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Outpatient Department Registered Nurse

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

  • Provide a key contribution to the service ensuring smooth operation of the Outpatient Department, a patient focused journey, and providing appropriate support.
  • Be an effective role model as Team Leader, in terms of clinical, educational and quality standards, assisting the Departmental Manager in the delivery of those standards and teaching responsibilities, with current and new staff.
  • To participate in standard setting, the on-going recording of audits and standards of care within the service
  • Ensure that patients receive a high standard of professionalism, support and satisfaction at all times.
  • Develop strong team working within the wider Outpatient Team, liaising with the Administration and Clerical Team and Clinicians.

Base; Outpatient Department, Farnham Hospital, Hale Road, Farnham, GU9 9QL

Main Responsibility

Key responsibilities

  • To participate as a team member to ensure that patients receive a friendly, efficient and effective service
  • To perform technical aspects of nursing care e.g. dressings and wound care, ECG recording, urinalysis and glucose monitoring
  • To act as a mentor, facilitator and assessor for junior staff, providing professional advice and support as required
  • To abide by current professional standards

Communication/Relationship Skills

  • To ensure the highest standards of courtesy with all members of the public, multidisciplinary team and other stakeholders

Planning and Organisation

  • To provide an environment conducive to high patient and staff morale
  • Assist in the organisation of an participate in the learning experience and development of other staff and students

Health and Safety

  • To ensure that resources are well maintained and efficiently working and report maintenance problems or necessary repairs to the Estates Department to avoid hazard or injury according to H&S regulations
  • All employees have a duty of care for their own and colleagues/visitors health and safety and are required to follow all relevant health and safety policies and procedures and to be conversant with these

Policy and Service Development

  • To comply with all National and organisational policies, standards and guidelines and ensure that colleagues are aware of these
  • To participate in meetings as required
  • Adherence to organisational policies and Standard Operating Procedures
  • Be prepared to take the lead in new developments in the department and to initiate projects

For a full list of responsibilities please see attached Job Description. 

The Ideal Candidate


  • Registered Nurse with current NMC registration
  • Strong ability to communicate by written, oral and electronic means, applying those skills to new settings
  • Delivery of evidence based practice
  • Commitment to continuous professional development
  • Ability to apply theory to practice
  • Knowledge and application of clinical governance, participation in audits
  • Reflective practitioner
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Good presentation and friendly manner
  • Ability to motivate others and promote a professional, “customer care” approach


  • Previous Outpatient clinic setting experience

Package Description

As a Outpatient Department Registered Nurse, you’ll be part of our valued team at Farnham Hospital

You will feel valued as an Outpatient Sister/Charge Nurse within HCRG Care Group, receiving access to exclusive rewards and benefits including: 

  • £28407 - £34581 Band 5 with NHS Pension and full Agenda for Change terms and conditions
  • Free tea, coffee, and milk at your base location 
  • Plentiful on site-parking
  • Membership of My Reward Hub, giving you access to discounts on everyday purchases like grocery shopping as well as cashback and voucher offers for treats for you and those special to you
  • Access to your wages as you earn them to help cover life’s emergencies and avoid overdraft fees or high interest rates
  • Online and face to face help with your mental and physical wellbeing – from healthy recipes and activity challenges through to post trauma support, legal, debt and life management help, as well career coaching and counselling 
  • Access to eLearning, bespoke career pathways and opportunities for continuing professional development through our ‘Outstanding’ learning and development team, The Learning Enterprise 
  • An open, just culture where you’re encouraged to have and implement ideas which can help us deliver our purpose: changing lives through transforming health and care – backed up by at least £100,000 of ringfenced innovation funding each year

About the Company

We change lives by transforming health and care. 

Established in 2006, we are one of the UK's leading independent providers of community health and care services, working with health and care commissioners and communities to transform services with a focus on experience, efficiency, and improved outcomes. We deliver and transform adult and children community health services, primary care services including urgent care, sexual health, dermatology and MSK services as well as adult social care and wellbeing services. Across England, we support communities of many millions and directly help more than half a million people each year - guided by our simple values: we care, we think, we do. 

We're committed to equal opportunities and welcome applications from a broad, diverse range of people who want to join our team. We’re a Disability Confident Committed company, so we work to provide facilities, work environment adjustments and technical solutions to be as inclusive of everyone.


While it doesn’t happen often, sometimes a role is very popular, and we’ll need to close it earlier than the date we’ve shown here. If you’re keen to join our team, we’d love to hear from you so please apply as soon as you can.

As you’d expect, safeguarding and protecting the children, young people and vulnerable adults that we work with is of the utmost importance so we have policies and procedures in place to promote safeguarding and safer working practices and everyone who joins the team is subject to a safer recruitment process, including the disclosure of criminal records and vetting checks.

Finally, we need to let you know that the company you’ll work for is part of HCRG Care Group Holdings Limited and by applying for this job we’ll need to process and hold information about you. If you would like to know a little more about how we use your information, please see our website's privacy policy. 

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