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Community Midwife

Job Description

Our Vision - An NHS organisation that continually strives to improve patients' experience and outcomes

Our Values - Safe & Effective We will work collaboratively to prioritise the safety of all within our care environment

Kind & Caring We will act in the best interest of others at all times

Exceeding Expectations We always aim for excellence

Strategic Objectives 2015

Create culture of compassion, safety and quality

Be in the top quartile for all performance indicators

Proactively seek opportunities to develop our services

To have an effective and well integrated organisation that operations efficiently

Maintain finance health – appropriate investment enhancement to patient services

Attract, retain and develop our staff & improve employee engagement

We are seeking a highly motivated, dynamic and innovative midwife to join our friendly and progressive community midwifery service. This post will be within the Cannock Team initially, however flexibility is expected to support workload

Our community midwifery teams are based within Children Centres in four localities within Wolverhampton City, together with two teams in the surrounding Staffordshire areas, one based in Codsall South Staffordshire and one based in Cannock Chase Hospital.

All midwives work closely with multidisciplinary teams to provide care in a variety of settings.

You will be responsible for your own caseload and clinics in the community on a day to day basis. You will be expected to work weekdays and weekends and to be on call overnight to provide a home birth service and support intrapartum care on the delivery suite / Midwifery Led unit on occasion.

Our community midwives regularly provide care as part of the team on our Alongside Midwife Led Unit on a rotational basis.

We will offer you a robust induction package, ongoing development and proactive support from Midwifery Supervision .

For Further Information contact:Hazel Remmett Booth Acting Matron Maternity Antenatal/Postnatal Services  ( Phone number removed )  ext 5142

Please be advised that if the post that you are applying for requires any level of qualification (e.g. A-Levels, Degree etc) or Professional Registration (e.g. Nursing and Midwifery Council, General Medical Council etc) you will be required to provide proof as part of the pre-employment process. By submitting your application you are giving the Trust permission to check the qualification certificates provided back to the source provider. Please note that a sample of all applicant’s qualifications will be checked with the educational institution or provider. Furthermore, a sample of all applicants’ qualifications will be checked back to the educational institution or provider to interview letters to further deter fraud.

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 Border Agency 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 UK Border Agency website.

Unfortunately, we are unable to respond to all applicants personally. Therefore, if you have not heard from us within four weeks of the closing date, you should assume that you have not been short listed on this occasion.

All successful applicants will be notified in the same way that they have applied. For example, online applicants will be notified via NHS Jobs using the email address provided (your NHS Jobs username). All further correspondence will be via the same method so it is important that you regularly check your NHS Jobs account after the closing date for this post.

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.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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