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Diabetes Midwife (Band 6)

Employer
Birmingham Women's and Children's NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Birmingham
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 a year PA pro rata
Closing date
3 May 2024

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Profession
Nurse, Midwife
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
Are you a Band 6 midwife seeking a rewarding and challenging role within a rapidly developing and challenging service?

The Diabetes Midwife Team is looking for an enthusiastic and motivated Band 6 midwife with a genuine interest in diabetes to work within their multi-disciplinary team.

At Birmingham Women's and Children's Hospital, we strive to be at the forefront of innovative midwifery care. We are a large, friendly tertiary centre providing care for over 8000 women a year. Proud to be dedicated to women's healthcare, we are committed to offering choice for the women we provide care for each year. Our midwifery service strives hard to meet women's individual needs and also offers choice in their place of birth, supporting Better Births and continuity of Carer, whether the choice be home birth, Birth Centre, or Delivery Suite. Join our supportive, friendly Trust and be part of our dynamic professional team providing excellent care for women and their families.

No formal diabetes qualifications are required for this position as the successful candidate will be given the opportunity to develop knowledge and skills by working initially with the DSM's and also within the MDT of diabetes specialists.

This is a full-time post (37.5 hours) job share may be considered.

Informal enquiries are welcome to Abigail Penberthy, Lead DSM on 07715045632.

Main duties of the job

This role will involve working alongside and supporting the Diabetes Specialist Midwives (DSM) within the current busy diabetes service which delivers specialist diabetes input alongside midwifery care in multiple antenatal clinics and in patient settings.

In addition, the successful midwife will also be actively involved in supporting the DSM team to plan and arrange diabetes education for midwives and junior doctors, participate in clinical audit and develop diabetes care pathways and guidelines.

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 description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to the attached job description and person specification to view the full details for this opportunity at Birmingham Womens and Childrens NHS Foundation Trust.

When completing your application, please ensure you have evidenced how you meet the job description and person specification to include transferable experience, qualifications, skills along with professional registration details (if applicable).

Occasionally we receive a large number of applications for our roles and when that happens we sometimes bring the closing date forward, so please apply promptly to avoid disappointment.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Registered Midwife
  • Completed band 5 rotation


Experience

Essential

  • Clinical midwifery knowledge and experience in all areas.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with service users, colleagues, senior staff and other professionals in primary/acute care and agencies. Good team working
  • Good analytical skills. Ability to make swift appropriate decisions in an emergency. Able to make appropriate decisions regarding care planning


Desirable

  • Experience of giving health care education


Employer details

Employer name

Birmingham Women's and Children's NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Birmingham Womens Site

Mindolsohn Way

Birmingham

B15 2TG

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

284-24-6224692-DWPR

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