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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 06/02/2022.

Deputy Head of Midwifery

Job Reference: 130-NMR019-0122

Employer:
Swansea Bay University Health Board
Department:
Obstetric Specialist Nurses
Location:
Singleton Hospital, Swansea
Salary:
£54,764 - £63,862 per annum

Welcome to Swansea Bay University Health Board. We welcome applications from people who share our values: caring for each other, working together and always improving.

Swansea Bay University Health Board reserve the right to close vacancies after 24 hours if a large number of suitable applications are received. We encourage early applications to ensure consideration for a post.

Prior consideration for this vacancy will be given to staff currently awaiting Redeployment and we therefore reserve the right to withdraw this advert at any stage.

Applications may be submitted in Welsh. Applications submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application submitted in English.


We are looking for an exceptional individual to provide forward thinking clinical and professional leadership to midwifery staff across Community services and within Singleton Hospital and Neath Port Talbot Hospital to support the delivery of high quality midwifery care in Swansea Bay UHB.

Partnership working is key and together with the Head of Midwifery you will develop and implement the service strategy, ensuring staff are engaged and supported at every step.

We are seeking a midwife with experience in successful operational management at a senior level within an acute setting and a track record of leading on service innovation and change. You are expected to articulate this in your interview. Strong IT skills and the ability to write reports are both essential skills for the role.

If you are passionate about providing excellent care to women and are a positive role model for our staff, then this is the opportunity for you. We are looking for a knowledgeable, inspirational and confident individual to work in our service with our team to improve the highest standards of care for our women, their babies and their families.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post; English and/or Welsh speakers are equally welcome to apply.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Susan Jose

Head of Midwifery

Susan.jose@wales.nhs.uk

07766466951




Swansea Bay University Health Board is committed to supporting its staff and processes to fully embrace the need for bilingualism thereby enhancing service users experience. In our commitment to increase the number of staff able to communicate in Welsh with patients and professionals, we would particularly welcome applications from Welsh speakers.

Equality remains at the centre of the Health Boards policy-making, service delivery and employment practices. We value the diversity of our staff and welcome applications from people from protected groups under the Equality Act 2010, this specifically includes age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/reassignment, race, religion, disability, pregnancy and maternity and marriage and civil partnership.

We are a Disability Confident Employer and applications are welcomed from persons with disabilities. A disability will not prejudice your application. If you are unable to submit your application in the requested format because of a disability please contact the Recruitment Team, who will agree a more suitable way for you to apply. All disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria listed in the Person Specification will be invited to interview.

To work in the UK, all candidates who are not UK or Republic of Ireland (RoI) nationals require sponsorship to obtain either a Health and Care visa or Skilled Worker visa, unless you have permission to work via another route. Non UK / RoI candidates wishing to apply should self-assess the likelihood of obtaining a Certificate of Sponsorship by visiting Work in the UK. If you are eligible for the Health and Care visa, application costs are lower and you do not need to pay the annual Immigration Health Surcharge.


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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