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Community Midwife

Employer
London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust
Location
Harrow
Salary
£40,701 to £48,054 per annum inclusive of high cost allowance
Closing date
5 Jun 2024
This is an exciting time for Maternity services, the focus has never been greater than it is now.

We have a number of positions for enthusiastic and highly motivated individuals who enjoy the challenges of working in a team. We offer flexibility working in community in both traditional community teams and future maternity continuity teams.

We are committed to investing in you, you will have access to training and development and other learning opportunities to ensure you achieve your career aspirations.

Your health and wellbeing is very important to us, we offer flexible working, support from PMAs, coaches and pastoral support from our midwifery well- being team.

The successful candidate will be offered a comprehensive induction programme, complemented by our generous annual in- service training programme.

You will work collaboratively within the multidisciplinary teams in an environment that is supportive and empowering. As a member of our team you will be professional, reliable, compassionate and safe with excellent communication skills and a progressive attitude to the continual improvement of patient care through evidence-based practice.

Main duties of the job

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Provide safe and effective care to pregnant women during the antepartum, intrapartum and postpartum period
  • Work in partnership with women and their families
  • Work collaboratively as a member of the Multidisciplinary team

ROLE SUMMARY
  • The post holder will be a registered midwife with the ability to practice autonomously when providing care to women during the antepartum, intrapartum and postpartum period, the midwife will be the prime care provider to mothers and their families.
  • The individual will work as a member of a team providing maternity care to women within the hospital and community.
  • As a registered midwife work within the framework of the NMC Code and the London Northwest University Healthcare Trust Guidelines, protocols and policies.

The post holder will deputise the ward or department in the absence of the senior in the community setting the post holder will take responsibility for a named caseload and participate within flexible hours to meet the needs of the service.

About us

London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust (LNWH) cares for the people of Brent, Ealing, Harrow and beyond.

Our team of more than 8,200 clinical and support staff serve a diverse population of almost one million people.

We run major acute services at:
  • Northwick Park Hospital: home to one of the busiest emergency departments (A& E) in the country. The hospital provides a full range of services including the country's top-rated hyper-acute stroke unit and one of only three hyper-acute rehabilitation units in the UK
  • St Mark's Hospital: an internationally renowned specialist centre for bowel disease
  • Ealing Hospital: a busy district general hospital providing a range of clinical services, as well as 24/7 emergency department and urgent care centre, and specialist care at Meadow House Hospice
  • Central Middlesex Hospital: our planned care site, hosting a range of surgical and outpatient services and collocated with an urgent care centre.

We are a university teaching NHS trust, in recognition of the important role we play in training clinicians of the future and bringing the benefits of research to the public.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To view the main responsibility, please see the attached the Job Description and Person Specification.

Person Specification

Post registration training

Essential

  • Band 5 registered midwife


Desirable

  • Car driver


Knowledge

Essential

  • Consolidated skills after qualifying


Desirable

  • Delivery suite experience


Post registration experience

Essential

  • Band 5 registered midwife


Desirable

  • Experience of working in a variety of environments


Employer details

Employer name

London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust

Address

Northwick Park Hospital

Watford Road

Harrow

HA1 3UJ

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