The closing date is 28 January 2021

Job overview

The Homeless Health Service provide Primary Healthcare for some of the most vulnerable and challenging patients in our community. BrisDoc are looking for a Lead Nurse who shares our passion for Patient care by people who care to join our team at the Compass Centre in Bristol.

The Homeless Health Service is based in the Compass Centre, but also run a number of outreach clinics at locations such as the Wild Goose Caf, One25, local hostels and Bristol Drugs Project.

This post forms part of the Clinical Leadership Team, and the post holder will therefore work closely with the Lead GP, Service Manager and the Deputy Medical Director in strategically and operationally leading the Service forward, achieving quality outcomes for patients and maintaining a high success rate in the Enhanced Services and Key Performance Indicators.

Salary: please note that the advertised salary is PA, pro-rata.

Hours:32 hrs/wk to include both clinical and management time, with management time approximately 40%.

Main duties of the job

As Lead Nurse, you will be part of a proactive team of experienced professionals and you will be involved with the future design and development of this and other services.

You will be providing excellent healthcare in a variety of forms to our complex client group, reporting to the Lead GP for the Homeless Health Service.

You will be expected to split your time between leadership and supporting colleagues in covering nursing shifts. This will be flexible based on the needs of the service at any particular time.

  • To provide professional leadership to the nursing team
  • To organise and facilitate the day to day running of Compass Health in conjunction with the Service Manager and Lead GP
  • To stimulate an awareness of client needs and influence policies affecting the health of the homeless

If you share our passion for providing first class patient and workforce care, and have a keen desire to lead practice development for a vulnerable population, we would love to hear from you.


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