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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 13/12/2021.

Job Reference: 284-21-DWPR-451

Birmingham Women's and Children's NHS Foundation Trust
Maternity Rotational
Birmingham Women's Hospital
£31,365 to £37,890 pa

If you are Ambitious, Brave and Compassionate there has never been a more exciting time to join our team. Ambitious and proud to provide world-class care everyone who works at Birmingham Women’s and Children’s NHS Foundation Trust team plays an important role in making our hospitals the incredible places they are. Our vision is to build a world leading team to deliver world class care.

Birmingham Women’s and Children’s NHS Foundation Trust are committed to creating the best place to work, where all staff can reach their full potential. We believe in promoting and enhancing inclusion, diversity and equality and welcome and encourage applications from all areas of the community, who meet the criteria for the role, regardless of age, gender, disability, race, religion or sexual orientation. We look forward to receiving your application. BWC is committed to inclusion and diversity. Please ensure that you review the person specification for this post prior to applying as this is what you will be shortlisted against. If you believe your experience means you meet the criteria, please draw this out in your application.

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Are you a Band 6 midwife or an experienced Band 5 midwife looking for an exciting change?

Do you want to work for an organisation with an outstanding global reputation?

We are looking for experienced midwives to join our expanding maternity department. Midwifery is seeing a surge in popularity and we are fortunate to be able to offer new and exciting opportunities within our team. It’s a fantastic time to be a part of this new journey here with us at Birmingham Women’s Hospital.

Provision of seamless maternal care and wellbeing for all women, regardless of the level of medical risk, is at the forefront of our practice. Our midwives strive to provide holistic care for all our women and pride ourselves on expertise, knowledge and the delivery of evidence based, women centred enhanced midwifery care.

As a Band 6 Midwife at Birmingham Women’s Hospital you will have the opportunity to rotate between our hospital wards (antenatal / postnatal) and delivery suite. We can be flexible and will work with you when developing your rotation programme. We also have opportunities to join our core delivery suite team, triage team or high dependency unit team.

As a large Trust we also have our dedicated Continuity of Carer teams, a Fetal Medicine Department and a range of specialist midwives across the service including; diabetes, haematology, sonography, NIPE, practice development, fetal monitoring and screening.

Why should you come and join us at Birmingham Women’s Hospital?

  • Opportunities to gain further development/qualifications and career progression e.g. NIPE Qualification, Management Matters, Leadership and Management, Aromatherapy etc.
  • A flexible working approach – for example, we can offer full or part time hours, longer or shorter days.
  • Staff improvement huddles – as a midwife with us you will have a key involvement in continuous service improvement initiatives and driving changes within the department.
  • Multi-disciplinary team working.
  • Professional Midwifery Advocates (PMAs) who provide expert clinical supervision, support and guidance when needed.
  • Special interest groups – we have team members supporting specifically with safeguarding, auditing, student mentorship, infant feeding, infection control and more.

A bit about us

Birmingham Women’s and Children’s NHS Foundation Trust is a centre of excellence in healthcare for women and their families within the West Midlands and beyond. We are a referral centre for diverse, high risk pregnancies and provide excellent standards of care for all women. We strive to provide holistic care for all our women and pride ourselves on expertise and knowledge within high risk pregnancy and the provision of evidence based, women centred enhanced midwifery care.

Did you know? We have gained Unicef Level 3 Baby Friendly Initiativeaccreditation.

What’s next?

Click to link to apply and submit your application. The closing date is Monday 2nd August.

If you like to speak with us prior to making an application or wish to have an informal visit, please contact Nicola Round: / 0121 472 1377 ext. 5043.

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