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Fetal Medicine Team Leader

Job Reference: 284-19-DWAG-1529

Employer:
Birmingham Women's and Children's NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Maternity
Location:
Birmingham
Salary:
£37,570 to £43,772 pa

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.

Birmingham Women’s and Children’s NHS Foundation Trust are committed to creating the best place to work, where all staff can reach their full potential. We believe in promoting and enhancing inclusion, diversity and equality and welcome and encourage applications from all areas of the community, who meet the criteria for the role, regardless of age, gender, disability, race, religion or sexual orientation. We look forward to receiving your application.


The Fetal Medicine Centre at the Birmingham Women’s and Children’s NHS Foundation Trust is a centre of excellence, offering specialist care for the ‘unborn baby’ to pregnant women from South Birmingham, the wider West Midlands ‘Region’ and a supra-regional service to many areas of the United Kingdom (UK). The successful delivery of this service to patients both in South Birmingham and from other Primary Care Trusts within the West Midlands and indeed nationally, is a credit to the hard work of our multidisciplinary team and its interaction with affiliated teams in specialties such as neonatal paediatrics and the paediatric subspecialties of surgery, cardiology and clinical genetics.

 

We work closely with the West Midlands New-born Network and the Regional Specialist Services Agency to deliver a ‘seamless’ service. In September 2006, the Birmingham Women’s Hospital was designated the Perinatal Centre for the West Midlands. This comprises the perinatal centre / neonatal intensive care service but also includes other specialist services such as those provided within the fields of fetal medicine, perinatal pathology and genetics.

 

Within the Fetal Medicine Centre, there is also a strong academic ethos with the designated Professor of Fetal Medicine leading science and translational research in this specialty. There are a number of NIHR portfolio studies focusing on fetal medicine within our institution and makes up one of the best known international centres.

 

An exciting and unique opportunity has arisen for a highly experienced and inspirational midwifery lead to join the Fetal Medicine Centre, who will ensure that we continue to offer a service of excellence. As per the organizational values you will be required to be ambitious, brave and compassionate within your leadership ensuring that together we drive forward an innovative world-class maternity service.

Birmingham is a vibrant and exciting city to live, its central location and good transport links provides easy access to the beautiful surrounding countryside and other parts of the UK.

 

For further information about this position please contact Victoria McDonagh (Fetal Medicine Team Sister) 0121 335 8252 ext. 5254 or Clare Cheatham, Community Matron, 0121 472 1377 ext: 5304.




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.

*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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