Specialist Midwife Safeguarding Children

Recruiter
St Helens and Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
Location
Prescot, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
15 Jun 2019
Closes
20 Jun 2019
Ref
1181729697
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
St Helens & Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust is the BEST acute Trusts in England for the THIRD year running!

The Trust is currently the only acute Trust in Cheshire and Merseyside, and is one of nine in the entire country, to achieve the title of OUTSTANDING, rated by the Care Quality Commission.

We provide a full range of acute adult services to our local population of circa 350,000 and provide tertiary services across a much wider area in the North West, North Wales and Isle of Man. We are a Major Trauma Unit and the Mersey Regional Burns Unit.

Our '5 Star Patient Care' strategy is at the heart of all that we do; supporting our vision to provide world class services for all our patients by getting it right for every patient, every time.

Our latest achievements include:
  • Trust rates Outstanding by the CQC - Inspection August 2018
  • Best in the NHS, Patient Led Assessment of the Care Environment 2017 and 2018
  • The Trust achieved top marks in the country for areas including; cleanliness, food, privacy and dignity, facilities for patients living with dementia and disabilities, conditions, appearance and maintenance of the hospital buildings.
  • Top 100 places to work in the NHS (NHS Employers and Health Service Journal)
  • Best acute Trust in England (NHS Staff Survey 2017 and 2018)
  • Best Patient Experience in the NHS (CHKS Top Hospitals Awards 2015)

In the NHS Staff Survey 2018 the Trust scored the highest marks in the following areas;
  • Positive organisation culture of safety
  • Quality of care
  • Staff engagement
  • Staff morale
  • Equality, diversity and inclusion
  • Providing a safe environment for staff

Our staff rated our Trust as the best place to work and receive treatment. The Trust has also been recognised, for the third year running, as being the top acute Trust in the entire country for staff engagement, staff motivation, and pride in the quality of care we provide to patients.

If you are an NHS At Risk applicant, please state this in your supporting information section of your application form.

Specialist Midwife Safeguarding Children

Whiston Hospital

Midwifery

Permanent

Full Time - 37.5 Hours Per Week

Band 7

£37,570 - £43,772 Per Annum

St Helens & Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust is the BEST acute Trusts in England for the second year running! We were rated Outstanding by the Care Quality Commission. We provide a full range of acute adult services to our local population of circa 350,000 and provide tertiary services across a much wider area in the North West, North Wales and Isle of Man. We are a Major Trauma Unit and the Mersey Regional Burns Unit.

Our '5 Star Patient Care' strategy is at the heart of all that we do; supporting our vision to provide world class services for all our patients by getting it right for every patient, every time.

Are you looking for an exciting new challenge?

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Midwife to join the Trust Safeguarding team to work alongside the Named Midwife for Safeguarding Children.

An essential part of the role will include:

The role will include assisting the Named Midwife for Safeguarding Children to monitor and maintain robust safeguarding arrangements, safeguarding supervision, training programs and collaborative interagency working. The post holder will contribute to pre-birth assessments and case planning undertaken by multi agencies including Children's Social Care.

The Specialist Midwife for Safeguarding Children will assist the Named Midwife in ensuring that safeguarding provision continues to develop according to need and is delivered in evidence based, child/family focused manner, in accordance with the National and Statutory Safeguarding agendas.

The post holder will undertake delegated responsibility in the absence of the Named Midwife Safeguarding Children.

Key Responsibilities:

To contribute to pre-birth assessment and planning in order to safeguard vulnerable groups and to participate in case conferences as required.

Participate in the Safeguarding training strategy within Maternity and assist with other safeguarding professionals across the Trust, in the delivery of training to meet all educational/training requirements.

In conjunction with the Named Midwife for Safeguarding Children represent Safeguarding and Maternity at Strategy, Initial and Review Child protection Case Conferences, Core Groups, Child In Need Meetings and Legal Court procedures as required.

Plan the management of complex Safeguarding and Specialist needs of women, their partners and children by developing robust Safeguarding Care Plans in conjunction with Named Midwife for Safeguarding Children, partner agencies, ensuring prompt sharing of information to Health Visitors and the multi-agency teams.

An Enhanced DBS, with the checking of the Children's and Adults' Barred Lists is required for this post.

Advertising Date: Wednesday 12th June 2019

Closing Date: Wednesday 26th June 2019

Interview Date: To Be Confirmed

For further details / informal visits contact:

Sharon Wilson

Named Midwife Safeguarding Children

0151 426 1600 Extension 4567 / Bleep 7211

St Helens & Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust are committed to providing an environment and services which embrace diversity and which promote equality of opportunity, we welcome applications from all sections of the communities we serve to enable us to reflect their diversity and improve the delivery of the services we provide.

Any information gathered during the application process relating to protected characteristics as defined by the Equality Act 2010, is gathered for statistical purposes only and is not made available to recruiting managers at any stage of the recruitment process.

As a ' Disability Confident Employer ' we offer a guaranteed interview scheme for applicants who consider themselves to have a disability and who meet the minimum selection criteria (essential) at each stage of the selection process.You can indicate your wish submit an application under the Trust's guaranteed interview scheme in the personal information section of the online application form.

If you consider yourself to be disabled or have any other long term health issues and have special support needs in applying for a job, attending for an interview or in undertaking any tests as part of a selection process, please inform us of any reasonable adjustments you require in order for us to support you in maximising your ability to gain employment with us.

The Trust is a non-smoking site. Failure to follow this rule could lead to disciplinary action.

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Please be aware, that we may close a vacancy earlier than stated, should a sufficient number of applications be received from which a shortlist can be confirmed therefore you are advised to apply at your earliest convenience.

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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