Consultant in Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare

Barnstaple, Devon
£84,559 to £114,003
29 Nov 2021
02 Jan 2022
Career Level
Contract Type
Part Time


This post provides an exciting opportunity for a 0.7 WTE SRH consultant to join the team at Devon Sexual Health Service, providing integrated sexual healthcare across Devon (excluding Plymouth).

Devon sexual health is committed to providing accessible services of the highest quality, using innovative service delivery models. Our service operates from 3 principal sites: Barnstaple, Exeter and Torbay and a range of community settings throughout the County. The post holder will be based in Barnstaple and associated North Devon outreach clinics.

DSH consists of a team of GUM/HIV Consultants, an SRH Consultant, associate specialists and specialty doctors, dual trained nursing staff and dedicated administration staff.

We have strong links with Exeter Medical School and Peninsula Medical School and have a track record in postgraduate teaching and training. We are actively participating in clinical research and there is a shared ambition across the service to expand the research portfolio. Successful applicants for this role could look to establish a research interest if desired.

The successful candidate will be the Contraception lead for the North hub with a focus on providing sexual and reproductive healthcare leadership and training and they will also provide clinical expertise on all aspects of Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare across the entire Devon Sexual Health service through the existing governance structures.

Informal enquiries are welcome to Dr Fiona Fargie – Clinical Lead for Devon Sexual Health on 01392 284966.

This post is being offered as Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust and the Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust continue to develop our long standing partnership with a view to becoming a single integrated organisation across Eastern and Northern Devon. Working together gives us the opportunity to offer unique and varied careers across our services combining the RD&E’s track record of excellence in research, teaching and links to the university with NDHT’s innovation and adaptability.

The Government has formally announced that it intends to introduce regulations that will require most healthcare workers to be fully vaccinated (1st and 2nd dose) against COVID-19 by 1st April 2022.To achieve this the successful applicant must have had their 1st COVID-19 vaccination by 3rd February 2022. Therefore, full COVID-19 vaccination will be a condition of employment unless an individual is medically exempt. We will ask for proof of vaccination during the recruitment process.

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AAC date: 17.01.2022 (pm)