- Family Care
- Band 5/6
- Full time
- Part time
- Across East Lancashire Sites
- Across East Lancashire Sites
- £27,055 to £40,588 per annum
- 13/02/2023 23:59
At East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust our vision is to be widely recognised for providing safe, personal and effective care. We currently provide high quality services and treat over 600,000 people across East Lancashire and the surrounding area. We employ over 9,500 staff, many of whom are internationally renowned and have won awards for their work.
The Maternity services at East Lancashire Hospitals Teaching Hospital (ELHT) offer a wide range of birth choices for pregnancy and birth throughout the antenatal, intrapartum and postnatal periods. Maternity services comprises of three successful birth centres and a home birth service for women receiving universal care and the central birth suite for women who require additional care. All the birth settings offer excellent facilities.
We require experienced and newly qualified midwives to work in the midwifery teams in both the hospital and the community settings. We take great pride in the excellent preceptorship package which we offer to our newly qualified midwives and the bespoke induction packages that we offer to already qualified midwives joining the Trust.
Main duties of the job
The Post holder will be a midwife practising autonomously to attend women during the antenatal, intrapartum and postnatal periods. The potholder will be primary care provider and will work as member of teams providing maternity care to women within the hospital and community settings. The post holder will work within the framework of the NMC rules and Standards with East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust protocols and guidelines.
Working for our organisation
Established in 2003 East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust (ELHT) is a large integrated health care organisation providing high quality acute secondary healthcare for the people of East Lancashire and Blackburn with Darwen.
Our vision is to be widely recognised for providing safe, personal and effective care. We currently provide high quality services and treat over 700,000 patients a year from the most serious of emergencies to planned operations and procedures. We employ over 8,000 staff, many of whom are internationally renowned and have won awards for their work and achievements. Our organisation is driven by our strategic objectives and organisation values and we look for people who are strongly aligned with them.
Detailed job description and main responsibilities
We take great pride in the excellent preceptorship package which we offer to our newly qualified midwives and midwives joining from other Trusts.
For further details / informal visits contact:
Rebecca Sessions, Midwife Matron
- Registered Midwife
- Knowledge of quality programmes and audit Skills
- Working towards Diploma/Degree in midwifery or Health related topic.
- Current NMC Midwifery Registration
- Work towards post registration experience in midwifery.
- Learning ability
- People skills
- Evidence of practice related feedback
- Car driver
You must have appropriate UK professional registration.
This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.
Documents to download
Further details / informal visits contact
- Rebecca Sessions
- Job title
- Midwife Matron
- Email address