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Band 7 Senior Sister/ Charge Nurse-Umbrella Sexual Health

University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 a year
Closing date
2 Jun 2024

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Nurse, Adult nurse, Sexual health nurse
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
Band 7 Senior Sister / Charge Nurse

Umbrella Sexual Health

Umbrella is a new uniquely comprehensive partnership of local service providers including community pharmacists, general practitioners, third sector and other partners, NHS Trusts and Birmingham City Council Services.

Umbrella aims to meet the needs of a young, diverse population by delivering:

*Integrated sexual health services that combine contraception with testing and treatment for STIs

*Health promotion and prevention

*Services that address sexual coercion, exploitation, and violence

*Services in primary care: family doctors and pharmacy (Birmingham only)

*Services through third sector organisations

Are you a highly skilled integrated sexual health Nurse who is passionate about providing excellent clinical care to sexual and reproductive health patients.

Do you have extensive experience working within sexual health, coordinating shifts, utilising resources, and working collaboratively with a team of professionals?

If so, then the Band 7 Senior sister/Charge Nurse post at UHB (Umbrella sexual health services) might be the perfect job for you.

If you would like to be part of our dedicated and forward-thinking team and to work with us to achieve our challenging goals and ambitions, then we would love to hear from you.

Main duties of the job

The post holder carries the continuing responsibility for managing the team/ward/ department by

the appropriate deployment, delegation, co-ordination, and supervision of all grades of staff in

their charge.

The post holder is expected to work across all Umbrella sites to cover clinical shifts and to participate in training and development of junior staff, ensuring all staff work within the competencies as appropriate to their professional qualifications.

The post holder is responsible for ensuring that standards of patient care and safety are

maintained within the resource available, always demonstrating positive role modelling in all

aspects of care management and delivery and always acting in a professional manner in

accordance with the NMC Code of Professional Conduct.

The post holder will support the provision of an environment that is conducive to meeting the

learning and development needs of the permanent workforce and visiting learners.

See job description for full details of duties

About us

We are recognised as one of the leading NHS Foundation Trusts in the UK. Our vision is to Build Healthier Lives, and we recognise that we need incredible staff to do this.

Our commitment to our staff is to create the best place for them to work, and we are dedicated to:

Investing in the health and wellbeing of our staff, including a commitment of offering flexible working where we can Offer our staff a wide variety of training and development opportunities, to support their personal and career development objectives.

UHB is committed to ensuring that our staff are treated fairly and feel that they belong, by creating a kind and inclusive environment. This is about equity of opportunity removing all barriers, including discrimination and ensuring each individual member of staff reach their true potential, achieve their ambitions and thrive in their work. This is more than words. We are taking action. Our commitment to an inclusive culture is embedded at all levels of the organisation where every voice is heard, driven by our diverse and active staff networks, and at Board level by the Fairness Taskforce led by our CEO. We nurture a culture which empowers staff to challenge discriminatory behaviours and to enable people to bring their 'whole self' to a kinder, more connected and bold place to work.

University Hospitals Birmingham is a Smoke-Free premises hospital.

Job description

Job responsibilities

*Please Note : For a specific detailed job description for this vacancy, please see attached Job Description*

Person Specification



  • * Registered Adult Nurse on the NMC Register
  • * Evidence of post registration CPD / Post registration qualification in (appropriate area of specialty or professional knowledge supplemented by specialist experience and
  • short courses to degree / masters level equivalent Level 6 /7
  • Recognised mentorship course



  • * Substantial relevant and recent clinical experience in Sexual and reproductive health (SRH).
  • * Significant clinical experience at Band 6/equivalent within SRH environment.
  • * Professional Portfolio which demonstrates continuing professional development, evidence of ability to maintain professional registration
  • * Experience with the supervision and education of staff/ learners.
  • * Can demonstrate understanding /experience / in practice based supervision / assessment as detailed in the Nursing & Midwifery Council (NMC) standards for student supervision and assessment
  • * Demonstrable current, recent experience of team leadership and management within the healthcare setting.
  • * Demonstrable understanding of the management responsibility for pay and non-pay resources associated with the clinical service.
  • * Evidence of effective multi-professional working.
  • * Demonstration of a significant contribution to innovative practice or change management
  • * Experience in learning from incidents /complaints and supporting changes in practice
  • * Experience in interviewing and selection of staff
  • * Awareness of current sexual health guidelines, practice standards, research and evidence based practice
  • * Awareness of sexual health clinical networks, local, regional and national topics.
  • * Knowledge of HR processes including Performance & Capability, sickness management and appraisal.

Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust


Umbrella Sexual Health Services

Whittall Street GUM Clinic


West Midlands

B4 6DH

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