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Swindon Community Health Adviser/ Trainee Health Adviser 28th April 2003
Hillingdon Senior Health Adviser 19th April 2003
Oxford Health Adviser 11th April 2003
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Sexual Health Department
The Great Western Hospital
Community Health Adviser/ Trainee Health Adviser

We are looking for someone who would be interested in a new, part-time post in our growing and progressive department.

In order to implement the Government's National Strategy for Sexual Health & HIV, we wish to employ a Community Health Adviser, to liaise with Primary Care teams and the community, and thereby improve access to and raise standards of services available. In this post, we would like to develop placement at Health Centres and/or GP practices to help expand services within the community, (Level one of the National Strategy). In addition, there will be a more general educational role to inform practitioers of their increased responsibilities.

You will have either a relevant degree, CQSW (Dip SW) or RGN qualification. You may have experience of Community work in a capacity such as Health Visitor, Practice Nurse, Outreach worker, etc. You will have initiative, good organisational skills and the ability to work on your own and as part of a multi-disciplinary team. Experience as a Health Adviser is desirable, but not essential.

The post is for 16 hours/week, flexible hours including evenings.
Salary Scale: Grade F
For further details or to arrange an informal visit, please contact Rowan Ferguson, Senior Health Adviser, on 01793 604038.
For an application form please contact Human Resources on 01793 604725. Ref: INT\030336
CLOSING DATE: 28th April 2003.

Interview date to be confirmed.

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The Hillingdon Hospital NHS Trust
The Tudor Wing
HIV, Sexual Health
26,697 - 30,915 p.a. inc. (G Grade or equivalent)

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Genito-urinary Nurse or Health Adviser to set up a comprehensive Health Advisory Service within this busy Sexual Health Centre, including your participation within the Hillingdon interagency network for young people and their sexual health.
You will be expected to provide information, education and counselling to patients diagnosed with sexually transmitted infections including HIV. Once you are established, funding will be available to recruit a second Trainee Health Advisor. Administration and clerical support will be available.
We have a strong commitment to supervision, appraisal and continuing professional development, which is supported by excellent internal and external training opportunities. Hillingdon GUM offers a warm multi-disciplinary environment in which commitment is rewarded and innovation can flourish.

If you are looking for a challenge and feel you have the skills to lead this new service, please call to discuss the details or to arrange an informal visit.
For further information, please contact Vincent Moss, Clinical Manager on 01895 279211 or Theresa Anyanful, Charge Nurse on 01895 279213.

Application packs are available from the Human Resources Department on 01895 279643 (24 hour answerphone) or minicom (text phone for those with hearing difficulties) on 01895 279379, quoting reference number 069A3. Alternatively email:
Closing date: 19th April 2003.

Why not visit us at and apply online.
We are committed to equal opportunities and to ensure that our workforce is representative of the population we serve, we welcome applications from all sections of the community. People with disabilities who meet the minimum criteria for the post will be interviewed.

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Full Time Health Adviser post
Oxford Genitourinary Medicine
Salary Scale A&C 5/6 Depending on experience

We are looking for 1 full time Health Adviser to work in this busy Sexual health department.
As part of the Health Advisers' team, you will fulfil an important health education and public health role
You will also provide support and advice to people considering the HIV Antibody test.
You will have a relevant degree, and/or CQSW (Dip SW), RGN, RMN qualifications.

You should be seeking a challenging post where you, as part of a hard working team, can be involved in encouraging people towards greater sexual health. Counselling or advice experience is desirable.

For further details about the post or to arrange to visit the department please contact Julie Godwin Senior Health Adviser on 01865 224 358.

Application form and job description available from the Personnel Department, Radcliffe Infirmary, Woodstock Road, Oxford, OX2 6HE. Tel: (01865) 221175 (24 hour job line)

Please quote reference: GUMHA-4

CLOSING DATE - 11/04/03

Interview date to be confirmed

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