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Nurse (or Midwife) Practitioner

Job Reference: L24-CSN-NMP-27

British Pregnancy Advisory Service (bpas)
BPAS Warwickshire Cluster
Warwickshire Cluster
£27,282 to £33,346 per annum pro rata

Given the choice, wouldn’t you want to work here?

Life is full of choices. But some can be very difficult indeed. The British Pregnancy Advisory Service (BPAS) is a national charity that works closely with the NHS - we provide abortion and sexual healthcare services to women and men across the UK. We respect each individual’s right to choose and we never judge.

Bpas is now delivering abortion and sexual healthcare services in Coventry, Stratford upon Avon and Nuneaton! This is an exciting opportunity to join a brand new service located in the midlands providing outstanding client care.

Our units are located in Coventry, Stratford upon Avon and Nuneaton and will offer services Monday to Saturday from 8am to 8pm. More information and working patterns will be discussed at interview.

As the Nurse/Midwife Practitioner you will provide exceptional Abortion and Sexual Health information, conduct pre-treatment assessment and treatment to all clients in a supportive manner, either face to face or via the telephone. You will provide this in accordance with NMC Guidelines for Professional Practice, the Abortion Act 1967, the Health & Social Care Act 2008 and BPAS policies and procedures. This role will cover telecommunications, EMA and Surgical lists.

Key Responsibilities;

  • Carry out point of care testing including, pregnancy tests and venipuncture if necessary, and to give results to clients.
  • Obtain advice and guidance from the clinic and/or clients medical practitioner if there is a medical condition which may impact on the client’s treatment.
  • Make arrangements for the admission of clients, notifying any specific requirements (medical or physical) where necessary and complete all referral documentation.
  • Act as advocate to clients ensuring that adequate and information is given to ensure effective continuing care.
  • Provide comfort, support and reassurance to clients in times of anxiety and distress, and respect the privacy, dignity and confidentiality of clients at all times.
  • Complete client case notes accurately and in full, ensuring that all handwriting if legible and documentation is clearly signed. Provide accurate, current, comprehensive and concise information concerning the client.

About You

You will be Registered Nurse Level 1 or Registered Practicing Midwife passionate about maintaining an up to date level knowledge of appropriate clinical practice to ensure you deliver an exceptional standard of client care. You will enjoy working in a busy team and environment, where no two days are the same, and will be excited by the variety that BPAS has to offer its colleagues.

We are also looking for:

  • Registered Nurse Level 1 or Registered Practicing Midwife with contraception, counseling and ultrasound scanning skills is desirable although training will be provided.
  • Knowledge of Abortion Act, Abortion procedures & clinical guidelines, Infection Control, Child Protection, Sexual Health, Incident Reporting, Health & Safety and COSHH requirements
  • A team player with the ability to work on own initiative, whilst maintaining a strict level of confidentiality
  • Good listening, interpersonal and communications with the ability to build excellent working relationships
  • Experience of Nurse Admissions and Discharges, venipuncture’s, consent to treatments and general nursing
  • Gynecological nursing experience or relevant specialty i.e. sexual health or contraception

Further Information

Salary: £27,282 to £33,346 per annum pro rata (please note that this is a BPAS Salary Band and the exact Agenda For Change Band values are not applicable. Please see ‘additional information’ for more details.)

Please see attached Terms and Conditions for details of salary and working pattern.

Candidates will need to be available for interview on Monday 29th April 2019 at our head office in Stratford upon Avon. Candidates will also need to be available for training from 1st June 2019

If you would like to be part of a professional team delivering high quality abortion care supported by a comprehensive training package then we would like to hear from you!

We don’t just offer choice to our clients. We also offer it to you: an excellent working environment with comprehensive training and development opportunities provided.

Interested so far? Don't delay, apply today! Complete an online application form via NHS Jobs. (We do reserve the right to bring forward our closing date, without notice, in the event of high volumes of interest). For further information please feel free to contact us on 01789 265026 or email

The Small Print: All applicants must be pro-choice. If you do not hear from us within 2 weeks of the closing date, unfortunately you will not have been shortlisted on this occasion.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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