Lead Nurse for Sexual and Reproductive Health – Band 7
37.5 hours per week
£37,570 – £43,772 per annum, plus £1,250 per annum in Prison Environment Allowance
Based at HMP Eastwood Park, Wotton-Under-Edge, GL12 8DB. Free and plentiful parking available on site. Please note however that the successful applicant will be alsorequired to work across 4 other prisons within the South West (HMP Bristol, HMP Ashfield, HMP Erlestoke and HMP Leyhill) – access to your own transportation and a willingness to travelwill thus be required for this post.
Bristol Community Health’sOffender Health Division is seeking a Lead Nurse for Sexual and Reproductive Health. Working in partnership with other organisations in theprison healthcare communityunderthe InspireBetterHealth brand, our workfocuses on delivering care that makes a difference to our patients in prisons across the region.
In this role, the post holder willprovide the day to day delivery of sexual healthclinics across 5 prison sites (1 for women and4 for men), providing advice and wellbeing on issues such as contraception, sexually transmitted infections, and more to our patients. Ateach site you’llwork closely with the residenthealthcare professional teams, in turn providing clinicalleadership to them on sexual health matters.
In doing so you’ll help to deliver the kind of holistic care that goes beyond health; through encouraging people to make better life choices, we aim to support individuals to manage their own health, and in turn make better life choices, reduce reoffending, and ultimately rise to their own potential
For the right person, this is a unique and diverse role, that will appeal to an experienced DFRSH/ FRSH registered practitioner who thrives in a fast paced environment and enjoys the opportunity to use their own initiative and work within a committed and supportive team.For full details, please see the attached Role Profile.
What we can offer you
For staff each site offers a safe, friendly and supportive working environment, and a positive work-life balance culture.As the lifeblood of our organisation,Bristol CommunityHealth are passionateabout the development of our staff. Subsequently we will be keep to supportyou in your career goals, providingnumerous trainingand development experiences.We also offer a competive pension scheme, a generous holiday package, and other additional benefits (such as a cycle to work scheme, technology loan scheme, a holiday buy & sell scheme, and more).
For further information or the opportunity to discuss the role profile expectations please contact Catherine Aitken 01454 382163 or email Catherine.Aitken2@nhs.net
Closing date: 15/09/2019