Band 6 Midwife

Recruiter
Southend University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Westcliff-On-Sea
Posted
08 Nov 2019
Closes
13 Nov 2019
Ref
1299440925
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Here at Southend University Hospital we strive to provide high quality care for every patient, every time.

We would be nothing without our staff. So it goes without saying that when it comes to recruiting new team members, we're looking for the best. We encourage staff to be innovative, to challenge the 'as is' and to always put patients first.

We want staff who will live our trust values every day.

Care with compassion, Working together, Professional and accountable

We are excited to be recruiting for Band 6 Registered Midwives, to join our successful team within the hospital or community. Applicants looking for both part-time or full-time hours will be considered.

Southend Hospital has many outstanding services and it is our ambition to make the maternity service a centre of excellence which will strive to offer a seamless service for women and their babies - from conception to delivery and postnatal care.

Our Department

We truly believe that you will be proud to work at our Hospital, and as far as achievements go, we really do have a lot to shout about.

Reports have shown that Maternity Services at Southend University Hospital are among the best in the country. A wide spectrum of experience is covered here and we are very proud of the service we are providing to women in our care. We are especially pleased with our active community workforce who have helped us achieve the highest home birth rate in the county.

As well as this, an exciting change in January 2016 saw the birth of the new Midwifery Led Birthing Unit which has 4 themed suites that offer a home-from-home environment for low risk women who want to have 1:1 Midwifery Care in a relaxed environment during their labour. Along with our excellent community midwifery team we are able to offer choice to women preparing for the birth of their baby.

Job Overview

You will be required to provide all aspects of midwifery care and ensure continuity. You will have excellent communication skills and be required to join and be part of a close, hardworking team.

Southend University Hospital Staff benefits:

Salary Sacrifice Car Scheme
Large range of discounts which continues to grow and includes; gym memberships, large retail stores, local builders and mechanics, travel agents, phone line providers, local beauticians and much more.
Occupational Health and Wellbeing service
An initial guaranteed annual leave entitlement of 27 days (pro rata) rising to 33 days (pro rata) after 7 years' service
An onsite nursery with discounted prices for staff members
And as we are the only Trust within the UK under Local Terms and Conditions we have the ability to buy and sell annual leave and deliver Long Service Awards.
Competitive pension
For further details / informal visits contact:
Karradene Aird - Maternity Transformation Midwife

( Email address removed )

  • Southend University Hospital Staff benefits:
  • Salary Sacrifice Car Scheme
  • Large range of discounts which continues to grow and includes; gym memberships, large retail stores, local builders and mechanics, travel agents, phone line providers, local beauticians and much more.
  • Occupational Health and Wellbeing service
  • Competitive pension
  • Effective 01 April 2019, annual leave entitlement is guaranteed in line with NHS terms and conditions of service

On appointment: 27 days

After five years' service: 29 days

After ten years' service: 33 days
  • Part time and flexible hours may be considered

An onsite nursery with discounted prices for staff members - please see the attached information pack for further information.

We will be moving from Local Terms to AfC on 01 April 2019. Details provided on request.

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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