Practice Nurse – Job Vacancy


Our current practice nurse, Holly, will be moving to a new post “up country” early in the new year. We are grateful that she has served our community really well for nearly 5 years and I’m sure very many of you will  want to wish her well. We are sorry to be losing such a great member of our team, but happy she is taking up new opportunities.

We are advertising for a replacement:
Practice Nurse Job Advert
Practice Nurse Job Description

Practice Nurse Hartland Surgery, starting early 2023

Would you like to join a friendly GP practice in a stunning coastal North Devon location?

At Hartland Surgery we are a great team that supports each other to offer high quality primary care to our community. We especially enjoy supporting our patients to improve their health by making effective lifestyle changes.

Working in a small rural practice enables us to really know the individuals and families we look after and to feel supported by our community. We are looking for someone who shares our enthusiasm.

As we’re a small team, our practice nurse’s role is broad. You would be covering all aspects of practice nurse work including immunisations, contraception, cervical smears, minor injuries and chronic disease clinics. Training and support are available to develop or refresh these skills. The role is supported by our 3 skilled and experienced HCAs and involves working closely with the 3 GPs.

Hartland is a training practice so we often welcome GP registrars, medical students and nursing students on placements. As members of the Torridge Primary Care Network we also benefit from a number of visiting practitioners including, health and wellbeing coaches, social prescribers, pharmacists and physios. We have 2900 patients and use SystmOne clinical IT system.

We are happy to support our team to develop skills to reach their potential. We are also keen to promote good work-life balance, by encouraging lunchtime exercise and accommodating flexible start and finish times if required.

Desirable characteristics

  • An enthusiastic, caring, approachable and experienced practice nurse
  • Communication and organisation skills
  • Teamwork and leadership skills
  • A flexible approach
  • IT skills
Salary – Competitive, based on experience
Hours – Preferably full time. Part time or job share considered
Start date – 20th February 2023 (negotiable)
Closing date for applications – 29th December 2022

(we may bring this date forward depending on applications received)

Please apply in writing with a CV and covering letter to

Mrs Trudy Bowles
Practice Manager
Hartland Surgery
66, The Square
EX39 6BL

For more information visit or ring 01237 441200 or send Trudy an email.