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Job summary

Main area
Community Midwifery
Grade
Band 6
Contract
Permanent
Hours
  • Full time
  • Part time
37.5 hours per week (Full time 37.5)
Job ref
151-CAP243
Employer
Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
NHS
Site
Bracknell Team
Town
Bracknell Team - Frimley Health Foundation trust
Salary
£33,922 - £40,872 pro rata pa incl HCAS
Salary period
Yearly
Closing
19/08/2022 23:59

Employer heading

Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust logo

COVID-19 Vacancy Community Midwife

Band 6

Job overview

We are excited to announce an opportunity to join the community midwives. We are in the process of developing 5 hubs with 2 established, spanning from Bracknell to Farnham and book approximately 6000 women per year. We are looking for enthusiastic midwives to help develop our service within the Bracknell area in line with the National Maternity Review 'Better Births'. As a trust we are working towards continuity of carer and are looking for someone who is keen to develop this service while working with our current community team to enable a smooth transition.

Main duties of the job

The successful candidate will join a Community Midwifery Team working closely with colleagues in a supportive, caring and learning environment. He or she will support students and liaise closely with other members of the wider team providing excellent evidence-based care to women from a diverse multicultural background. He or she will provide antenatal and postnatal care for women in the Community Hub, hospital or home settings, facilitating informed choice and being involved in the development of a personalised pathway. We promote homebirths and have an on call service to support the continuity home birth team.  Experience of working in the Community with experience of homebirth is advantageous. Ability to drive essential.

Working for our organisation

In 2014 Frimley Park Hospital was the first to be awarded ‘Outstanding’ status by the Care Quality Commission ratings 'When the (CQC) inspected Frimley Park Hospital, we found the vast majority of care to be outstanding. Even where we rated services as good, these were found to be towards the upper end of that scale.” Prof Sir Mike Richards, Chief Inspector of Hospitals for England Soon after, the trust running Frimley Park Hospital took over Wexham Park and Heatherwood hospitals. As Frimley Health, we are now delivering the same outstanding culture of excellence across the enlarged trust

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

Managing your own caseload / clinics within a hub setting while working as close team. Fulfilling the needs of your woman's antenatal and postnatal requirements with a small on call commitment (2-3 per month). Experience of working in the Community with experience of homebirth is advantageous. Ability to drive essential. This role is for the Bracknell team.

Person specification

Qualifications

Essential criteria
  • Registered Midwife
Desirable criteria
  • Registered Nurse Qualified mentor

Skills

Essential criteria
  • Demonstrates clinical skills commensurate with a midwife who has migrated from band 5 to 6
  • Demonstrates excellent written and presentation skills

Experience

Desirable criteria
  • Experience in Community

Employer certification / accreditation badges

Apprenticeships logoNo smoking policyDisability confident employerCare quality commission - GoodDefence Employer Recognition Scheme (ERS) - Silver

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
Tanya Santacaterina
Job title
Midwifery Matron - Community Frimley Park Hospital
Email address
t.santacaterina@nhs.net
Telephone number
0300 613 3821
Additional information

If you wish to contact me via email or telephone to discuss this opportunity please do not hesitate

t.santacaterina@nhs.net

0300 613 3821

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