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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 29/11/2020.

Band 2 Maternity Support Worker - DAU

Job Reference: 251-FCSS7901-LG

Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£18,005 - £19,337 pa pro rata

Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust provides services through its three hospitals in Andover, Basingstoke and Winchester. We provide all general hospital services for planned and emergency care as well as specialist services.

Are you looking for an exciting new career? Then this job might be the right new job for you!!

Would you like to join a team that is dedicated to providing women-focused care whilst working closely with specialist colleagues and our multidisciplinary teams to deliver choice and personalised care to women and families?

Hampshire Hospitals Foundation Trust is looking for Maternity Support Workers to join our team providing maternity services within our Day Assessment Unit in the Basingstoke and North Hampshire Hospital, Basingstoke.

You will be part of a dynamic, professional and supportive team committed to providing high standards of care and also committed to the training and development of our Maternity Support Worker. You will assist midwives who are providing antenatal care and ultrasounds. You will be required to assist with investigations such as taking swabs, MSU specimens and phlebotomy.

Training and support will be provided – you are not a number at HHFT you are a name and we value our staff.

Happy to Talk Flexible Working - all requests for flexible and part time working will be considered.

Please contact us if you would like to ask any questions or discuss this position further, we are open to thoughts, ideas and innovative approaches to delivery of maternity care.

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameLisa BirkettJob titleDeputy Operational Service ManagerEmail addressLisa.Birkett@hhft.nhs.ukTelephone number01962828986Additional contact information

For enquires regarding the advertised post please contact Lisa Birkett, Deputy Operational Service Manager (Maternity) via email – or Sarah Clare, DAU Lead Midwife via email –

Our commitment to you:

We are committed to equality and diversity in both the provision of our services and how we recruit and manage our staff. Applications are encouraged from everyone with the necessary attributes for the job, irrespective of age, disability, gender reassignment, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity.

The paperwork:

  • Shortlisted candidates will be contacted at least 5 working days before the scheduled interview date. All communication is via the e-recruitment system and we advise all candidates to regularly check your emails including junk mail folders in web-based email products.
  • All new staff will be subject to a probationary period covering their first six months in post.
  • In compliance with Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016, all applicants must be able to communicate fluently in English to an appropriate standard which will be assessed as part of the selection process.

  • Note to vacancy advertisers: Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust operates a strict process regarding the advertising of vacancies, details of which may only be reproduced with the written permission of the person authorised by the Trust to place the advert. Any orders obtained via unsolicited routes (including individuals not so authorised) will not be paid and the circumstances will be reported to our counter fraud specialist.

This vacancy may close before the current listed closing date. If you intend to apply you are advised not to delay submitting your completed application.

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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