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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 20/01/2020.

Job Reference: 344-0588WCQ

East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust
QEQM, Trustwide
£30,401 - £37,267 pro rata per annum

We are seeking to appoint enthusiastic and proactive Midwives who are passionate about delivering a high quality service to women and their families. We welcome new ideas and suggestions for service improvement for women to have the best possible experience wherever they deliver.

 We are on an improvement journey and we know that our staff are key to this progress. Our latest staff friends and family test tells us that we are making really big improvements on achieving ‘Great Place to Work’ – and we would welcome you to be a part of this.

 We are offering positions at Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother Hospital (QEQM) in Margate. The acute site setting posts are rotational between the Labour Ward & the post/antenatal wards.

The Trust covers a population area of 760,000 and we need people like ‘You’ with fresh ideas and a great attitude to come and join us on our journey. We are in the middle of our journey and have a variety of improvements underway or planned which include new bereavement suites, introduction of a Smoking Cessation midwife, a Perinatal Mental Health midwifery post and the introduction of transitional care on the postnatal ward to name just a few.

 If you feel you have these qualities and want to join our teams at a very exciting time we look forward to hearing from you. 

For further details / informal visits contact:

Queen Elizabeth Queen Mother Hospital, Margate – Peymaneh Hajilou, Matron

There are lots of great opportunities at East Kent Hospitals, where staff are caring and put patients first, innovation flourishes and you can develop your career. A medical school will be opening in east Kent in 2020 with 100 training places a year. The Trust fully supports the SAS Doctors Charter and is committed to their development through its CPD Framework. To find out more about east Kent visit our website.

We’ll close this job advert once we’ve received sufficient applications which may be before the closing date so please apply as soon as possible. We only accept online applications. If you have any difficulty with this please contact our Resourcing Team on 01227 866450 who are happy to help.

We have a relocation policy for eligible candidates, promote flexible working and we are an inclusive employer.

Parking is available at Trust sites but we encourage alternative options and offer Cycle 2 Work scheme.

The ability to converse easily and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for all customer facing roles.

Most positions require a Disclosure and Barring check and will be exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. Posts working regularly or unsupervised with children or vulnerable adults require an enhanced check. Applicants for eligible roles requiring Tier 2 sponsorship must meet UK Visas and Immigration eligibility criteria.

We operate a no-smoking policy on all our sites and grounds.

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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.

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