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Infant Feeding Midwife

Employer
Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
Location
London
Salary
£42,471 to £50,364 a year pa inclusive pro rata
Closing date
25 Jul 2024

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Profession
Nurse, Midwife
Grade
Band 6
Hours
Part Time
We are looking for a midwife who is passionate and enthusiastic about infant feeding to join the Infant Feeding Team at St Mary's Hospital.This is maternity leave cover, which creates a fixed term opportunity for continued professional development within a specialist role.

What We Offer:o Professional development within a flexible, supportive and forward-thinking team.o Exposure to a wide variety of clinical cases and learning experiences.o Insight into working within a specialist role.

If you're ready to make a difference in the field of infant feeding and maternity care, don't hesitate. Apply now to become part of a team that's dedicated to excellence and innovation in maternity services. Together, we can make a real impact.

Main duties of the job

o Collaborate with Infant Feeding Leads to implement and evaluate Baby Friendly Initiative (BFI) standards, ensuring Imperial's accreditation is maintained.o Provide support to patients and staff with clinical challenges related to infant feeding, including reviewing and developing feeding plans for inpatients.o Monitor and audit the effectiveness of BFI standards through staff and patient audits.

About us

At Imperial College Healthcare you can achieve extraordinary things with extraordinary people, working with leading clinicians pushing boundaries in patient care. Become part of a vibrant team living our values - expert, kind, collaborative and aspirational. You'll get an experience like no other and will fast forward your career.

Benefits include career development, flexible working and wellbeing, staff recognition scheme. Make use of optional benefits including Cycle to work, car lease schemes, season ticket loan or membership options for onsite leisure facilities.

We are committed to equal opportunities and improving the working lives of our staff and will consider applications to work flexibly, part-time or job share.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Become a part of our exceptional and diverse team of maternity staff at Imperial. Our services span across St Marys Hospital, Queen Charlotte's & Chelsea Hospital, and beyond, offering a comprehensive range of maternity care from high-risk to lower-risk pregnancies.

At Imperial, we prioritise innovation and continuous improvement, embracing the latest resources and developments in maternity care. This is not just a job its an exciting journey where you will have the opportunity to reshape and enhance maternity services.

Person Specification

Education/ qualifications

Essential

  • Registered Midwife
  • First degree in midwifery or relevant alternative.
  • Evidence of post registration education activity
  • Mentorship course and 'sign off' mentor


Desirable

  • IBLC Lactation Consultant Course


Experience

Essential

  • Relevant current clinical experience.
  • Experience of teaching in a variety of settings.
  • Experience in change management


Desirable

  • Previous recruitment experience


Skills

Essential

  • Expertise in breastfeeding, including experience of supporting mothers in the relevant area to engender respect from all levels of staff.
  • Excellent Communication skills
  • Training, presentation, facilitation and mentoring skills.


Employer details

Employer name

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust

Address

St Mary's Hospital

London

W2 1NY

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