Consultant in Sexual Health and HIV Medication

  • Aldershot
  • Solent Nhs Trust
Job summary The successful candidate will join an enthusiastic team with a strong ethos of delivering a high-quality clinical services within the framework of meeting national targets. You will be expected to play his/her part in undergraduate/post graduate teaching, audit, clinical governance, leadership and quality improvement activities. Research is supported and encouraged within the department. There are excellent working relationships with other stakeholders including GPs and local acute trusts.The successful applicant will have consultant responsibility for upholding quality and clinical standards within the service, and for development of the service in conjunction with the existing consultant staff.The post holder will have access to an experienced mentor to help the individual achieve his/her full potential in all aspects of the job. Main duties of the job Applications are invited for a part-time consultant (flexible working considered) to join the Department of Sexual Health based at Aldershot Centre for Health. The post holder will be expected to have broad experience in all aspects of sexual health and the management of people living with HIV.The successful applicant will be expected to participate in the development of services as well as delivery of high-quality GU Medicine, complex contraception and HIV services including inpatients management, working with consultant colleagues and within multi-disciplinary teams.The consultant will be encouraged to contribute to audit, research, training, and undergraduate/post-graduate teaching programmes.The consultant will be expected to be flexible and to provide medical advice and support to nurse delivered clinics.There is a 1:3 on call rota for HIV/GU related emergencies and needle stick injuries. About us Solent NHS Trust Sexual Health Services provides GU Medicine, HIV Medicine, Sexual & Reproductive Health Services and Sexual Assault Referral Centre within Portsmouth, Southampton, Hampshire and the Isle of Wight. The principal clinics are based in Portsmouth, Southampton, Eastleigh, Basingstoke, Aldershot and Isle of Wight. There are several "spoke clinics" which provide integrated nurse led GU Medicine/Sexual & Reproductive Health Services. Clinics provide a mix of same day appointments and booked appointment clinics. There has been considerable investment in IT and clinics are linked via a Solent-wide electronic patient record.Aldershot is part of the North Locality which also includes Basingstoke, Winchester, Eastleigh and Andover (WEA). There is a HIV/GUM consultant based in Basingstoke and WEA who work as part of a team with Aldershot supporting the on-call rota and providing cross cover for leave and sickness. Job description Job responsibilities *Please Note : For a detailed job description for this vacancy, please see attached Job Description* Person Specification Qualifications Essential Basic Medical qualification MRCP or equivalent Diploma in GU Medicine Diploma in HIV Medicine DFSRH Entry on the GMC specialist register CCT (or proposed CCT date must be within 6 months of interview) Application/acknowledgement of evidence based practise Evidence of management training Desirable Letters of competence in IUD/IUS Research/publications in peer reviewed journals Sexually transmitted infection Foundation (STIF) registered trainer Experience Essential Management of STI Management of HIV/AIDS Experience in genital dermatology Experience of completed robust clinical audit Experience in undergraduate/postgraduate medical education Desirable Experience in psychosexual medicine Experience of working within young people's services Additional Criteria Essential Sufficient leadership, organisational, communication, professional and personal skills to undertake effectively the role of consultant. Flexible approach to working patterns to cope with change Excellent personal and interpersonal skills. Ability to communicate clearly and sympathetically Leadership qualities Knowledge of SHAPPT/GUMCAD/HARS Ability to motivate and inspire a multi-disciplinary team and work sensitively within teams Understanding of the importance of research. Current knowledge of NHS changes Be able to demonstrate and understanding of the principles of equality, diversity, and inclusion and how they apply to staff and patients in a healthcare setting. Able to demonstrate personal commitment to challenging discrimination and promoting equalities, at an appropriate level for the post Is able to work legally in the UK Is able to work with children and vulnerable adults Ability to travel to meet the needs of the role For posts which require a professional registration, postholders hold a valid up to date registration with their professional body. Desirable Knowledge of the organisation and wider NHS Comprehensive IT skills