Kingston Maternity is a popular service with approximately 4600 births per annum, and approximately 15% of these occur on the Birth Centre. The most recent National Maternity Survey in 2021 rated Kingston in the Top 5
best performing maternity services in London. Our staff arepositive about the hospital and the services offered to women and their families. We are proud of our positive culture, and strong leadership, promoting valued staff, a culture of learning and quality improvement.
The Care Quality Commission rated Kingston Hospital as good overall in 2022 with outstanding for well led.Kingston Maternity Services was rated as Good.
Kingston is proud of its strongmulti-disciplinary (MDT) culture. Weprovidea well evaluated,in-house MDTprogramme and staff have the opportunity to attend external study days orenrolfor academic modules at our local higher education institutes.
If you are a passionate midwife with excellent communication skills and a drive to provide high quality care to women, please apply to join our multi professional maternity team.
Please be aware that this post requires you to work a mixture of day, weekends, and bank holidays.Main duties of the job
We have an exciting opportunity to expand our current midwifery workforce and are seeking to recruit senior midwife (Band 6) to join the Antenatal Clinic team. We wish to nurture aspiring clinical experts and leaders and we regularly provide secondment or career opportunities within the service.
The post holder will be a member of the Antenatal Clinic team, working with the maternity team to provide woman with high quality, safe midwifery care and ensuring the needs of the women are met. The care will be evidence based and holistic in meeting women's needs in a variety of practice settings. The post holder will assist with phlebotomy and administrative tasks in Antenatal Clinic. In the absence of a Band 7 Team Leader, the post holder will lead the team and manage the workload.
Our service is funded to a ratio of 1 midwife to 24 women, enabling high quality midwifery focused care to be provided. Current services include an effective alongside Midwifery Led Unit (14% of births) a growing Home Birth service (approx. 4% of births) and specialist clinics (Fetal Medicine, Pre-term Surveillance, Multiple Birth, Diabetes, and Specialist Midwives services). There are also valuable opportunities to continue self-development rotating to Antenatal Clinic, Day Assessment Unit, Community or an opportunity to join one of our Continuity of Carer Teams. We wish to nurture aspiring clinical experts and leaders by providing these development opportunities.About usKingston Hospital - First Acute Trust in London to be rated Outstanding by CQC for Overall Quality and Leadership
Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is a district general hospital situated in a beautiful and remarkable part of the country - close to London yet surrounded by royal parks, historic buildings and the River Thames.We are located on a single site in Kingston upon Thames, Surrey and run several outpatient clinics in neighbouring areas including Raynes Park Health Centre and Teddington Memorial Hospital.
We employ 3,300+ staff who proudly and efficiently support over 350,000 people locally through a full range of diagnostic and treatment services and we have a national reputation for innovative developments in healthcare, particularly in 'patient-focused' care, day surgery and maternity services. Health and Wellbeing & Staff Benefits
The Trust understands that benefits go beyond just financial rewards and offers a wide range of benefits that recognise staff contribution, provide opportunities for career development and offer initiatives to promote a healthy work-life balance. -Our Health Heroes Awards 2018 - Staff Retention and Wellbeing Employer of the Year.-HPMA Vivup Award for Well Being 2019. Trust Values
Kingston Hospital NHS Trust has four key values and we want to employ and work with people who share these values and demonstrate behaviours that support them. They are:
- Value Each Other
- InspiringJob descriptionJob responsibilities
Please see the attached supporting document which contains more information and also the person specification for this role.Person SpecificationQualificationsEssential
- Registered midwife with NMC registration
ExperienceEssential Desirable SkillsEssential
- Evidence of on-going education
Employer detailsEmployer name
- Ability to demonstrate evidence-based knowledge
- Excellent communication skills
- Ability to prioritise workload
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