Midwifery Team Leader

Closing date
7 Aug 2021

Job Details

Sutherland is an area of dramatic scenery, with beautiful shorelines, cliff top walks and an opportunity to experience rare insect, flower and bird life. It has a lot to offer for those interested in exploring the wonders of nature on land and at sea, as well as local historical and archaeological sites. Could Sutherland be the place for you?

Sutherland Community Midwifery Team is looking for a Team Leader who is keen to lead a small local team in remote and rural practice. This post offers an exciting opportunity for an experienced midwife who is keen to practice midwife-led care and to lead a team of community midwives and HCSWs. The midwifery team provides a service across the community setting and are based in the Lawson Memorial Hospital, Golspie. The team provide antenatal and postnatal care and planned home birth to a caseload of up to one hundred women per year spread over a wide geographical area. The post requires some on call for home birth as per demand.

Interested applicants should be educated to degree level. This is a full time post of 37.5 hours per week with commitment to on call working. A current driving licence is essential and you will be expected to travel efficiently and effectively between various work locations to meet the operational requirements of the service.

Informal enquiries would be welcomed by Frances Arrowsmith Midwifery Team Leader for Sutherland who can be contacted on 01971 511226 or 07776 160336.

Short-listed applicants will normally be contacted by email, unless otherwise stated. Please check your emails regularly, including your junk/spam folder.

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