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Antenatal Outpatients Midwife

Employer
Tameside & Glossop Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Ashton-Under-Lyne
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 pro rata per annum
Closing date
1 May 2024

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Profession
Nurse, Midwife
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Antenatal Outpatients Midwife - Various hours/shift patterns available

We have exciting opportunities for highly motivated NMC Registered Midwives to join our friendly and passionate team. Our maternity services strive to provide outstanding, evidence-based, individualised care and are continually improving - as we do so, we are looking to expand our Antenatal Outpatients midwifery team.

This is a fantastic chance to join a well-established maternity unit with a strong leadership team focussed on supporting staff to fulfil their potential. We are looking for confident, enthusiastic and dedicated midwives who are motivated to work with us to provide outstanding care within our Antenatal Outpatients services.

You will work within a Multi-Disciplinary Team to provide safe, effective and personalised care, acting as an advocate for women and their families.

Our fantastic team are keen to welcome you as you continue your career with us.

Main duties of the job

The primary aim of the role is to ensure that pregnant people and their families receive high quality personalised and safe care based around there individual choices and needs.

The Antenatal Outpatients Midwife will plan, deliver, and evaluate the care of women and their families in the antenatal period within the Antenatal Clinic and ensure there is seamless transition and continuity throughout the pregnancy pathway. The role will also support the promotion of public health initiatives that reflect the needs of the local population.

As a Midwife, all activities provide opportunities for acting as a role model for staff ensuring the Trust values are upheld. The role will also include opportunities to support the development of services to reflect the national maternity transformation programme and Saving Babies Lives Care bundle.

The Midwife will co-ordinate the area as designated, in support of, or in the absence of the Ward Manager/Team Leader to promote effective multidisciplinary working and high clinical standards.

About us

Tameside and Glossop Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust serves a community of 250,000 people across Tameside & Glossop. We provide a range of services both within the hospital and across our community for both adults and children.Our vision is to improve health outcomes for our population and influence wider determinants of health through collaboration with our health & care partners.

We have a clear set of values & behaviours which we expect all of our staff to demonstrate:
  • Safety
  • Care
  • Respect
  • Communication
  • Learning

We believe that the best organisations are those that reflect the communities they serve. We are therefore seeking to improve the diversity of our workforce to make it truly representative of our local population.

We actively encourage applications irrespective of race, age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marriage & civil partnership, or pregnancy or maternity. Recognising those communities that are underrepresented within our workforce, we would particularly welcome applications from Black, Asian & minority ethnic candidates, LGBTQ+& Disabled people.

Benefits include flexible working, 27-33 days annual leave plus bank holidays, sick pay, NHS Pension Scheme, free eye tests and health checks, gym discount, free bicycle loan scheme, salary sacrifice car scheme, support with stress, bereavement, relationships, finance, and much more.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The Midwife will lead and maintain a midwifery culture which is open to change, new ideas, concepts and innovation. This will be achieved by:

A commitment to women centred values.

Promoting personalised care and continuity of care and carer

Participating in the development and delivery of a philosophy which involves and respects the rights of women, families and staff.

Demonstrating enthusiasm and creativity, energy and inspiration in leading the multi-disciplinary team.

Demonstrating clear direction and leadership for the team with regard to professional dimensions of care.

Striving for continuous improvements in the delivery of high quality women focused care.

Assisting in the investigation of complaints in a pro-active manner to improve and review the quality of the service.

Facilitating and participating in Clinical Supervision/mentorship within practice.

Demonstrating diplomacy and the ability to deal with colleagues and women and families in such a way as to avoid conflict.

Creating, maintaining and enhancing effective working relationships.

Ability to relate to all staff and patients in a confident manner, demonstrating good listening skills and ability to work effectively as part of the team.

Contributing to the implementation and monitoring of Midwifery Audits.

Undertaking senior midwife responsibility in the absence of the manager.

Involvement in the delivery of new strategies which impact on the clinical environment and assists in promoting the midwifery contribution.

Participating in the individual performance review process.

Contributing to the development of annual unit objectives and transfer of these into practice.

Maintaining an awareness of national and regional initiatives in relation to practice.

Supporting and contributing to the Trusts Shared Leadership process

Acting as a positive ambassador for the Trust.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • NMC Registered Midwife
  • Evidence of ongoing professional development
  • Evidence of competency in teaching and assessing/supporting learning in practice


Experience

Essential

  • Significant proven post qualification experience in antenatal care setting
  • Evidence of leadership as a Band 6 Midwife or similar role


Desirable

  • Teaching and presentation skills
  • Research and audit experience
  • Been involved in guideline development


Knowledge

Essential

  • Aware of own scope of practice/limitations


Skills and Attributes

Essential

  • Able to lead and motivate others


Skills and Attributes

Essential

  • Demonstrate a high level of personal and professional autonomy and an understanding of professional accountability
  • Incorporate high quality evidence in women-centred care
  • Develop and maintain positive working relationships


Employer details

Employer name

Tameside and Glossop Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Tameside General Hospital

Fountain Street

Ashton-Under-Lyne

OL6 9RW

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245-NAM6ANC-04-24

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