Integrated Sexual Health Nurse Specialist
Mid Essex Sexual Health Service is looking for an enthusiastic and motivated band 6 nurse to join their integrated sexual health team. We provide sexual health and contraception provision including LARC.
This is a substantive role for an RGN who is in receipt of a current ENB 901 or equivalent qualification. The post provides the opportunity for enhancement of clinical expertise, development of clinical management and supervision skills and innovative practice.
The role includes the clinical supervision of Support Workers in partnership with Integrated Sexual Health Team Lead. Capacity in the work plan is provided to allow for service development work, results management and general administration. The applicant must have an understanding of current local and national issues in Sexual Health and Safeguarding knowledge and experience of assessment.
Main duties of the job
The post holder will support the delivery of a high quality service by providing evidence based care, actively engaging with service development initiatives and maintaining clear communication with service users, colleagues, management and other professionals. With support from the wider clinical team, the post holder will be focused in developing expert autonomous clinical practice in the delivery of integrated sexual health services including provision of LARC. The post holder will be responsible for the day to day running of the clinic including communication with Intelligence centre.
Working for our organisation
Provide is a Community Interest Company (social enterprise). We deliver a broad range of health and social care services in the community, and are committed to making sure that they are safe, responsive and of high quality. Provide is owned by its employees and has primarily social objectives. Any profits we make are reinvested into the local community or back into delivering services.
We work from a variety of community settings, such as community hospitals, community clinics, schools, nursing homes and primary care settings, as well as within people’s homes to provide more than 40 services to children, families and adults across Essex, Dorset, East Anglia and the North of England.
A highly respected, award winning health and social care provider. We expect our staff to demonstrate and uphold our values at all times:
Vision: Transforming Lives
Values: Care, Innovation and Compassion
Mission: An ambitious, employee owned social enterprise, growing in size and influence. We transform lives by treating, caring and educating people.
Provide is an equal opportunity employer committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives and skills, proud to have LGBT+ and Ethnic Minority Networks.
We welcome applicants from underrepresented groups. If you have the skills and experience for the job, please apply regardless of your background.
Eligible for NHS Pension
Detailed job description and main responsibilities
The ideal candidate will have extensive knowledge of sexual health and contraception. Their main responsibility will be the day to day running of the clinic. Ensuring staff and patient safety and well-being.
The post holder will work towards Non-Medical Prescribing and LARC fitting.
- ENB 901/8103 or equivalent professional qualification
- NMC Registration
- LARC fitter.
- Eligible for Band 6 level NMC registration
- Non Medical Prescriber
You must have appropriate UK professional registration.
This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.
Documents to download
Further details / informal visits contact
- Sue Luty
- Job title
- Integrated Sexual Health Team Lead
- Email address
- Telephone number
- Additional information