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Rotational Midwife - Band 6

Employer
St George's Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Location
London
Salary
£42,471 to £50,364 per annum inc HCAS (pro-rata)
Closing date
23 Jul 2024

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Profession
Nurse, Midwife
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
  • St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust in South London, is a teaching hospital and tertiary referral centre with our maternity unit providing care to over 5000 women yearly.
  • Our midwifery led Birth Centre - Carmen Birth Centre, named after one of our passionate community midwives - delivers approx. 600 babies a year.
  • Our dedicated teams and specialist midwives for AN screening, Infant Feeding, NIPE, Bereavement, Governance, FGM, Maternal Medicine, Diabetes, FMU/DAU, Safeguarding and Perinatal Mental Health have a wealth of experience and are able support you to develop your knowledge in areas you feel passionate about. We offer internal opportunities for secondments in areas to support staff with their development.
  • If you thrive in an energetic environment, which is rich in culture and diversity, do consider working at St George's to be the right step forward in your career.
  • With us you will gain experience from working in a tertiary referral unit with opportunities for further training and experience.
  • We currently have vacancies for midwives to join us as Band 6 Midwives in our Inpatient and Outpatient areas .
  • You can let us knowin your application or at interview which area you would prefer to work. We know how passionate you are about midwifery care so if you are ready for a new challenge, we would love to hear from you.


Main duties of the job

  • We take pride in promoting midwifery by delivering holistic woman-centred care to our diverse community.
  • The enthusiastic and dynamic midwifery and obstetric teams work closely together with an embedded MDT culture to meet the specific and individual needs of women who come from a wide range of social and cultural backgrounds.
  • We strive to give outstanding, safe and compassionate care throughout pregnancy and birth to all women, whether they chose to give birth at home, in our Birth Centre or on our Delivery Suite. We are working towards providing a continuity team model for all women so you will be joining us at an exciting time.
  • Our outstanding maternity HDU cares for women who need more complex care and we offer training and support to all midwives interested in developing the skills to work here.
  • We are very proud of our well established Fetal Monitoring team that deliver MDT training, twice weekly teaching and clinically support learning on shifts.
  • You will gain a deeper understanding of fetal well-being, CTG and STAN monitoring that will expand your knowledge and help support a safe and healthy birth.
  • You can develop your skills and practice across the entire maternity service and support women across the entire range of our services.
  • All contracts are rotational and you will have the opportunity to gain experience in all areas of midwifery with rotations to inpatient and outpatient areas along with opportunities to join our continuity of care teams.


About us

  • Our Practice Education team are here to support you as you continue your midwifery journey with us and offer a comprehensive orientation package, CPD program and annual mandatory updates.
  • Our CPF's support all midwives with supporting students and offer training in SSSA so that staff can reach practice supervisor and assessor status.
  • Our PMA team have dedicated staff forumsto enable midwives to talk through the challenges they are facing in their midwifery career at St George's. They also arrange peer support. Forums are also facilitated on MS TEAMS as to support all staff to join from home if they wish.
  • St George's has four organisational values which are Excellent, Kind, Responsible and Respectful. Our values are designed to support us all in our day to day work and encourage good behaviours and team-working.
  • St George's is committed to building a workforce in which each employee can enjoy a strong sense of belonging and where diversity, difference and uniqueness are truly valued. Our Trust focuses on staff well-being for all with a wealth of benefits from staff support and the Health and Wellbeing team. St George's Hospital have active staff groups representing BAME, LGBTQ+, Women's and Disability and Wellness Networks.
  • We can provide access to staff accommodation upon request, and there is an off-site nursery. Please do contact us for further information and applications to support services.


Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see the attached supporting document which contains more and person specification information about the role.

Person Specification

Qualifications and Training

Essential

  • Registered Midwife with NMC pin
  • Sign off Mentor/ practice assessor
  • Minimum competencies: IV drug administration, suturing, cannulation


Desirable

  • Educated to degree level or equivalent


Knowledge & Experience

Essential

  • Demonstrate knowledge of evidence based practice.
  • Able to prioritise own workload


Desirable

  • Evidence of teaching and mentoring


Skills

Essential

  • Demonstrates a caring and sensitive approach to woman centred care
  • Motivated and demonstrates enthusiasm for practicing midwifery
  • Good communication skills


Desirable

  • Completed preceptorship programme


Employer details

Employer name

St George's Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

Address

St Georges University Hospital

Blackshaw Road

London

SW17 0QT

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