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Community Team Leader

Band 7

Main area
midwifery
Grade
Band 7
Contract
12 months (Secondment cover)
Hours
Full time - 37.5 hours per week (working four days per week of 8-6pm covering a 7 days a week service, with no working restrictions in place.)
Job ref
199-4572802-RB-NA
Site
Croydon University Hospital
Town
Thornton Heath
Salary
£46,836 - £52,849 per annum inc HCAS
Salary period
Yearly
Closing
07/10/2022 23:59
Interview date
17/10/2022

As an NHS Trust we strongly encourage and support vaccination uptake as this remains the best line of defence against COVID19.

 

Job overview

The Team Leader will monitor and maintain standards of professional practice.
The Team Leader will be required to supervise, lead, direct and deploy the team ensuring that standards of care are met. 
They will act as a role model and patient advocate. Working as part of the senior Midwifery Team, the postholder will contribute to the future development of the Maternity Service through participation of development initiatives. The postholder may be required to 
participate in management rota to provide out of hours support to the unit. 
The post is not area specific; all trust employees will work as appropriate to the needs of the service. 

Main duties of the job

1. To work in accordance with the Trust’s Values to consistently demonstrate the behaviours required.
The post holder is required to carry out his/her role in accordance with the organisation values, standards and behaviours, in a Professional, Compassionate, Respectful and Safe way.

2. To ensure that Croydon Health Services Trust’s policies and procedures are adhered to. 

3. To have responsibility for the Health, Safety and Welfare of self and others and to comply at all times with the requirements of the Health and Safety Regulations and the Trust’s Health and Safety policies 
and procedures. 

4. To ensure confidentiality at all times, only releasing confidential information obtained during the course of employment to those acting in an official capacity in accordance with the provisions of the Data 
Protection Act and its amendments.

5. To work in accordance with the Trust’s policies to eliminate unlawful discrimination and promote equality and diversity in the workplace. To positively promote at all times equality of opportunity in 
service delivery and employment in accordance with Trust policies, regardless of age, disability, race, nationality, ethnic or national origin, gender, religion, belief, sexual orientation or domestic circumstances.

 

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 - Eviah Mutsinze

Person specification

Education

Essential criteria
  • BSc in midwifery
Desirable criteria
  • Masters
  • Leadership qualification
  • Mental health first aid training

Skills and Experience

Essential criteria
  • Has recent 2 years experience working within community based midwifery care

Experience

Essential criteria
  • Understands the national agenda for community based care
Desirable criteria
  • Demonstrates BFI awareness
  • Demonstrates Awareness of SBLCBV2
  • CoC awareness and working towards
  • BAME agenda
  • NHS long term plan for mental health services

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

Apply online now

Further details / informal visits contact

Name
Eviah Mutsinze
Job title
Community midwifery manager
Email address
eviah.mutsinze@nhs.net
Telephone number
07773977058