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Antenatal and Newborn Screening Midwife

Employer
East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Canterbury
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 a year pa annum pro rata
Closing date
28 May 2024

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Profession
Nurse, Midwife
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
As a team we are working hard to ensure we put women and families at the heart of everything we do. We are on an exciting improvement journey and can offer you a rewarding, flexible and supportive role providing a full range of midwifery care.

We are offering a position within the Antenatal and Newborn Screening Team to provide expert knowledge in the development of the screening programmes throughout the antenatal and postnatal period.

Main duties of the job

The post provides the opportunity to provide support and highly expert advice to women throughout the antenatal and newborn screening pathways

Please see attached job description and person specification for full details

About us

We are one of the largest hospital trusts in England, with fivehospitals and community clinics serving a local population of around 800,000 people. Our vision is 'great healthcare from great people'. Everything we do is guided by our values: 'People feel cared for, safe, respected and confident that we are making a difference'. We have a new way of working at East Kent Hospitals, called 'We care'. It's about empowering frontline staff to lead improvements day-to-day. We're looking for compassionate people to be part of our improvement journey for the patients, families and carers we care for every day.

Applications for this role should be written by the applicant. If artificial intelligence (AI) programmes are used then the application may be rejected due to this document being an important part of the assessment process. This does not prevent applicants seeking appropriate support with applications should they need to for the purposes of any declared disability.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please scroll down to access the full Job Description and Person Specification located in Documents to download.

If you have further queries please dont hesitate to contact the line manager using the contact details below.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Registered midwife with minimum of 2 years experience
  • Mentorship or equivalent


Desirable

  • Examination of the Newborn /NIPE training
  • Genetic counsellor for sickle cell and thalassaemia


Experience

Essential

  • Previous experience-worked in a variety of settings utilising all midwifery skills
  • To be proficient in the use of Microsoft applications
  • Able to demonstrate situations where effective leadership and management skills have been used
  • Effective communicator with good leadership and interpersonal skills


Desirable

  • Evidence of undertaking presentation to groups or enhancing team working
  • Be able to demonstrate tact and diplomacy when working with others
  • Awareness of the Antenatal and Newborn Screening pathways and their application in practice


Governance

Essential

  • Demonstrating awareness of maternity related clinical governance


Desirable

  • Demonstrate an awareness of the importance of audit and guidelines
  • Demonstrate an awareness of the importance of audit and guidelines


Skills

Essential

  • Able to communicate sensitively and appropriately
  • Upholds and models Trust values
  • Able to prioritise objectives and Workload


Desirable

  • Demonstrate forward planning, problem recognition, pre-emption and resolution
  • Demonstrated ability to work both independently and collaboratively


Employer details

Employer name

East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Kent and Canterbury

Ethelbert Road

Canterbury

CT1 3NG

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

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