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NHS AfC: Band 6
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University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust
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£26,565 - £35,577pro rata pa
08/05/2017 23:59
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Community Midwife

NHS AfC: Band 6

''A great place to be cared for; a great place to work''

Do you want to work for an organisation who has just received an overall rating of GOOD from the Care Quality Commission (CQC) with a rating of OUTSTANDING in care?

Do you consider caring with compassion to be fundamental to your role?

Looking for a new career path in one of the most picturesque parts of the country? Then Morecambe Bay is just the place for you, offering the beautiful Lake District on your doorstep and within easy reaching distance of the City of Lancaster which offers excellent transport links to the main cities in the UK.

Our Trust is recruiting enthusiastic, highly motivated midwives, to join our dynamic, dedicated, forward thinking professional team which serves a wide geographical area with rural and urban communities. We will recruit midwives with the drive and passion to expand and develop our Community Midwifery Services.

You will be reliable, flexible, motivated, have excellent clinical skills, a commitment to ongoing learning and development, a commitment to delivering high quality care, and be willing and open to embracing positive change and transformation in order to meet the demands of the community we serve.

If this sounds like you, then we want to hear from you!

The services we provide:

Here at Morecambe Bay we are investing in our Community Midwifery Services to enable a midwife to caseload ratio of 1:96 to allow us to further develop the experience for women We actively support and promote homebirth services. This investment will enable us to provide an innovative Community Service.

Development Opportunities

Here at Morecambe Bay we are committed to supporting our employees in mandatory training requirements and their professional development. We can offer the following (not an exhaustive list):

 Various in-house leadership programmes
 NLS and opportunity to complete PROMPT course
 Support from Practice Development Team

Anyone newly appointed to the trust will be subject to the completion of a satisfactory 6 month probationary period (this includes bank staff). This will give the new staff member an opportunity to become familiar with the role and working environment.

We also use E-Rostering system which offers many benefits to our employees and allows a more accessible Off Duty and easier requests system, making annual leave requests, possible from the comfort of your own home.

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Applicant requirements

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

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Further details / informal visits contact

Anne Wallhouse
Community Manager (RLI)

If you have problems applying, contact

01229 406753
01229 871182