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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 27/10/2021.

Senior Midwife - Day Assessment Unit

Job Reference: 434-WC3549832

Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust
Stoke Mandeville Hospital, Aylesbury
£40,057 - £45,839 pa

At Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust we have lots to be proud of:

  • We are an integral member of the Buckinghamshire Integrated Care Partnership (ICP) providing both acute and community services, and at the forefront in developing ICP systems and new models of care.
  • The Trust’s latest CQC inspection report, rated the Trust as “Good” overall, “Outstanding” for caring with an “Outstanding” end of life service and a range of “Outstanding ”practices in areas such as the Emergency department, adult community services and outpatients.We have been ranked as one of the UK's top hospitals by health intelligence specialists CHKS.
  • Our Stroke Unit has maintained the ‘A grade’ in the latest Royal College of Physicians’ Sentinel Stroke National Audit Programme (SSNAP) audit
  • We are the home for the National Spinal Injuries centre, the birthplace of the Paralympics.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and committed senior midwife with strong clinical leadership skills to lead our Day Assessment Unit. We are in exciting times with the development and building of a new dedicated environment for Antenatal services on the Stoke Mandeville Hospital.

The role will involve the coordination of the Day Assessment Unit based at the Stoke Mandeville Site. The poster holder will need to support / develop and lead a team of midwives , Maternity Care assistance and other support staff.

This role must also work collectively with the Senior Midwifery team based within out clinic/ triage and in patient settings to ensure smooth transition for women and birthing people across our services.

As a member of our team you will be professional, reliable, safe and compassionate to all women and birthing people using our services, ensuring that the service is lead in a holistic approach. You will work collaboratively within our multidisciplinary team in an environment that is open and compassionate.

You must have excellent communication skills, be flexible and enjoy the challenge working within a busy, enthusiastic team.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Elaine Gilbert, Interim Head of Midwifery

Email address :

Working for us:

We are committed to providing staff with learning and development opportunities to support their career progression. We offer flexible working and a generous pension.

Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust is an equal opportunities employer and are constantly striving to improve the working lives of our staff. Unfortunately we do not offer London Weighting. It is Trust policy that travel expenses for interview will not be reimbursed.

It is currently a requirement of all colleagues within the Trust to wear appropriate personal protective equipment in accordance with Trust Infection Prevention and Control procedures, including surgical masks whilst working with colleagues and patients

Please be aware of the government proposal to make Covid -19 vaccination a condition of deployment in patient facing healthcare roles from April 2022.

The post will close on the closing date stated at midnight. Please note that we may when necessary be required to close a job prior to the closing date, due to a large number of applications or change in circumstance. Contact with candidates will be made via the email address on your application form. Therefore, ensure that this email address is checked regularly.

By applying for this post you are agreeing to Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system. If you are offered a job, information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system.

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The Trust is a NO SMOKING environment. Smoking in all areas of the building and premises is prohibited.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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