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Bank Qualified Midwife

Job Reference: 162-1531-TT

Employer:
Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals Trust
Department:
Trust Temps
Location:
BHRUT Trust Temps, Romford
Salary:
variable

PEOPLE are at the HEART of everything we do

We believe that providing the highest quality of care, is about having the best people, inspired and supported by the best leaders, and backed by the best training and career development opportunities.

After applying via NHS Jobs, your submitted application will be imported into our preferred Third-party recruitment system. All subsequent information regarding your application will be generated from apps.trac.jobs. You will not be able to track the progress of your application or receive messages through the NHS Jobs website, and furthermore, as an employer, we will not be able to respond to any e-mails sent to us via the NHS Jobs website. By applying for this post, you are agreeing to Barking, Havering & Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system. If you are appointed to a post information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system.


Barking Havering and Redbridge University NHS Trusts (BHRUT) is one of the most forward thinking Maternity units in London, serving a diverse population across a large geographical area. Midwives working in the unit gain significant skills in caring for high risk women as well as being autonomous practitioners for midwifery led care. This has led to the Trust being nationally recognised with our quality improvement surrounding CTG training for staff. BHRUT are proud to have recently been nominated and awarded runner up for Midwifery service of the year and mentor of the year.

We have a unique partnership with the Virginia Mason Institute (VMI) and and are working with our staff to embed their principles and guidance in ‘The PRIDE Way’ of improvement and culture at BHRUT. The Virginia Mason programme helps us all to review what we do, how we do it, when we do it, why we do it, and let’s not forget who we do it to. This programme enables us to transform the way we think and work from managing an antenatal clinic to attending meetings; exciting times are ahead.

We have a dedicated maternity high dependency unit and a co-located midwifery led birth centre that has a 40% water birth rate. There is also a wide range of specialist services including a proactive public health midwife team, fetal medicine unit, bereavement team and a dynamic midwifery education team that strongly supports professional development.

As we continue on our journey to be one of the best maternity units in the country we have implemented a paperlite electronic intra partum maternity IT system, phase one of our strategy towards a paperless maternity system.

Our philosophy is to provide evidence based care to women who are both high and low risk to ensure they receive the best patient experience throughout their journey through the maternity service. Our current user satisfaction feedback shows that over 94% of women would recommend the services to their family or friends.

We are looking to recruit midwives with considerable experience, ideally in a variety of maternity settings to join our Trust Temps Bank. There are opportunities to be gained by being part of our bank team of midwives where you will enjoy the support of core staff and your midwifery skills will remain current and up to date.

If you are interested in joining us then you must be able to demonstrate essential skills and knowledge including sound clinical judgement and decision making with excellent communication attributes.

For further information about this post please contact:

Stella Nwogu on stella.nwogu@nhs.net or 01708435000 ext 4885

Name: Stella Nwogu Job Title: Clinical Skills Facilitator/ Recruitment and retention lead

Contact No: 4885

Email: stella.nwogu@nhs.net

 

For further details / informal visits contact:

Stella.nwogu@nhs.net 01708 435000 ext 4885




Barking Havering and Redbridge University Hospital NHS Trust is committed to Safeguarding Children and Adults at Risk and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

All salaries are inclusive of standard allowances e.g. High Cost Area for staff on Agenda for Change contracts.

All correspondence regarding this application will be by e-mail.

Unfortunately due to the large number of applications that the Trust receives for some posts, it is not possible to reply to every unsuccessful application.

If you have not received a response within 3 weeks of the closing date of an advert, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful.

Please ensure that the references are from your most recent employer and one of these must be your direct Line Manager or Supervisor. Additionally, ensure that any gaps in your employment history are clearly indicated.

In order to streamline recruitment with our Trust some of our vacancies may expire prior to the advertised closing date.

Trust buildings and grounds became fully Smoke Free on National No Smoking Day 11th March 2015. The Trust expects all staff to promote healthy living and to set good examples in their own behaviour. Those not ready to quit smoking must remain smoke free during working hours, and will not be able to smoke in Trust uniform, in Trust grounds including car parks, while driving on Trust business or take smoking breaks. Second hand smoke causes heart and lung disease, and is harmful to young children. However, disposable or rechargeable e-cigarettes (“vaping”) may be used outside hospital buildings.

We are an equal opportunity employer welcoming applications from all sections of the community and welcomes applications from people wishing to job-share, either with or without a partner. Applicants who consider themselves to have a disability (as defined by the Equality Act 2010) will be shortlisted for interview if they meet the essential criteria. We also operate strict screening procedures for posts with access to vulnerable adults and children.


Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) 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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