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Integrated Midwife

Employer
George Eliot Hospital NHS Trust
Location
Nuneaton
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 Per annum
Closing date
9 Jul 2024

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Profession
Nurse, Midwife
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Title - Integrated Midwife

Hours per week - 37.5

Perm/Fixed Term - Permanent

Salary - �35392 - �42618

Closing Date: 7th July 2024

Interview Date: 23rd July 2024

Is your vision to EXCEL in patient care? Do you have a passion for providing a high quality, safe and effective service? George Eliot Maternity Services are forward thinking and dedicated to innovative practice and Triage has become a forefront to this. Come and join our compassionate and friendly team!

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our team, with a special interest in Maternity Triage services. Here at George Eliot, we thrive when working to national standards within Triage and are looking for skilled and dedicated midwives to continue evolving our service further. Although being predominantly based in our 24-hour Triage base, the post will encompass rotation to all areas of the maternity service.

Are you ready to be a part of our amazing service? If so, please apply and we cannot wait to meet you!

This post may close early due to high numbers of applications so you are advised to apply promptly.

All correspondence for this vacancy will be sent by email please check your account regularly including your Junk and SPAM areas.

A great and friendly place to work, so bring your passion, commitment and expertise and enjoy the opportunities to make a difference every day.

Careers at George Eliot - 'Where you make a difference'

Main duties of the job

Come and join our friendly, professional, and caring team at the George Eliot Maternity Unit.

The successful post holder will provide ante-natal, post-natal and intrapartum care to women with low and high-risk pregnancies. They will rotate through all areas of the services as required including Continuity of Carer and Community and will be supported by the newly appointed midwifery retention support midwife.

You will also have access to the lead Professional Midwifery Advocate (PMA) and a team of PMAs for additional support if/when required.

We are a unit who provide personalised care for women, babies and their families ensuring a first class service and experience. The benefits include:
  • Dynamic and supportive management team
  • Forward thinking in response to new national initiatives, including the saving babies lives care bundle
  • Provision of preceptorship for newly qualified members of the team
  • Named professional midwifery advocate
  • On-going professional development and support
  • Rotation and integration within all areas of the service

If you would like to be part of this successful, flexible, friendly team, whether you are a newly qualified or experienced midwife we would like to hear from you.

About us

Our materntiy service has received significant investment over the past year which includes the addition of new specialist roles and the investment into our estate to include new theatres, the refurbishment of our inpatient maternity ward and the relocation of our triage department which is due to start this year.

Here at George Eliot our vision to 'excel at patient care' takes centre stage. An ever evolving clinically-led acute service provider we are on a journey to continually provide high quality, safe and responsive services delivered by inspiring, friendly and compassionate staff who share our corporate values which underpin everything we do. Our values are not just words on a piece of paper, they bond us together, reflect our ambition and shape who we are:

Effective Open Communication

excellence and safety in everything we do

Challenge but support

Expect respect and dignity

Local health that inspires confidence

Our benefits include but are not limited to: On-site nursery, 27 days minimum annual leave plus bank holidays, cycle to work scheme, flexible working, extensive in-house course learning directory, buying and selling of annual leave, subsidised restaurant, tranquillity garden and generous subsidised on-site parking.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The post holder will provide high quality integrated midwifery care in both hospital and community settings as required for mothers, babies and their families throughout pregnancy, labour, the postnatal period, this may be partof an integrated continuity of carer team as required by service needs.
  • Act as the womans advocate in promoting, and delivering the highest standard of midwifery care, ensuring all fundamentals of care are addressed, and current, relevant policies and procedures are adhered to.
  • Using evidence-based practice, assess the womans physical, psychological and spiritual needs, plan, implement and evaluate midwifery care involving the woman and her family, as appropriate.
  • Write reports, record observations and maintain plans of care, including electronic data storage and other appropriate records, accurately, legibly, concisely and contemporaneously.
  • Monitor the womans condition, interpret observations and identify deviations from normal. Report and refer to relevant health professionals, carrying out midwifery interventions as needed.
  • Keep the woman and her family informed, when appropriate maintaining client confidentiality.
  • Ensure midwifery care is flexible to meet the diverse needs of women.
  • Undertake clinical skills, as per the trusts Health Board Policy, relevant to role and the womans care.

  • Please see attached job description and person specification for further details.

    Person Specification

    Experience and knowledge

    Essential

    • oGood level of post registration experience including experience within relevant clinical environment
    • oPrevious experience of participating in research and audit
    • oKnowledge of safeguarding children procedures


    Qualification and Professional Training

    Essential

    • oEvidence of ongoing relevant continuing professional development, linked to demonstrate clinical competencies
    • oRegistered band 6 midwife
    • oPossession of a relevant degree or studying towards it


    Skills and abilities

    Essential

    • oHigh standard midwifery skills
    • oUnderstanding of resource management, health and safety, clinical risk and quality issues
    • oAble to work across professional team and organisational boundaries
    • oAble to problem solve and initiate change


    Personal Qualities

    Essential

    • oMotivated, enthusiastic and committed to the department
    • oTakes responsibility for own actions and promotes good team working
    • oEffective time management


    Other qualities

    Essential

    • oAble to effectively manage work-based stressful situations, both in self and others - liaising with outside agencies when appropriate.
    • oTo participate in on-call rota (when required)
    • oDealing with death/bad news. Ability to sensitively inform service users on emotional and complex issues such as stillbirth, maternal and neonatal death, diagnosis and treatment, complaints investigation and resolution.


    Employer details

    Employer name

    George Eliot Hospital NHS Trust

    Address

    George Eliot Hospital NHS Trust

    College Street

    Nuneaton

    CV107DJ

    Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

    230-34869832-W&C-A

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