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Community Midwife

Employer
Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Crewe
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 a year pa, pro rata
Closing date
2 Jul 2024
Are you passionate about community care?

Can you work flexibly to offer women a high standard of care in the community?

Are you forward thinking and enthusiastic to help develop care within Community Midwifery?

We are looking for band 6 midwives to join our award winning midwifery team at Mid Cheshire Hospital NHS Foundation Trust (MCHFT).

Our teams provide care to women over town and rural settings. We are looking for individuals with a passion for health promotion. The focus of the community team is continuity throughout the antenatal and postnatal period, and maintaining and promoting woman centred care.

Are you ready to take on a new challenge as a community midwife at MCHT?...Then please apply now.

Please note NMC registration is essential for this role.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will carry out a range of clinical skills in midwifery practice within the team, whilst working collaboratively and co-operatively with others to give individualised care to meet the needs of women and their families throughout pregnancy and the postnatal period in the community. The midwife will have decision-making autonomy within guidelines and professional codes of practice, and will participate in the leadership, education, development and supervision of the clinical team.

About us

Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust provides a full range of local hospital and community services for people across East Cheshire (population 399K) and West Cheshire and Chester boroughs (population 357K).

The Trust provides high quality planned and unplanned/emergency care, cardiac and critical care as well as child health, maternity services, and intermediate care across our sites at Leighton Hospital in Crewe, Victoria Infirmary in Northwich, and Elmhurst Intermediate Care Centre in Winsford. The Trust provides 500 beds and employs over 5,000 members of staff.
An extensive range of community services is provided across 26 medical centres and schools by our community arm, Central Cheshire Integrated Care Partnership, in collaboration with Cheshire and Wirral Partnership NHS FT and the South Cheshire and Vale Royal GP Alliance. With the formation of Integrated Care Systems in July 2022 the Trust became a strategic partner in both Cheshire East and Cheshire West and Chester 'places' and is part of the Cheshire and Merseyside partnership caring for a population of over 2.7million.
During the Coronavirus pandemic, the Trust was recognised nationally for its 'Be Safe Be EquiPPEd' campaign, which aimed to make the Trust as safe as possible for staff and patients, through supporting the correct use of PPE.

At Mid Cheshire, our mission is to inspire hope and provide unparalleled care for the people and communities of Cheshire, helping them to enjoy life to the fullest.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Maintain a personal caseload of families to provide routine antenatal and postnatal care in clinical settings and in the home. Make autonomous decisions about the care requirements of your caseload within guidance and pathways.

Provide antenatal education on a 1:1 and group basis.

Please see the full job description for more details.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Registered Midwife with active NMC PIN


Desirable

  • Experience of Community Midwifery
  • Intrapartum experience including home birth


Experience of continuity of carer

Essential

  • Evidence of knowledge within field


Desirable

  • Ability to develop leadership skills


Leadership Skills

Essential

  • Evidence of knowledge within field


Desirable

  • Ability to develop leadership skills


Employer details

Employer name

Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Mid Cheshire Hospitals Trust

Middlewich Road

Crewe

CW1 4QJ

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