A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Sexual Health specialist Nurse, to manage a team to run a Sexual Health clinic within a practice.
A reputable practice in Chester is seeking a Nurse Manager to run their sexual health clinic with a team of specialist Practice Nurses. This is a unique opportunity for a skilled Practice Nurse or Nurse Practitioner that will combine general Nurse duties and management to create an all-round role to utilise all these skills. The existing team of Nurses are compassionate and friendly, offering advice and treatment to the Chester community. Key Duties
Your key duties will exclusively involve the delivery of sexual health care to your patients on an initial telephone triage basis. You must be keen to reduce the stigma attached to sexual health by bringing an open and positive attitude every day. You will be well informed on issues including:
- Pregnancy, testing and abortion
- Contraception, particularly IUD fitting
- Emergency contraception
- Confidential Sexual Health counselling and advice
- Screening and treatment of STIs, including HIV
- Cervical screening
You will be managing an existing team of specialist Nurses to ensure smooth running of the clinic. Prior experience of managing teams is therefore an advantage. You will be a decision maker for the team with Nurses accountable to you.
This role is for 37.5 hours. Training is supported and encouraged to ensure that you are fully compliant. Package and Benefits
A very generous salary of up to £44,000 is offered for the right candidate, based on experience and full time hours (37.5 hours). This is a Band 7 role.
NHS pension enrolment
5 weeks holiday plus Bank Holidays Key Skills, Qualifications and Client Requirements
This role requires you to have Sexual Health experience and will involve IUD fitting, amongst other sexual health clinic duties. IUD experience or a willingness to train in this is essential.
Ideally, you will be an independent prescriber, although if you are willing to gain this qualification, you will be considered. Willingness to become a Prescriber is essential.
You will be delivering advice and treatment related to sexual health, it is there essential that you have experience in sexual health.
As this is a Nurse Manager role, you will ideally have experience of managing a team.
General Practice Nurses and Nurse Practitioners are welcome to apply, if you have the relevant experience and are looking to gain additional training for this role.
What Happens Next?
- Sexual Health experience essential
- IUD fitting desirable, or willingness to train is essential
- Independent Prescribing qualification desirable, willingness to gain is essential
- Management experience desirable
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