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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 18/12/2019.

Integrated Sexual Health Nurse Specialist

Job Reference: 828-PROVIDE1116

Provide CIC
Thurrock Sexual Health Service
Orsett Hospital
£30,401 to £37,267 pa

Why work for Provide?

Provide is a Community Interest Company (social enterprise). We deliver a broad range of health and social care services in the community, and are committed to making sure that they are safe, responsive and of high quality.

It is not only individuals who benefit from our work, the whole community benefits too. Provide is owned by its employees and has primarily social objectives. Any profits we make are reinvested into the local community or back into delivering services. They do not go to shareholders or owners. Since 2012, Provide has reinvested more than £1.8 million to the local community.

Provide is a highly respected, award winning health and social care provider.

About Provide

We work from a variety of community settings, such as three community hospitals, community clinics, schools, nursing homes and primary care settings, as well as within peoples’ homes to provide over 40 services to children, families and adults.

We provide services across Essex and in Cambridgeshire (including Peterborough), Suffolk and Norfolk as well as two London boroughs, Waltham Forest and Redbridge. We have an income of approximately £67 million and employ over 1,050 people and serve communities with a total population of more than 1.9 million people.

Our vision: Transforming Lives

Our values: Care, Innovation and Compassion

What we are looking for:

Thurrock sexual health Service (TSHS) is looking for an enthusiastic and motivated band 6 nurse to join their integrated sexual health team. TSHS provide sexual health and contraception provision including LARC.

This is a substantive role for an RGN who is in receipt of a current ENB 901 or equivalent qualification. The post provides the opportunity for enhancement of clinical expertise, development of clinical management and supervision skills and innovative practice.

The role includes the clinical management and supervision of Support Workers in partnership with Integrated Sexual Health Team Lead. Capacity in the work plan is provided to allow for service development work, line management, results management and general administration. The applicant must have an understanding of current local and national issues in Sexual Health and Safeguarding knowledge and experience of assessment.

The post holder will support the delivery of a high quality service by providing evidence based care, actively engaging with service development initiatives and maintaining clear communication with service users, colleagues, management and other professionals. With support from the wider clinical team, the post holder will be focussed in developing expert autonomous clinical practice in the delivery of integrated sexual health services including provision of LARC. The post holder will be responsible for the day to day running of the clinic including communication with Intelligence centre.

About the service:

Thurrock Sexual Health Service is a dynamic and forward thinking team. Emphasis on nurse development is key and we have a dedicated practice development nurse in post. The team of nurses, doctors and support workers work together to provide services to Thurrock and surrounding areas.

What we offer in return:

The opportunity has arisen to become part of a dynamic team delivering sexual health services in Thurrock. The post will be based at Orsett hospital and covers clinics through out the day covering both sexual Health and contraceptive care and advice for clients

Provide CIC manage the service and are a social enterprise which is committed to excellent patient care and supporting communities across the areas we serve.

There are opportunities for development and further training and the organisation offers many staff benefits which includes generous discounts at many high street stores.

If you are a qualified nurse with aspirations to develop and to deliver excellent care call us for more information.


Closing Date?

Provide reserves the right to close this vacancy at any time or bring forward the closing date should it have an overwhelming response. We therefore encourage an early application to ensure consideration for this post.

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We are committed to equal opportunities, flexible working practices and the National Living Wage.

Sucessful Applicant:

You will be required to bring all your documentation to your interview to the recuiting manager and again at your pre-employment appointment to Human Resources Department.

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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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