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Sexual Health Nurse

Employer
Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trusts
Location
Nottingham
Salary
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum pro rata
Closing date
4 Jun 2024

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We are looking for a hard working, enthusiastic Band 5 nurse with an interest in sexual health to join the integrated sexual team for a 12 month secondment, to cover maternity leave.

The sexual health nurse works autonomously and as a team member to provide sexual health services, contraception and outpatient services to HIV patients.

Sexual health services are delivered in the hubs, spokes and various outreach settings. The post holder will be expected to deliver clinics within the various settings.

Main duties of the job

Please refer to the job description and person specification attached to the advert for the full details of the vacancy.

NUH offers all sexual health services within a variety of locations to meet the needs of the patients. Contraception, STI diagnosis and treatment, sexual dysfunction, HIV management, partner notification, health promotion and counselling are offered at the main hubs at Nottingham City Hospital and Victoria Health Centre and a number community settings.

Targeted services are offered in non-traditional healthcare settings for hard to reach groups.

The sexual health service operates from 8.30-19.00, Monday to Friday and 09.30-14.00 on Saturdays. Occasionally out of hours services are also delivered in outreach settings.

About us

With over 19,000 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.

The Integrated Sexual Health team at NUH are a friendly and forward thinking team. Services are delivered in a variety of settings to meet the needs of population of Nottingham and Nottinghamshire.

The post holder will join a clinical team of health care assistant's, nurse's, doctors, counsellors, psychotherapist and outreach workers to deliver sexual health and contraception to our patients.

Trainee doctors and nurses are frequently allocated placements within the sexual health service. All members of the team are actively involved in their training.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please familiarize yourself with the full job description and person specification documents attached to this advert.

Person Specification

Communication and relationship skills

Essential

  • Demonstrate effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrate self-awareness and understanding of personal accountability


Desirable

  • Demonstration of team working and ability to work within a team


Training

Essential

  • Current level one NMC registration
  • Evidence of continuing professional development / reflective profile
  • Competent in medicines management
  • Evidence of post basic study
  • Interest in sexual health & willingness to learn


Desirable

  • Possession of a Mentoring Certificate
  • Sexually Transmitted Infection Foundation (STIF) Level Qualification
  • Recognised Contraception and/or Sexual Health qualification


Experience

Essential

  • Supervision of non-registered staff and students
  • Ability to convey sensitive information in an empathetic manner to patients, relative/carers and staff
  • Evidence of Safeguarding Training


Desirable

  • Demonstrate an involvement in link nurse, or project work
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision


Employer details

Employer name

Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trusts

Address

Nottingham City Hospital

Hucknall Road

Nottingham

NG5 1PB

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164-6257228

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