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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 28/02/2020.

Band 6 Public Health Diabetes Midwife

Job Reference: 162-1659-LH-B

Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals Trust
Women & Children
Queen's & King Georges Hospital, Romford, Ilford
£34,961 to £42,010 pa inc HCA

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All salaries are inclusive of standard allowances e.g. High Cost Area for staff on Agenda for Change contracts.

Barking Havering and Redbridge University NHS Trusts (BHRUT) is one of the most forward thinking Maternity units in London, serving a diverse population across a large geographical area. Midwives working in the unit gain significant skills in caring for high risk women as well as being autonomous practitioners for midwifery led care. BHRUT are proud to have recently been awarded RCM runner up for Midwifery service of the year and mentor of the year.

We have a unique partnership with the Virginia Mason Institute (VMI) and are working with our staff to embed their principles and guidance in ‘The PRIDE Way’ of improvement and culture at BHRUT. The Virginia Mason programme helps us all to review what we do, how we do it, when we do it, why we do it, and let’s not forget who we do it to.

An opportunity has arisen for you to join our award winning Maternity Public Health Team.

The role will involve working as part of the diabetes team providing care for women with pre-existing diabetes and gestational diabetes.

You will be responsible and accountable for the full range of care needs and develop, implement and evaluate programmes of care throughout the antenatal, intrapartum and postnatal period for women with diabetes and their newborn.

You will support the Diabetic Specialist Midwife in provision and development of services and have good communication and organisation skills.

You will be dynamic and innovative with the knowledge, drive, enthusiasm and motivation to deliver excellent care for women and their families.

Interview date will be the 17th January 2020.

For any informal enquires please contact Liz Phillips , Diabetic Specialist Midwife , on 07967835132 or email

All new staff appointed to posts at the Trust are subject to a probationary period. This will give the new staff member an opportunity to become familiar with the culture and working environment of the Trust.

Applications should be made online, however, queries regarding the application process or assistance with completion of the form (for applicants with a disability) can be made to, Recruitment Advisor, on 01708 435000 ext. 3297. Further details regarding the post may be obtained by contacting the manager as per the contact details above.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Liz Phillips , Diabetic Specialist Midwife , on 07967835132 or email

Barking Havering and Redbridge University Hospital NHS Trust is committed to Safeguarding Children and Adults at Risk and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Part-time hours and flexible working may be considered if the service is able to accommodate.

Unfortunately due to the large number of applications that the Trust receives for some posts, it is not possible to reply to every unsuccessful application.

If you have not received a response within 3 weeks of the closing date of an advert, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful.

Please ensure that the references are from your most recent employer and one of these must be your direct Line Manager or Supervisor. Additionally, ensure that any gaps in your employment history are clearly indicated.

In order to streamline recruitment with our Trust some of our vacancies may expire prior to the advertised closing date.

Trust buildings and grounds became fully Smoke Free on National No Smoking Day 11th March 2015. The Trust expects all staff to promote healthy living and to set good examples in their own behaviour. Those not ready to quit smoking must remain smoke free during working hours, and will not be able to smoke in Trust uniform, in Trust grounds including car parks, while driving on Trust business or take smoking breaks. Second hand smoke causes heart and lung disease, and is harmful to young children. However, disposable or rechargeable e-cigarettes (“vaping”) may be used outside hospital buildings.

We are an equal opportunity employer welcoming applications from all sections of the community and welcomes applications from people wishing to job-share, either with or without a partner. Applicants who consider themselves to have a disability (as defined by the Equality Act 2010) will be shortlisted for interview if they meet the essential criteria. We also operate strict screening procedures for posts with access to vulnerable adults and children.

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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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