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Sexual Health Nurse - Band 5

Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 a year pro rata
Closing date
24 Jul 2024

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The Department of Sexual Health based at Salisbury District Hospital is looking to recruit a part-time Band 5 Sexual Health Nurse.

This is an outstanding opportunity to join our established team as we continue to grow and develop, offering a county-wide integrated sexual health service.

Training and support will be offered to the successful candidate as they are supported through a competency based framework, working towards an autonomous Specialist Sexual Health Nurse role.

Previous experience of health promotion, nurse led clinics and autonomous practice would be an advantage.

Based at the Department of Sexual Health, having successfully completed relevant competencies, there is an expectation that the successful applicant would have the capability to undertake clinic work across community satellite services, providing cover and working flexibly with colleagues.

Main duties of the job

Manage yourself, your practice and that of others in accordance with the NMC code of professional standards, performance and ethics recognising your abilities and limitations. You will demonstrate effective leadership skills at all times and have the courage to challenge performance, practice, attitudes and behaviours that breach the principles of the Trust values and beliefs, Trust policies and the NMC Code of Conduct and know how to escalate any concerns to your senior nurse/manager.

To practise in accordance with an ethical and legal framework which ensures the privacy of patient interest and well-being and respects confidentiality. To practise in a fair and anti-discriminatory way, acknowledging the differences in beliefs and cultural practices of individuals or groups and to engage in, develop and disengage from therapeutic relationships through the use of appropriate communication and interpersonal skills.

About us

Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust (SFT) is an innovative hospital with a proud heritage and over 250 years of experience behind us. Here we're driven to deliver an outstanding experience for everyone and have been well regarded for the quality of care and treatment we continue to provide for our patients and also our staff.

We are an acute Trust, rated Good by the CQC, with a track record of high performance providing regional and super regional specialist services such as: Burns, Plastics & Reconstructive Surgery, Wessex Regional Genetics Laboratory, Wessex Rehabilitation, Spires Cleft Centre and the Duke of Cornwall Spinal Treatment Centre. We have about 470 beds and employ over 4000 staff.

We support flexible working and will consider requests taking into account the needs of the service. We think working here is pretty rewarding. You can access a range of NHS discounts, receive a minimum of 35 days paid holiday (pro rata), and we offer a generous pension scheme. On-site benefits include car parking (fee applies), leisure centre, day nursery and holiday play scheme.

Salisbury is an attractive place to live and work and really gives you the best of everything. With easy access to London and local airports, the city of Southampton is only a short train or car journey away or if you prefer the sea, Bournemouth is also accessible. Don't just take our word for it, why not explore what Salisbury has to offer by

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached Job description and person specification for full details of roles and responsibilities.

Person Specification



  • NMC registration


  • BASHH Competencies and DFSRH qualification

Previous Experience


  • Multidisciplinary working


  • Experience of working in nurse led clinics



  • Evidence of ongoing professional development


  • Ability to work under a PGD

Personal Qualities


  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills


  • Experience of working with young and vulnerable people

Knowledge and skills


  • Understanding the importance of confidentiality


  • Knowledge of safeguarding procedures

Employer details

Employer name

Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust


Salisbury District Hospital

Odstock Road



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