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Bank - Registered Midwife

Job Reference: 234-20-TS005-JAN16

Employer:
Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Temporary Staffing
Location:
Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital, Norwich
Salary:
£30,401 - £37,267 pa pro

At NNUH it is our privilege to provide healthcare to over one million people across Norfolk and surrounding areas. Our vision is to ‘provide every patient with the care we want for those we love the most’, and if this inspires you and you share our values, we really want you to join our team.

Our values support our vision and guide the behaviour of everything we do, these are:

People-focused: We look after the needs of our patients, carers and colleagues, to provide a safe and caring experience for all.

Respect: We act with care, compassion and kindness and value others’ diverse needs.

Integrity: We take an honest, open and ethical approach to everything we do.

Dedication: We work as one team and support each other to maintain the highest professional standards.

Excellence: We continuously learn and improve to achieve the best outcomes for our patients and our hospital.

Wish you were here..? Take a look at our recruitment brochure under the 'Further links' section to find out more about our Hospital and what we have to offer


At NNUH it is our privilege to provide healthcare to over one million people across Norfolk and surrounding areas. Our vision is to ‘provide every patient with the care we want for those we love the most’, and if this inspires you and you share our values, we really want you to join our team.

Our values support our vision and guide the behaviour of everything we do, these are:

People-focused: We look after the needs of our patients, carers and colleagues, to provide a safe and caring experience for all.

Respect: We act with care, compassion and kindness and value others’ diverse needs.

Integrity: We take an honest, open and ethical approach to everything we do.

Dedication: We work as one team and support each other to maintain the highest professional standards.

Excellence: We continuously learn and improve to achieve the best outcomes for our patients and our hospital.


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The Staff Bank is an ideal way of starting a career in the Trust, offering flexibility of working hours and the opportunity to gain experience in different areas.

We are inviting applications from experienced midwives, with post registration experience (in addition to any preceptorship package) for Band 6 midwife positions to work within both hospital and community settings joining our friendly, supportive team.

Our maternity service provides care for approximately 6,000 deliveries per year.

We have 8 teams providing community based midwifery services.

Our in-patient facilities include 29 postnatal beds incorporating 5 transitional care beds, and 13 antenatal beds. The Delivery Suite/Triage area has 15 birthing rooms including a birthing pool, 2 obstetric theatres, anaesthetic and recovery rooms, providing a full range of facilities for high dependency care. A more recent addition to our services includes a Maternity Assessment Unit, which offers a resource for women to attend and be reviewed as required.

We have a co-located Midwifery Led Birthing Unit which comprises of four birthing rooms with waterbirth facilities available. We have a commitment to provide one-to-one care to all women in established labour.

We are proud to have achieved and maintained BFI level 3 accreditation and are working towards the National Standards within our service development action plan.

Hours of Work: as this is a Bank vacancy, the hours/ shifts will vary. Our Team work a variety of shifts, predominantly long days and night shifts, with some availability of shorter early and late shifts, covering a 24 hour service every day of the year.

Requirements:

  • Experience of working in an acute hospital within the last 12 months
  • Current registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC)

We welcome all applications irrespective of age, disability, gender, sexual orientation, race or religion. Additionally, people with disabilities will be offered an interview providing they meet the minimum criteria for the post. The Trust operates job share and flexible working practices. All sites are Smoke Free.

For further details / informal visits contact:

For further information please contact Barbara Jackson, Antenatal/Post-natal Services Matron on 01603 286796 or email barbara.jackson@nnuh.nhs.uk




The Job Description provides details of responsibilities and requirements for this role. Please use your supporting statement to demonstrate how you meet the person specification.

DBS: If this post involves working with children or vulnerable adults the application form will ask for information regarding previous convictions as you will be required to undertake a Criminal Record and Barring Check known as a DBS check.

If you are a new employee or registering with the Staff Bank you will need to meet the cost of this unless your salary is less than point 9 of AfC.

NHS Service: Should you be appointed to the post we will need to establish any previous NHS service via the ESR IAT and we will accept the submission of your application as your agreement to this.

Tier 2 Sponsorship – (not apprenticeships): We are pleased to consider applicants who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK but it is unlikely that we would be able to appoint if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available.

UK Registration: You will need to have current UK professional registration where this is a requirement of the role.

Application: All our communication with you regarding your application will be by e-mail so please check your e-mails (and Spam) regularly.

We value equality in our team and recruit from all sections of the community. We recognise there is a wealth of talent among people who have a disability and if you meet the minimum criteria detailed in the person specification and have a disability, you may wish to be considered under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme by indicating this in the relevant section on your application.

Data Protection: A privacy notice detailing how we will handle your data is attached to this advert as a document. Your application will be transferred to our recruitment management system (Trac) once the advert has closed and you will receive notification then detailing how Trac will handle your data.


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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