SSAFA – Senior Primary Care Nurse


Salary up to £35,000 per annum

37.5 hours per week

Fixed term contract for 18 months


SSAFA, the Armed Forces charity, supports the person behind the uniform; any time they need us, in any way they need us, for as long as they need us. Every year, SSAFA helps more than 73,000 people from the Forces family to get back on their feet; those currently serving, reserves, veterans and their families. Support is there for people at any stage in their military career; from the youngest recruit to the oldest veteran – no one’s service is ever forgotten. We give hope, help and personal support for as long as it takes to get that person’s life back to where they want it to be.

About the role

We are seeking a versatile and experienced Senior Primary Care Nurse to lead a small team of Primary Care Nurses within the Primary Health Care team. Together with primary care colleagues, you will be responsible for delivering and developing the primary care nursing service within the Brunei Command. The Senior Primary Care Nurse works alongside Medical, Nursing, Health and Social Care professionals.

A relocation package is available for this role. This role will be fixed term for 18 months.

About the team

The Primary health care team in Brunei consists of GPs, Nurses and Pharmacy staff and is supported by a SSAFA team of Health Visitors, Midwives and Social Workers with the visiting services of a Speech and Language Therapist. Clinical Supervision is provided by an in-house GP in relation to non-medical prescribing and by the Senior Medical Officer of the medical centre in Brunei.

About you

To carry out this role successfully you will be a Registered General Nurse, with relevant post qualification experience and ideally hold a non-medical prescribing qualification. Experience of working within a military environment and working with a diverse population would be an advantage. You will have a good working knowledge and understanding of Safeguarding of both children and Adults at Risk. There will be a requirement to fully engage, lead and support the delivery of the routine childhood immunisation programme and the annual flu campaign, including the delivery of vaccinations.

To carry out this role successfully you will have a track record of:

  • Experience of working in a remote location, experience in decision making, audit skills.
  • Team management and leadership skills are essential as well as the ability to be able to work autonomously and work as an effective team player.

SSAFA is an employer that values the diversity of its workforce and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

No agencies please. Any unsolicited submissions from agencies will be accepted as a direct application from the candidate and no fees will be payable.

For further information

If you have any queries or would like to speak to someone about this role, please contact Jan Dowlen-Gilliland and on 00357 25963675 for an informal discussion.

To apply, visit SSAFA’s website

Closing date: Midnight on 19 May 2019

Interviews: TBC

SSAFA is an Equal Opportunities Employer and is committed to using the Disclosure & Barring Service.

If you wish to apply for any of our vacancies, you will be asked to answer some screening questions before completing an application form and uploading your CV. Personal data to progress your application for employment is covered under the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) Article 6 Section 1b and Article 9 2b and c. Your details will not be used for any other purpose or shared with a third party without your permission. Data on unsuccessful candidates will be retained for one year from the vacancy being filled. If you take up employment with us, your information will be held for the duration of your employment plus six full calendar years. Further details are contained in SSAFA’s Privacy Statement at

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