Diabetic Midwife

Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust

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Job summary

This role is for a band 6 diabetic specialist midwife based at Wexham Park Hospital in Slough and in local midwifery hubs. Training will be provided however diabetic knowledge and a keen awareness of the diabetic needs of a woman is necessary. All midwife practitioners will be Registered Midwives, accountable for their own midwifery practice and will be able to fulfill the following role through the ability to make decisions with current protocols and principles of care in compliance with the NMC's Midwives Rules and code of Midwifery Practice.

The role includes working in both a consultant run specialist diabetic clinic combined with running a midwifery clinic within the community hubs.

You will be part of a diabetic team and will have a caseload of diabetic women to manage supported by two band 7 diabetic specialist midwives. You must be keen for further development and study within the diabetic field including the Prescribing course (fully funded).

Main duties of the job

I am Emma Luhr Director of Midwifery at Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust, and we are looking for enthusiastic and highly motivated individuals like yourself, to join our fantastic and supportive expanding team of Midwives at Wexham Park.

Frimley Health is a great place to work and progress your career in the Midwifery profession. We are the 4th largest trust to deliver maternity services in England, with a dedicated Head of Midwifery at both sites, a team of Matrons and Practice Development team to not only support you, but enable our Midwives, Support Workers to deliver high quality care to all our women and progress the National Maternity Transformation Agenda.

About us

If you join our team I can personally assure you that you will have access to excellent opportunities including;

  • Comprehensive bespoke preceptorship programme if you havejust qualified
  • Developmental programmes for all members of the team that are individualised depending on need
  • Leadership development at all levels
  • Trust supported development opportunities
  • Career progression & development
  • Support for Masters/further study
  • Involvement in national research projects

Date posted

23 May 2022

Pay scheme

Agenda for change

Band

Band 6

Salary

£33,922 to £40,872 a year pa inclusive of HCAS

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time, Part-time

Reference number

151-AO708

Job locations

Wexham Park

Wexham Street

Slough

SL24HL


Job description

Job responsibilities

  • To acknowledge professional accountability by demonstrating and ensuring high standards of practice.
  • To be responsible for the assessment planning, implementation and evaluation of care during the antepartum, intrapartum and postpartum periods
  • To work alongside the obstetric team and be responsible in providing care to diabetic women
  • To be aware of the need for changes in professional practice, whilst acting as a resource for women, their families and also colleagues. In conjunction with the Practice Development Team analysing personal training needs and making changes to clinical practice where appropriate.
  • To participate in the setting, implementing and monitoring of clinical standards.
  • To participate in the achievement and maintenance of high standards of service using the task of clinical audit, consumer satisfaction surveys to their full effect.
  • To record information accurately, and complete documentation in compliance with the NMC Code.
  • To enter information accurately onto the maternity information system

Job description

Job responsibilities

  • To acknowledge professional accountability by demonstrating and ensuring high standards of practice.
  • To be responsible for the assessment planning, implementation and evaluation of care during the antepartum, intrapartum and postpartum periods
  • To work alongside the obstetric team and be responsible in providing care to diabetic women
  • To be aware of the need for changes in professional practice, whilst acting as a resource for women, their families and also colleagues. In conjunction with the Practice Development Team analysing personal training needs and making changes to clinical practice where appropriate.
  • To participate in the setting, implementing and monitoring of clinical standards.
  • To participate in the achievement and maintenance of high standards of service using the task of clinical audit, consumer satisfaction surveys to their full effect.
  • To record information accurately, and complete documentation in compliance with the NMC Code.
  • To enter information accurately onto the maternity information system

Person Specification

Qualifications/ Training

Essential

  • Degree in Midwifery
  • Registered Midwife

Experience

Essential

  • Diabetic course
  • 3 years qualified
  • Diabetic experience within maternity inpatients
Person Specification

Qualifications/ Training

Essential

  • Degree in Midwifery
  • Registered Midwife

Experience

Essential

  • Diabetic course
  • 3 years qualified
  • Diabetic experience within maternity inpatients

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Additional information

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Wexham Park

Wexham Street

Slough

SL24HL


Employer's website

https://www.fhft.nhs.uk/ (Opens in a new tab)


Employer details

Employer name

Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Wexham Park

Wexham Street

Slough

SL24HL


Employer's website

https://www.fhft.nhs.uk/ (Opens in a new tab)


For questions about the job, contact:

Linda Heppolette

linda.heppolette1@nhs.net

03006153607

Date posted

23 May 2022

Pay scheme

Agenda for change

Band

Band 6

Salary

£33,922 to £40,872 a year pa inclusive of HCAS

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time, Part-time

Reference number

151-AO708

Job locations

Wexham Park

Wexham Street

Slough

SL24HL


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