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Senior Staff Nurse

Employer
Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust
Location
681-689, Holloway Road Archway London
Salary
£42,471 to £50,364 a year p.a inc HCAS (pro rata if P/T)
Closing date
17 Jul 2024

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Profession
Nurse
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
This is an exciting opportunity to work in CNWL Sexual Health service as a Band 6 Senior Staff Nurse.

CAMISH stands for the Camden and Islington Young People's Sexual Health network.

It is a partnership between Brook and Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust (CNWL) Sexual Health Services.

CAMISH is a free and confidential sexual health and wellbeing service for people aged 24 and under in Camden and Islington. Services include STI testing and treatment, contraception and emergency contraception, condoms, pregnancy testing and wellbeing support.

This post is for a Band 6 RGN to work with the CNWL team at the Archway site and on outreach.

Main duties of the job

  • To maintain a high standard of nursing care and service provision, testing, treatment and management of sexually transmitted infections (STIs), and screening for HIV and other blood borne infections (BBVs) (relevance dependent on site of work).

To inform, advice, teach and counsel clients on all methods of contraception including performing sub-dermal contraceptive implant insertion and removal.

To obtain clear and thorough relevant histories from patients.

To examine patients and obtain appropriate clinical specimens according to clinic protocol.

To manage a range of symptomatic and asymptomatic female and male cases including discharge, genital ulceration and genital warts. (Relevance dependent on site of work).

This role to be maintained both in the clinic environment and whilst on outreach.

Working at weekends for events is a requirement of the role. You will be required to work some evenings. A clinical session on a Sat on a rotation basis.

About us

o CNWL is the largest community NHS Trust

o Delivering Sexual Health Services across London and Surrey

o Providing Integrated services (GUM and Contraception)

o HIV services

o Health Promotion and outreach to vulnerable and 'at risk' groups

The successful applicant may have contact with patients or service users. As an NHS Trust we strongly encourage and support vaccination as this remains the best way to protect yourself, your family, your colleagues and of course patients and service users when working on our healthcare settings.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The post-holder will be responsible for delivering a high standard of sexual and reproductive health care to patients. This will include delivering nurse-led clinics for Sexual Health and contraception for young people as part of the Camden and Islington Young Peoples Sexual Health Service. To support health care support workers and students.

The post holder will facilitate the learning experience and environment for nurses (both pre and post registration) and other health professionals undergoing training and education in the department. This will include supervising and mentoring students undertaking contraceptive and sexual health courses.

This role has an outreach remit delivering sexual health services including testing, treatment and contraception in colleges, youth clubs and at events.

Person Specification

Qualifications & Experience

Essential

  • RGN Registered
  • Experience of working in a sexual health clinic
  • Experience of working with young people
  • DFSRH/equivalent or willingness to complete


Desirable

  • LOC SDI
  • STIF course or equivalent
  • Outreach or health promotion experience


Employer details

Employer name

Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Archway Sexual health clinic

681-689, Holloway Road Archway London

N19 5SE

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333-D-SH-0372

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