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At UCLH (University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust) our success starts with you.

We want you to come to UCLH, and stay at UCLH, because our success starts with you. All of our staff have been involved in developing our values. We believe that they make UCLH a better place for patients and staff alike.

This is an exciting opportunity to join one of the largest and most successful Foundation Trusts in the UK with an international reputation and a tradition of innovation.

Many of our services operate from new or newly refurbished facilities including the University College Hospital Macmillan Cancer Centre which opened in 2012. So why join UCLH…?

We have a reputation as a centre of clinical excellence

Our hospitals are in great central London locations

We have new facilities and state-of-the-art medical technology

We have a wide range of career opportunities that we can offer

For the previous three years, UCLH has been in the top 20% of all NHS Trusts for the overall staff engagement score in the NHS Staff Survey.

Based in the busy West End of London, we have a lively and vibrant working atmosphere, with quick and easy transport links to all our sites. Our size and resources enable us to offer a range of attractive benefits as well as unparalleled education and development opportunities for staff at all levels. This includes an extensive portfolio of academic and clinical courses and programmes ranging from ongoing personal development through to clinical excellence and leadership skills. UCLH prides itself on its investment in staff both in terms of developing career skills but also its commitment to staff health and wellbeing.

This is an exciting opportunity for enthusiastic midwives to join the highly motivated midwifery team within UCLH, we have very strong Trust values of Safety, Kindness, Teamwork and Improving and we strive to live and example these in our everyday work with women and with our colleagues.

We have modern and well equipped facilities, excellent investment in staff education and development and a strong research culture across maternity services.

We promote normality, have a rising number of women seeking to use our birth centre and have increased local home birth numbers. We aim to deliver high quality and safe care at all times.

Our posts at this level are rotational to give experience in all areas of the service, and to ensure that all midwives grow and maintain their full range of clinical skills and technical knowledge.

We are particularly seeking midwives who are interested in working with us to further develop and grow our private patients' service. This is particularly a post natal and post operative package in a new and dedicated facility.
Midwives who join this team will have the opportunity for clinical rotation into all areas of our maternity service over time, to maintain and develop their wider clinical skills.

We are seeking midwives who are able to meet the diverse needs of women who elect to have this package of care, and also to meet the key post natal requirements of new parents in our service

If you are a midwife who would like to be a part of our future and can meet this challenge we welcome your interest in a post with us – please apply today!

Band 6 Midwife for private maternity service:

Are you a registered midwife with significant experience and committed to contributing to a team delivering excellence in private care? In return we offer you the opportunity to purse a rewarding career at UCLH. We provide high quality midwifery care at UCLH as we strive towards delivering a world class service for women and their babies

We are currently seeking to recruit experienced midwives to work as part of a team to provide comprehensive care to women and their families who have opted to utilise our private facilities.
You will be working alongside our obstetricians to provide antenatal, intrapartum and postnatal care.

This is an exciting opportunity to join one of the largest Foundation Trusts in the UK with an international reputation and a tradition of innovation.
We are situated in central London within easy commute of all major train stations, and have excellent tube links. You’ll be perfectly positioned outside work too, as we’re located right in the heart of London’s West End.

For further details / informal visits contact:
Please contact Abby Dixon Matron for Maternity Care Unit Mobile:  ( Phone number removed ) 

All candidates for posts at UCLH are required to complete our values assessment.

In the ‘Further Links’ section to the right of this advert, please follow the link to the UCLH Values Assessment Tool. Once you have completed the assessment and scored highly enough, you will receive a certificate number. In order to start your application, you must copy and paste (do not type) your certificate number into your application form when requested.

The certificate covers all applications you make to UCLH for 6 months - you do not need to take the test for each job application you make. After 6 months you may complete the assessment again.

If you have lost your certificate number, you can have a reminder sent to your email address by accessing the Values Assessment Certificate Number Reminder tool in the ‘Further Links’ section to the right of this advert.

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)

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