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Rotational Midwife

Band 5 /6

Main area
Family Care
Band 5 /6
Various Hours Available
Job ref
£23,023 to £36,644 Per Annum
23/01/2019 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 7,000 staff, many of whom are internationally renowned and have won awards for their work.

Midwife -

Advert for band 5 and 6 midwives

Maternity services at East Lancashire Hospitals (ELHT) offer a wide range of choices for birth.

There are three successful birth centres, a home birth service and the birth suite at the Lancashire Women and New-born Centre. Low risk women are cared for at the birth centres while whilst ladies requiring consultant led care are offered excellent facilities and birth choices on the central birth suite setting.

We require experienced and newly qualified midwives to work alongside the already established integrated midwifery teams in community and the birth centres. This model of care enables midwives to keep up to date, lead and progress within all aspects of midwifery practice while offering continuity of care to women and their families in the community setting.

If you preference is to work with women who require care with associated risk factors , come and work in the Lancashire women and new-born centre where we require midwives to work in all areas, antenatal ward, induction suite and triage, central birth suite, postnatal ward and transitional care. We take great pride in the excellent preceptorship package of which we offer to our newly qualified midwives.

This job advert will close as soon as sufficient applications have been received. An evidenced portfolio of skills and competencies is welcomed at interview.

Dear Potential Applicant,

It is important you are made aware of the changes which East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust has implemented with regard to charging for the cost of undertaking Disclosure and Barring Scheme (DBS) Checks (previously known as Criminal Records Bureau or CRB) and how this may impact upon you.

As this position is exempted from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and involves work that is identified as a regulated activity as defined in the Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act (2006), any offer of employment is provisional upon a satisfactory DBS check being obtained.

The cost of an Enhanced Disclosure will be £48.00, which includes a small handling fee.

In line with other NHS organisations in the North West Region, the Trust is now passing the charge for undertaking a DBS check on to candidates in the event they are successfully appointed into the post for which they have applied.  Candidates can choose whether to pay this over 1-3 months as a deduction from the monthly salary.  By applying for this vacancy you are agreeing to this undertaking in the event you are successfully appointed




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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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01254 732075