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Labour Ward Co-ordinator Band 7

Job Description

Pilgrim’s Labour ward is part of a pan trust maternity service within Women and Children’s Directorate. The Unit is a Consultant led unit and births approximately 2000 women a year. We are a very dynamic team leading the way forward in optimising normality for our women and their families. We have a level 1 NNU unit, supported by a level 2 NNU unit at our Sister Unit in

The successful candidate will have a vision and drive that will ensure the continued development of intrapartum services, providing clinical expertise, leadership and knowledge ensuring high standards of care whilst implementing a seamless service for women in line with the vision outlined in Safer Childbirth (DoH 2007) NICE Guidance and Better Births. You will need to have a commitment to delivering holistic women centred care, whilst participating and leading in clinical governance, risk management, research, evidenced based policy review and implementation of evidence based care.

The successful candidate will support the maternity matron in creating an environment that promotes normality of birth and ensures a positive risk culture that promotes the safety of women and their families. They will provide professional and managerial leadership, support and direction for all staff working on the labour ward, ensuring excellence in practice.

You need to be a registered midwife with a current live NMC registration. Hold a DM370 or equivalent qualification and be able to demonstrate a commitment of ongoing professional development. A minimum of a post register Diploma in midwifery with evidence of working toward a midwifery degree is essential.

Evidence of recent intrapartum experience is required, a minim of at least 2 years’ experience. You will need to be able to evidence that you have been involved in clinical audit and have participated in standard settings. Clinically you will be expected to be able to perform, perineal suturing, IV cannulation, IV drug additives and perform phlebotomy. You will need to have excellent communication skills both written and verbally and be computer literacy. You will need to evidence that you have up to date safeguarding training in line with your current role. You will need to be able to demonstrate skills in multidisciplinary working, be able to priorities your work, skills and time

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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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