Are you an experienced midwife looking to join a dynamic, forward thinking and highly committed team?
If so we would like to hear from you!
If you are considering working for a caseloading team and are passionate about providing excellent quality of care, we want to meet you. Full support will be available to settle you into the role.
We are looking for compassionate and highly motivated, Qualified Midwife to join our team, providing continuity or carer for women and their families.
We currently have a model of caseload for offer.
Shift base team- Leander Team
Help provide Antenatal, intrapartum and postnatal care both in the community and inpatient setting; Allocated shifts vary from inpatient shifts to cover intrapartum care to community where you will have allocated shifts for both Antenatal care as well as postnatal care, which could involve visiting the families at home in the postnatal stage. This model is great for a midwife that is interested in case loading vulnerable women/families, caring for families through pregnancy, intrapartum and postnatal stages.Main duties of the job
1. To work in accordance with the Trust's Here for You standards to consistently demonstrate the behaviours required to fulfil the promises we have made to the people of Croydon. Thesepromises, developed with our patients, carers and staff help us deliver the pledges in the NHS Constitution and our own corporate objectives.The postholder is required to carry out his/her role in accordance with the organisation values, standards and behaviours, in a Professional, Compassionate, Respectful and Safe way.2. To ensure that Croydon Health Services Trust's policies and procedures are adhered to.3. To have responsibility for the Health, Safety and Welfare of self and others and to comply at all times with the requirements of the Health and Safety Regulations and the Trust's Health and Safety policies and procedures.4. To ensure confidentiality at all times, only releasing confidential information obtained during thecourse of employment to those acting in an official capacity in accordance with the provisions of the Data Protection Act and its amendments. (more continued in JD)About us
Croydon Health Services NHS Trust provide hospital and community services from a number of community and specialist clinics throughout Croydon. The Trust was formed on 1st August 2010 through the integration of Croydon Community Health Services and Mayday Healthcare NHS Trust. Around 4,100 staff provide services for a population of over 360,000 people who are relatively young with a high level of ethnic diversity.
Our main hospital site, Croydon University Hospital is one of the busiest in London. Our experienced district nursing teams, Allied Health Professionals and community matrons look after people of all ages across Croydon and our Children's Hospital at Home cares for children with long-term conditions without them having to come to hospital.
Across the NHS everyone is working hard to meet growing demand and we're no exception. But with the right people on board, we are rising to this challenge, putting our people in the driving seat, encouraging innovation and transforming our services to give local people the quality of care they deserve. Croydon Health Services puts a great deal of importance on education and training. Croydon University Hospital plays an active role in training the clinicians of the future and works in partnership with major London universities
If you want the opportunity to have a real impact, challenge yourself and be part of an NHS Trust then a career at Croydon Health Services could be just what you're looking for.Job descriptionJob responsibilities
Please see the attached supporting document which contains more information about the role or contact Vanessa Alfredo.
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me: Vanessa Alfredo email@example.com
Driving is not essential, as all our women live around the hospital premises, which could be a walking distance or a quick ride on public transport. There is good public transport links around the hospital premises.Person SpecificationEducation/QualificationsEssential
- Registered Midwife
- Evidence of professional development.
Knowledge and UnderstandingEssential
- Relevant Degree
- Assessor/mentorship course or equivalent
- Documented evidence of further studies: personal portfolio
- Awareness and understanding of current national and local midwifery issues
- Ability to make appropriate clinical decisions in the light of research evidence, informed choice and individual circumstances
- Understanding child protection
- Awareness of risk management
Skills and AbilitiesEssential
- Understand systems of team approach in midwifery
- Understanding change process
- Effective communicator both written and verbal
- Practice as an autonomous midwife in the acute and primary care setting
- Ability to think logically, prioritise and use initiative
- Demonstrate good organisation skills
- Motivated to develop clinical skills
- NVQ Mentor/Assessor Training
- Examination and assessment of the newborn
- Within 12 months of qualifying as a midwife be able to: cannulation, perineal suturing, scrub for LSCS & Administer intravenous medicines.
- Worked in a variety of settings utilising all midwifery skills
- Demonstrate an understanding of midwifery research based care
- Ability to deal with problems logically as they arise
- Understanding of Children's Act
- Has been involved in midwifery related research
- Appreciation of counselling skills
- More than 12 months experience post midwifery qualification
- Motivated and can work proactively.
- Calm, pleasant personality.
- Can deal with staff/patient in a sensitive manner
- Labour Ward Forum, Audit, Quality Assurance, Clinical Governance, Curriculum & Management
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