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Sexual Health Nurse Practitioner

NHS AfC: Band 6

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Womens and Childrens Clinical Unit
NHS AfC: Band 6
37.5 hours per week
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Avenue House
£26,565 - £35,577 per annum
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East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust provides NHS hospital and community services throughout East Sussex. We provide our services at two district general hospitals, Conquest Hospital and Eastbourne District General Hospital, community hospitals in Bexhill, Crowborough, Lewes, Rye and Uckfield and a number of clinics and health centres, GP surgeries, schools and in people’s homes. 

The Trust is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to the improving working lives of all our staff. A wide range of staff benefits are available to staff and these include: staff development, pension scheme, on-site nurseries within the acute hospitals, access to sports and social clubs, staff restaurants, on-site accommodation, staff gymnasiums, squash and tennis court plus heated outdoor swimming pool (Eastbourne only), staff lottery.

Please download the Recruitment Information Leaflet for guidance on making a successful application


ESHT is committed to offering new employees an apprenticeship programme of study to support their role. Please ask when you apply/at interview if you are keen to undertake a programme and we can check if there is a suitable one available to match your role (the opportunities available are changing all the time, there may not be something for you at the time of your appointment but a programme may be written over the coming months which suits you).  Apprenticeships are available at level 2 (GCSE equivalent) right up to Degree or  Masters level so don’t forget to check with us.



An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic, committed and experienced Sexual Health Nurse Practitioner, to provide a high-level quality service to the local East Sussex community using Sexual Health Services. It is essential for the individual to have knowledge, clinical ability and experience of working within sexual health, HIV and contraception services. However, should you have the aptitude and personal qualities to develop into the role, you could be considered for a trainee post under Band 6 Annex U arrangements for pay.

We provide an integrated Sexual health service and are committed to developing our staff and services into the future. Within the department we offer extensive opportunities for career progression, with a service delivery that is prodominately nurse led.

The service operates Monday to Saturday as follows :- Mon 8 - 8pm, Tues 8 - 8pm, Wed 8 - 8pm, Thurs 8 - 4pm, Fri 8 -8 pm and Sat 11:30 - 15:30pm. There are also a number of outreach services which you will be expected to travel to. Please note that Saturday's and outreach clinics run on a rotational basis.

The post holder will be clinically responsible for the day-to-day assessment, testing and treatment of those who attend the sexual health service. It is essential that you are trained in the care and management of people requesting sexually transmitted infection screening and contraception. You will be individually responsible, along with your colleagues for ensuring the efficient and effective use of available resources in meeting the sexual health needs of people in East Sussex.

Whilst based in Avenue House in Eastbourne, there is cross site working in our sister clinic at Station Plaza in Hastings.

If you feel that this exciting opportunity is for you, then please apply.

This post is subject to the Enhanced disclosure

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

For informal discussion, please contact Hilary Hickling, Clinical Team Lead, 01323 416100 Option 1

If you have problems applying, contact

01323 417400 ext 4147