Sexual Health Advisor
Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust - Brighton

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An opportunity has arisen to join the dynamic Health Advising team in this busy Sexual Health/HIV Clinic. Your role as Sexual Health Adviser will involve Health education for patients diagnosed with a sexually transmitted infection, partner notification, pre and post HIV test discussion, promotion of safer sex and positive results management.

A sound, working clinical knowledge of sexually transmitted infections is essential to apply as is experience of working in a sexual health setting. In return we will provide you with excellent support and training opportunities.

You will be a qualified RGN, or hold a health related degree, ideally working in a sexual health clinic currently. This is a challenging role working in a busy and ever changing environment.

For an informal discussion (and informal visit) please contact Andy Parkhouse or Afra Barrett, Senior Health Advisers on 01273-664716. e-mail

Posts in the Trust are 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 Criminal Records Bureau to check for any previous criminal spent and unspent convictions, reprimands, and cautions.

**Please note that appointment to this role will commence at the lowest salary point unless confirmed otherwise by the HR Services Team (Recruitment) **

The closing date may be brought forward once sufficient applications have been submitted.

Closing Date: 02 May 2014

Interview Date: 19 May 2014

Job Reference: 379-APR443-14

Please ensure that you have read the Job Description attached before applying.

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 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 Border Agency 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 UK Border Agency website.

At BSUH we are committed to assisting our staff to achieve a better work-life balance through a variety of flexible working arrangements.

The Trust actively promotes a work environment free from harassment and discrimination and provides training for managers and staff to ensure this happens. The Trust also closely monitors recruitment activity, training and development and employment practices to ensure equality of practice with regards to age, disability, gender, gender identity, marriage & civil partnership status, pregnancy & maternity status, race, nationality, ethnic origin, religion, belief or sexual orientation.

As a service provider the Trust ensures equality of access and delivery of our services through the provision of interpreter services, facilities for the disabled and sensitivity for patients' ethnic and religious differences and needs.

Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust is a Smoke Free Trust. Smoking is not permitted on Trust Premises or grounds or in any Trust owned vehicle.

If you have not heard from us within two weeks of the closing date, please assume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Please ensure you provide references for the last 5 years of your employment and that any gaps in your employment history are accounted for.

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