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If you are Ambitious, Brave and Compassionate there has never been a more exciting time to join our team. Ambitious and proud to provide world-class care, everyone who works at Birmingham Women's and Children's NHS Foundation Trust plays an important role in making our hospitals the incredible places they are. Our vision is to build a world leading team to deliver world class care.
Birmingham Women's and Children's NHS Foundation Trust are committed to creating the best place to work, where all staff can reach their full potential. We believe in promoting and enhancing inclusion, diversity and equality and welcome and encourage applications from all areas of the community, who meet the criteria for the role, regardless of age, gender, disability, race, religion or sexual orientation. We look forward to receiving your application Main duties of the job
You should be an experienced midwife, able to provide antenatal, intrapartum and postnatal care. You will be expected to care for a caseload of women and have good experience and knowledge of safeguarding.
A car and driving license are essential for these roles.Main duties of the job
Following the National Maternity review 'Better Births,' it is clear that Continuity of Carer has a positive impact on improving safety, clinical outcomes, as well as a better birth experience for women and their families. Continuity is at the centre of our care here at Birmingham Women's Hospital. Vacancies are available for midwives seeking full time or part time hours. In January 2020 BWH successfully launched our initial Continuity of Carer teams providing team continuity for a small caseload of women providing both low and high risk care. The Continuity of Carer teams work in a way that was developed by midwives for midwives. Our Intrapartum care is covered by an on call service. Our on call model offers flexibility for both women and Midwives.
Opportunities to gain further development/qualifications and career progression e.g. NIPE Qualification, Leadership and Management, Aromatherapy Courses etc.
A flexible working approach for you to establish with the women in your care.
Competitive on-call rates of pay. A full time midwife can expect to be on a call 1 day and 1 night per week. A 4.5% salary uplift is offered. What's next? Click the link to apply and submit your application. If you like to speak with us prior to making an application or wish to have an informal visit, please contact : Emily Handley (Lead midwife for MCoC) firstname.lastname@example.org, 07970445181 or Dayna Wright (Deputy Matron of CoC, HBT & Community) email@example.com, 07772206598.About us
Birmingham Women's and Children's NHS Foundation Trust is the first of its type in the UK. Our Trust was formed in February 2017 to drive forward our commitment to provide the highest quality, world-class physical and mental health care for our women, children and families. Uniting our hospitals means more seamless care more investment to make greater advances in our specialist treatment and world-leading neo-natal and fetal work. Importantly, it also gives us a greater voice in shaping the future of family-centred care.
Birmingham Children's Hospital is a UK leading specialist paediatric centre with an international reputation in several areas.
Birmingham Women's Hospital is one of two dedicated women's hospitals in the UK, with the busiest single site maternity unit, delivering more than 8,200 babies a year offering a full range of gynaecological, maternity and neonatal care.
Forward Thinking Birmingham (FTB) Mental Health Services are a unique, innovative community and inpatient mental health partnership. Alongside partners FTB offers care pathways of mental health assessment and treatment for young people aged 0-25 years old.
Our Trust is committed to creating the best place to work. We believe in promoting and enhancing inclusion, diversity and equality and encourage applications from all areas of the community, who meet the criteria for the role, regardless of age, gender identity, disability, race, religion or sexual orientation.Job descriptionJob responsibilities
Understand the Trusts key priorities and those of your Department and how these translate within your area/team.
Promote an effective team ethos.
Promote equality, diversity and rights, and treat others with dignity and respect ensuring services are developed, managed and delivered to meet the specific needs of those belonging to protected characteristics.
Promote equality, diversity and Human Rights in working practices by developing and maintaining positive working relationships, ensuring that colleagues are treated fairly and contributing to developing equality of opportunity and outcomes in working practices.Person SpecificationExperienceEssential
- Registered midwife (NMC)
- Band 6 midwife
- Able to work independently
- Able to work within Trust guidelines, and in conjunction with local and national policies and procedures
- Able to manage a caseload
- Able to work on call shifts
- Full clean driving license
- Able to provide antenatal and postnatal care
Employer detailsEmployer name
- Good knowledge of Trust systems
- Able to provide intrapartum care
Birmingham Women's and Children's NHS Foundation TrustAddress
Birmingham Women's hospital
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