Fertility Counsellor
Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh

Job reference: 049164

Location: Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh

Job closing date: 21/04/2021

Job posted date: 31/03/2021

Salary: Band 6 (£32,118 - £39,560)

Employment type: Fixed-term

Job Type: Other Therapeutic

Hours of work: 22.5

Department: EFREC

Employer (NHS Board) : NHS Lothian

NHS Lothian is committed to encouraging equality and diversity among our workforce, and eliminating unlawful discrimination. The aim is for our workforce to be truly representative and for each employee to feel respected and able to give their best.

To this end, NHS Lothian welcomes applications from all sections of society.

***PLEASE NOTE: We cannot accept late applications so please ensure your application is submitted early***

This post requires the post holder to have a PVG Scheme membership/ record. If the post holder is not a current PVG member for the required regulatory group (i.e. child and/or adult) then an application will need to be made to Disclosure Scotland and deemed satisfactory before they can begin in post. 

Please note: As this post is part-time the salary will be pro-rata.

Job Purpose

  • Manage and provide a specialist, confidential, professional, independent service to patients who are preparing for, undergoing, or have received fertility treatment or investigations within EFREC.
  • To liaise with healthcare professionals in the multidisciplinary care of EFREC patients by providing support, counselling expertise and training where appropriate.

For further information on what is included in the role and what skills/experience are being looked for, click on the links at the bottom of the screen to the job description and person specification. If after reading this information you have any questions please contact:

Louise Boyle - louise.boyle@nhslothian.scot.nhs.uk