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Sexual Health Nurse

Job Description

Locala Community Partnerships is a Community Interest Company (CIC), an independent, not for profit social enterprise providing NHS services to over 400,000 people in and around Kirklees.

Our vision “to deliver excellent quality healthcare closer to home” is at the heart of everything we do and every decision we make.

Locala is a mutual organisation governed by our staff and members and led by our values.

We are a digital business, fundamentally changing the way we interact with the people we serve. We have started a major programme of change called the 'Digital Revolution' designed to move the organisation to a values led digital platform.

There are few careers as rewarding as one that involves the care and support of others or that gives you the opportunity to work with a wide variety of people. Locala have a team of dedicated, professional people who are committed to providing and developing the best healthcare and treatment for patients in Kirklees.

Locala Community Partnerships CIC is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. As part of our safe recruitment practice pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. If you have not heard from us within a month of the closing date you should presume that you have not been shortlisted. As part of the selection process you may be required to undergo a Disclosure and Barring Service check

Locala provides a 24 hour community service and, as such, an element of flexible working is expected to maintain safe, effective, responsive services.

Locala does not offer reimbursement of interview expenses.

Locala is a Living Wage Employer

Colleagues joining from the NHS will retain their Agenda for Change terms and conditions of service. Locala offer a competitive pension scheme with Royal London.





Permanent Positions

375 hours per week

Band 5 – Development Post

Band 6 - Qualified

Looking for an opportunity to specialise as a Sexual Health Nurse?

We have vacancies for qualified nurses with proven leadership skills and a real desire to deliver excellent sexual health care to the population of Kirklees. If entering at Band 5 with little experience working in sexual health you will receive a fully supported training programme required to achieve competencies to Band 6 sexual health nurse.

We require candidates who will contribute to the overall improvement of the health and wellbeing of our clients by delivering care through a client centred approach and be passionate about improving the quality of care for clients. You will be integral to the development of Locala’s Sexual Health Service as we move towards the integration of Sexual Health Services across our commissioned localities.

The post holder will work in collaboration with the Nurse Team Leaders/Clinical Nurse Manager and the target groups to further develop, implement, monitor and evaluate a high quality, evidenced based, young person friendly, needs led Sexual Health Service. You will be innovative and ambitious and you will be able to demonstrate an ability to work efficiently and productively to make a positive impact on client outcomes.

We are a democratic, friendly and progressive team working together to provide a high quality service and achieving quality standards.

The Sexual Health Service uses TPP Systm 1 clinical system and the latest electronic reporting systems. We are a trail blazer for the utilisation of digital technology in health care.

If you are interested in applying for this post, please review the job description and person specification to ensure that you meet the criteria before applying for this role.

Informal enquiries to Cliff Dunbavin – Operational Manager on  ( Phone number removed ) 

We are proud to be part of Locala Community Partnership which provides NHS community services to over 400,000 people in Kirklees, Bradford and beyond. We are a Community Interest Company (CIC) an independent, not for profit organisation.

Being a social enterprise means we have the freedom to improve and develop what we do. We deliver NHS services in a much more co-ordinated, integrated and community focused way.

We employ 1200 people who are all committed to delivering the very best services to patients. We continue to be part of the NHS family and deliver care under the same ethos.

Closing date: Sunday 23rd October 2016 at midnight

Please apply as soon as possible as posts will be closed once sufficient applications are received.

To minimise delays please ensure your application is submitted with valid email addresses for referees, one of whom MUST be your current or most recent line manager.

We want people to appreciate and to buy in to our values, who will embrace and drive the digital revolution. We want digitally literate innovators who will try to change services by using our best in class IT systems.

In return we will
• Celebrate individual, team and organisational success.
• Invest in colleagues by encouraging training and continuous personal development.
• Provide excellent learning opportunities to enable everyone to have all the skills they need to do their job.
• Support colleagues in achieving a work life balance.
• Offer benefits to attract motivate and retain the best people.
• Offer a competitive pension scheme with Royal London

All posts recruited to by Locala Community Partnerships CIC (whether on a fixed term or substantive basis) are subject to a 6 month probationary period.

As a registered body with DBS, Locala will administer the application on your behalf and the cost will be recovered from your salary over the first three months of employment. The rate is £44 for an Enhanced check.

Locala Community Partnerships CIC is compliant with Section 11 duties.


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.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship (formerly a Work Permit)

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. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

UK Registration

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

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