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Maternal Medicine Midwife

Employer
The Hillingdon Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Uxbridge
Salary
£49,178 to £55,492 per annum/incl HCAS/pro rata
Closing date
20 Jul 2024

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Profession
Nurse, Midwife
Grade
Band 7
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the maternity team at The Hillingdon Hospital as our Maternal Medicine Midwife.

This is a new role and is designed specifically for the needs of pregnant women/birthing people with pre-existing complex medical conditions. You will work closely with the Maternal Medicine team as a specialist midwife to facilitate high quality, effective, holistic, and supportive pregnancy care for women/birthing people. This includes assessment of care needs, the development, implementation, and evaluation of programmes of care and the setting of standards to improve outcomes.

This in line with the NorthWest London maternal medicine network commitment to ensuring that all women/birthing people in the network's footprint with significant medical problems receive timely specialist care and advice before, during, and after pregnancy. The role also involves education, training and audit.

Here at Hillingdon, we are passionate about ensuring service users have a positive experience each and every time and are committed to listening to their voices and how they want their services to be designed. We are proud to offer the opportunity to work in a progressive environment where we are committed to an ambitious transformation of our maternity services.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will inspire confidence and innovation amongst our incredible workforce, who together, ensure the women/birthing people and staff are safe, cared for and listened too. They will work collaboratively with the maternity teams, maternity managers, governance and education teams to provide seamless pathways of care and ensure a positive safety and team culture.

The purpose of this role is to lead and support the local development of the maternal medicine service in collaboration with North West London (NWL) Maternal Medicine Network (MMN) Leads.

This in line with the maternal medicine network commitment to ensuring that all women/birthing people in the network's footprint with significant medical problems receive timely specialist care and advice before, during, and after pregnancy.

The post holder will be a champion for women/birthing people with significant medical problems and the expectation is that the post holder will be responsible for promoting good quality midwifery/obstetric led interventions which aim to improve outcomes for all women/birthing people in the network's footprint with significant medical problems before, during, and after pregnancy.

About us

The Hillingdon Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is the only acute Hospital in the London Borough of Hillingdon and offers a wide range of services including accident and emergency, inpatient care, day surgery, outpatient clinics and maternity services. The Trust's services at Mount Vernon Hospital include routine day surgery, delivered at a modern treatment centre, a minor injuries unit and outpatient clinics.

The safety and well-being of our patients and of our staff is paramount and we are making urgent improvements to address this - particularly in infection prevention and control. We are making progress and going forward by working in partnership with local GPs, charities,community services, academic partners, our local authority, neighbouring hospitals and the wider North West London Integrated care system, and ensuring that we listen and work in partnership with our local population. We are absolutely focused on ensuring that our hospitalsprovide high quality, safe and compassionate care, while drive forward the building of the new Hillingdon Hospital.

We have over 3,500 members of staff that are proud to care for nearly half a million people, with a vision to be an outstanding provider of healthcare through leading health and academic partnerships, transforming services, to provide the best care where needed.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to the attached Job Description for the main responsibilities of the Maternal Medicine Midwife

Person Specification

Criteria

Essential

  • Registered Midwife
  • First level degree in related healthcare discipline or substantial experiential equivalence
  • Evidence of continuing professional development
  • Mentorship or teaching accreditation: ENB 997 or equivalent, SSSA supervisor and assessor
  • Knowledge and understanding of confidentiality in the NHS
  • Knowledge and understanding of Maternal Medicine


Desirable

  • Master's Degree in relevant subject (evidence of working towards i.e. already on pathway)


Employer details

Employer name

The Hillingdon Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Address

THH

Uxbridge

UB8 3NN

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394-MMM-040724

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