Nurse (or Midwife) Practitioner x2

South East England
Contract type:
Full time
NHS band:
Specialist areas:
General, Community, Hospital
Start Date:
British Pregnancy Advisory Service (bpas)
Job Ref:

Given the choice, wouldn’t you want to work here?

Life is full of choices. But some can be very difficult indeed. The British Pregnancy Advisory Service (BPAS) is a national charity that works closely with the NHS - we provide abortion and sexual healthcare services to women and men across the UK. We respect each individual’s right to choose and we never judge.

Are you an experienced Registered Nurse or Registered Midwife looking for the next step within your career?

At BPAS, we’re looking for a Nurse (or Midwife) Practitioner to come and join our friendly, client focused team. As a Nurse (or Midwife) Practitioner, you will provide abortion and sexual health information, pre-treatment assessment and treatment to our clients in a supportive manner, either face to face or via the telephone.

This role will be split into 2. You will spend 7.5 hours per week working in the Brighton clinic with clients face to face and then 30 hours per week will be spent working from home conducting telephone consultations via the phone for our telemedicine service.

Key Responsibilities;

Carry out point of care testing, including pregnancy tests and venipuncture if necessary, and to give results to clients.
Assess the gestation of the pregnancy by ultra sound scanning and establish that the client is sure of her decision to request a termination, and ensure that the reason complies with the terms of the Abortion Act.
Discuss, inform and confirm the client’s future choice of contraception, and provide/fit where relevant, and provide information on STI testing, undertake tests and provide results to clients.
Make arrangements for the admission of clients, notifying any specific requirements (medical or physical) where necessary and complete all the referral documentation.
Undertake the care, support and observation of the client during the peri/post-operative period, including treatment and recovery areas, reporting any abnormal recording to the person in charge.
About You

You will be a Registered Nurse or Registered Midwife (practicing) with excellent general nursing experience. You’ll have experience of completing client documentation to a high and accurate standard, and will be used to working to guidelines, policies and procedures in a healthcare environment.

We are also looking for:

Knowledge of health & safety and COSHH requirements, along with infection control
Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to build good working relationships across an organization
Good listening skills, with attention to detail when completing all administrative work
Commitment to a client-led service with a professional and positive attitude towards work and enjoys working as part of a team
Prepared to be vaccinated against Hepatitis B, and able to travel to others sites for training
Further Information

Salary: £28,106 to £34,353 per annum pro rata for part time hours (please note that this is a BPAS Salary Band and the exact Agenda For Change Band values are not applicable. Please see ‘additional information’ for more details.)

Shift Pattern: 37.5 hours per week | Tuesday 8am/9am to 4pm/5pm (Brighton 7.5hrs), Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday 9am to 5pm (Bournemouth Telemed Hub 30hrs, working from home)

Further information can be found on the "Additional Information" tab on the right hand side of the advert.

The Small Print: All applicants must be pro-choice. If you do not hear from us within 2 weeks of the closing date, unfortunately you will not have been shortlisted on this occasion. We do reserve the right to bring forward our closing date, without notice, in the event of high volumes of interest

Closing Date:
Contact Details:
British Pregnancy Advisory Service (bpas)
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Contact: HR Manager

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