Job Title: Bank Registered Midwife
Pay Rate: £35-£45/hour
Shifts Patterns: Long Days & Nights
Here at Medical Staffing, we run England's largest NHS staff bank and are experts at putting people in places to care. Every year we help thousands of dedicated and highly skilled NHS workers enjoy better career opportunities, more flexible shifts, and a healthier work-life balance across our partnered Trusts.
Are you a qualified Midwife and want the opportunity to work in a busy environment with the opportunity to chose your own shift?
We are looking for enthusiastic Midwives to join our highly motivated Midwifery Bank Team. We are looking for both Band 5 and Band 6 Midwives, who want to join on a flexible basis, allowing you to choose when and where you work within the Midwifery department.
Main duties of the job:
As a Bank Midwife, you will be responsible for planning, delivering and evaluating the personalised health and wellbeing care needs of patients, in line with the Trust's Values & Nursing & Midwifery Professional Framework goals, for example: personal hygiene and comfort, vital signs and EWS, early recognition and management of acutely ill patients.
Our teams have seen positive feedback from women and families, a significant increase in the number of women choosing homebirth and birth in our freestanding birth centre. Midwives are confident to provide midwifery care in all areas of the service.The maternity service is committed to transformation and has implemented the BadgerNet end to end electronic records system, we also have a number of progressive continuity of carer teams.
Duties to include, but not be limited to:
Assist and support the lead midwife in the safe, effective management of the area including management of personnel, facilities and the associated systems and processes
Act as a role model, presenting a positive image of self, team and the organisation
Be responsible for the delivery and co-ordination of care, through appropriate professional practice, delegation and supervision of duties carried out by less experienced staff
Ensure a high standard of Midwifery care is delivered by self and others based on assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of care to meet patients needs in accordance with agreed local and National standards and evidence based guidelines
Set, monitor and maintain standards of care to improve the patient experience and outcome of care
Proactively manage risk and maintain patient safety, conforming to health, safety and security legislation, policies, procedures and guidelines
Communicate all relevant information to the multidisciplinary team internally and with external organisations as required, to ensure seamless care
Promote provision of education and health promotion
Promote equality in care and practice by recognising, respecting and meeting the needs and choices of individuals
Ensures environment of care is safe, well equipped and compliant with standards for hygiene and cleanliness
Qualifications & Education
Appropriate NMC Registration
NMC recognised Mentorship qualification or willingness to work towards, following 18 months commencement in post
Evidence of continuing education or development
Knowledge & Experience
Willing to expand clinical role e.g. IV additives, venepuncture and Cannulation, Perineal suturing
Awareness of changes within Midwifery practice
Able to manage /treat obstetric emergencies in hospital/birth unit and community setting
Knowledge of Clinical Governance and the relevance to practice
Knowledge of relevant policies and procedures
Maintains own reflective practice.
Demonstrates effective listening skills and communication skills.
Confident in teaching and assessing student midwives, midwives and doctors.
Able to conduct relationships in such a way that conflict is minimalised. Demonstrates competency during internship.
Ability to implement changes within midwifery practise.
Knowledge of ethical issues
Evidence clinical competence in area of speciality
Knowledge of Leadership and management
Research and Development
As a Registered Midwife , the benefits for you are:
A range of payment options: PAYE, PSC/LTD and Umbrella.
A dedicated team to support you and to manage your availability
Access to additional voluntary free training and development
Recommend a Friend scheme – earn up to £500* when you refer your friends to Medical Staffing
If you would like to learn more about this opportunity, Apply now and a member of our team will get back to you shortly.
Medical Staffing is an employment agency/employment business (as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations 2003) and is acting on behalf of its client in relation to this vacancy.