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Bank Midwife Band 5/6

Job Description

Pilgrim Maternity Unit cares for approximately 2200 mothers and babies each year. The Maternity Unit works very much as a team which includes Ante Natal Clinic, Labour Ward and the Maternity Ward. Each member of staff is committed to providing a good service for the benefit of the whole family.

The Midwives will work within the unit rotating around each of the areas to gain and maintain essential experience in all aspects of maternity care. The care will include ante natal care, intrapartum care and post natal care. The successful Band 5 candidates will undertake preceptor training to help them with the transition between being a student and being a qualified member of the team.

We are seeking qualified midwives registered with the NMC. You will need good communication skills, have the ability to work flexibly and the ability to fit into an operational team is essential. The post will include working a variety of shifts including nights and weekend work.

Further information may be obtained from Hazel Harrison, Labour Ward Lead on  ( Phone number removed )  or Rowena Smalley, Maternity Ward Sister on  ( Phone number removed ) .

Please note that we do not accept CVs

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The United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust is one of the largest hospital trusts in the country. We provide a comprehensive range of hospital based medical, surgical, paediatric, obstetric and gynaecological services to over 800,000 people across the county of Lincolnshire. The Trust’s core values are:

- Patient Centred
- Safety
- Compassion
- Respect and
- Excellence

ULHT recognises that everyone is different, and values the unique contribution that individual experiences, knowledge and skills make in delivering quality healthcare and becoming a model employer. We are committed to transforming our organisational culture by actively committing to implementing the Trust Single Equality Scheme, and other policies, such as the Dignity in Care policy and the Dignity at Work policy. We will continue to promote equality and challenge discrimination in all service provision, recognising and meeting the needs of the diverse communities we serve. We will strive to provide an environment in which people want to work and to be a model employer leading in good employment practice.

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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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