A midwife is an autonomous practitioner. He/she must be able to give the necessary support, supervision, care and advice to women during pregnancy, labour and the postpartum period, to conduct deliveries on his/her own responsibility and to care for the newborn and the infant in any care setting.
This care includes preventative measures, the detection of abnormal conditions in mother and child, calling for medical assistance and undertaking emergency measures in the absence of medical help.
He/she has an important task in health counselling and education.
He/she also has a role as a mentor for junior midwives and other staff.
About the Role
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More detail about the role
We are looking for midwives with enthusiasm for delivering high quality, women centered care, to join our community and maternity in-patients team. Successful candidates will need excellent communication and a broad clinical knowledge base.
We take pride in delivering responsive care to women and families. We serve a diverse population, covering a wide and varied landscape.
We can offer flexible working and an attractive salary.
If you are currently employed by the Trust and want to join the Northern Healthcare Trust Staff Bank then please contact the staffbank team at Rduh.firstname.lastname@example.org as you do not need to apply for this vacancy.
Interviews will be completed via Zoom or Teams
Working Pattern: various
Interview Date: To be confirmed.
For further information please contact Lyn Green, Matron for temporary staffing Rduh.email@example.com 01271 313938
Preference will be given to staff with ‘Priority’ and 'At Risk' status including NHS At Risk staff throughout Devon.
The Royal Devon University Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust reserves the right to close vacancy when sufficient applications have been received.
The Royal Devon University Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust was established in April 2022, bringing together the expertise of both the Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust and Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust.
Stretching across Northern, Eastern and Mid Devon, we have a workforce of over 15,000 staff, making us the largest employer in Devon. Our core services, which we provide to more than 615,000 people, cover more than 2,000 square miles across Devon, while some of our specialist services cover the whole of the peninsula, extending our reach as far as Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly.
We deliver a wide range of emergency, specialist and general medical services through North Devon District Hospital and the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital (Wonford). Alongside our two acute hospitals, we provide integrated health and social care services across a variety of settings, including community inpatient hospitals, outpatient clinics, and within people’s own homes. We also offer primary care services, a range of specialist community services, and Sexual Assault Referral Centres (SARC).
Our state-of-the-art equipment, leading technologies and strong links to local universities put us at the forefront of research and innovations, enabling us to provide world-class care to our local communities.
It has never been a more exciting time to join the Royal Devon, as you will help to shape our services as we continue along our integration journey.
Looking after you is important to us.
We strive to help our staff create a healthy work-life balance through flexible working schemes and our family friendly policies.
If you are starting out in the NHS, you’ll start with 27 days paid annual leave (plus bank holidays), rising to 33 days plus bank holidays.
You will benefit from access to our own comprehensive occupational health services, including counselling, onsite wellbeing activities and groups.
We will work together to maintain a culture that develops and supports you and your team.
This might include funding for a care certificate, a degree or leadership qualifications. Or it might include days off to study, engage in CPD or rotational placements to help you hone your skills. Wherever you are heading in the NHS, we will help you get there.
Salary is not the only financial benefit
You will have access to an extensive range of staff discounts on shopping, fitness and leisure options and you can spread the cost of technology and home appliance purchases from major retailers. You will also have access to other benefits including:
- National discount services such as the Blue Light Card and Health Service Discounts.
- Salary sacrifice options including our OFSTED rated outstanding nursery onsite at Exeter
- Car lease schemes.
- The NHS Pension scheme (one of the most generous and comprehensive in the UK).
- Cycle to work scheme
These are just a few of the benefits available – if the role is something you are interested in, we would love to hear from you.