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Rotational Midwife

North West England
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Full time
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Liverpool Women's NHS Foundation Trust
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Liverpool Women's Hospital NHS Trust is looking for motivated and enthusiastic midwives to join our Maternity Services Team. This is an exciting time to join the trust as we work with the recommendations from the Better Births report and developing our Continuity of Carer teams .This is a vacancy open to experienced Band 6 Midwives for rotational midwifery posts. Candidates will be able to show excellent clinical skills in every aspect of midwifery. Our service is continually changing and evolving to meet the needs of the population and ensure women and their familieshave a positive birthing experience. We welcome innovative ways of working and new ideas. We are a very friendly and supportive team, keen to gain the best out of every midwife. Our service is proud to offer development opportunities and support career progression within the Maternity workforce Candidates must be willing and able to work as part of a Continuity of Carer team

Main duties of the job
The role will require midwives who have the passion to provide kind, safe and personalised midwifery care, acting as an advocate for women and their families throughout pregnancy and birth.It is a requirement of the role to be able to work nights and weekends and provide on call cover to a given team caseload

About us
Liverpool Womens delivers the highest standards of care for women, babies and their families. Each year we deliver over 8,300 babies, carry out over 10,000 gynaecological procedures, and care for over 1,000 poorly and preterm newborns, making us the specialist provider of health services for women, babies and their families in Europe.

We have some of the leading experts in their field, and, after featuring on One Born Every Minute, Miracle Babies and Special Baby Unit, our teams are famous across the world for their professionalism, skill and compassion.

Liverpool Womens Hospital clinical services are currently being reviewed by NHS Liverpool Clinical Commissioning Group, following work done by our clinicians in presenting a powerful case for change in the Future Generations Strategy.

Job description
Job responsibilities
As a Band 6 Midwife at LWH you will work as part of a team as an autonomous practitioner, providing holistic midwifery and public health care and education to women and their families in a range of settings in the community services across the city and here at the Liverpool WomensHospital, providing expert care during the ante, intrapartum and postnatal period to a specified caseload.You will be required to work collaboratively with other professionals and agencies as part of a multidisciplinary /multi-agency team delivering safe personalised care to promote positive experience of pregnancies and birth.Please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification for further details

Person Specification
Qualifications & Learning
Registered Midwife / BSc midwifery studies
Mentorship/ Preceptorship qualification
Evidence of continuous and recent professional development
Introduction to Management
Demonstrable and recent relevant experience of working in community or hospital or birth centre setting
Competent in all aspects of Midwifery practice including intrapartum care and perineal suturing
Evidence of a desire to work as an integrated midwife
Working knowledge / experience of multiagency working
Skills, Knowledge & Aptitudes
Commitment to normal midwifery
Up to date professional knowledge / reports / frameworks that impact on provision of Maternity Services.
Knowledge of public health/midwifery issues.
Knowledge of audit and research
Working knowledge and experience of safeguarding children and vulnerable adults
Commitment to promotion of breast-feeding and support of breast-feeding mothers.
Proficient in neonatal resuscitation.
A general understanding of payment by results and maternity pathways
Counelling and bereavement skills
Participation in service development projects
Disclosure and Barring Service Check
This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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Liverpool Women's NHS Foundation Trust
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Contact: Hiring Manager

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