Registered Nurse - Soldier: Sexual Health

Starting salary will be in excess of £28,696 (DOE)
07 Jan 2013
04 Feb 2013
Nursing Field
Armed forces, Hospital
Job Type

If you are about qualify or are registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (RN(A) Level 1) and are under the age of 32 years and 11 months, you are eligible to apply to become a Registered Nurse Soldier in the QARANC.  To serve as a Nurse in the Regular Army you will be registered with the NMC. On completion of your phase 1 training, your starting salary will be in excess of £28,696 (dependant on clinical experience). A further increase in salary can be obtained through completion of specialist qualifications and operational trade competencies which will be in addition to annual increments.                                                                                       The post provides an unprecedented opportunity for the Sexual Health Nurse Specialist (SHNS) to work autonomously or as part of a team delivering level 2 and 3 sexual health services to military personnel. A subject matter expert in Sexual Health (SH) you will utilise your leadership and clinical skills in a variety of settings.

Nursing On The Frontline - A nursing career within Queen Alexandra’s Royal Army Nursing Corps (QARANC) can open up some exceptionally rewarding experiences.  As a Sexual Health Nurse Specialist you will be in a position to work autonomously or as part of a team delivering Sexual Health (SH) care and education from diverse locations to a diverse population. As a SH subject matter expert you will be expected to provide education, training and advice at all levels within the military, in addition to running SH clinics, examining, testing, treating and contact tracing.  Deploying operationally will stretch you both clinically and personally; delivering care as an autonomous practitioner in austere environments is challenging and exciting but also very satisfying.  The basic requirement for a practitioner is have completed two years servicein an acute care setting before gaining 60 to 120 approved level 6 to 7 academic credits in SH & HIV whilst gaining appropriate experience. Continuous Professional Development is fundamental for all Army Nurses, with a vast array of educational qualifications available to study up to and including PhD level as required. Whether you’re working in the UK or overseas, you will benefit from a blend of professional and military training designed to stretch you both clinically and personally.  The best part of our job is the rewarding feeling that comes with nursing not only our soldiers and service personal, but a very diverse population in a unique environment. Demand for nurses is growing all the time and if you are interested and are looking for a new and exciting challenge, contact the QARANC recruiting team for further details.  Make no mistake: it’s a challenge, but if you’re ready to make the most of it, it’s a challenge that could transform your whole career.

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