Main duties of the job

We are pleased to offer an opportunity for an enthusiastic and motivated Midwife to join our team on Delivery Suite as a Shift Coordinator, based at Wrexham Maelor Hospital. This autonomous practitioner will take responsibility for the coordination of care within the Labour Ward. You will be responsible for the assessment, planning and implementation of care to both high and low risk women in both the antenatal and intrapartum and occasionally the postnatal period. You will provide clinical leadership at ward level, thus ensuring that the highest standards of clinical care are continuously achieved and monitored. You will participate in the management of Labour Ward including the supervision/mentorship of learners, supporting and leading a team of staff in the delivery of evidence based client centered care. You will be responsible for ensuring that all care is delivered according to Health Board policies and procedures maintaining associated records. Utilising clinical audit, research, supervision, practice and teaching you will monitor and improve standards of care by efficient and effective use of resources.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post; Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply.

Working for our organisation

If you relish a challenge, have a passion to help others or simply fancy a fresh start, then Betsi Cadwaladr University health Board (BCUHB) North Wales, has all the right ingredients. The largest health organisation in North Wales, providing a full range or primary, community, mental health, acute and elective hospital services for a population of around 700,000, across North Wales. Join our team and get the support you need, in line with our Organisational Values and ‘Proud to Lead’ competence framework.

Enjoy being part of working with engaged leadership at all levels, and be assured we are committed to promoting equality and diversity, and are proud to welcome applicants under the ‘Disablity Confident Employer’ scheme.

Please check your email account regularly. Successful candidates will receive all recruitment related correspondence via the email account registered on the application form.

Applications may be submitted in Welsh. Applications submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application submitted in English

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

You will be able to find a full job description and Person Specification attached with in the supporting documents or please click “Apply now” to view in trac

Person specification

Qualifications

Essential criteria

  • Registered Midwofe
  • Evidence of Study at Level 2
  • Completion of mentorship course
  • Desirable criteria

  • Evidence of study at Level 3
  • Completion of ALSO course
  • Experience

    Essential criteria

  • sufficient post registration experience
  • Broad experience of midwifery practice, desire to work on Delivery Suite
  • Desirable criteria

  • Experience of working in all areas with recent Delivery Suite experience
  • Skills.Competancies

    Essential criteria

  • Leadership skills
  • Assertiveness skills
  • People management skills
  • Time management skills
  • Good interpersonal / communication skills
  • Possess advanced clinical skills in relation to intrapartum care
  • Proven ability to shift co-ordinate with confidence and competence
  • Desirable criteria

  • Knowledge / experience of Health Board Policies, e.g. Concerns Policy, Risk Management
  • IT Skills
  • Knowledge of resource management
  • Audit skills
  • Knowledge of issues relating to human resource management
  • Knowledge of budgets
  • Venepuncture and cannulation skills
  • To work in the UK, all candidates who are not UK or Republic of Ireland (RoI) nationals require sponsorship to obtain either a Health and Care visa or Skilled Worker visa , unless you have permission to work via another route. Non UK / RoI candidates wishing to apply should self-assess the likelihood of obtaining a Certificate of Sponsorship by visiting Work in the UK . If you are eligible for the Health and Care visa, application costs are lower and you do not need to pay the annual Immigration Health Surcharge.

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    Applicant requirements

    You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

    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.

    Welsh language skills are desirable

    You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

    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.

    Welsh language skills are desirable