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Specialist Midwife for Vulnerable Women

Job Reference: 284-19-COAG-78

Employer:
Birmingham Women's and Children's NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Safeguarding Team
Location:
Birmingham Women's Hospital
Salary:
£33,222 to £43,041 pa

Officially launched in February 2017, Birmingham Women’s and Children’s NHS Foundation Trust brings together Birmingham Children’s Hospital and Birmingham Women’s Hospital together under one united NHS Foundation Trust – the first of its kind in the UK.

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.


Specialist Midwife for Vulnerable Women

Band 7

Birmingham Women’s and Children’s NHS Foundation Trust is a centre of excellence in specialist healthcare for women, children and their families in the West Midlands.

As a large regional centre we provide many specialist services for the West Midlands and beyond as well as midwife led services for our local community.

This is an exciting opportunity for an enthuisiastic highly motivated practitioner with a vision to support vulnerable women and families with complex social needs through their pregnancy, birth and the postnatal period. The midwife must be able to demonstrate excellent leadership skills, be a caring and compassionate individual focused on providing excellent quality patient care, working within the values held by the Trust.

The post holder will be part of an integrated safeguarding team of experienced, dedicated nurses and midwives providing quality specialised care for women with complex needs including: child protection, perinatal mental health, substance misuse, domestic abuse, and any family with complex needs.

With a very diverse community and 8200 births a year we would like to invite applicants with a minimum of 3 years midwifery experience, with a keen interest in vulnerable women and some evidence of further study in relation to the wider safeguarding agenda to apply.

This is a full time post of 37.5hrs/week, less hours or job share unfortunately will not be considered.

Contact: Jo Mardell - Named Midwife for Safeguarding 0121 335 8222 j.mardell@@nhs.net

Interviews: TBC




Please ensure that you read and understand the person specification for this post prior to applying as this is what you will be shortlisted against.

We would encourage all applicants to apply early as this vacancy may close earlier than the stated closing date once we receive sufficient applications. We do not accept cv’s (with the exception of consultant posts). Please be aware that any false information on your application form can lead to withdrawal of any offer of employment, disciplinary action and/or a criminal conviction

Applications from candidates who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Border Agency requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Border Agency website.

As this post involves a regulated activity you will be required to have an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check and the disclosure, where appropriate to the role, include information against the Independent Safeguarding Authority barred lists for working with children or working with adults or both.

BWC is a teaching hospital and as such you may come into contact with students of many disciplines. Staff must comply with Trust policy and respective regulatory body requirements in relation to training and updating and fulfil duties of mentorship and assessment as required.

*Please read additional documents attcahed relating to probation period and Brexit*


Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement.

Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants



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