Specialist Fetal Monitoring Midwife
A one year secondment opportunity has become available for a Fetal Monitoring Specialist Midwife to join the maternity team at East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust. The Lister is a 720-bed district general hospital in Stevenage which has excellent transport links with the A1M being next to Stevenage and a centrally located mainline train station. Kings Cross can be reached in 26 minutes so this is an enviable location. The Hospital offers general and specialist hospital services for people across much of Hertfordshire and South Bedfordshire and provides a full range of medical and surgical specialties. We have recently invested £150 million in new facilities. In October 2011 we opened our fantastic new purpose built Consultant Led Unit with 2 dedicated Obstetric theatres, a co-located Midwife Led Unit and an upgraded NICU/SCBU. This new build offers our women increased choices around their birth options, in up to date facilities as well as being an excellent environment for our staff to work in. The Diamond Jubilee Maternity Unit births in excess of 5500 women a year, 25% of which deliver in our Midwife Led Unit. This exciting opportunity is for an experienced motivated midwife with evidence of postgraduate study, leadership and coaching skills who is committed to improving maternal and neonatal outcomes through supporting the implementation of a physiological approach to interpretation of fetal monitoring and intelligent auscultation in maternity services at ENHT. As a trust we are committed to achieving the government's vision of reducing stillbirth rates by 20% by 2020 and by 50% by 2030 through the implementation of the elements of Saving babies lives care bundle version two. We are looking for a specialist lead midwife with excellent clinical knowledge, experienced in working with fetal monitoring in low and high risk areas who is is passionate about improving neonatal outcomes. The ideal candidate will have an ability to influence others and manage change, supporting multidisciplinary teams in the implementation of physiological fetal monitoring approaches. We are very proud of our unit and the improvements we have made and are now looking for the right person to join our team in this specialist role . If you have the essential skills we would welcome your application. For further details / informal visits contact: Sue Norris - Matron Mobile: Frankie Kilmurray project Midwife Maternity Transformation Number: Please note that vacancies may close prior to the advertised closing date in certain circumstances. Please ensure that you make your application as soon as possible. Our values We are proud to deliver high-quality, compassionate care to our community and our Trust values are PIVOTAL in helping us to achieve this aim. We expect all our staff across the Trust to demonstrate, promote and encourage these values. Please refer to the job description for further details on our values. Committed to our Community East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust is committed to equality, diversity and inclusion for all job applicants, staff, patients and the wider community. We welcome applications from all sections of society and are especially keen to hear form people that are currently under-represented across our workforce. Should you require any reasonable adjustment or have specific access or communication needs, please do not hesitate to contact us. We are proud to be a Disability Committed employer and achieved our status in 2019. Our EU staff are a valued and appreciated group within our workforce. We are committed to providing them with the support they need to continue living and working in the UK. As a result, we continue to welcome applications from EU citizens. We are also proud to support our UK armed forces by supporting Reservists, Cadet Instructors, Veterans and military spouses/partners into employment and offering supportive policies that value their contribution to the community and to our Trust. We look forward to receiving your application! 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 .