We are looking for passionate, motivated midwives to join our community teams. We support a diverse group of women , birthing people and families across a wide geographical area, with an award winning freestanding midwifery unit, and a well established home birth service. ABUHB maternity services also have a newly built inpatient services which includes a very successful Alongside Birthing Centre . Our ethos focuses on kind and compassionate care and maternal / birthing persons choice, excellent multidisciplinary team working, an inclusive service and working towards the best provision of continuity of carer. 2023 is an exciting time to join our innovative team where we focus on a positive work-based culture and safe high quality of care. We enjoy feedback from people using our service which can make the job very rewarding, contributing to an important time in their life. We take a holistic approach to supporting families and have many initiatives including use of beautiful birth boxes aromatherapy, hypnobirthing, biomechanics of childbirth, physiological breech birth, rewind therapy and more.
Come and join us for an exciting and stimulating community midwifery role, development and succession planning opportunities, in research focused environments where shared ownership of a progressive service is encouraged .Main duties of the job
You will be based in the community & have responsibility for a group of women within a geographical area. You will provide ante natal care and post natal care to women within your caseload. In ABUHB we have specialist midwives: Ante Natal Screening Midwife Perinatal Mental Health Midwife Public Health Midwife , Safeguarding Midwife, Lactation Consultant and soon a Lead Midwife in Diabetes who will provide advice and support to the community midwives for the women in their caseloads with complex pregnancy needs. The community midwives work cohesively with other services to provide ante natal education. We also provide hypno- birthing, yoga and aqua natal to women. The role also involves an on-call commitment to support those pregnant people who wish to birth at home.
The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post English and/or Welsh speakers are equally welcome to apply.About us
Aneurin Bevan University Health Board is a multi-award winning NHS organisation with a passion for caring. The Health Board provides an exceptional workplace where you can feel trusted and valued. Whatever your speciality or stage in your career, we have opportunities for everyone to start, grow and build your career. The health board provides integrated acute, primary and community care serving a population of 650,000 and employing over 16,000 staff.
We offer a fantastic benefits package and extensive training and development opportunities with paid mandatory training, excellent in-house programmes, opportunities to complete recognised qualifications and professional career pathways including a range of management development programmes. We offer flexible working and promote a healthy work life balance, provide occupational health support and an ambitious plan for a Well-being Centre of Excellence to support you at work.
Our Clinical Futures strategy continues to enhance and promote care closer to home as well as high quality hospital care when needed. This includes the Grange University Hospital which provides specialist and critical care and is the newest addition to the clinical futures strategy opening in November 2020. Join us on our journey to pioneer new ways of working and deliver a world-class healthcare service fit for the future.Job descriptionJob responsibilities
Working in a community setting being part of a small team with overall responsibility for women and birthing people who are on the Low Risk pathway and working collaboratively with Obstetricians for the women on the Obstetric Led Care pathway (Please see job description).
You will be able to find a full Job description and Person Specification attached within the supporting documents or please click Apply now to view in TracPerson SpecificationQualificationsEssential
- Registered Midwife
- Educated to degree level
- Good organisational skills
- Ability to work flexibly and commute within the area
- NIPE Trained
- Understanding / experience in IT
- Ability to speak Welsh
- Community Experience
- Registered Midwife
- Educated to Batchelors Degree
- Flexibility to work unsocial hours / on calls
- Ability to travel between sites in a timely manner
Employer detailsEmployer name
- Ability to speak welsh
- Practice Supervisor/Assessor training
- Community Experience
- Prioritise workload
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