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Job summary

Main area
Sexual Health
Grade
Band 5
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full time - 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
164-4538233
Employer
Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust
Employer type
NHS
Site
Nottingham City Hospital
Town
Nottingham
Salary
£27,055 - £32,934 per annum
Salary period
Yearly
Closing
06/10/2022 23:59

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Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust logo

Sexual Health Nurse

Band 5

Job overview

We are looking for a hard working, enthusiastic band 5 nurse with an interest in sexual health to join the integrated sexual health service at NUH. 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

In addition to the below summary you need to familiarize yourself with full Job Description and Person Specification documents attached to this advert

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.

Working for our organisation

 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.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

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

Person specification

Communication and relationship skills

Essential criteria
  • Demonstrate effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrate self-awareness and understanding of personal accountability
Desirable criteria
  • Demonstration of team working and ability to work within a team

Training

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

Experience

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

Employer certification / accreditation badges

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Applicant requirements

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

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Further details / informal visits contact

Name
Ria Collier
Job title
Sister
Email address
ria.collier@nuh.nhs.uk
Telephone number
01159627627