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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 05/04/2022.

Newly Qualified Midwife - Band 5

Job Reference: 323-AME2244

Employer:
Ashford and St. Peter's Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Maternity
Location:
Chertsey, Surrey
Salary:
£26,938 - £33,111 pa Inc. HCAS

Our vision at Ashford & St Peter’s is to provide an outstanding experience and outcomes for patients and staff.

There has never been a better time to join us in the NHS at Ashford & St Peters Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. We provide acute and planned inpatient and outpatient care for our local community with a strong commitment to staff health and wellbeing. We are committed to providing continuous professional development, staff benefits and flexibility to shape our workforce around our patient care.


Come and work at Ashford and St Peters NHS Trust!

All of our maternity staff have an essential role within our teams to provide high quality, compassionate care and support to women, birthing people, their babies and their families. This is an opportunity to make a difference whether you are looking for a change in career or are at the start of your midwifery career.

The COVID Pandemic has been a challenging time for all of us, but it has also given us some moments of great reflection. Here at Ashford and St Peter's we are all really proud to be part of the NHS and to be part of a Trust that aims to provide a high quality patient experience and to be an excellent place to work for all staff.

Why choose us? We have several continuity teams including the Abbey birth centre team, we have a long running bereavement team, a high risk fetal medicine team, level 3 NICU, a biomechanics programme, a pilot site for Tommy’s app and plenty of professional and educational opportunities.

This range of services will give you the opportunity to become skilled in all areas of midwifery. An MDT approach is always used within these services and we work extremely closely with our NICU team to provide the best outcome for babies that require their care.

We feel it is important to create a positive working environment where staff feel valued appreciated and supported by their colleagues. Each month we open nominations for a team member of the month to ensure supportive feedback is given to those members of staff who go above and beyond within their role and that we celebrate the impact our staff have on the care we provide. We have also held Maternity and Women’s health awards in 2020 and 2021 to celebrate all staff contributing to the division which includes a Midwife of the year award voted by the local community who have been cared for at ASPH maternity. We pride ourselves in our working culture and the senior leadership team strive to improve the wellbeing and satisfaction of our colleagues. You will be provided opportunity for development and training within the trust and courses offsite. ASPH have recently opened a wellbeing hub and staff will have the opportunity to access the onsite gym and other resources.

Preceptorship programme

We offer a rotational plan throughout all areas of our maternity services. This will allow you to gain not only competencies but confidence within your preceptorship. Please visit our maternity careers page to find out more information and meet some of our team!

asph-careers.org/maternity

We would also like to invite you to our open morning being held on

24th March 2022, 0800-1200 at St Peters Hospital , in our Post Graduation Education Centre.

Following the open morning, our recruitment event will be held 23/04/2022. interviews and assessments will take place at this event.

For more infomration please contact;01932 726112, Diana Moffat via email to;diana.moffat@nhs.net or Becky Hyatt via email to;rebecca.hyatt2@nhs.net.




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We would like to thank you for your interest in working for the Trust. PLEASE READ OUR ‘GUIDE FOR APPLICANTS’ TO HELP YOU COMPLETE YOUR APPLICATION OR CONTACT OUR RECRUITMENT TEAM.

Staff Benefits

Flexible working: We want all staff to have a good life/work balance and we will support you to have a working pattern that meets your needs and helps us to provide our services in ways that best suit the needs of our patients.

We are Ofsted registered day nurseries at Ashford and St Peter’s sites, catering for children from 3 months to 5 years, and half-term play-schemes for primary school age children, open from 8am to 6pm.

We have car parking on all our sites and a new multi-storey car park on the St Peter’s site. We have onsite accommodation in shared flats or houses.

The NHS Pension scheme helps you to build your pension for when you retire. You receive tax relief on the contributions you make while you are working and the Trust makes a financial contribution as well. The NHS pension scheme has benefits that will support you and your family when you retire.

Career pathways: we support our staff to develop their careers and will ensure that you can access support, training and development to progress and fulfil your potential at ASPH

There are a number of staff benefit schemes running to support wellbeing such as salary sacrifice, discount schemes and cycle to work schemes.

ASPH Wellbeing support includes a brand new Wellbeing hub that features an on-site gym as part of the recreation area, offering exercise classes or use of the gym for free following induction, as well as a relaxation area. We have multi-faith centres on both hospital sites.

Find out more by visiting the guide and links that can be found to the right of this advert.


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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