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Practice Development Nurse

The Orders of St. John Care Trust



OX28 4BE



Practice Development Nurse


37.5 hours per week

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Practice Development Nurse to join our Care Quality Team, reporting to the Head of Quality Improvement. You must be flexible, innovative and resourceful with excellent organisational skills and enjoy working in a team with a passion for care.

Our commitment is to increase our investment in nursing care in our Care Homes and the development of our nurses even more.

We are looking for a highly motivated experienced nurse who is up to date with current clinical practice and be enthusiastic about learning, teaching, assessing and developing clinical colleagues, including students.

The postholder will have excellent communication skills and work in collaboration with Trust managers, senior managers and external educational providers to support our nurses with developing their clinical skills in line with best practice and NMC guidelines

This is a key role in providing clinical leadership across the Trust and the successful candidate will must be able to work both autonomously and part and as part of the wider team in making a real difference to the quality of care for residents by ensuring the ongoing development of our valued nursing cohort.

The location for this role is flexible in one of the regions we operate and can be home or office based. You will need a full, clean driving licence, as the role involves significant travel and overnight stays


About us


We are one of the largest not for profit care providers in the UK, specialising in providing high quality, person centred care for older people


We have 68 care homes and 14 extra care housing schemes across Wiltshire, Oxfordshire, Lincolnshire Gloucestershire and West Sussex.


At OSJCT we care about our residents and we care about each other. Because we are a not for profit trust, we invest every penny we make into the people who live with us and who work with us.



OSJCT will pay for the annual renewal of your NMC PIN

Support with continual professional development

Specialist internal and external training

Leadership and management opportunities

Nurse specific workshops, conferences and networking events

Company pension scheme

Sick pay

Life Assurance

Access to a professional employee helpline


  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • No. of hours per week: 37.5
  • Candidate Contact: H Kent
  • What level of DBS check?: Enhanced
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