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Registered Midwife

Contract type:
Full time
NHS band:
Band 6
Specialist areas:
General, Hospital
Start Date:
Stockport NHS Foundation Trust
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There are lots of good reasons to choose to come and work at Stockport NHS Foundation Trust. A dynamic integrated Trust with integrity and vision. Exactly the same qualities you’ll see in yourself. Stockport NHS Foundation Trust aims to be the organisation of choice for patients and an employer of choice for staff. In order to continually improve all aspects of our patient experience, we rely upon having a highly skilled, motivated, diverse, productive and patient focused workforce.

Stockport Foundation Trust is one of four ‘specialist’ hospital sites in Greater Manchester. Being a ‘specialist’ hospital will enhance our general surgery, anaesthetics, critical care and emergency medicine for the benefit of people in Stockport, High Peak, Cheshire and across Greater Manchester.

Our values ‘We Care, We Respect, We Listen’ are at the heart of everything we do and come from our ‘Your Health. Our Priority’ promise. Every day they drive the behaviour and actions for every person in our organisation.

Please read the documents attached to this vacancy before applying, including the job description, person specification and the information for applicants which includes useful information to help complete your application.

Midwife – Band 6 – Contract

Are you passionate about providing the highest quality maternity care and would like to join our friendly multidisciplinary team?

An exciting opportunity has arisen for midwives to join the Integrated Birth Centre and Community Midwifery team at Stockport NHSFT. We are an established midwifery team working together with partnership services, across the four localities of Stockport, for the benefit of women and their families.

Evidence of continual professional development and previous intra-partum experience enabling skills that support birth in high and low risk environments would be essential for this role. Community experience including knowledge of safeguarding procedures and caring for vulnerable families would be advantageous.

The role will involve working within our Birth Centre providing care for low risk women and you will also be a named midwife for a caseload of women within an assigned geographical area, and to whom you will be expected to provide individualized, woman centred care during the antenatal, intrapartum and postnatal periods. This care may be facilitated in the GP surgery, children's centre, Integrated Birth Centre and or home environment. You will attend home births and be part of the on call rota system. You will work cooperatively with colleagues within the multidisciplinary team to provide midwifery care which ensures best outcomes for women and their families.

You will have vision and a passion for optimizing normality and positive birth experiences for women. You will demonstrate continuity of care and a commitment to improving and developing the service. You will embrace change and developments that support choice and advocacy for women. In Stockport, we are committed to developing our home birth service and the provision of evidenced based, effective parent education.

If you are looking for the opportunity to work innovatively and develop your midwifery skills to support an established, dynamic team committed to the provision of high quality evidenced based care for women and their families then please contact: Jane Ingleby or Sarah Mckie.

All successful applicants will need to attend mandatory training sessions and be able to demonstrate that they are up to date with current evidence based practice and the revalidation process.

Opportunities exist for ongoing professional development and access is available to a comprehensive range of in-service and external training programs.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and promote safeguarding by implementing the Trust’s policies and procedures, acting promptly on concerns, communicating effectively and sharing information appropriately.

If successful, this vacancy will require an enhanced DBS check at a cost of £43.50. This cost will be deducted from your first Trust salary. In addition to this it will be a condition of your employment that you will join the DBS update service and pay the annual subscription fee of £13.

Closing Date:
Contact Details:
Stockport NHS Foundation Trust
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Contact: Hiring Manager

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