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Sexual Health Training & Outreach Specialist

Employer
Croydon Health Services NHS Trust
Location
Croydon
Salary
£40,701 to £48,054 per annum incl. HCAS (Outer)
Closing date
26 May 2024

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Profession
Other Health Profession
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
An opportunity has arisen to join Croydon Health Services' award winning Young People's Sexual Health Service.

The post holder will be responsible for the development and delivery of a wide range of universal and targeted prevention, education and support initiatives. This post will aim to contribute to reducing the number of teenage conceptions through preventative targeted support for young people, who areconsidered at greater risk of teenage pregnancy and poor sexual health. It will improve the capacity of local partners through the delivery of specialist RSE support and training.

Main duties of the job

The successful candidate will work within this dynamic team delivering high quality sex and relationships education (SRE) to young people within college, school and non-school settings across the borough of Croydon.

You will be required to deliver a variety of specialist training courses to the local workforce as part of the Public Health training programme and offer guidance and support on SRE issues.

The post holder will be required to take a lead role in the delivery of outreach activities and to support local sexual health campaigns.

This post requires a motivated and enthusiastic practitioner who can work autonomously with a range of stakeholders. You will need to be flexible as the role involves some early starts and occasional evening and weekend work.

You will have a proven track record in:
  • Working in the field of SRE and Sexual Health
  • Working with a range of young people on sexual health issues
  • Delivering training to professionals.

Please note that the role will include driving the Sexual Health outreach van and a clean UK driving licence is required.

About us

Croydon Health Services NHS Trust provide hospital and community services from a number of community and specialist clinics throughout Croydon. The Trust was formed on 1st August 2010 through the integration of Croydon Community Health Services and Mayday Healthcare NHS Trust. Around 4,100 staff provide services for a population of over 360,000 people who are relatively young with a high level of ethnic diversity.

Our main hospital site, Croydon University Hospital is one of the busiest in London. We're also leading the way in providing more healthcare outside hospitals at clinics, specialist centres and in people's homes. Our experienced district nursing teams, Allied Health Professionals and community matrons look after people of all ages across Croydon and our Children's Hospital at Home cares for children with long-term conditions without them having to come to hospital.

Across the NHS everyone is working hard to meet growing demand and we're no exception. But with the right people on board, we are rising to this challenge, putting our people in the driving seat, encouraging innovation and transforming our services to give local people the quality of care they deserve. Croydon Health Services puts a great deal of importance on education and training throughout the careers of all of our staff. As well as offering access to a range of core skills training and professional development.

Job description

Job responsibilities

***Please see the attached supporting document which contains more information about the role in the job description and person specification***

Person Specification

Qualifications/Education/Training

Essential

  • Relevant professional qualification e.g. nursing, social work, youth work or teaching.
  • Educated to degree level


Experience

Essential

  • Experience of providing support/advice to vulnerable people e.g. CLA, NEET, homeless and sex workers
  • Experience of planning and delivering training


Desirable

  • Previous work in the field of delivering holistic RSE and/or sexual health
  • Direct experience of working within school or college settings


Employer details

Employer name

Croydon Health Services NHS Trust

Address

Lennard Road

12-18 Lennard Rd

Croydon

CR9 2RS

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

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