Postnatal Ward Core Midwife
East Cheshire NHS Trust
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We are looking for an enthusiastic midwife with a keen interest in postnatal care to join our core postnatal team at Macclesfield Maternity Unit. You will be involved with embedding our high standards of postnatal care including the enhanced recovery pathways for our elective section women and working closely with the breast-feeding midwife to support the implementation of the BFI standards on the ward.
Here at Macclesfield Maternity Unit, we pride ourselves on being a small inclusive unit with a positive, compassionate culture. We have the NHS People Promise at the heart of our ethos, ensuring our women and families are cared for by safe and happy members of staff. We are situated in the heart of the Cheshire countryside within easy access to most motorways and the city center of Manchester.
We are looking for enthusiastic and adaptable midwives who have excellent interpersonal and clinical skills, who can work well as part of the multi-disciplinary team
You will become a valued member of an innovative team and will help us to excel further to deliver our Trust objectives and values.
37.5 Hours per week
Full time and part time hours are available
Main duties of the job
A midwife who will provide high standards of clinical care throughout the pregnancy continuum and fulfil the role of an active member of the midwifery team.
Roles will require you to participate in the on-call rota as required in the provision of the 24-hour service
We would encourage you to watch our recruitment video to see what it's really like to work at Macclesfield Maternity Unit.
We are not currently accepting applications from overseas trained Midwives who do not currently have NMC registration. These roles will be advertised separately.
Whether you are just starting out in your career or are looking to use your skills and experience in a new role, East Cheshire NHS Trust is the right employer for you. An organisation with a real sense of community we actively support and develop our staff to ensure our patients receive the best quality care, delivering the right care first time, every time.
COVID-19 vaccination remains the best way to protect yourself, your family, your colleagues and of course our patients from the virus when working in our healthcare settings. Whilst COVID-19 vaccination is not a condition of employment at this time, we do encourage our staff to get vaccinated. We will be checking the vaccination status of all new starters so that we can manage individual and environmental risks, and so that we can support those who may be undecided about vaccination. If you are unvaccinated there is helpful advice and information at https://www.eastcheshirehrdirect.nhs.uk .
Please be aware that this post requires an Enhanced with Barred list Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, the cost of which is payable by the successful candidate. If you have lived or worked abroad for 6 months or more in the last 5 years you will need to obtain an overseas police clearance. Further information can be found on the additional information links at the bottom of the advert.
23 March 2023
Agenda for change
£33,706 to £40,588 a year pro rata
Victoria Road, Macclesfield
Please read the attached Applicant Pack prior to completing your application form to find out more information.
Please download a copy of the Job Description and Person Specification located under the Supporting documents heading to read more about the advertised role.
As part of making your application we encourage you to review the Trusts Careers webpage www.careersateastcheshire.nhs.uk for more information about working for East Cheshire NHS Trust
We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome all applications irrespective of age, disability, gender, sexual orientation, race or religion. The Trust is a Disability Confident Leader and as such, applicants with disabilities will be offered an interview providing they meet the minimum criteria for the post (outlined in the Person Specification).
Applicants are advised to apply early as we reserve the right to close the advert prior to the advertised closing date should we receive a large number of applications.
We look forward to receiving your application.
- NMC Registration
Knowledge and Experince
- Evidence of good clinical skills
- Be aware of political issues affecting midwifery care
- Excellent communication skills
- Ability to work without direct supervision
- Ability to prioritise workload
Specific Job Requirement
- Reliable, tactful and enthusiastic
- Please see person specification for additional criteria
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).
Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).
East Cheshire NHS Trust
Victoria Road, Macclesfield
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