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Preceptorship Midwife - Band 5

Employer
St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Location
London
Salary
£34,089 to £41,498 per annum inc HCAS (pro-rata)
Closing date
18 May 2024

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Profession
Nurse, Midwife
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Preceptorship Band 5 Midwives, St George's University Hospital, London

We currently have vacancies for newly qualified/ newly UK registered midwives, band 5 who have qualified or will be qualified/ newly registered by Autumn 2024.

If you are a newly UK registered midwife you will need to have your NMC pin approved before applying.

Our Practice Education team are here to support you as you commence your midwifery journey with us and offer a comprehensive orientation package, preceptorship program and annual mandatory updates.

We have further dedicated teams and specialist midwives for Ante Natal screening, Infant Feeding, NIPE, Bereavement, Governance, FGM, Maternal Medicine, Diabetes, Safeguarding and Perinatal Mental Health that have a wealth of information and are able support you in areas you feel passionate about.

All applications should be made on-line with your qualification month (if you are a student) noted clearly.

Please note:

If a high number of applications are received this vacancy may close earlier than the stated closing date.

ASSESSMENT AND INTERVIEW DATES:

Assessment and Interview dates:

We are not able to offer alternative dates for interviews.

28/05/2024 - Written assessmentat the maternity education room , 4th floor Grosvenor floor, Lanesborough wing, St George's hospital.

30/05/2024 - Interview at Education Centre, Perimeter road, Blackshaw road, St George's Hospital.

Main duties of the job

We take great pride in promoting midwifery by delivering holistic woman-centred care to our diverse local community. The enthusiastic midwifery and obstetric teams closely work together with an embedded MDT culture to meet the specific and individual needs of women who come from a wide range of social and cultural backgrounds.

We strive to normalise the pregnancy and birth experience for women with both high and low risk pregnancies, excelling in the provision of high risk care for women who need it. We promote normality and are actively increasing our homebirth rate and the option of giving birth in our midwife-led unit through working towards a continuity of carer model.

We are very proud of our well established Fetal Monitoring team that deliver MDT training, weekly teaching and clinically support learning on shifts. You will gain a deeper understanding of fetal well-being, CTG and STAN monitoring that will embed your knowledge and help support a safe and healthy birth.

You can develop your skills and practice across the entire maternity service and support women as we are committed to develop our care for all women with the Continuity of Carer model. All contracts are rotational and you will therefore gain experience in all areas of midwifery with rotations to both inpatient and outpatient areas.

We know how passionate you are about women and midwifery care so if you are ready for a new challenge, we would be very pleased to hear from you.

About us

St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust in Tooting, South London, is a large teaching hospital and tertiary referral centre with our maternity unit providing care to over 5000 women each year.

If you thrive in an energetic environment, which is rich in culture and diversity, then please consider the next stage of your career to be working at St George's. With us you will gain experience from working in a major tertiary referral unit with many opportunities for newly qualified and newly registered midwives.

Our caesarean section rate continues to be among the lowest in London and we support women through VBAC and vaginal breech deliveries. We have a well established HDU that cares for our women that needs more complex care and we offer training and support to staff to develop this.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to the attached Job Description and personal specification for further detailed information.

Person Specification

Qualifications and Training

Essential

  • Registered Midwife UK by Autumn 2023
  • NMC PIN


Knowledge & Experience

Essential

  • Demonstrate knowledge of evidence based practice.


Desirable

  • CTG master class
  • Relevant courses (Breech, Breast feeding, Hypnobirthing)


Skills

Essential

  • Demonstrates a caring and sensitive approach to woman centred care
  • Demonstrates enthusiasm for practicing midwifery


Employer details

Employer name

St George's Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

Address

St Georges University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Blackshaw Road

London

SW17 0QT

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

200-6233268-MA-AA-Z

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