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Maternity Triage/Maternity Day Assessment Unit Midwife

Employer
Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
Location
London
Salary
£42,471 to £50,364 a year pa inclusive
Closing date
8 Jun 2024
Are you a seasoned Midwife seeking a role filled with autonomy and variety? At Queen Charlotte's and Chelsea Hospital, we're excited to invite you to become an integral part of our newly redesigned Maternity Triage and Day Assessment Unit. In this multidisciplinary role, you will thrive in a large, well-equipped space designed for efficiency using the innovative Birmingham Symptom Specific Obstetric Triage System (BSOTS).

Our hospital is a hub of collaboration and compassion, where assessing diverse situations and liaising with other departments is part of the daily rhythm. As a member of our team, you'll engage with various healthcare professionals to ensure the highest standards of care, safety, and quality. This is a unique opportunity to contribute to a service that not only supports the health and wellbeing of women and their families but also promotes the professional growth of our staff.

We're proud to announce that our maternity service has achieved and maintained an 'Outstanding' rating from the CQC, reflecting our commitment to excellence. If you're passionate about making a difference and eager to join a kind and collaborative environment, we would love to hear from you.

Discover the rewards of working with a leading healthcare provider during this exciting time of growth and excellence at Queen Charlotte's and Chelsea Hospital. Apply today to become a part of something truly special in maternity care!

Main duties of the job

To work as a prime care provider in all aspects of midwifery care. To work flexibly within the team to provide service cover for Maternity Triage/Maternity Day Assessment Unit on a long rotation basis.

About us

At Imperial College Healthcare you can achieve extraordinary things with extraordinary people, working with leading clinicians pushing boundaries in patient care. Become part of a vibrant team living our values - expert, kind, collaborative and aspirational. You'll get an experience like no other and will fast forward your career.

Benefits include career development, flexible working and wellbeing, staff recognition scheme. Make use of optional benefits including Cycle to work, car lease schemes, season ticket loan or membership options for onsite leisure facilities. We encourage staff to have the Covid vaccination to protect themselves, patients, other colleagues as well as the wider community. Please note it is an operational requirement to comply with infection prevention and control procedures within the Trust such as handwashing and the wearing of masks, according to the procedures in place at any time or location.

We are committed to equal opportunities and improving the working lives of our staff and will consider applications to work flexibly, part-time or job share.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The full job description provides an overview of the key tasks and responsibilities of the role and the person specification outlines the qualifications, skills, experience and knowledge required. For both overviews please view the Job Description attachment with the job advert.

Person Specification

Education/ qualifications

Essential

  • Registered Midwife
  • BSc in Midwifery
  • Completed preceptorship course
  • Assessor/mentorship course or full SSSA equivalent
  • Champion for midwifery led care


Experience

Essential

  • Completed 1 year post registration clinical experience working as an RM in the UK
  • Awareness of professional responsibilities
  • Able to demonstrate an understanding of clinical governance and risk assessment
  • Experience of working in all clinical settings
  • Ability to present information to a multidisciplinary team


Desirable

  • Experience working in Maternity Triage/Maternity Day Assessment Unit
  • Able to demonstrate conducting annual appraisals


Skills/knowledge/ abilities

Essential

  • Excellent communication skills
  • The ability to be flexible
  • Excellent clinical decision making skills
  • Knowledge of obstetric emergency skills and drills and the ability to perform in an emergency situation
  • IV drugs administration and cannulation


Employer details

Employer name

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust

Address

Queen Charlotte's Hospital

London

W12 0HS

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

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