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Senior Midwife (XR07)

Job Description

Leeds Teaching Hospitals has vacancies for 3 WTE band 7 delivery suite coordinators. There are roughly 10,000 births in Leeds, across 2 maternity units at St James’s Hospital and Leeds General Infirmary, and home births with our busy maternity units also providing specialist care for women with cardiac, hepatic, renal and metabolic comorbidities.There is a level 3 neonatal unit at Leeds General Infirmary, which is a tertiary unit for babies with a wide variety of neonatal problems.We are proud of our high vaginal birth and low Caesarean section rates and have an excellent working relationship and shared philosophy between the midwifery and medical teams.The successful applicants will have a minimum of 3 years post-qualification experience, with 2 years experience at band 6 level on delivery suite, with evidence of managerial and post registration academic development.

Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust is pleased to announce that it has received the Bronze Award from the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme, helping to actively promote SaBRE - Supporting Britain’s Reservists and Employers. Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust has provided its statement of intent to support all defence personnel and we welcome all applications to work for Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust.

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NOTE: This vacancy may close before the advertised closing date (without further notice) if sufficient suitable applications are received.

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