Lilac Team Leader
Barts Health NHS Trust
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Are you an experienced midwife who strives to deliver a gold standard of care? If so then working as a senior Band 7 midwife on our Fantastic Birth Centre is for you!
Fuelled by innovation, we embrace the latest resources and developments, always striving for forward-thinking improvements. This role isn't just a job; it's a thrilling journey to reshape maternity care together!
You will be part of a supportive and experienced team on Lilac Birth Centre, providing intrapartum and postnatal care, whilse leading a team of motivational, friendly and supportive midwives.
Whipps Cross Hospital is part of Barts Health NHS Trust, which has a worldwide reputation for innovation in the care of expectant mothers and their families. As the largest trust in the UK we provide exceptional care for families.
We value your experience working alongside us and acknowledge that fulfilled midwives put women at the centre of their work. As a midwife you are part of the woman's family, and develop a mutually respectful and satisfying relationship.
Main duties of the job
To give high quality, safe , evidence based, holistic midwifery care to women in all maternity care settings including antenatal, intrapartum and postnatal care as well as parent education. To provide continuity of care and carer in partnership with the women and the multidisciplinary team as required. To ensure midwifery care and support provided is personalised to meet the individual needs of the woman.
We are dedicated to being an outstanding place to work and will work with you to get the best experience. We know flexible working is not a one size fits all and will mean something different to everyone. We are inclusive, so if you are interested in flexible working, please speak to the recruiting manager.
Barts Health is one of the largest NHS trusts in the country, and one of Britain's leading healthcare providers.
The Barts Health group of NHS hospitals is entering an exciting new era on our improvement journey to becoming an outstanding organisation with a world-class clinical reputation. Having lifted ourselves out of special measures, we now have the impetus and breathing space to chart a fresh course in which we are continually striving to improve all our services for patients.
Our vision is to be a high-performing group of NHS hospitals, renowned for excellence and innovation, and providing safe and compassionate care to our patients in east London and beyond. That means being a provider of excellent patient safety, known for delivering consistently high standards of harm-free care and always caring for patients in the right place at the right time. It also means being an outstanding place to work, in which our WeCare values and behaviours are visible to all and guide us in how we work together.
We strive to live by our WeCare values and are committed to promoting inclusion, where every staff member has a sense of belonging. We value our differences and fully advocate, cultivate and support an inclusive working environment.
The full job description provides an overview of the key tasks and responsibilities of the role, and the person specification outlines the qualifications, skills, experience, and knowledge required. For both documents, please view the attachment/s below.
Qualifications and knowledge
Skills and abilities
Health, safety and security
Enablement to address health and wellbeing
Certificate of Sponsorship
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