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Registered Midwives

Wirral University Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Wirral, Merseyside
Closing date
21 Jul 2022

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Contract Type
Full Time, Part Time
NHS Trust/Hospital
Job Role
Assistant Director of Nursing
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We are all NHS Professionals - could you be too?

We are looking for experienced Registered Midwives to join the NHS Professionals staff bank, to support a wide range of flexible shifts covering days, nights, and weekends.

What will be your main responsibilities?

The role will involve, but not be limited to you performing the following:

· Assessing the needs of women, partners, families, and carers

· Plan, deliver and evaluate standards of evidence-based midwifery care

· Providing full antenatal care, including parenting classes, clinical examinations and screening

· Identifying high-risk pregnancies

· Monitoring women and supporting them during labour and the birthing process

· Teaching new and expectant mothers how to feed, care for and bathe their babies

· Displaying excellent analytical ability and sound decision making in changing clinical situations

· Recognising deterioration in the physical or mental condition of a patient and taking appropriate action / escalation

· Recognising, responding to, and managing emergency situations

· Providing emotional support during difficult situations

· Assisting in the development of new staff, students, and colleagues

· Working as an effective team member and promoting team and interdisciplinary relationships

· Recognising limitations and escalating concerns

To apply for this post, you will/have:

· A minimum of 12 months paid experience as a Registered Midwife

· Comply with NMC Professional Registration and keep up to date with current practices

· Completed Preceptorship Programme

· Be proficient in the delivery of care to patients

· Practice as an accountable midwife in an acute and primary care setting

· Able to make appropriate clinical decisions in light of research, evidence, informed choice and individual circumstances

· Ensure accurate records are kept in accordance with CHS policy and NMC guidelines

· Carry out procedures and techniques in accordance with agreed policies and standards

· Undertake regular mandatory training*

In return for your hard work and commitment, NHS Professionals (NHSP) offers you some fantastic benefits:

*Depending oPay Rates*:

Days: £19.38 per hour

Saturdays/Nights: £25.19 per hour

Sunday/Bank Hols: £31.00 per hour

*Pay rates may vary depending on Trust, experience, any incentives that are running, and are subject to change.

As a member, you'll have fantastic benefits:

· Competitive pay rates – work this week, get paid next week

· Manage your shifts and timesheets on the go – access your “My Bank” shift portal anywhere, anytime online or through your smartphone

· Essential support when you need it – 24/7 365 days – Call us anytime

· Multi-locational - work across neighbouring Trusts

· First choice of shifts or placements at your Trust – access before they are made available to agency

· Varied working options to suit your lifestyle – access to the Bank gives you options of ad hoc shifts or fixed term placements

· Training and development opportunities · Build holiday allowance for every shift you work

· Stakeholder pension scheme availablen the Trust, you may require variable additional certification and skills.

We specialise in putting people in places to care. Every year we help thousands of dedicated candidates and highly skilled NHS workers enjoy better career opportunities, access to more shifts and a healthier work-life balance, giving more choice and control to our members.

As an equal opportunities' organisation, NHSP is committed to the equal treatment of all current and prospective Bank members and does not condone discrimination on the basis of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, gender reassignment, or marriage and civil partnership. We believe there is a strong case for the Equality, Diversity and Inclusion agenda and we strongly encourage suitably qualified applicants from a range of backgrounds to apply.

Wirral University Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust provides a range of acute hospital and community services as well as some specialist services such as rehabilitation. As one of the biggest and busiest acute NHS trusts in the North West, the Trust has been recognised by numerous national awards in areas including dermatology, dementia, patient experience, patient safety, scientific innovation, and staff engagement.

Wirral has a stunning coastline and a beautiful countryside, with 50 miles of rural walking routes, cycle areas and beaches. The busy cities of Liverpool, Chester and Manchester are within easy reach with excellent transport links.


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