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Lead Fertility Nurse or Midwife Specialist

BPAS Fertility

London, United Kingdom

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Lead Fertility Nurse or Midwife Specialist

Up to £66,755 per annum, depending on skills and experience

37.5 hours per week, working 8am – 4pm, Monday – Friday


British Pregnancy Advisory Service (BPAS) is the UK’s largest independent women’s reproductive healthcare charity. We work mainly on behalf of the NHS across the country providing abortion, contraception, STI testing & treatment. Soon we are launching BPAS Fertility. We specialise in evidence-based, not-for-profit care.

Are you an experienced Fertility Nurse or Midwife looking for the next step within your career?

We are looking for a Lead Fertility Nurse or Midwife Specialist at our London clinic.

Our assisted conception service has been established to provide high quality affordable treatment to fertility patients. . It is an exciting time to join us when successful service provision has started after obtaining our HFEA licence at the end of 2021. BPAS Fertility consists of a hub unit in London where the embryology and andrology labs are located and two satellite units in Peterborough and Swindon where consultations, ultrasound scans and cycle management are carried out.

In the hub, a team of Nurses, Midwives, Doctors, Embryologists, Administrators and Counsellors collaboratively provide not-for-profit, patient-centred, evidence-based fertility treatments including IVF, ICSI, frozen embryo cycles, fertility preservation and intra uterine inseminations for a whole range of patients.

About the role:

As the Lead Fertility Nurse Specialist (or Midwife) you will manage the clinical setting providing fertility treatments to patients in a supportive manner. You will provide expert advice, training, and supervising in all aspects of fertility treatment, ensuring regular audit and competency of fertility Nurses, Midwives and Healthcare Assistants to deliver high quality care to patients.

Key responsibilities:

  • Carry out initial consultations with prospective fertility patients, including full medical history.
  • Perform ultrasound scans on patients to assess ovarian reserve, endometrial thickness, follicular growth, and viable pregnancy.
  • Explain procedures, answer queries, check, and complete documentation with patients throughout their care pathway.
  • Complete patient case notes accurately and in full, provide accurate, current, comprehensive, and concise information concerning the patient.
  • Perform egg collections under conscious sedation, embryo transfers under ultrasound guidance and perform intra-uterine inseminations.
  • Administer conscious sedation medication and monitor patients.

About you

We are looking for a motivated and enthusiastic Registered Nurse or Midwife with skills in ultrasound scanning, consultations, and fertility drugs administration. Egg collection and embryo transfer training will be provided if the successful candidate does not have these skills yet and will be part of their regular duties. We are looking for someone who has exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, who is non-judgmental and remains professional at all times.. They will also participate in the on-call rota, including weekends.

You will bring:

  • Nursing experience in all areas of assisted conception.
  • Experience of nurse admissions and discharges.
  • Knowledge of fertility treatment, HFEA code of practice and physiology of human reproduction.
  • Experience of training, management and supervision of staff.
  • Adhering to SOPs and policies.

A training post could be offered to the successful candidate if they do not fulfil the requirements of the job description but are prepared to work towards acquiring them within the first year in post.

We are open to applications outside of the UK for this role however registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council must be obtained.

What we can offer you:

A full clinical training package will be provided along with comprehensive support.

BPAS has generous benefits including life assurance cover, 34 days annual leave per year and a defined contribution pension scheme – you will also have access to our employee benefits programme through BHSF which includes specially selected health and wellbeing products and services, as well as lifestyle offers to meet the needs of you and your family. This includes various salary sacrifice schemes, alongside free counselling services and access to free private GP appointments. There is also access to BHSF’s online discounts site, providing a wide range of savings and special offers.

Further information:

If you would like further information or an informal chat please get in touch with our Director of Embryology

This job advert will close as soon as sufficient applications have been received. Please apply for this job as soon as you can, if interested.

BPAS Fertility. Evidence-based, not-for-profit care.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Salary:  Up to £66,755 per annum, depending on skills and experience
Closing Date:  Once position is filled

Contact: Marta Jansa Perez
BPAS Fertility
London, United Kingdom
Informal Enquiries:
Website: https://www.bpas.org/more-services-information/bpas-fertility/
Applications: Online Submission Link

Date Added: 13 May 2022    

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