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Bereavement Midwife

Job Description

Want to be part of our future? Then we want to hear from you.

The maternity services at Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust NHS Trust have a simple vision – safe, high quality and compassionate care, every time, provided by extraordinary people in an extraordinary place.

We are seeking a motivated, compassionate and enthusiastic experienced midwife to lead our bereavement services. The post holder will work closely with the obstetric and midwifery teams to provide support to woman and their families within the maternity service. You will be a key source of information and guidance for all staff dealing with bereavement.

You will be responsible for implementing the Yorkshire and Humber Stillbirth care bundle and ensuring that relevant guidance is evidence-based and in line with national policies.

The post holder will also be a key part of the governance and review processes following fetal loss, maintaining MBBRACE database; participating in perinatal mortality meetings and undertaking audit.

The successful candidate would need to have a proven record of strong clinical leadership within maternity services including service delivery.

If you want to work with a team where the staff are involved and engaged in service developments you can look forward to a warm welcome and a future full of opportunities at the Women and Childrens Hospital in Hull.

Hull is UK City of Culture 2017. The arts and cultural programme for the year will celebrate the unique character of the city, its people, history and geography. This is an exciting time to come to Hull to be part of this.

Due to organisation change all posts are to be restricted to Hull & East Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust employees in the first instance. Where the post is not appointed to following internal processes, “at risk” applicants from within the Yorkshire and Humber Region will be considered. If no suitable “at risk” applicants are identified, all other applicants will be considered.

To assist with short listing:
• Employees from within the Hull & East Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust must put the abbreviation “HEY” in CAPITALS after their surname on the application form.
• Employees who are “at risk” from within the Yorkshire and Humber Region should apply via the restricted area of NHS Jobs and put the abbreviation “Y&H At Risk” in CAPITALS AFTER THEIR Surname on the application form.

PLEAE NOTE: In cases where a vacancy receives a high number of applications, we may bring the closing date forward. You are therefore advised to submit your completed application as early as possible.

For further details / informal visits contact:
Janet Cairns Head of Midwifery & Divisional Nurse Manager (01482) 605384
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Lorraine Cooper  ( Phone number removed ) / (01482)607472
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IMPORTANT: Should your application be successfully shortlisted, you will be contacted to attend an interview electronically to the email address provided at the time of the application. It is important therefore, that you CHECK YOUR EMAILS/NHS JOBS ACCOUNT on a regular basis and respond as necessary.

If you are not contacted by the Trust within six weeks of the closing date of the vacancy, your application will have been unsuccessful on this occasion. We would however like to thank you for the interest you have shown in the Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust.

The Trust reserves the right to close any recruitment campaign before the advertised closing date.

Committed to Equal Opportunities. Flexible working policies operation. A No Smoking Policy is in place.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

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.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship (formerly a Work Permit)

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

UK Registration

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