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Job Vacancy: Career Start Practice Nurse

We have an opportunity for a new person to join the North Gosforth Primary Care Network team as a Career Start Practice Nurse.

RoleCareer Start Practice Nurse
LocationGP Practices in North Gosforth
Working PatternFull-time
ContractFixed term 30-month contract
SalaryBand 5 – £27,055 to £32,934 a year
ApplyApply via the NHS Jobs website (reference D9134-ICB-108) by 26th February

The Career Start Nursing Programme is an individually structured 2-and-a-half-year developmental programme. It is aimed at First Level registered Nurses who want to develop the skills and experience to become Practice Nurses in Primary Care.

About the Role

The post will offer the successful candidate an opportunity to gain knowledge and skills working alongside an experienced nurse mentor within a group of GP practices in North Gosforth, providing clinical services according to the health needs of the population and appropriate to their level of experience.


Applications can be submitted through the NHS Jobs website, reference number D9134-ICB-108, and must be received by 26th February.

If you would like to have an informal conversation about the programme, you can contact Jess Pegg, Project Support Officer & Programme Lead Workforce Development by email or call 0191 375 1723.

About You

You will be educated to degree level and an NMC registered Adult Nurse. You will be dynamic, ambitious and prepared to commit personal time to learning.

Essential skills and qualities include excellent interpersonal and communications skills, a flexible and adaptable approach and the ability to work on your own initiative and as part of a team.

Experience and knowledge of primary care, clinical audits, and completion of a health promotion module would be advantages.

Deadline – 26th February 2023

Applications will close on 26th February and can be submitted through the NHS Jobs website.