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Telephone Triage Midwife

Employer
Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Oldham
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 a year PA / Pro-rata
Closing date
6 Jun 2024

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Profession
Nurse, Midwife
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The NCA are delighted to offer posts for midwives to join the NCA as a telephone triage midwife working as part of our friendly, supportive, maternity triage team. There will be a requirement to provide direct clinical care within this role.

Whilst this role will involve core duties there will be opportunities to rotate to other clinical areas to maintain clinical skills and confidence.

Main duties of the job

Answer the telephone within maternity triage and using the BSOTS algorithm and your expert clinical midwifery knowledge provide women, birthing people and their families with advice, undertake risk assessments and refer appropriately.

Support the maternity triage team by completing some clinical duties to support patient flow and compliance with BSOTS

About us

The Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust (NCA) provides hospital and integrated health and social care services to over one million people living across Greater Manchester. Our 20,000 colleagues care for people in hospital and in the community, working across Bury, Rochdale, Oldham and Salford, to save and improve lives.

As a large NHS trust we are committed to enhancing the health of our local population by delivering consistently high standards of care and working closely with local authorities and key partners. We believe in our power and potential to make a difference and we're always looking for people who demonstrate our three core values - care , appreciate and inspire - to join our team.

In return, we can offer you a job role with purpose and flexibility. The size and scale of the NCA means we can provide more challenge and opportunities so your career can always be moving in the right direction. By joining us you can also access a competitive benefits package, including, a fantastic annual leave allowance, flexible working opportunities and protected hours for health and wellbeing activities, helping you to achieve more personal downtime and a better work-life balance.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To read more information about the advertised role, and the main job duties/responsibilities please open the Job Description and Person Specification located under the supporting documents heading. You can also read more information about working at the Northern Care Alliance within the attached Candidate Information Pack or by visiting our careers website:www.careers.northerncarealliance.nhs.uk

This vacancy is open to those who have a current NMC PIN to practice as an Registered Nurse or Midwife in the UK, or those who are currently enrolled on a course which means they expect to receive their full NMC PIN within the next 3 months. Please note an NMC PRN PIN is not a full NMC PIN and would not fulfil the essential criteria for this role.

The NCA can no longer accept applications from International Nurses and Midwives who are yet to complete all competencies needed to receivea full NMC PIN to practice in the UK as we have paused our OSCE programme indefinitely. To learn more about how you can gain a full NMC PIN to be eligible to apply for our vacancies in the future, please see the NMC website: https://www.nmc.org.uk/registration/joining-the-register/register-nurse-midwife/trained-outside-uk/how-to-guide/

We reserve the right to close the online vacancy when we are in receipt of sufficient applications. Should you wish to apply for this post you are advised to complete and return your application form as soon as possible.

Person Specification

Qualifications / Experience

Essential

  • Registered Midwife
  • Good Communication Skills
  • Evidence of ongoing personal and profession developement


Desirable

  • Degree or Diploma in Midwifery


Skills

Essential

  • Demonstrates sound understanding of triage care


Employer details

Employer name

Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Royal Oldham Hospital

Rochdale Road

Oldham

OL12JH

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

236-OCO-NM292-24

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