Our services are actively seeking an enthusiastic and highly motivated band 7 Multiple Midwife Specialist to join our forward-thinking team of friendly and supportive professionals. The post holder will work as an autonomous practitioner to provide and co-ordinate the highest standard of care for women with multiple pregnancies within Maternity Services. The post holder will be responsible for identifying gaps in areas of multiples service provision and developing strategies to address areas of deficit. The post holder will support the Maternity Matron to deliver all aspects of running the service including how money and resources are used to deliver better, affordable healthcare and be involved in any new developments. The post holder will display excellent communication and leadership skills and take responsibility for the management of their area.Main duties of the job
Be proactive in identifying risks within own working area and where appropriate undertake risk assessments and provide feedback to the wider team. Ensure they work within risk management/ occupational health legislation and Trust procedures.
Develop a multiple pregnancy and birth information pack for families and ensure they are kept up to date and distributed to families with a multiple pregnancy.
Be involved in investigation procedures in accordance with Trust policies.
Challenge unacceptable staff attitude and behaviour ensuring that they always act as a role model.
Cultivate an open and honest culture where people feel able to raise concerns and share good practice through positive role modelling. Take ownership of problems and seek to influence any change management that may have negative impact on the working area.About us
Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust is the biggest provider of healthcare services in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. Our three main sites are Royal Cornwall Hospital Truro, St Michael's Hospital Hayle and West Cornwall Hospital Penzance, our staff and services are available across the region.
The Trust employs 5,000+ staff, has a budget of �380 million and 750 beds. We work with health and social care organisations -including NHS Kernow and NHS England- to ensure local healthcare needs are met. We provide acute medical, surgical and specialist services to around 500,000- which can increase significantly during busy holiday periods.
The Trust has teaching hospitals status as part of the University of Exeter Medical School. Keeping at the forefront of medical advances, we continually develop clinical services and are committed to maximising the range of specialist care offered locally.
We can offer you a rewarding career in a supportive working environment. We have extensive educational links to help you realise your full potential and develop skills to provide outstanding healthcare to the local community.
Many of our staff work flexibly in different ways. Please talk to us at interview about any flexible working arrangements you would prefer or require. While we may not be able to accommodate all requests, such requests will not be referenced during the interview scoring process, and we will fully consider and try to accommodate them for successful applicants.Job descriptionJob responsibilities
Demonstrate excellent personal communication. Establish and maintain effective two-way communication channels with individuals and groups. Demonstrate appropriate assertiveness and ability to challenge others when the rights of women and others may be infringed.
Be responsible for the standard of multiple midwifery care delivered across all areas of the Maternity care pathway. Display evidence that staff provide holistic, evidence based, women centred care.
Demonstrate that women and their partners / relatives where relevant are involved in both decisions affecting their care and wellbeing, and in service development. Practice in accordance with the professional, ethical and codes of conduct of the Nursing and Midwifery Council, and Trusts protocols and guidelines. Be accountable for own practice and for the delegation of care he / she gives to more junior colleagues, support workers and students. For full details, please see the attached job description and person specification.Person SpecificationQualificationsEssential
- Current UK Professional Registration with Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) in Midwifery
- Evidence of completed and planned CPD Application/Interview
- Mentorship in practice/ 997 or equivalent
- Experience caring for women with multiple pregnancy
- Leadership/management qualification
- Confident in communicating with a broad range of individuals using various methods
- Demonstrable experience in working in all areas of midwifery
- Expertise and teaching in all areas of midwifery care, complications of pregnancy, support to women and their families
- Demonstrate Influencing policy setting
- Ability to work within time constraints and occasionally under pressure
- Ability to Demonstrate and teach advanced skills
- Able to manage and resolve conflict
- Ability to promote normality of care for women where possible and support staff in caring for families
Employer detailsEmployer name
- Ability to work both within a team and independently
- Reliability and Integrity
- Willing to be flexible to ensure tasks are completed
Royal Cornwall Hospitals TrustAddress
Royal Hospital Cornwalls Trust
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