Community Midwife

London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust
14 Jan 2019
19 Jan 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust is one of the largest integrated NHS Trusts in the country employing more than 9,000 staff with a budget of more than £670 million a year. We are the first Trust of its kind to provide complete hospital-based and community healthcare services to a combined population of 930,000 in the boroughs of Brent, Harrow and Ealing. Our services include four major acute hospitals including the internationally renowned St Mark's Hospital and community services across Brent, Harrow and Ealing, including Clayponds Rehabilitation Hospital, Meadow House Hospice, Denham Unit and Willesden Centre. St Mark’s & LNWH has a major teaching commitment and we have recently been awarded University Hospital status after being granted membership of the Association of UK University Hospitals.

Our values - HEART

Our vision at London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust is to provide excellent clinical care in the right setting by being:

  • Compassionate

  • Responsive

  • Innovative

    We are clear that our vision can only be achieved by our staff, who are our most valuable asset.

    Our vision is driven by our HEART values and behaviours which were developed together with our staff.

  • H onesty

  • E quality

  • A ccountability

  • R espect

  • T eamwork

    These values describe how we interact with each other and our patients and must underpin everything we do to achieve our vision.

    London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust welcomes applications from people who wish to work part time or flexibly.

Band 6 Midwives – Community Group practices + on call enhancement
Would you like to offer women continuity of carer, support them in every part of their journey and develop your skills in all elements of midwifery practice?
Would you like to work autonomously, managing your own diary whilst collaborating with a team of likeminded midwives?

Northwick Park Hospital are part of the North West London collaboration of Trusts, and are in the enviable position of being an ‘Early Adopter’ site – leading the way in implementing the recommendations set out in Better Births.

As part of this exciting project, we will be shaking up our maternity services to provide woman-centred, holistic and autonomous models of care in which midwives and obstetricians are supported to provide continuity whilst developing relationships with the women under their care. We would like you to be a part of that journey with us.

We are looking for passionate, motivated and innovative midwives, with a desire to work autonomously within a supportive team, managing group of women in the community in the antenatal and postnatal period. The next two years and beyond will see the development of continuity of carer across our services and our staff will be a huge part of helping this vision to be realised.
We are delighted to announce the launch of Community Group practice teams to support:
• low-risk, uncomplicated women
• women with complex social needs

A comprehensive and robust orientation and training programme will be provided to all new recruits in collaboration with a consistently forward-thinking support system in place via your midwifery managers and consultant midwives.

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Whether you have experience in any of the fields above, an interest in them, or simply a desire to be part of something new – we want to hear from you!– providing applicants with the perfect opportunity to join our Community Group practice teams.

We are proud to offer all of our staff fantastic opportunities to develop their career, to innovate delivery of care and develop even better services for patients.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We promote the wellbeing and safety of all our patients and carers by acting promptly on concerns, communicating effectively and sharing information appropriately, according to the standards determined by our policy and procedures. All posts working with vulnerable groups will be subject to an enhanced criminal records check upon appointment and staff will need to give their consent for the Trust to receive regular updates on their criminal records status throughout their employment.

Due to the high volumes of applications we receive for certain posts, we reserve the right to close any adverts before the published closing date once we have received a sufficient number of applications. After the closing date we strongly advise you check the email account which is registered with NHS Jobs regularly. If you have not heard from us within four weeks of the closing date, please assume that you have not been shortlisted

Our employment checking processes require that all shortlisted applicants provide the contact details of their current HR Department. If shortlisted you will be sent an email reminder to present the contact details of your HR Department at the interview.

Please note the Trust uses identity checking software for verifying the authenticity of identity documents provided by candidates.

Please note, as per updated UKVI guidelines, from April 2017 candidates appointed to any role that we are able to request sponsorship for a Tier 2 (general) visa will be required to provide an overseas criminal record certificate for themselves and any adult dependents from each country that they have lived in consecutively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Further information on obtaining the criminal record check for time spent abroad can be found on the website.

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