Practice Nurse Prescriber for the homeless

 Independent Prescriber Practice Nurse for GP practice for the homeless

We are looking to recruit a motivated, enthusiastic and self-reliant person to join our team delivering health care to the homeless population of Birmingham. We are based in a specialist GP practice dedicated to the homeless and have well established links to all other agencies involved in the care of the homeless.

The post holder needs to be an RGN with current registration, an independent prescriber and with substantial practice nurse experience. A background in delivering care to the vulnerable, those with addictions, mental health issues and other marginalised groups would be advantageous.

The post holder must possess good communication skills, good organisational skills and excellent liaison skills. An understanding of the impact of homelessness on health and the specific needs of the homeless is desirable.

Knowledge of common clinical recording systems such as EMIS web and competent keyboard skills are essential.

We are a close knit hardworking team and require someone who wants to be a team player and is flexible enough to work under pressure within a sometimes challenging situation to meet the needs of the post.

We can offer you a wealth of experience in delivering care to the homeless, good team support and great opportunities for personal development and training.

The service is based at the William Booth Centre, William Booth Lane, Birmingham, B4 6HA.

The job description and person specification are available on NHS jobs and all applications need to be made through the NHS jobs website. Job reference 436-1999924

The closing date for applications is Friday 18 October 2019. Interviews will be held on Tuesday 29 October 2019. 

For further information please contact Joanne Davis, Manager Homeless Teams 0121 465 3965 or 07985 882857.