Band 5/6 runthrough
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We are looking for applications from people who share our values to help make us a valued and trusted partner within our care system, that delivers safe effective care to our local population
People for Patients. Our People, our Patients, our Priority
To provide ante natal, post natal and intrapartum care to women and their families in a variety of settings.
We are looking for enthusiastic and motivated Band 5 and Band 6 midwives , both qualified, and newly qualified student nurses awaiting their pins, to join our Midwifery team in our York and Scarborough Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. You can tell us your preferred site, be it York or Scarborough. Hours offered are up to 37.5 hours a week. Full-time and part-time hours can be considered.
Main duties of the job
We are a supportive, dynamic team who embraces the implementation of continuity of care and we are seeking motivated, progressive midwives to apply to be part of our maternity transformation plans.
Successful candidates will work autonomously within locally agreed policies and guidelines, taking account of the NMC code in relation to practice. You will be responsible for the assessment of care needs and the development, implementation and evaluation of programmes of care to women and their babies throughout pregnancy, Labour and the postnatal period.
You are also required to manage your own workload and meet the needs of women and their babies. There will be a further requirement for more experienced Midwives to support students , including basic and/or post-basic students and support staff.
In return we can offer you:
• A supportive & friendly working environment
• Active encouragement to learn and develop within your role
• Dedicated career pathways and great opportunities for continuing professional development
• Commitment to, and support for, your wellbeing
• NHS Pension Scheme
• NHS discount and salary sacrifice schemes
Please do feel free to contact us for any further information or an informal chat about the role.
Working for our organisation
York & Scarborough Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust provides a comprehensive range of acute hospital, community and specialist healthcare services for approximately 800,000 people living in and around York, North Yorkshire, North East Yorkshire and Ryedale - an area covering 3,400 square miles, and which includes Scarborough and Bridlington.
Our mission is to be a valued and trusted partner within our care system, delivering safe effective care to the population we serve.
We’re situated in a fantastic part of the country: home to two national parks, a beautiful coastline, and the city of York, which is consistently voted one of the best to live in the UK.
It’s our privilege to be the largest provider of healthcare in the region and we are incredibly proud of our 8,500 staff, working across 9 hospital sites, supporting safe, high quality patient-centred care on a day-to-day basis.
We hope to hear from you soon!
Detailed job description and main responsibilities
For more information please see the job description attached
Armed Forces Friendly Employer
We are holders of the Gold Award from the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme, which is helping actively promote SaBRE - Supporting Britain’s Reservists and Employers. This means that York Teaching Hospital has provided its statement of intent to support all Defence personnel and we welcome their application to work for us.
Disability Confident and Mindful Employer
The Trust is committed to meeting the needs of employees and applicants with a disability or mental health condition. Our support for these schemes includes encouraging applications from people who are disabled or have a mental health condition, offering adjustments to make our application process accessible.
- Registered Midwife with current registration with the NMC
- Minimum 18 months practice experience to apply for band 6
- Experience of providing care to low risk women in the antenatal, intrapartum and postnataland have an understanding of working in support of women with high risk pregnancies
Skills / Attributes
- Understands the issue of working as an advocate for women and in supporting them in their decision making autonomously
- Can discuss professional issues and is aware of current recommendations in relation to midwifery practice
- Able to demonstrate good communication skills verbally and in writing
You must have appropriate UK professional registration.
Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the United Kingdom (UK) are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. Please note that from January 2021, to work in the UK all candidates who are not UK or Republic of Ireland (RoI) nationals require sponsorship unless you have permission to work via another route. Non UK / RoI candidates wishing to apply can self-assess the likelihood of obtaining a Certificate of Sponsorship here. It is vital that you provide full and accurate details of your current immigration status on the application form. Overseas applicants applying for entry clearance into the UK must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided in continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Guidance can be found here. Not everyone needs a ‘Skilled Worker’ visa. If you are applying for a vacancy in health or adult social care, check if you’re eligible to apply for the Health and Care Worker visa instead. It’s cheaper to apply for and you do not need to pay the annual immigration health surcharge
This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.
Documents to download
Further details / informal visits contact
- Michala Little
- Job title
- Deputy Head of Midwifery
- Email address
- Telephone number
- 01904 726107