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Sexual Health Practitioner

Job Reference: 415-AE19-141ND

Northern Devon Healthcare Trust
Sexual Services Northern
£30,401 - £37,267 per annum pro rata

We are looking to recruit a sexual health nurse to join our busy department within the Northern Devon Healthcare Trust. Post registration qualification in contraception would be an advantage, but not essential as there is an expectation the successful applicant would achieve this once in post.

The post would primarily be based at Barnstaple sexual health clinic with some responsibility of covering out reach clinics based in surrounding areas on a rotational rota basis.

The service is keen to recruit interested and motivated staff, with excellent communication and organisational skills, who will have the ability to wok with a demanding workload and be flexible within the needs of the clinical service.

Applicants need to be adaptable to work across the whole sexual health service including health advising. Experience in history taking, assessing clients needs and managing nurse - led clinics is essentail. Some knowlegde of contraception advice and support with pregnacy decision making skills would be desirable. Experience and knowlegde of HIV care and management would be an advantage, but not essential.

Closing Date: 6th May 2019

** As this post is in a shortage occupation code it qualifies for the Trust’s Recommend a Friend Scheme, please find further information on the attached link**

Our values guide everything we do. At all times, we aim to:

  • Demonstrate compassion
  • Strive for excellence
  • Respect diversity
  • Act with integrity
  • Listen and support others

Our teams of care professionals work with patients and their families to support peoples’ independence, health and wellbeing. We provide support to avoid hospital admissions, and if an admission is necessary, we try to make each patient’s stay in hospital as short and effective as possible before working with them on a safe discharge home.

In our most recent staff survey, our staff voted us in the top 10% of NHS provider organisations to work for and we also came out as the top provider in the South West for our overall results. Our patients (through the Friends and Family Test) regularly report an average of over 95% satisfaction with our services.

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. For further information and to self-assess the likelihood of obtaining a Certificate of Sponsorship, please visit the UK Border Agency website. Note: we will be unable to obtain Tier 2 sponsorship for Bank positions.

Please note that we may close this vacancy early if we receive a high volume of applicants.

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.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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