The Royal Surrey County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is recruiting an enthusiastic, band 6 Midwife to join our Outstanding CQC Maternity Service. The Daisies Continuity Team provides an enhanced level of continuity of carer to women in a small area of Guildford.
This position is open to midwives who are interested in working in a small team that is passionate about building trusting relationships with the women they care for and providing care across the complete maternity pathway. The team provide community care at home and intrapartum care in the hospital to ensure each woman has a personalised approach to care.
Each midwife in the team has a caseload of approximately 36 women/year. Fulltime midwives in the team are rostered to work 3 to 4 shifts per week and do not provide an on call service outside of these shifts.
You must hold NMC midwifery registration. You will be expected to be able to show evidence of current practice/updating.
Please contact Clare Cardu if you would like to understand more about the position on 01483 571122 extension 2319. We would welcome the opportunity to arrange an informal visit for you to the maternity department.Main duties of the job
To work as part of the Multi-professional team providing a high standard of antenatal, intrapartum and postnatal midwifery care to women and their families within the integrated maternity service. To work as part of a continuity of carer team or rotate within all clinical areas within maternity services to support professional development and maintain safe standards of midwifery care in line with service provision.About us
Royal Surrey is a compassionate and collaborative acute and community Trust. Recognising that our 5000 colleagues are our greatest strength, we offer a comprehensive health and wellbeing program along with a commitment to developing and advancing your career. Our diverse and welcoming Royal Surrey family will ensure you that you feel valued from your initial interview through your entire tenure.
We are clinically led and provide joined up care by bridging the gap between hospital and community services alongside regional specialist cancer care. Our main acute hospital site is in Guildford with community hospital sites at Milford, Haslemere and Cranleigh. We provide adult community health services in homes across Guildford and Waverley.
We have received an overall Good rating from the CQC with Medical care (including older peoples care), End of Life Care and Maternity services being deemed Outstanding by the CQC.
Royal Surrey has a strong reputation and history to build on. We are proud of our achievements and we are investing in our colleagues through our commitment to supporting professional development as well as investing more than �45 million in our physical environment and new equipment in the next few years. There has never been a better time to join us. Although it isn't the Trusts normal practice, adverts may close early, so you are encouraged to submit an application as soon as possible.
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The post-holder is responsible for the assessment of care needs and the development, implementation and evaluation of programmes of care. This midwife is expected to carry out all relevant forms of care and is designated to take charge regularly of a ward area or an equivalent sphere within midwifery in the absence of the person who has continuing responsibility. The post-holder will be required to work in both the community and the hospital across a 7 day service including night duties. The post-holder is expected to supervise junior staff and to be able to teach qualified and unqualified staff, including basic and/or post-basic students.Person SpecificationQualificationsEssential
- Registered Midwife - Part 10 of the register
- Shows consolidation of experience through achievement of Competency Skills in midwifery
- Diploma level or above midwifery qualification
Knowledge and ExperienceEssential
- Teaching and Assessing qualification/ Mentor preparation course
- Experience as a practising midwife
- Must have an understanding of the background to and aims of current healthcare policy/national guidance/CQC/ and appreciate the implications of this on engagement
- Member of relevant professional body
Employer detailsEmployer name
- Experience of organising own workload and leading where appropriate
- Experience of managing a ward area
- Experience of working within the community setting
Royal Surrey NHS Foundation TrustAddress
Royal Surrey County Hospital
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