Sexual Health Nurse Lead

Posted 6 July by Peritus Healthcare Easy Apply

Peritus Healthcare are pleased to consider applications for the position of Sexual Health Lead Nurse in Enfield.

Our client provides a safe and trusted service to ensure informed choices around pregnancy, contraception and sexual health can be made.

They have a dedicated medical team who specialise in abortion treatment and services and who offer advice and support to ensure all clients are able to make an informed decision regarding their treatment.


  • Work with the Service Manager to ensure a healthy and safe clinical environment for clients and staff.
  • Work with the Service manager to prepare and implement the quarterly quality accounts and annual quality report.
  • Undertake consultations for clients undergoing a termination of pregnancy.
  • Carry out point of care testing including pregnancy testing and venepuncture if required. (training provided)
  • Ultrasound Scanning (training provided if untrained)
  • Discuss contraceptive options and provide/fit contraception in accordance with guidelines
  • Administration of drugs to clients, following NMC guidelines, Patient Group Directives
  • Appropriately Consenting clients for treatment/procedures.
  • Provide and inform clients on STI Screening
  • Checking details on client notes and alerting Doctor/surgeon/anaesthetist to any 'significant conditions’
  • Recovery of clients and monitoring observations following treatment
  • Ensure clients have received and completed a satisfaction survey questionnaire before discharge
  • Ensuring clients are informed about aftercare prior to discharge
  • Providing confidential telephone advice for clients with post-operative problems following discharge
  • Completion of contemporaneous client records, consent and registers

Skills and Experience

  • Current Nurse and Midwifery Council (NMC) registration as a Registered Nurse (Sub part 1 of the NMC register)/Registered Midwife
  • Up to date knowledge and experience of working in a sexual health/TOP/gynae service.
  • Recognised qualification in Contraception and Sexual Health (or successful completion of the (N)DFSRH within 12 months of commencing post).
  • Faculty of Reproductive Sexual Healthcare (FSRH) Letter of Competence or equivalent qualification in Sub-dermal contraceptive implants (or successful completion of SDI training within 12 months of commencing post).


  • Theatre certificate or qualified by experience
  • Experience of leading and managing multi-disciplinary teams.
  • Management/Leadership Qualification.
  • Professional nurse education teaching qualifications.
  • Faculty of Reproductive Sexual Healthcare (FSRH Letter of Competence in intrauterine techniques i.e IUS/IDU fitter)
  • Recognised qualification in Independent/Supplementary Prescribing

Required skills

  • Health
  • Healthcare
  • Nurse
  • Nursing

Reference: 35574134

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