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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 21/09/2020.

Specialist Nurse Practitioner

Job Reference: 834-2000024I

Virgin Care
£31,365 - £37,890 Per Annum

Specialist Nurse Practitioner

Band 6 AFC 20/21 full terms and conditions

NHS Pension

Cheshire West & Chester Integrated Sexual Health 


Are you a thoughtful and caring Band 6 Contraception & Sexual Health Nurse or an experienced Band 5 Contraception & Sexual Health Nurse and is now looking for a progression role based in the Chester area? Are you looking to join an NHS Health and Social Care partner which is striving to make positive changes? Would you like to work for an organisation where more than 9 out of every 10 of the people who use services would recommend them?

Feel Valued

You will receive a salary between £31,365 - £37,890 which is agenda for change 20/21 and you will receive full NHS terms and conditions. We’ll provide you with access to a committed Learning and Development team, and we work closely with Universities and Health Education England to further your potential and support your progression.

Feel Proud

As a Specialist Practitioner you are responsible for providing support, advice, information, education and health promotion to patients attending the sexual health department. This includes patients diagnosed with sexually transmitted infections. Working within a multidisciplinary team, the health advisers provide support to other clinical staff with patients requiring more extensive support. Health advisers coordinate the management, delivery and follow up of positive results. Health advisers assess psychosocial needs and provide crisis support for patients with complex issues. Supporting patients with sensitive and complex issues makes the health adviser role challenging, varied and rewarding.

To be considered for the role we are looking for applicants who have their BASHH STIF qualification or have a desire to complete this. Additionally, you must have a driving licence; and have access to a car as you will be required to travel between our 8 sites.

Feel Inspired 

Are you passionate about sexual health? Do you want to engage and inspire a team of enthusiastic patient driven nurses and healthcare assistants? We are looking for someone to come and join our rewarding team who wants to share and grow with us – More importantly you must be able to adapt and promote our new ways of working.

Feel the Difference

We provide free and confidential sexual health services in Cheshire West and Chester including Winsford, Northwich and Ellesmere Port. Our services include providing free information and advice on all types of contraception and STI testing and treatment. Our service is confidential, non-judgemental and for people of all ages, genders and orientations.

If you’d like to discuss the role further, or request the full job description, please contact Beth Wellsbury our Service Manager via email:

We partner with the NHS to make a real difference to people in Chester and we’re building a working environment where colleagues too can really feel the difference. It’s the kind of place where nothing’s too much trouble. Where you’ll feel empowered, listened to, valued and where we’ll support you to bring your best self to work every single day and to deliver high quality care. And that’s just the beginning. Since 2006, we’ve delivered services to millions of people by developing our own unique approach where our patients are at the centre of everything we do.

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