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Maternity
Grade
Band 2
Contract
Permanent
Hours
37.5
Job ref
275-1812MCA-NJ-02
Employer
Medway NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
NHS
Site
Medway NHS Foundation Trust
Town
Gillingham
Salary
£15,404 - £18,157 per annum / pro rata
Closing
20/12/2018 23:59
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Maternity Care Assistant

Band 2

 

 

Maternity Care Assistant

Directorate: Planned Care

Band: 2

Salary: £15,404 - £18,157 per annum/pro rata

Interview date: Week commencing 7th January 2019

Medway NHS Foundation Trust, covering a diverse population of over 400,000, is undergoing great transformational change where the improving care for patients and the opportunities for staff go hand in hand.

The Trust is working together as one to ensure that the shared vision of Better, Best, Brilliant is achieved. With strong leadership the day to day experience for our teams is a great one, where staff are valued, excellent quality care is provided and the passion for continuous improvement is high.

Medway NHS Foundation Trust offers an excellent benefit package which includes childcare facilities, various salary sacrifice schemes and a generous annual leave allowance.

The post-holder will: be responsible for assisting midwives to provide a range of care and ward/ clinic duties to support women and their babies under the direction of a Registered Midwife.

He/She will care for mothers and babies in the antenatal, intrapartum and postnatal period within the hospital setting.

Other duties include:
- maintain accurate, legible and contemporaneous records
- maintain a clean, pleasant and safe environment
-communicate with all in a courteous and helpful way

As part of our ongoing commitment to professional development Medway NHS Foundation Trust are pleased to be able to offer MBA, MA,BA, Executive Education, undergraduate and postgraduate programmes via the renowned Henley Business School.

We are delighted to be able to offer a number of new apprenticeship in Leadership and Management, Business Services, Finance, Accounting and HR, Clinical Support Worker, Nursing Associate and Assistant Practitioner alongside our in-house comprehensive clinical pathways.

All of our learning programmes will support and encourage all members to be able to apply their learning immediately back into their working life. Our hope is that the education pathways will play a key role in enabling you to challenge the practices of the past and build capability for the future.

Our culture and values are what drives Medway NHS Foundation Trust and is the heartbeat of who we are as an organisation. It is important that you understand and to refer to our values when you are completing your application and always reflect our values throughout your employment with the Trust.

Our values are Bold, Every Person Counts, Sharing and Open and Together. We are inspiring and ambitious, respectful and supportive, open and we speak up, we are inclusive and responsible.

To contribute to our exciting future and become part of our team, apply today.   

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Applicant requirements

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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Further details / informal visits contact

Andrea Curling

andrea.curling@nhs.net

If you have problems applying, contact

Post Graduate Centre
Medway NHS Foundation Trust
Windmill Road
Gillingham
Kent
ME7 5NY
Telephone
01634 830000 ext 5250