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Rotational Midwife

Band 5/6

Main area
Family Care
Grade
Band 5/6
Contract
Permanent
Hours
  • Full time
  • Part time
  • Other
Various Hours Available
Job ref
435-F076-23
Site
Across East Lancashire Sites
Town
Across East Lancashire Sites
Salary
£27,055 to £40,588 per annum
Closing
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.

Job overview

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:

Name

Rebecca Sessions, Midwife Matron

 

Email address

Rebecca.Sessions@elht.nhs.uk

 

Person specification

Qualifications

Essential criteria
  • Registered Midwife
Desirable criteria
  • Knowledge of quality programmes and audit Skills
  • Working towards Diploma/Degree in midwifery or Health related topic.

Experience

Essential criteria
  • Current NMC Midwifery Registration
Desirable criteria
  • Work towards post registration experience in midwifery.

Personal Attributes

Essential criteria
  • Flexible
  • Self-Reliance
  • Communication
  • Learning ability
  • People skills
  • Motivation
Desirable criteria
  • Evidence of practice related feedback

Other

Essential criteria
  • Car driver

Employer certification / accreditation badges

Happy to Talk Flexible WorkingPositive about disabled peopleInvestors in PeopleCare quality commission - GoodDisability confident committedStep into health

Applicant requirements

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

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Further details / informal visits contact

Name
Rebecca Sessions
Job title
Midwife Matron
Email address
Rebecca.Sessions@elht.nhs.uk