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Midwife

Job Reference: 379-2226146-JAN20

Employer:
Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust
Department:
Midwifery
Location:
Royal Sussex County Hospital, Brighton and Haywards Heath
Salary:
£24,214 - £30,112 per annum

About our Trust

Our Trust is rated as ‘Outstanding for Caring’ by the CQC – fundamental to this is the way that we value and respect our staff. At every level, we value the diversity of our colleagues and actively champion an inclusive culture. We believe that everyone without exception should feel free to be their authentic self in the workplace.

We understand that work is only one part of life. We are committed to helping our colleagues achieve the best possible work/life balance. We proudly offer supportive, inclusive and family friendly employment and flexible working policies. We have a wide range of professional services and employee networks to help our colleagues be at their best - and find support if they need it.

Our Trust is already a Disability Confident employer and we are holding ourselves to account through the Workplace Disability Equality Standard (WDES). Our work on promoting equity and inclusion for our Black, and Minority Ethnic (BME) colleagues continues to be driven by engagement with the WRES (Workforce Race Equality Standard) and the WRES Experts Programme.

In 2019, we committed ourselves to becoming a Stonewall Top 100 LGBTQ+ Employer. We also support the national ‘Veteran Aware’ scheme and are an ERS Gold accredited Hospital who welcomes applications from all members of the Armed Forces communities.

For our patients, we do everything we can to deliver fair access to all our services. This includes providing interpretative and other services to meet the needs of disabled communities. We're careful to show sensitivity towards ethnic, cultural and religious differences. Our staff uphold these values and so help our care to get better all the time.


Are you a Midwife who is qualified or due to qualify? If so, come and join our forward thinking, award winning team of midwives at Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals. We are a friendly cohesive team that puts women at the centre of our care and embrace partnership working.

As a Trust we are one maternity service across two clinical areas and community. This role would involve working across two sites in in beautiful Haywards Heath and coastal Brighton, Sussex to provide a wide variety of care and support which will enable you to develop knowledge and skills in delivering contemporary midwifery practice.

We deliver over 5,000 women /year across the two sites and have an exceptional home birth service, so why not join us in the exciting changes that are happening develop you career and become part of a strong midwifery team. We are rolling out Continuity of Carer teams across the patch which you will be expected to be involved in.

We would to like to hear from midwives who are passionate to deliver high quality care to women in the region. If you would like to contribute to our maternity services and in "making a difference", we would be very pleased to hear from you.

We are really proactive in encouraging personal development and growth and provide a robust preceptorship package to help you achieve your clinical competencies.

We would consider flexible working patterns and are working towards equal opportunities for all. However, all applicants must be aware that this is a 24 hour 7 day a week service and in order to meet service requirements you will be called upon to work long days, nights and weekend shifts.

We are proud to be able to offer a variety of flexible working options and contracts. For further information please refer to the Flexible Working for Registered Nurses document which is attached to this advert

For further details / informal visits contact:

Dawn Elson on email dawnelson@nhs.net




General information for applicants

Salaries for substantive posts will be offered to successful candidates in alignment with the NHS Agenda for Change terms and conditions. All our substantive colleagues will also receive an annual appraisal. For substantive colleagues appointed after 1 April 2019, this guides their progression through the salary steps. Please note this does not apply to Bank only applicants.

As part of our commitment to a safe working environment, we undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service check on all new employees where the role is eligible for a criminal record check . We make offers in line with the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1975.

We may also use our substantive adverts to build our Bank staff. If you are unsuccessful at interview for a substantive role but meet the BSUH specification for that role you may be offered a bank post. Please note our Bank hourly rates are outlined on a separate payscale.

Applications for Tier 2 sponsorship are welcome for those that meet the Visa and Immigrations eligibility criteria. Please note our Bank only roles are not eligible for Tier 2 sponsorship. These will be considered alongside all other applications. Under the Residence Labour Market Test, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available. For further information please visit the gov.uk website searching for Tier 2.

Please apply as early as you're able for this role. Sometimes, we receive exceptional interest, and close adverts earlier than specified. If you are not successful in this application, we may be able to offer you a position through our Bank. Do keep watching our 'Current Vacancies' and apply for the next suitable position.

Further Information

Specific information about this role is in the documents accompanying this advertisement.

For further more information, or help with the application process, please contact the HR Employment Services Team on 01444 448692 /448616 or by email: bsuh.hremploymentservices@nhs.net


UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.



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