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Midwife - Call a Midwife Pregnancy Advice Line

Employer
Royal Surrey NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Guildford
Salary
£37,162 to £44,629 per annum pro rata inc HCAS
Closing date
3 Jun 2024

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Profession
Nurse, Midwife
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Details

To work as part of the Multi-professional team providing a high standard of antenatal, intrapartum and postnatal midwifery care to women and their families within the integrated maternity service. To work as part of a continuity of carer team or rotate within all clinical areas within maternity services to support professional development and maintain safe standards of midwifery care in line with service provision.

Main duties of the job

The post-holder is responsible for the assessment of care needs and the development, implementation and evaluation of programmes of care. This midwife is expected to carry out all relevant forms of care and is designated to take charge regularly of a ward area or an equivalent sphere within midwifery in the absence of the person who has continuing responsibility. The post-holder will be required to work in both the community and the hospital across a 7 day service including night duties. The post-holder is expected to supervise junior staff and to be able to teach qualified and unqualified staff, including basic and/or post-basic students.

About us

Royal Surrey is a compassionate and collaborative acute and community Trust. Recognising that our 5000 colleagues are our greatest strength, we offer a comprehensive health and wellbeing program along with a commitment to developing and advancing your career. Our diverse and welcoming Royal Surrey family will ensure you that you feel valued from your initial interview through your entire tenure.

We are clinically led and provide joined up care by bridging the gap between hospital and community services alongside regional specialist cancer care. Our main acute hospital site is in Guildford with community hospital sites at Milford, Haslemere and Cranleigh. We provide adult community health services in homes across Guildford and Waverley.

We have received an overall Good rating from the CQC with Medical care (including older peoples care), End of Life Care and Maternity services being deemed Outstanding by the CQC.

Royal Surrey has a strong reputation and history to build on. We are proud of our achievements and we are investing in our colleagues through our commitment to supporting professional development as well as investing more than �45 million in our physical environment and new equipment in the next few years. There has never been a better time to join us.

Although it isn't the Trusts normal practice, adverts may close early, so you are encouraged to submit an application as soon as possible.

A video about the Royal Surrey - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5HsiGn9joTQ

Job description

Job responsibilities

Call a Midwife Pregnancy Advice Line

The Royal Surrey NHS Foundation Trust is recruiting an enthusiastic, band 6 Midwife to join our CQC Outstanding Maternity Service.

This position is open to midwives to would like to undertake some or all of their hours working as part of our nationally recognised Call a Midwife, Pregnancy Advice Line which is based at the South East Coast Ambulance Service in Crawley. Midwives applying for this role will be triaging maternity related calls and will be required to risk assess and provide robust advice to ensure patient safety.

The post holder can split their role between the Advice Line and a band 6 role within the maternity service (as a continuity midwife or a core ward midwife, dependent on the needs of the service) or can undertake all their hours on the Call a Midwife service.

If you are able to meet the challenge of delivering high standards of care, ensuring that each womans journey to motherhood is an individualised experience, we would love you to join our team! We would be very happy to answer any questions you have and invite you to contact us should you wish to have an informal visit.

You must hold NMC midwifery registration.

You will be expected to be able to show evidence of current practice/updating.

Please contact Clare Cardu, Head of Midwifery for further information or you may wish to arrange an informal visit on 01483 571122 extension 2319.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Registered Midwife - Part 10 of the register
  • Shows consolidation of experience through achievement of Competency Skills in midwifery
  • Diploma level or above midwifery qualification


Desirable

  • Teaching and Assessing qualification/ Mentor preparation course


Knowledge & Experience

Essential

  • Experience as a practising midwife
  • Must have an understanding of the background to and aims of current healthcare policy/national guidance/CQC/ and appreciate the implications of this on engagement
  • Member of relevant professional body


Desirable

  • Experience of organising own workload and leading where appropriate
  • Experience of managing a ward area
  • Experience of working within the community setting


Employer details

Employer name

Royal Surrey NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Royal Surrey County Hospital

Egerton Road

Guildford

GU2 7XX

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