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External Bank Midwife

Employer
University Hospital of North Midlands NHS Trust
Location
Stoke-On-Trent / Stafford
Salary
£19.37 to £30.99 an hour Subject to Change
Closing date
31 May 2024

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Profession
Nurse, Midwife
Grade
Band 5
Hours
Part Time
We are a teaching hospital in partnership with Keele University and a patient-centred clinical research facility providing state-of-the-art facilities. We specialise in cancer diagnosis and treatment, cardiothoracic surgery, neurosurgery, renal and dialysis, neonatal and also paediatric intensive care.

We have Midwife vacancies on our Nurse Bank, which will give you an opportunity to work within our maternity Services who deliver around 450 babies per month.

Main duties of the job

  • Will work within the context of this post in accordance with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) codes of practice and the University Hospitals of North Midlands Trust policies, procedures, standards and guidance.
  • Keep abreast of issues related to the post and ensure that these are reflected in practice.
  • Maintain professional registrations with NMC and undertake appropriate clinical practice to maintain registrations.
  • Provide expert clinical advice to patients / families / staff/visitors.
  • Identify areas of professional development to meet the changing needs of the service user and in accordance with contemporary professional practice.
  • To participate in personal objective setting and review, including the creation of a personal development plan. Ensure personal development links to Service Improvement and Divisional and Trust policies.
  • At all times, maintain and promote professional standards of dress and behaviour.


About us

University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust is one of the largest and most modern in the country. Based across two sites, Royal Stoke in Stoke-on-Trent and County Hospital in Stafford, we are proud to serve around three million people and we're highly regarded for our facilities, teaching and research. We are the specialist centre for major trauma for the North Midlands and North Wales.

All of our employees make a valuable contribution regardless of role here at UHNM and we are proud of our wide range of development packages aimed at ensuring that everyone has the opportunity to fulfil their true potential.

UHNM create and encourage a culture of inclusion, providing equal opportunities for career development that are fair and transparent. We are committed to being a diverse and inclusive employer and foster a culture in which all staff feel valued and respected. In return we ask all of our employees to make a commitment to the values, co-created by or staff, patients and carers, and that unite us as a Trust.

At University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust we know that investing in, supporting and developing our staff has a direct impact on the quality of care that we deliver. Our employees are as important as our patients and the population that we serve.

Job description

Job responsibilities

  • To assess, develop, implement and evaluate nursing and midwifery care for women and babies within the ward/department/community in order to provide and maintain a high standard of informed and effective holistic care under the guidance of the Ward/Department Manager or deputy.
  • To promote and empower women to make appropriate choices regarding their care and act as their advocate when necessary.
  • To work autonomously as a midwife practitioner throughout the whole spectrum of maternity care for the low risk woman.
  • To be able to assess and make professional judgements when a womans risk category changes to high risk and liaise with the relevant medical specialist. To continue to care for the high risk woman with the medical specialist.
  • To rotate on a regular basis to maintain skills in all aspects of maternity care including the intrapartum period and meet the needs of an integrated service.
  • Provide continuity of care, advice and support throughout pregnancy, labour and the postnatal period to an assigned caseload.

Please refer to the Job Description for a more comprehensive list of all requirements

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • NMC Registered


Experience

Essential

  • At least 12 months post registration experience in an acute trust


Employer details

Employer name

University Hospital of North Midlands NHS Trust

Address

Royal Stoke / County

Newcastle Road

Stoke-On-Trent / Stafford

ST4 6QG

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205-5823440-F

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