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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 14/10/2022.

Registered Midwife

Job Reference: J11-WAHTRM66

NHS Professionals - Flexible Workers
£19.96 - £31.93

  • Provide continuity of care, advice and support throughout pregnancy, labour, and the postnatal period.
  • Be responsible for the assessment of care needs and the development, implementation, and evaluation of programmes of care within the practice area and to provide and maintain high standards of midwifery care.
  • Teach, motivate and encourage high standards of practice whilst furthering personal knowledge and experience.
  • Accept responsibility for own personal and professional development.
  • To contribute to the management of the practice area by accepting delegated responsibility from senior colleagues.
  • Contribute to the learning environment of the practice area to enable students and new members of the practice area team to be supported.
  • Ensure all statutory and non-statutory rules and regulations are complied with.
  • Assist in promoting Clinical Risk Management within the practice area.
  • To provide effective leadership and to act as a good role model.
  • To supervise junior staff and to teach qualified and unqualified staff, acting as a mentor, as appropriate, providing advice and support as necessary.
  • Work autonomously within guidelines and spheres of professional practice.
  • To take all measures to ensure safety and report all accidents/incidents to the Ward Manager/Matron/Divisional Director of Midwifery & Gynaecology Nursing and to monitor the safe and effective use of all equipment and the economical use of supplies.
  • Maintain accurate management records at all times, ensuring appropriate reporting mechanisms are used.
  • To assist in other wards/departments of the maternity services if the clinical situation or staffing levels demand.
  • To become familiar with ward/department budget and efficient and effective utilisation of resources.
  • Be conversant with Trust and other Policies and Procedures and mechanisms for effective care and efficient management of the Maternity Unit.
  • Have ability and skills to organise own workload
  • Participate, where appropriate, in the on-call rota for the service.
  • Be able to cannulate and suture.

COVID-19 vaccination remains the best way to protect yourself, your family, your colleagues and of course patients from the virus when working in our healthcare settings. Whilst COVID-19 vaccination is not currently a condition of employment, we do encourage our bank members who are not clinically exempt from vaccination to get vaccinated.

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