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Pre-Term Birth and Fetal Medicine Midwife

Employer
Birmingham Women's and Children's NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Birmingham
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 a year pro rata
Closing date
5 Jun 2024

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Profession
Nurse, Midwife
Grade
Band 6
Hours
Part Time
An exciting and rare opportunity has arisen for a rotational Band 6 Midwife interested in working within the Fetal Medicine Department and Pre Term Birth service at Birmingham Women's Hospital

An exciting opportunity and rare opportunity has arisen for motivated and enthusiastic midwife to join our team of experienced, highly skilled Midwives within our Pre Term Birth Service and Fetal Medicine Department. We pride ourselves on the provision of seamless maternal care and wellbeing for all women regardless of the level of medical risk, our midwives strive to provide holistic care and pride ourselves on expertise, knowledge and the delivery of evidence based, women centered enhanced midwifery care. As an outpatient midwife and excellent understanding of all aspects of midwifery care is vital with a specific interest in antenatal care.

Main duties of the job

Understand the Trust's key priorities, values and objectives and implement these within the Fetal Medicine and Pre Term birth services.

Work as part of a multi disciplinary team.

Take responsibility for co-ordination of consultant-led lists, ensuring that appropriate information is attached to each patient and assist the consultant in invasive procedures.

Support women with highly specialist information and counselling when fetal abnormality/short cervix is suspected/diagnosed.

Ensure that antenatal care, referrals, plans of care are completed and sent to the necessary location.

Be involved in counselling, specialist information and provide continuing support for women considering or undergoing termination of pregnancy for abnormality.

You will work closely with the antenatal screening service and be able to facilitate their care appropriately within the Fetal Medicine Department.

Responsible for sharing information of normal and abnormal results to women and their local trusts following an invasive procedure.

Triage referrals and support administration staff in allocating women on to the appropriate lists and ensure that these women are aware of their appointments.

Ensure that all women attending our service have appropriate follow-up care in place at their local unit or within Fetal Medicine Department/Pre Term Birth service.

About us

Birmingham Women's and Children's NHS Foundation Trust is the first of its type in the UK. Our Trust was formed in February 2017 to drive forward our commitment to provide the highest quality, world-class physical and mental health care for our women, children and families. Uniting our hospitals means more seamless care more investment to make greater advances in our specialist treatment and world-leading neo-natal and fetal work. Importantly, it also gives us a greater voice in shaping the future of family-centered care.

Birmingham Children's Hospital is a UK leading specialist paediatric centre with an international reputation in several areas.

Birmingham Women's Hospital is one of two dedicated women's hospitals in the UK, with the busiest single site maternity unit, delivering more than 8,200 babies a year offering a full range of gynaecological, maternity and neonatal care.

Forward Thinking Birmingham (FTB) Mental Health Services are a unique, innovative community and inpatient mental health partnership. Alongside partners FTB offers care pathways of mental health assessment and treatment for young people aged 0-25 years old.

Our Trust is committed to creating the best place to work. We believe in promoting and enhancing inclusion, diversity and equality and encourage applications from all areas of the community, who meet the criteria for the role, regardless of age, gender identity, disability, race, religion or sexual orientation.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to the attached job description and person specification to view the full details for this opportunity at Birmingham Womens and Childrens NHS Foundation Trust.

When completing your application, please ensure you have evidenced how you meet the job description and person specification to include transferable experience, qualifications, skills along with professional registration details (if applicable).

Occasionally we receive a large number of applications for our roles and when that happens we sometimes bring the closing date forward, so please apply promptly to avoid disappointment.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • minimum 3 years as a band 6 midwife


Desirable

  • Possess any knowledge/experience that will complement the fetal medicine service


Employer details

Employer name

Birmingham Women's and Children's NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Birmingham Women's Hospital

Mindelshon Way

Birmingham

B15 2TG

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

284-24-6311879-DWPR

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