Pulse Nursing
27 Sep 2016
Chelmsford, Essex, England
Practice nurse
Job level:
Qualified (non-manager)
Full time
Contract type:
£ 30000 - 31634 Per year
Closing date:
25 Oct 2016

Position -Termination of Pregnancy Nurse - Essex
Location - Essex
Salary - £31,634+
Hours - Full Time

The Vacancy -
My client is a marketing focused, results oriented social enterprise. They develop efficient, effective and sustainable family planning programmes in the UK and overseas. The UK division provides services to men and women over 130,000 times a year.

My client is looking for experienced Nurses with a passion for gynaecology/sexual and reproductive healthcare to join our Essex team, working in our Essex Surgical Centre.

As a Nurse, you can expect to work in a busy and fast-paced environment, providing excellent clinical care and guidance to our clients, Day-to-day, you will work with the team offering services such as contraception, pregnancy testing, ultrasound scanning (training provided), unplanned pregnancy consultations, abortion, vasectomy, STI testing and treatment and cervical screening.

The Essex centre is open Monday-Saturday and the successful candidate will work 37.5 hours per week including two Saturdays a month. Shift patterns are variable with starts as early as 07:30, and finishing at 17:30. Later finishes are sometimes necessary.

Please be aware this is not a family planning role; it is RGN position where you will spend 80-90% of your time dealing with women going through medical or surgical terminations. For the first 12 - 18 months you will spend all of your time at the latter stages of a client journey with the company, i.e scrubbing in surgery and administering medical termination drugs. Only once you have had lots of exposure to this environment you can then start getting involved with the initial conversation, administering of MA drugs and discussing birth control options.

This due to the position involving a lot of questions from the client and you need to have a thorough knowledge of the area as to what the client can expect. Once you have a good understanding of the TOP procedure and client flow, you will start to rotate around the centre covering different areas and going on training sessions - such as ultrasound and ultimately having a more variety in your job.

RN Level 1 or 2
GCSE standard or equivalent in Maths and English Language
Current ILS certificate
Hold in date Intermediate Life Support Certificate

Experience & Skills
Post-registration experience working in a fast paced, high activity environment within any the following areas:

Accident & Emergency (desirable)
Theatre Experience (desirable)
Gynaecology (desirable)
Family Planning (desirable)

Experience of working with minimal supervision and in a nurse led environment and ability to remain calm in a pressurised environment. The ideal candidate must be 'Pro-Choice' on abortion and have sensitivity to individual client needs and have the ability to work as part of a team.

Key words - RGN, Registered General Nurse, Termination of Pregnancy, Clinic Nurse, Theatres, Gynaecology, Pro-Choice

For more information please contact Zoe Allen at Pulse Jobs on [... Click Apply...]alternatively please forward your CV

About Pulse Nursing

Pulse is a leading provider of health and social care staffing to the UK and international healthcare sectors.

We support NHS Trusts and private health sector providers by placing expert and compliant nurses, midwives, doctors, allied health and health science staff into the right permanent and temporary roles.

Through attracting and nurturing the best people, we help our clients deliver the best compassionate care.

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