An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Sexual and Reproductive Health Service for a Band 5 Nurse.The post holder will work 22.5 hours per week .The post is based at Penlan Clinic in Carmarthen however the successful candidate will be expected to regularly work at the Elizabeth Williams Clinic in Llanelli and provide cover as needed at Sexual Health Clinics in Pembrokeshire and Ceredigion.Our busy Team see approximately 25,000 patients each year with a mixture of virtual and face to face consultationsWe offer a range of services including routine and complex contraception, management of sexually transmitted infections, cervical screening , a pregnancy advisory service and psychosexual counselling.This is a developmental post that will provide opportunities to develop and enhancement of clinical expertise in all aspects of sexual and reproductive health care.Main duties of the job
The post holder will be expected to undertake formal academic, theoretical and practical training to develop integrated sexual health skills within an agreed timescale .
To provide a high standard of confidential , sensitive and non-judgemental sexual health advice both virtually and face to face , respecting the cultural beliefs and practices of patients.
Following appropriate training , advise patients about methods of contraception , the detection and management of sexually transmitted infections and risk reduction.
Undertake consultations with clients requesting termination of pregnancy, assessing and discussing treatment options in a supportive, non judgemental manner in accordance with NMC guidelines for professional practice and the abortion act 1967.
Assist medical staff providing termination of pregnancy services. Support patients before, during and after their termination of pregnancy, and direct them to other support services when indicated.
The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post English and/or Welsh speakers are equally welcome to apply.
Interviews to be held on 12/12/2023.About us
Hywel Dda University Health Board is the planner and provider of NHS healthcare services for people in Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion, Pembrokeshire and its bordering counties. Our 11,000 members of staff provide primary, community, in-hospital, mental health and learning disabilities services for around 384,000 people across a quarter of the landmass of Wales. We do this in partnership with our three local authorities and public, private and third sector colleagues, including our volunteers, through:
Four main hospitals: Bronglais General in Aberystwyth, Glangwili General in Carmarthen, Prince Philip in Llanelli and Withybush General in Haverfordwest
Seven community hospitals: Amman Valley and Llandovery in Carmarthenshire Tregaron, Aberaeron and Cardigan in Ceredigion and Tenby and South Pembrokeshire Hospital Health and Social Care Resource Centre in Pembrokeshire
48 general practices (six of which are managed practices), 47 dental practices (including three orthodontic), 99 community pharmacies, 44 general ophthalmic practices (43 providing Eye Health Examination Wales and 34 low vision services) and 17 domiciliary only providers and 11 health centres
Numerous locations providing mental health and learning disabilities services
Highly specialised and tertiary services commissioned by the Welsh Health Specialised Services Committee, a joint committee representing seven health boards across Wales.Job descriptionJob responsibilities
You will be able to find a full job description and person specification attached within the supporting documents.
The Health Board is committed to supporting its staff to fully embrace the need for bilingualism thereby enhancing patient and service user experiences. In our commitment to increase the number of staff who are able to communicate in Welsh with patients and professionals, we welcome applications from Welsh speakers.
The ability to communicate in Welsh is desirable for this post. If you do not meet the Welsh Language requirements specified, the Health Board offers a variety of learning options and staff support to help you meet these minimal desirable requirements during the course of your employment with us.
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https://fb.watch/hzQjE8HzTN/Person SpecificationQualifications and KnowledgeEssential
- Level 1 Registered Nurse or registered midwife
- Current NMC Registration
- Evidence of an interest in working in the field of sexual and reproductive health care
- Evidence of continuing professional development
- Able to relate theory to practice
- Maintain their personal and organisational professional development
- Willingness to develop skills/ further knowledge base
- Accredited contraceptive/ sexual and reproductive health qualification
- Teaching Qualification
- Cervical smear taker
- Phlebotomy skills
- Post registration experience
Language SkillsDesirable Employer detailsEmployer name
- Experience of Sexual and Reproductive Health Care Nursing
- Use of PGDs/ PDSs
Hywel Dda University Health BoardAddress
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