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Sexual Health Nurse Training Lead

Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum pro rata
Closing date
29 Nov 2023

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Nurse, Adult nurse, Sexual health nurse
Band 7
Contract Type
Part Time
Nottingham University Hospitals (NUH) Integrated Sexual Health Services (ISHS) sits within the Family Health Division. It has delivered integrated GUM, HIV, SRH and community sexual health services since 2011. The service covers a catchment of more than 700 000 people, and manages more than 50 000 attendances annually.

Sexual health clinics are held daily from Monday to Saturday and include some evening sessions. Specialist sessions are conducted in HIV, genital dermatology, complex contraception, complex LARC and complex GUM. The service delivers sexual health care for 5 Prisons around the region. HIV inpatients are managed by the HIV specialists within the service.

The department provides clinics in over 20 health centre/college settings throughout the local community, and has an outreach team who work in various non-conventional health settings as well as promoting the service via social media etc.

The successful candidate will be responsible for co-ordinating and delivery of training in house and externally as part of the sexual health contract. Part of the role will be working autonomously in the ISHS delivering contraception, including LARCs , diagnosing and treating sexually transmitted infections.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will lead on the provision of care for patients on the Sexual Health Pathway and equip clinicians with the competencies to deliver sexual health services.

Plan and deliver formal and informal teaching to a range of health care professionals in line with service level agreement.

Develop and deliver educational and training programmes as requested and as appropriate.

Develop and contribute to clinical guidelines and protocols and lead the implementation process as required.

Responsible for ensuring effective communication between the department, University, Practice Learning Team and other relevant educational providers.

Working autonomously in the ISHS, assessing, diagnosing and treating sexually transmitted infections, providing contraception and fitting and removal of LARC's

About us

With over 17,000 staff, we are one of the biggest employers in the city with a central role in supporting the health and wellbeing of our local population. We play a leading role in research, education and innovation.

Come and join our wonderful team at NUH. We are big believers in diversity and welcome new ideas to help develop our team in order to deliver world class healthcare to the vast patient populations we serve. With endless personal development opportunities available, at NUH we will endeavour to turn your job into a career!

We particularly welcome applications from people who identify as Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic, or Disabled, as we are striving to be better represented at NUH.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The attached job description and person specification provides more detailed information with regards to responsibilities, experience and qualifications

Person Specification

Training and Qualification


  • Current level 1 NMC Registration
  • Degree in sexual health or related subject



  • Post Registration experience within sexual health
  • Working as senior nurse in sexual health

Communication and Relationship Skills


  • Able to communicate clearly using verbal and digital means

Planning and Organisation Skills


  • Demonstrate effective time management skills

Employer details

Employer name

Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trusts


City Campus

Hucknall Road,



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