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Elective Midwife

Band 6

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Band 6
Full time - 37.5 hours per week
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Croyon University Hospital
Thornton Heath
per annum inc HCAS
Today at 23:59

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Job overview

An amazing new job opportunity has arised to work as part of the Elective Obstetric  Theatre Team at Croydon University Hospital Maternity. We are looking for two Midwives to join this team as part of a transformational project to improve our operative theatre lists within Maternity and patient experience. We are looking for  midwives who are interested in pre/post operative care and interested in working set shifts four days a week 07:00-17:00 . The role will also involve providing midwifery care when the elective lists are not running and you will be required to support Maternity unit as a Midwife in less busy periods. The main role will require you to provide support to women opting to have an operative mode of delivery for clinical/maternal reasons and also providing post operative care. 

Main duties of the job

We are committed to reducing health inequities, and disparities for all of our BAME and vulnerable women, knowing the impact on outcome and experience that not having a voice or feeling listened too can have for any woman, particularly those that do not speak English. 

We provide care to a diverse group of women and have a duty to ensure that these women have early access to non-discriminatory care with an MDT that promotes advocacy, empowers and believes that all women have a choice irrespective to their ethnicity, sexual orientation, age, religion, culture and ability to understand and speak English. 

We have two Midwife vacancies to join our obstetric theatre team as an elective Midwife working 07:00- 17:00  4 days a week and no weekends.

We offer competitive salaries, including Outer London HCA, staff benefits and excellent career development and training opportunities in ENO, NSL, HDU.

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Working for our organisation

Croydon Health Services NHS Trust provide hospital and community services from a number of community and specialist clinics throughout Croydon.

These include:
• Croydon University Hospital
• Purley Hospital
• The Sickle Cell and Thalassaemia Centre in Thornton Heath
• Community bases at Purley, Sanderstead, New Addington, Broad Green, Woodside
• A minor injuries unit in New Addington

The Trust was formed on 1st August 2010 through the integration of Croydon Community Health Services and Mayday Healthcare NHS Trust. Around 3,500 staff provide services for a population of over 360,000 people who are relatively young with a high level of ethnic diversity.

Our Vision:

“Excellent integrated care for you and your family, when and where you need it”

Our 5 key ‘Here for you’ promises to the people of Croydon are:

• You feel cared for by helpful and welcoming staff
• You feel in safe hands with highly professional staff
• You feel confident in your treatment from skilled teams of compassionate clinicians
• You feel we value your time with convenient appointments, minimal waiting and care closer to home
• You feel it’s getting better all the time as we continue to improve our services

We are one of 17 Trusts in the country who have been accepted as national pioneers on staff engagement and empowerment, through the adoption of "Listening into Action" as a new way of working. The approach we are taking to “Listening into Action” is new and different.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

Please see the attached supporting document which contains more information about the role  or contact the recruiting manager - Siobhan Harding


Interview date: TBC

Person specification

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Essential criteria
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Desirable criteria
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Essential criteria
Desirable criteria

Employer certification / accreditation badges

Trust IDCapital Nurse, LondonListening into Action (LiA)No smoking policyLondon Living Wage is a voluntary commitment made by employers, who can become accredited with the Living Wage FoundationPositive about disabled peopleImproving working livesAge positiveDisability confident employer

Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Documents to download

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Further details / informal visits contact

Siobhan Harding
Job title
Clinical Midwifery Manager Labour Ward
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