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Bank - Registered Midwife

Band 6

Main area
Midwifery
Grade
Band 6
Contract
Bank: Temporary Staffing
Hours
Flexible working - Bank
Job ref
234-22-TS0303-Midwife
Site
Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital
Town
Norwich
Salary
£33,706 - £40,588 pa pro rata
Salary period
Yearly
Closing
31/03/2023 23:59

At NNUH it is our privilege to provide healthcare to over one million people across Norfolk and surrounding areas. Our vision is to ‘provide every patient with the care we want for those we love the most’, and if this inspires you and you share our values, we really want you to join our team. 

Our values support our vision and guide the behaviour of everything we do, these are:

People-focused

We look after the needs of our patients, carers and colleagues, to provide a safe and caring experience for all.

Respect

We act with care, compassion and kindness and value others’ diverse needs.

Integrity

We take an honest, open and ethical approach to everything we do.

Dedication

We work as one team and support each other to maintain the highest professional standards.

Excellence

We continuously learn and improve to achieve the best outcomes for our patients and our hospital. 

Wish you were here? So do we.


We want all our staff to achieve a balance between work and personal life and understand how important flexible working can be.  We welcome applications on a full or part time basis, various shift patterns and hybrid working, where roles allow.


 

Job overview

Are you an experienced midwife looking to work flexibly around other commitments?   

 If so, #TeamNNUH’s Temporary Staffing team would love to hear from you!

The Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital’s team of midwives is expanding, so we are therefore seeking applications from experienced midwives, with recent post registration experience, to join the team.

 

Our busy maternity service provides care for approximately 5000 deliveries per year. We have a team providing community based midwifery services as well as our in-patient facilities. On site, we have 32 postnatal beds incorporating 5 transitional care beds, and 13 antenatal beds. Our Delivery Suite/Triage area has 15 birthing rooms including a birthing pool, 2 obstetric theatres, anaesthetic and recovery rooms that provide a full range of facilities for high dependency care. We also have a Maternity Assessment Unit, which offers a resource for women to attend and be reviewed as required. We also have a co-located Midwifery Led Birthing Unit which comprises of 4 birthing rooms with water birth facilities available.

We are dedicated to providing one to one care to all women in established labour and are really proud to have achieved and maintained BFI Level 3 accreditation.  

The Staff Bank is an ideal way of starting a career in the Trust, offering flexibility of working hours and the opportunity to gain experience in different areas.

Main duties of the job

Essential Requirements:

  • Experience of working in an acute hospital within the last 12 months
  • Current registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC)

We’re looking for enthusiastic, flexible midwives who share our passion to ensure all patients receive the best care possible – if this sounds like you, please make an application today!

 

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Hours of Work: as this is a Bank vacancy, the hours/ shifts will vary. Our Team work a variety of shifts, predominantly long days and night shifts, with some availability of shorter early and late shifts, covering a 24 hour service every day of the year.



 

Working for our organisation

The Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (NNUH) is one of the largest NHS trusts in the United Kingdom, providing first-class acute care for around one million people living in Norfolk and surrounding areas.

NNUH is a teaching hospital providing specialist services in state-of-the-art facilities. We are lucky to work closely with the University of East Anglia, providing teaching opportunities for our staff and placements for their students.

Join the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital and be part of a workforce of over 10,000 staff as we continue to care for our local population. We attract some of the best and leading professionals from across the country, and we are proud that our workforce represents 94 countries from across the world.

NNUH PRIDE values of People-focused, Respect, Integrity, Dedication and Excellence sum up perfectly what this role encompasses. We want you in our team if you share our values and core beliefs as our commitment to Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion cannot be separated from our PRIDE values and behaviours, which recognise the important role of our people in providing positive experiences for service users.

We’re committed to providing training and developmental opportunities that give our team the skills, knowledge and experience they need to carry out their jobs to the highest standard and help them progress in their careers.  There is always an opportunity for you to grow.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

Please note this post is not suitable for newly qualified midwives or applicants requiring Tier 2 sponsorship.

Please  check the job description and main responsibilities for further information about the role.

Person specification

Qualifications and Training

Essential criteria
  • Working towards Mentor Preparation Programme or Equivalent, achieve within 3 yrs of qualifying
  • RM
Desirable criteria
  • Neuro-behavioural Physiological Examination of the Newborn Course
  • Neonatal Life Support Course
  • Advanced Life Support In Obstetrics Course

Knowledge & Experience

Essential criteria
  • Minimum of 1 years post registration experience.
  • Evidence of achieving Band 6 competencies

Skills & Abilities

Essential criteria
  • Ability to participate in the running of an efficient and effective team
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills

Employer certification / accreditation badges

Apprenticeships logoNo smoking policyInvestors in People: GoldStonewall Health ChampionsMindful employer.  Being positive about mental health.Improving working livesAge positiveDisability confident employerArmed Forces CovenantStep into healthNHS Pastoral CareWe offer Wagestream - A financial wellbeing benefit which lets you access your pay as you earn it.

Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Documents to download

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Further details / informal visits contact

Name
Sarah Watson
Job title
Lead Midwife
Email address
Sarah.Watson22@nnuh.nhs.uk
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