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Sexual Health Nurse Practitioner

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum (pro rata)
Closing date
25 Nov 2023

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Nurse, Adult nurse, Sexual health nurse
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
An opportunity has arisen at North Manchester Sexual Health service to join our friendly team for permanent full time nurse. The post holder have current experience in sexual health, contraception and an understanding HIV care.

The post holder will be able to undertake duties of seeing patients independently within an integrated sexual and reproductive health service. To participate in clinical duties commensurate with their banding, experience and competence.

Main duties of the job

To perform symptomatic and asymptomatic screening, venepuncture, vaccination as an autonomous practitioner.

To provide sexual health advice to clients as appropriate, including supporting the role of the health advisor.

To undertake the administration of hormonal contraception and medicines under agreed Patient Group Directions (PGD) or as a non medical prescriber.

About us

MFT is England's largest NHS Trust with a turnover of �2.5bn & is on a different scale than most other NHS Trusts. We're creating an exceptional integrated health & social care system for the 1 million patients who rely on our services every year.

Bringing together 10 hospitals & community services from across Manchester, Trafford & beyond, we champion collaborative working & transformation, encouraging our 28,000 workforce to pursue their most ambitious goals. We set standards that other Trusts seek to emulate so you'll benefit from a scale of opportunity that is nothing short of extraordinary.

We've also created a digitally enabled organisation to improve clinical quality, patient & staff experience, operational effectiveness & driving research and innovation through the introduction of Hive our brand-new Electronic Patient Record system which we've launched in September 2022.

We're proud to be a major academic Research Centre & Education provider, providing you with a robust infrastructure to encourage and facilitate high-quality research programmes. What's more, we're excited to be embarking on our new Green Plan which will set out how MFT continues to play its part in making healthcare more sustainable.

At MFT, we create and foster a culture of inclusion and belonging, provide equal opportunities for career development that are fair, open and transparent, protecting your health and wellbeing and shaping the future of our organisation together.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To find out more about the key responsibilities and the specific skills and experience youll need, take a look at the Job Description & Person Specification attachments under the Supporting Documents heading. So that youre even more equipped to make an informed decision to apply to us, youll need to take time to read the Candidate Essentials Guide that sits with the Job Description and Person Specification. This document provides you with details about the Trust, our benefits and outlines how we care for you as you care for others. Most importantly, it also contains critical information youll need to be aware of before you submit an application form.

COVID-19 vaccination remains the best way to protect yourself, your family, your colleagues and of course patients from the virus when working in our healthcare settings. Whilst COVID-19 vaccination is not currently a condition of employment, we do encourage our staff to get vaccinated. If you are unvaccinated, there is helpful advice and information available by searching on the NHS England website where you can also find out more about how to access the vaccination.

Diversity Matters

MFT is committed to promoting equality of opportunity, celebrating and valuing diversity and eliminating any form of unlawful discrimination across our workforce, ensuring our people are truly representative of the communities we serve. All individuals regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation are encouraged to apply for this post. As an inclusive employer, we are here to support you. If you have any special requirements to help you with your application, email our team at

Were looking forward to hearing from you!

Person Specification



  • Current and in-depth knowledge of issues relating to confidentiality & consent
  • Current and in-depth knowledge of current local and national safeguarding processes/policy and guidance relating to under 16's, under 18's and vulnerable adults


  • Understanding of risk management/ clinical governance
  • Current and in depth knowledge of sexual and reproductive health
  • Knowledge of current national developments in sexual health services



  • Registered nurse or Midwife
  • Mentorship/teaching qualification
  • Degree or working towards


  • Nurse Diploma SRH
  • STIF Intermediate competencies
  • Recognised post registration qualification in Sexual and Reproductive Health



  • Experience in sexual and reproductive health at Band 5
  • Proven ability to participate in the audit process
  • Teaching and assessment of pre and post registration students


  • Participated in research
  • Management experience
  • Currently practising in the speciality
  • Experience at undertaking staff Personal Development Reviews/ Appraisal
  • HIV nursing experience
  • Gynaecological nursing experience

Employer details

Employer name

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust


North Manchester General

Delaunays Road Manchester


M8 5RB

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