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Midwife - Antenatal Clinic and Day Assessment Unit

Employer
Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust
Location
High Wycombe / Aylesbury
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum pro rata
Closing date
9 Jul 2024
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a dynamic, enthusiastic Band 6 Midwife to join our team within the Antenatal clinic at Buckinghamshire NHS Trust. This role will have a focus within the antenatal clinic across both sites and providing support to our day assessment unit.

The successful applicant will be motivated, passionate and dedicated to providing high quality women-centred care.

You will work collaboratively within our multidisciplinary team supporting woman and their families through their pregnancy journey.

Your experience will ensure that you provide a high standard of care to our mothers and their families. As a member of our team you will be professional, reliable, safe and compassionate and have excellent communication skills and a progressive attitude to the continual improvement of patient care through evidence based practice.

Hours will be based across sites at Stoke Mandeville and Wycombe Hospitals. The Service is open between 8-6 pm Monday - Sunday and the successful applicant will undertake a variety of shifts between these opening times to ensure clinics are covered.

This position is recruited on a rotational basis which may require the post holder to work in all areas of maternity and cover all shifts.

Main duties of the job

The antenatal clinic sees patients through various specialist clinics and as an antenatal clinic midwife, you will provide support to ensure that patients have a smooth pathway through their clinic appointments, ensuring they are kept fully informed and are provided safe, quality care. You will also support the Day Assessment Unit with providing care to women for both planned and unplanned visits

About us

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What does Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust offer you?

As part of our BHT family, you'll benefit from learning and development opportunities to support your career progression.

We offer flexible and agile working opportunities, alongside your NHS benefits of generous annual leave entitlement, pension and access to NHS discount schemes.

We provide a range of health and wellbeing services to promote a healthy, happy workforce.

Why work for us?

We're committed to promoting inclusion and making sure all colleagues feel they belong. We encourage new colleagues from a diverse range of backgrounds to apply.

As an employer, we aim to create a workplace where differences are valued, and colleagues treat one another with dignity and respect.

Greater diversity within our BHT family improves positive outcomes for the people and communities we serve.

What do we stand for?

Our vision is to provide outstanding care, support healthy communities and be a great place to work.

Our mission is to provide personal and compassionate care every time.

Our CARE values are collaborate, aspire, respect and enable.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For a comprehensive list of responsibilities and duties, please kindly refer to the Job Description and Person Specification by downloading the Job Description and Person Specification attachment in the advert.

Person Specification

Values

Essential

  • Communicates openly, honestly and professionally, and actively promotes team working and building strong working relationships
  • Patients are always first. Drives service improvements. Strong self-awareness with a desire to grow
  • Treats all with compassion and kindness. Ensures everyone feels valued.
  • Consults others and listens to their views/opinions. Enables others to take the initiative


Education, and Qualifications

Essential

  • Registered Midwife
  • MSPP


Desirable

  • NVQ Assessor
  • Evidence of Further Study


Experience

Essential

  • Experience as a preceptor Midwife
  • Ability to be a mentor to student midwives/nurses/MCA's
  • Completion of mentor assessor workshops


Desirable

  • Ability to work as part of a team and communicate effectively within it


SKILLS, ABILITIES & KNOWLEDGE

Essential

  • Clinical skills, in particular:Suturing , Cannulation, Supervision of epidural infusion
  • Ability to write clearly and legibly in English
  • Knowledge of NMC Code of Conduct, Guidelines and Professional Practice
  • Awareness and knowledge of vulnerable adult and child Protection issues
  • Computer literate
  • Knowledge of evidence informed and research based practice
  • Professional appearance and behavious
  • Good communicator both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to work on own initiative and mange own time
  • Willing to undertake further study
  • Good previous attendance record
  • Flexible approach to working hours and practices
  • Satisfactory enhanced DBS with check against vulnerable groups barred lists


SPECIAL CIRCUMSTANCES

Essential

  • Ability to travel to other sites. Ability to work internal rotation


Employer details

Employer name

Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust

Address

Wycombe Hospital / Stoke Mandeville

High Wycombe / Aylesbury

HP11 2TT

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