Maternity Support Worker

Yorkshire and Humber
Contract type:
Full time
NHS band:
Bands 2-4
Specialist areas:
General, Community, Hospital
Start Date:
Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust
Job Ref:

Thank you for your interest in a post at The Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust. Every employee at the Trust strives to provide excellent patient experience every single time. We strive to be an excellent employer for every one of our employees from the day they apply for employment with us. We have four core values, developed by our staff, and these are at the heart of everything we do to enable us to deliver our ambitions of excellence. You can find out more about our vision and values from our videos and website, which you can access via this page.

Are you looking to be part of an amazing maternity team who provide high quality and safe care, striving towards excellence?

Approximately 6200 babies are born each year at The Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust and we offer women personalised care and choice of home birth, freestanding birth centre, alongside birth centre and multi-disciplinary care on our labour ward.

Better Births, improving outcomes of maternity services in England (2016) highlights the need for multi-professional working to deliver world-class safe, personalised care for women and their babies. Maternity support workers are an integral part of the maternity workforce and play an important role in supporting midwives and the wider maternity teams, mothers and their babies through pregnancy, labour and during the postnatal period.

At Mid Yorkshire Hospitals we are passionate about ensuring women have a positive experience each and every time, and are committed in supporting our teams to develop professionally. If you have a passion for clinical excellence and patient care then Mid Yorkshire is the Trust for you! We will help you get off to a flying start with a structured induction programme that includes a two week supernumerary period with support from our expert team of midwives & maternity support workers. You will also be supported through a robust training package which will enable you to support women and their families through the antenatal, intrapartum and postnatal period.

The post holder will be required to work shifts over a 7 day period, part time/full time hours are available. If you would like to come to meet our team, or to talk about what we can offer, please get in touch

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