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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 28/11/2021.

Band 6 Caseload Midwife - Home Birth

Job Reference: 290-RDRMH-06

Employer:
Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
Department:
Maternity
Location:
St Mary’s Hospital and Queen Charlotte's and Chelsea Hospital, London
Salary:
£38,768 - £46,124 pa inc

Fulfil your potential in hospitals that make history:

Charing Cross, Hammersmith, St Mary’s, Queen Charlotte’s & Chelsea and Western Eye.

With five world-renowned hospitals, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust is full of opportunity if you are looking to develop your healthcare career.

We are an NHS Trust of approximately 14,000 people, providing care for over a million and a half patients from north west London and beyond every year. We have a rich heritage and an ambitious vision for the future of our patients and local communities.

With our partners, Imperial College London, and The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust, we form Imperial College Academic Health Science Centre, one of 6 academic health science centres in the UK, working to ensure the rapid translation of research for better patient care and excellence in education.

We are proud of our heritage in innovation and we are early adopters of new insights in technologies, techniques and treatments for improving health.

Please note: As part of our continued response to COVID19 we are conducting the majority of our interviews virtually with limited face to face interviews. We require candidates to have the camera on during the interview. If you have been shortlisted and wish to have a face to face interview at one of our Trust locations please request this to the Recruiting Manager and we will do our best to facilitate your request, however this may not always be feasible.


Band 6 Caseload Midwife - Home Birth

There are exciting opportunities that have opened up to Caseload Home birth for Imperial College Hospital for enthusiastic and motivated band 6 community midwives. This will be for midwives that have a passion for women-centred, individualised care for women and their families at both St Mary’s and Queen Charlotte’s sites.

This is a fantastic opportunity for midwives to be involved in innovative midwifery by providing continuity of care for those women who would like a homebirth. There is a focus on continuity of antenatal, intrapartum and postnatal care with a named midwife for every clinic and a buddy.

This role includes a variety of clinical care from bookings, antenatal follow ups, on-calls for homebirths, intrapartum care for your own women and postnatal care at home or in a clinic. We are striving to increase our homebirth and normal birth rate by commencing monthly homebirth meetings. You would be supported by experienced midwives and would have an orientation package that will include specialist homebirth skills and drills training.

There are two on-calls a day and night for 12 hours shifts cover with the support of caseload team being the second on call.

This is a dynamic role and you will be encouraged to gain experience in different areas of the community to nurture leadership skills and help support progressive changes within the community and antenatal areas of maternity here at Imperial.

The Trust reserves the right to close this vacancy early should we receive 50 applications prior to the advertised closing date. Please ensure you submit your application as soon as possible.

We are committed to equal opportunities and improving the working lives of our staff and will consider applications to work flexibly, part-time or job share. Please talk to us at interview about the flexibility you may need.

As part of our continued response to COVID19 we are conducting the majority of our interviews virtually with limited face to face interviews. We require candidates to have the camera on during the interview. If you have been shortlisted and wish to have a face to face interview at one of our Trust locations please request this to the Recruiting Manager and we will do our best to facilitate your request, however this may not always be achievable.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Shree Koirala, Community Matron Imperial College Hospital, 07717431042 or Shreejana.koirala@nhs.net




At Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust you can achieve extraordinary things with extraordinary people. You’ll be working with leading clinicians pushing boundaries in patient care. Become part of a vibrant team living our values - expert, kind, collaborative and aspirational. You’ll get an experience like no other and will fast forward your career.

Benefits include opportunities for career development, flexible working and wellbeing, plus a staff recognition scheme. Also, take advantage of optional benefits including the cycle to work and car lease schemes, season ticket loan or membership options for onsite leisure facilities.

All of our hospitals have quick transport access to the Westfield shopping and leisure centre, the West End and a range of local bars, cafes and restaurants - ideal for team socials!

IMPORTANT:

Covid-19 full vaccination is a condition of employment for this role, unless an exemption applies. The successful applicant may have contact with vulnerable service users and we will therefore seek proof of being fully vaccinated during the recruitment process

We are committed to equal opportunities and improving the working lives of our staff and will consider applications to work flexibly, part-time or job share. Please talk to us at interview about the flexibility you may need.

The Trust reserves the right to close this vacancy prior to the closing date should we receive 50 applications prior to the advertised closing date. Once the vacancy that you have applied for has closed your application will be transferred to the Trac Recruitment System and you can expect emails from this site. Please ensure you check your emails regularly as this is how we will communicate with you throughout the recruitment process. If you are shortlisted you will be contacted by email and text message (if you provide a mobile contact number).


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.


UK Registration

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



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