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Deputy Named Midwife

Job Reference: 184-EEGEN10

Somerset Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Musgrove Park Hospital, Taunton and Yeovil
£37,570- £43,772 pro rata, per annum

Deputy Named Midwife for Safeguarding Children - Band 7 (AfC) 22.5 hours per week.

This is an exciting new further development for the Integrated Safeguarding Service. The post holder will work alongside the existing Named Midwife working across Musgrove Park Hospital and Yeovil District Hospital.

We are looking for a midwife with significant safeguarding experience who can develop into this new role with the support and guidance of the named Midwife.

This is a substantive 22.5 hour post with the potential for further development into a full time role in the future.


For further details / informal visits contact:

For further information please contact Dawn Sherry- Named Midwife or Richard Painter- Director of Safeguarding via 0300 323 0035

If you are successful for interview, you will be required to bring ID, proof of essential qualifications / relevant documents with you (More details will follow)

Our values are simple: Outstanding Care, Working Together, Listening and Leading

Somerset Partnership NHS Foundation Trust and Taunton and Somerset NHS Foundation Trust are planning to merge and become Somerset NHS Foundation Trust, providing community and mental health services across Somerset and acute services from Musgrove Park Hospital. Any correspondence you receive from us may reflect our name change.

We recognise that our staff are our most valuable resource, we are proud of the excellent levels of service our Trust provides to our service users and the dedication and conscientious of our staff. With this in mind, we offer a range of staff benefits - please visit our website.

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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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