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Locality Lead Nurse - Fixed Term

  • NHS
  • Full Time
  • Southampton
  • 40,057 - 45,839 p.a pro rata

Job Description

We have an exciting opportunity for a skilled Sexual Health Nurse to expand their current skills and join our senior leadership team. This is an amazing opportunity for a forward-thinking leader to take on the role of Locality Lead Nurse for the Royal South Hants in Southampton.

The position is for part time hours of 30 hrs per week for a fixed period of 12 months. We would welcome applications for secondments.

The successful candidate will provide strong clinical leadership, coordinate the implementation and delivery of high-quality care whilst working as a fundamental part of the wider leadership team within Sexual Health.

You will be required to already be working at a senior Sexual Health Nurse level with the required attributes of a strong clinical leader who wants to help set the direction of the Sexual Health Service. In addition you will be required to support governance process and patient safety.

We are a busy Level 3 integrated, open access Sexual Health Service which covers Portsmouth, Southampton, Hampshire, and the Isle of Wight.

We operate a hub and spoke model of care to provide screening, diagnosis and treatment of sexually transmitted infections, HIV care, provision, and ongoing management of PrEP and PEPSE, contraception including emergency contraception, vasectomy, sexual health promotion, sexual health advising and partner notification, psychosexual counselling and an outreach service. We also offer a range of specialist sexual health clinics for clients with an identified need or vulnerability.

The service offers an online screening service and an advice and signposting telephone line in addition to appointments. Patients are often able to receive a diagnosis, treatment, and a plan for follow up care in one appointment.

The service works in partnership with GPs, social care, nurse specialists and midwives, unplanned pregnancy service and specialist young peoples services to provide the highest quality care for our patients.

We are digitally innovative; patient focused and continually strive for service-wide quality improvement.

For more information on the post, please contact Megan Bennett on [email protected]

We will contact you via NHS Jobs if you are shortlisted for interview.Candidates selected for interview will be contacted before the given interview date; therefore you should check your emails regularly including junk mail folders.Please be advised that we may choose to close adverts early should we receive a high number of applications.


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