Practice Nurse Team Leader (Sutton Road, Maidstone)

Posted on 9th May 2022

Practice Nurse Team Leader (Sutton Road, Maidstone)

Location of Role: Maidstone 

Advert Closing Date: 06/07/2022 

Salary Range: £41,226.00 to £46,809.00 (pro-rata for part-time vacancies)

Part/Full Time: Full Time 

Contract Type: Permanent 

Working Pattern: Mon-Fri 

Weekend/Evening Working: No 



An exciting opportunity has arisen for an individual to undertake the role of Practice Nurse Team Leader within the multi-disciplined Health and Wellbeing Services based at Queen Elizabeth Square, Sutton Road, Maidstone. 


The main purpose of this role is to co-ordinate the delivery of health surveillance and medical recruitment activity for the force, providing Well Persons health screening checks for officers and staff, undertaking all aspects of routine medical checks, providing advice and guidance on healthy life styles and, where appropriate, referring officers and staff for further monitoring or investigation of potential medical conditions, enabling individuals to improve their levels of fitness and be proactive about their health care regime.


It is essential that the successful candidate is a Registered General Nurse, with post qualification experience in a screening role.  A post graduate Occupational Health related qualification is desirable.


This is a challenging role that requires the successful candidate to organise and prioritise their own workload and lead a small team of nurses responsible for health surveillance and medical recruitment activity, therefore strong organisational skills are required, together with the ability to work under pressure in order to achieve deadlines and supervisory or team leader experience is desired.  Experience of setting up and undertaking a range of clinics is essential as is an ability to adapt and innovate so that the office/work environment contributes to increased efficiency and effectiveness. Must be able to adhere to all data protection requirements and be able to demonstrate understanding of data protection principles.


This opportunity would suit a highly-motivated and dynamic individual who can bring their wide experience to the role and someone who is interested in this particular field of occupational health and leading and developing a team of clinical specialists.


If you require any further information on the role, please contact Karen Peaurt on 01622 653053.


For the full job description please click here. 


Note for potential candidates - It is currently proposed that the Kent Police, Sutton Road site will be sold and all members of staff currently working there will be redeployed to other workplaces and/or required to work in a more agile way. All new staff appointed to roles currently based at Kent Police, Sutton Road after 25 May 2020 and before the closure of the site will be accepting the contract knowing that their workplace will change. They will not be eligible to claim for any additional ‘home to work’ mileage costs or additional public transport costs incurred from the requirement to travel their new contractual workplace. By applying for this role, you are demonstrating that you accept these conditions. The only exceptions to this will be for existing internal staff where the new role is a promotional opportunity or a move internally with the Kent Police, Sutton Road site (i.e. from one role based at that site to another role based at that site).


Your application is shortlisted on the content provided within the 'reason for application' section, which is limited to 9000 characters. Within your answer please refer to the criteria stated in this job advert and include any experience, skills and abilities you feel you have that will make you suitable for the role. Please ensure you provide as much detail as possible as insufficient information may mean that you do not meet the shortlisting criteria. 


All of our posts require a level of vetting and security clearance.  During the recruitment process you will be sent vetting information forms to complete. 


Kent Police and Essex Police welcomes applications regardless of age, disability, marital status (including civil partnerships), pregnancy or maternity, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, transgender, sex (or gender), employment status.


Please let us know if you require extra support at any stage of the application process, or for further information regarding this position, please email us at stating ‘Application Support and Adjustments’ in the title of your email. Alternatively, you can call us on 01245 452833.

Where appropriate we will make adjustments to the selection process, working arrangements and/or the working environment provided it is reasonable in all the circumstances to do so.


This post is open to British Citizens, members of the EC or other states in the European Economic Area. If you are a Commonwealth citizen or a foreign national, you must be a resident in the UK free of restrictions and with indefinite leave to remain in the UK. All applicants must have lived in the UK continuously for the past three years.


Essex Police and Kent Police are an equal opportunities employer. Communications may be recorded for monitoring purposes.

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