Are you a Registered Midwife, final year student, completed a Return to Practice Course or are wishing to return to midwifery following a break? We would love to hear from you!
As a Rotational midwife, you will be joining a team of well-established professional and compassionate midwives providing safe holistic, women-centred care. You will have the opportunity to make a real difference in our patients and their families by providing clinical midwifery care to women within the Maternity Services.
You must have an NMC registration or in the process of obtaining one.
You will be required to work cross site at Peterborough City Hospital and Hinchingbrooke Hospital in Huntingdon delivering care to city and rural communities covering a diverse cultural and economic population. We provide a specialist midwifery service to vulnerable women at the Peterborough Prison. We support babies that need more specialised care within our Transitional Care Unit, enabling mothers to stay with their baby throughout supported care, and ensuring Continuity of Care.
We are very proud for achieving the accreditation at Level 3 for the UNICEF Baby Friendly Initiative.
We can offer an exceptional preceptorship package to support the newly qualified midwifes in helping you to grow in your first post.
Join the team North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust to provide outstanding care to our local communities!
Main duties of the job
You will provide antenatal, intrapartum and postnatal care for women and their families in line with the NMC Code and supported by local policies and guidelines, and the recommendations of the Better Births report.
You will be managing the clinical area during their rostered duty time.
You will demonstrate excellent clinical skills while providing leadership to junior colleagues and students within their area of work.
You will play an active part in the development of the midwifery services within the Maternity Unit.
If you have any further questions on this role, please contact Harriet Spink, Acute Services Lead Midwife on 01733673027.
*** Please note we are only able to accept applications from those with a live NMC registration or UK nursing students awaiting their PIN as we are unable to support OSCE at this time***
Our teams work hard to be flexible and promote a health work/home life balance and so, agile working options are automatically considered for all roles within the Trust.
We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds. We particularly encourage applications from disabled, Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) and candidates from our local communities.
Your package with us includes a lot more than just your pay and here are a few of the additional benefits that are available to you as an employee:
- Relocation allowance in line with the Trust policy
- Access to the NHS Pension Scheme
- Generous Holiday Entitlement, starting at 27 days a year (for full time workers) plus bank/public holidays
- Free staff car parking on all our hospital sites during this financial year
- In-house Physiotherapy Services
- Career development and training opportunities
- Emotional Wellbeing Service covering a range of online support, access to mobile apps and 24/7 counselling services
- Subsidised meals at our hospital restaurants
- Access to exclusive discounts, cashback and vouchers via NHS Discounts and Blue Light Card
If you share our values and vision and are passionate about working with people on what matters to them, you could be a real asset to Team North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust.
19 April 2023
Agenda for change
£27,055 to £40,588 a year pa pro-rata
Full-time, Part-time, Flexible working
North West Anglia
As part of your role as a rotational midwife, your responsibilities will be:
- To assess, implement and evaluate programmes of antenatal, intrapartum and postnatal care for women in line with current evidence, Unit policies and guidelines and NMC Midwives Rules and Code of Practice.
- To develop an environment that supports the value of midwifery care.
- To liaise and communicate with other members of the midwifery and multi-disciplinary team in the planning and delivery of care.
- To act as an advocate for the women and babies receiving care.
- To be involved in the development of evidence-based practice in the Maternity Service and to encourage reflective practice providing a supportive framework to ensure that this takes place.
- To initiate and support innovative change within the Midwifery Service in line with current clinical and academic evidence, national standards and relevant reports.
- To maintain personal clinical expertise through clinical practice and within NMC requirements under PREP rules.
- To be aware and have an understanding of the guidelines relating to Safeguarding issues.
- To liaise with colleagues, GPs and other professionals where necessary in order to provide a seamless service for women receiving care across both health and other agency boundaries.
- To promote health education for the woman and her family at all times.
- To provide expert advice and support for students, healthcare assistants, nursery nurses, clerical staff and midwifery colleagues.
Education and Qualification
- Registered Midwife
- Relevant Degree or evidence of further study and experience to the equivalent
- Sign Off Mentor
- Computer Literate and knowledge of digital platforms.
- Evidence of participation in risk and clinical governance agendas.
- Ability to write reports, guidelines, etc
- Excellent record keeping skills
- Ability to develop self and others to use evidence based practice.
Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).