Lead Nurse – Summervale Surgery

We are a 6 Partner Dispensing Practice in the lovely market town of Ilminster. Close by is the A303 and main links to other parts of the West Country. We are within a short journey to the coast or countryside. We are an established training practice and are forward thinking in our approach to provide great patient care. We are an active member of our local Primary Care Network.

We are seeking an enthusiastic and highly skilled Lead Nurse to act as a leader and a role model for our practice nurses and health care assistants.

We are also seeking someone capable of delivering sustainable improvements to the care and treatment of all our patients, managing QOF in the Nurse Team, leading on audit and quality improvement projects, contributing to significant event analysis, and taking an active part in practice-wide work and Primary Care Network initiatives.

We are particularly looking for someone who is both fully qualified and experienced in dealing with all aspects of long term conditions and chronic disease management.

The successful candidate should ideally be qualified and experienced in managing:




Applications from candidates with a background in dealing with other areas, such as prescribing, childhood immunisations, travel, cervical sample taking, chronic disease and medication reviews, minor injuries, triaging patients, and holding specialist and same day clinics, would be very welcome.

You will need to be highly motivated, very adaptable, an excellent communicator, have good IT skills, and be able to work well as part of a small, friendly team. We can offer a competitive salary for the right candidate and NHS pension.

If you would like to find out more about this role, or would like to visit the practice, please contact Donna Noyce, Deputy Practice Manager (tel. 01460 52354).

Closing date for applications is Friday 14th June, 2019.