Telemedical Lead Nurse/ Midwife

Greater London, South East England
Contract type:
Full time
NHS band:
Specialist areas:
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.

Love working in Nursing or Midwifery but want to use your skills in a different way?

Do you have experience of leading and managing a team?

If the answer is yes, then we may have just the role for you…

At BPAS, we are looking for a Telemedical Lead Nurse (or Midwife) who is passionate about women’s health, dedicated to giving exceptional client care and who are able to support women and men through their care journey with BPAS. As the Telemedical Lead Nurse (or Midwife) you will lead and manage other Nurses who are involved in the provision of the Telemedical Service at the unit, and to deputise in the absence of the Treatment Unit Manager.

Key Responsibilities;

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 STI results over the phone.
Make arrangements for the admission of clients, notifying any specific requirements (medical or physical) where necessary and complete all the referral documentation.
To understand clients’ individual needs and maintain a helpful, courteous approach to clients or their designated contacts..
To maintain good communications within the area of responsibility and with all other units/departments to provide a unified approach to client care.
Assist in the orientation of new staff, including bank and agency staff, and provide an environment conducive to learning in which staff are able to develop.
To maintain good communications within the area of responsibility and with all other units/departments to provide a unified approach to client care.

About You

You will be a Registered Nurse or Midwife who have experience of working within a clinical environment, where you have supervised or managed other clinical staff. You will have experience of working to guidelines, policies and procedures, and also have experience of completing client documentation.

We are also looking for:

Knowledge of the Abortion Act, Health & Safety, COSHH requirements, Infection Control and Child Protection
Exceptional listening skills along with great interpersonal and communication skills
Attention to detail with accurate administrative competence
A friendly, professional, supportive and non-judgmental person with a commitment to a client-led service
Salary :£37,430-£42,396 per annum pro rata (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. Salary includes Outer London Weighting).

Starting salary will be in accordance with the scale points published in our terms and conditions of employment attached and will be dependent upon experience, skills and qualifications.

Shift Pattern: 37.5 hours Monday - Saturday | To be worked flexibly across the Telemedical unit.

If you would like to be part of a professional team delivering high quality abortion care supported by a comprehensive training package then we would like to hear from you!

We don’t just offer choice to our clients. We also offer it to you: an excellent working environment with comprehensive training and development opportunities provided.

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)
Tel: -
Contact: HR Manager

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