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Clinical Nurse Specialist

Homerton Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
£51,488 to £57,802 a year pro rata p.a. incl.
Closing date
5 Jun 2024

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Band 7
Contract Type
Part Time
To provide abortion information and treatment to clients in a supportive manner, in accordance with the NMC guidelines for Professional Practice, the Abortion Act 1967, the Health & Social Care Act 2008.

Provide clinical nursing expertise in the field of contraception and responsible for delivering specialist nursing care to patients attending the Homerton Abortion Care Service - with particular responsibility for the care of women having early medical abortion.

Main duties of the job

Work closely with the Lead Consultant for Abortion Care to deliver high quality, evidence-based nursing care in all clinics.

The post holder will contribute to the on-going development of the nursing roles within Homerton Abortion Care Service, working closely with early pregnancy and emergency gynaecology services.

The post holder will ensure that patients receive the necessary care and treatment to enable progress along an agreed pathway of care. This will be achieved through the application of specialist knowledge, skills and practice.

To assist in the development and implementation of service development, standard setting, clinical audit and benchmarking. To deliver needs-led evidence based care that supports the local and national priorities and policies within the Abortion Service.

About us

Homerton Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust is a high performing and flourishing organisation serving the population of Hackney, East London, The City and beyond.

We are extremely proud of the fact that Homerton Hospital has recently attained the highest possible rating of Outstanding from the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

Our integrated Trust provides comprehensive hospital and community health services for its local population and a range of specialist services for a wider group of patients. In addition, the Trust manages services out of St Leonard's Hospital and the Mary Seacole Nursing Home.

Homerton aims to ensure equality and value diversity, and we are committed to inclusion for all of our staff. This is reflected in our policies, procedures and People Plan. All of our staff are expected to embody our Trust values at all times.

We are also committed, through our Fair Recruitment Standards, to ensuring all applicants are treated fairly.

Homerton has a proud tradition of supporting and developing its staff, including its well-regarded and valued nursing community, and all staff are able to take advantage of a great range of benefits.

Homerton is proud to have been included on the HSJ & Nursing Times Best Places to Work list.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The full job description provides an overview of the key tasks and responsibilities of the role, and the person specification outlines the qualifications, skills, experience, and knowledge required. For both documents, please view the attachment/s on this page.

The person specification below is not the full person specification but outlines the criteria against which your application form will be assessed.

Person Specification



  • RN with extensive experience related to Gynaecology nursing and Abortion Care
  • Sexual Health / Contraception knowledge and experience
  • Management and Leadership experience
  • Awareness of clinical governance & patient safety


  • Ultrasound experience / qualification within early pregnancy & gynaecology
  • Non - Medical Independent Nurse Prescriber
  • Experience in supporting Implant insertion and intrauterine device insertion
  • Teaching and training experience

Employer details

Employer name

Homerton Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust


Homerton Hospital

Homerton Row


E9 6RS

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.


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