Lead Practice Nurse

Lead Practice Nurse Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Lead Practice Nurse to join our team.


  • To ensure appropriate access to nursing and medical primary care services;
  • Provide professional and clinical support and advice to other members of the Primary Health Care Team;
  • To provide high quality, safe and evidence based nursing care and advice to registered patients;
  • To actively participate in clinical audit and other governance processes;
  • Regularly review progress on all nursing related and public health performance indicators and proactively manage progress with other key staff;
  • Contribute to and participate in the delivery of a range of chronic diseases with an awareness of the Quality and Outcomes framework;
  • To Independently prescribe or provide medicines via patient group directions or in accordance with a prescription by an independent prescriber.


  • Practice Nurse qualification;
  • First level Registered nurse;
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Excellent organisational and team working skills;
  • Qualification in cervical cytology and vaccination/immunisation;
  • Clinical experience working in a GP practice;
  • First Degree level qualification or working at this level;
  • IT Literate;
  • Primary care/OOH/urgent care experience.