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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 06/04/2020.

Safeguarding Lead Midwife

Job Reference: 151-AO190

Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust
Wexham Park Hospital, Slough
£40,681 - £46,294 inc HCA

Frimley Health Foundation Trust is seeking to recruit a Specialist Midwife for Safeguarding. This is an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated and clinically experienced individual (with current professional registration) to work at the Wexham Park Hospital site, taking a lead for Safeguarding and working closely with the Vulnerable Women’s Community Midwifery Team and the Specialist Perinatal Mental Health Midwife.

We are seeking an individual with experience of Safeguarding who can demonstrate a high level of understanding around the complexities of the role. Candidates will be educated to degree level or beyond, and will demonstrate the ability to manage change and promote excellence, adapting policies, protocols and guidelines in line with national imperatives.

Skill in using a range of media formats to deliver training and updates will be a positive advantage, as the Safeguarding Midwife must be able to engage and educate an evolving workforce.

The successful candidate will have experience of working in Safeguarding, and experience of Community as well as Hospital midwifery will be an advantage. He or she will be expected to work collaboratively with medical staff, Midwives, Support Workers, Nurses, Midwifery and Nursing Students and other professionals who may influence maternity care. They will also be able to write and present information to a high standard, having a proven track record in effective cross-disciplinary communication.

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There’s never been a more exciting time to build your career at Frimley Health, one of the country’s largest and most respected hospital trusts. We have three main hospitals: Frimley Park in Frimley near Camberley, Heatherwood in Ascot and Wexham Park near Slough.

As well as delivering excellent general hospital services to local people, we provide specialist heart attack, vascular, stroke, spinal, cystic fibrosis and plastic surgery services across a much wider area. We also run outpatient clinics and diagnostic services from Aldershot, Farnham, Fleet, Windsor, Maidenhead, Bracknell and Chalfont St Peter.

Recently we have invested £150m in new facilities to create the best environments for our patients and staff. Our projects include new state-of-the-art Emergency Assessment Centre at Wexham Park and a newly planned care hospital in Ascot.

Our three core values, and the behaviours that support them, guide everything we do and set out what we expect of our staff in the way they treat patients, visitors, service users and each other. So whether you use our services or are just visiting you can expect us to be Committed to Excellence, Working Together and Facing the Future.

If you have a passion for clinical excellence, patient care and your own career development, you’ll feel at home at Frimley Health. Whether you want to broaden your expertise, strengthen your skills or make the move into management. It’s one of the reasons our staff consistently rate us among the best places to work in the NHS.

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.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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