systems
  • Future employment opportunities should you wish

Nurses will have the opportunity to work in our General Practices, Walk in Centre’s, Unscheduled Care working with Emergency Departments and Minor Injury Units across London and surrounding areas.

If you are interested in join our Bank, or interested in finding out more information, please contact our Bank team on 020 7820 0171 (
Our posts are subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Criminal Records Bureau to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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