George Eliot Hospital NHS Trust
The closing date is 14 December 2023
Full Time/ Part Time hours available (Flexible working available)
£35,392- £42,618 per annum
Closing Date: 14th December 2023
Interview Date: TBC
This post may close early due to high numbers of applicationsso you are advised to apply promptly.
Please note: At present we are not looking to recruit international candidates without complete NMC registration.
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A great and friendly place to work, so bring your passion, commitment and expertiseand enjoy the opportunities to make a difference every day.
Main duties of the job
Come and join our friendly, professional and caring midwifery team at George Eliot Maternity Unit.
We are a forward thinking maternity unit where we offer amazing care to women and their families, whilst caring for each other at the same time. Being led by a supportive management team we value all members of the team and their ability to provide excellent patient experience at all times.
As a maternity unit we are innovative and offer excellent opportunities for further career development. You too can help us make a difference.
Successful candidates will work as part of our teams in both the community and/or the hospital setting. The need for a skilled flexible workforce is vital to ensure we meet women's needs and ensure that our midwifery teams are able to keep their clinical skills up to date.We have excellent in house training and close links with Coventry University for our post registration courses.
Here at George Eliot our vision to 'excel at patient care' takes centre stage. An ever evolving clinically-led acute service provider we are on a journey to continually provide high quality, safe and responsive services delivered by inspiring, friendly and compassionate staff who share our corporate values which underpin everything we do. Our values are not just words on a piece of paper, they bond us together, reflect our ambition and shape who we are:
Effective Open Communication
excellence and safety in everything we do
Challenge but support
Expect respect and dignity
Local health that inspires confidence
Benefits:On-site nursery, 27 days minimum annual leave plus bank holidays, cycle to work scheme, flexible working, extensive in-house course learning directory, buying and selling of annual leave, subsidised restaurant, tranquillity garden and generous subsidised on-site parking.
- To be able to work in all areas of midwifery practice according to service needs;
- To work as an autonomous practitioner within the community & hospital setting, recognising any medical, obstetric or neonatal problems that arise and referring women or babies to the appropriate medical support;
- As required dependant on rotation allocation participate in a community rota and in the 24hour on-call system;
- Develop and maintain the clinical skills and knowledge necessary to provide individualised, clinically effective, evidence based midwifery care, as reflected within the Scope of Professional Practise and to be competent in the following-Midwifery led care-Neonatal and adult resuscitation-Supporting women choosing to labour and give birth in water-Supporting breast feeding in line with the trust policy-Perineal repair-Interpreting cardiotocograph recordings-Theatre scrubbing
- To work in partnership with the midwifery team and managers reporting problems/concerns relating to clinical practice;
- To ensure that all policies and procedures relating to drug storage, administration and record keeping are adhered to;
- To ensure the provision of excellent, evidence based car for the women and their families;
- To act as an advocate for the women ensuring the provision of appropriate information and support services;
- Communicate effectively, promoting open and trusting relationships;
- To be aware of the uses, safety precautions and handling of equipment;
- To assist in the development and review of policies and standards for the safe use of equipment and any new equipment introduced to the team;
- Participate in and assist in the planning and implementation of programmes of parenteducation offered to women and their partners;
- To be aware of the George Elliots Strategic Plan and be part of change management to ensure Choice, access and continuity of care in a safe service and to contribute where able to the development of the service to meet these strategies.
Please find attached job description and person specification for further details.
Qualification and Professional
Skills and Abilities
Experience and Knowledge
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).