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Job summary

Main area
Maternity
Grade
Band 6
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full time - 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
337-NP-4178NTD-K
Employer
London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust
Employer type
NHS
Site
NPH
Town
Harrow
Salary
£37,152 - £43,994 per annum inc. HCAS
Salary period
Yearly
Closing
16/08/2022 23:59

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London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust logo

COVID-19 Vacancy Infant Feeding Midwife

Band 6

London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust (LNWH) cares for the people of Brent, Ealing, Harrow and beyond.

Our team of more than 8,200 clinical and support staff serve a diverse population of almost one million people.

We run major acute services at:

  • Northwick Park Hospital: home to one of the busiest emergency departments (A&E) in the country. The hospital provides a full range of services including the country’s top-rated hyper-acute stroke unit and one of only three hyper-acute rehabilitation units in the UK
  • St Mark’s Hospital: an internationally renowned specialist centre for bowel disease
  • Ealing Hospital: a busy district general hospital providing a range of clinical services, as well as 24/7 emergency department and urgent care centre, and specialist care at Meadow House Hospice
  • Central Middlesex Hospital: our planned care site, hosting a range of surgical and outpatient services and collocated with an urgent care centre.  

We are a university teaching NHS trust, in recognition of the important role we play in training clinicians of the future and bringing the benefits of research to the public.

To find out more about our Trust, why not view our video We are London North West University Healthcare

Our values - HEART

Our vision at London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust is to provide excellent clinical care in the right setting

We are clear that our vision can only be achieved by our staff, who are our most valuable asset.

Our vision is driven by our HEART values and behaviours which were developed together with our staff.

  • Honesty
  • Equality
  • Accountability
  • Respect
  • Teamwork

These values describe how we interact with each other and our patients and must underpin everything we do to achieve our vision.

LNWUH is a flexible working friendly organisation, we want you to be able to work in a way that is best for us and for our patients, and for you. Please speak to us about how we might be able to accommodate a flexible working arrangement whether that’s job share, part time or another flexible pattern.  If it works for the service, we will do our best to make it work for you.

Job overview

The post holder will be a registered midwife with the ability to practice autonomously when providing care to women during the antepartum, intrapartum and postpartum period, he or she will be the prime care provider to mothers and their families.
The individual will work as a member of a team providing maternity care to women within the hospital and community.
As a registered midwife she/he will work within the framework of the NMC Code and the London Northwest University Healthcare Trust Guidelines, protocols and policies.
The post holder will deputise the ward or department in the absence of the senior midwife.
In the community setting he/she will take responsibility for a the workload and participate with the on call service within the community.

Main duties of the job

We are looking for an enthusiastic and knowledgeable band 6 midwife who is interested in working along side the band 7 infant feeding specialist  to maintain the Trust Baby Friendly status in achieving the required standards.

We are waiting to hear from you if you have the passion to develop the skills  in giving  expert advise to women and their families about infant feeding.

Please contact Florence Okpara (Inpatient Matron)  on 02088692929 /07796705643

Working for our organisation

London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust (LNWUH) is one of the integrated NHS Trusts in the country. Our team of more than 8,000 clinical and support staff serve a diverse population of approximately one million people providing hospital services to the people of Brent, Harrow and beyond.

We are a university teaching NHS trust, in recognition of the important role we play in training clinicians of the future and bringing the benefits of research to the public.

To find out more about our Trust, why not view our video we are London North West University Healthcare

LNWUH is a flexible working friendly organisation; we want you to be able to work in a way that is best for us and for our patients, and for you. Please speak to us about how we might be able to accommodate a flexible working arrangement whether that’s job share, part time or another flexible pattern.  If it works for the service, we will do our best to make it work for you.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

To view the main responsibility, please see the attached the Job Description and Person Specification

Person specification

Infant feeding course

Essential criteria
  • Previous experience with audits and infant feeding
Desirable criteria
  • 2 years

Shortlisting and interview

Essential criteria
  • Experience in Infant feeding or willingness to learn
Desirable criteria
  • 2 years

Registered midwife

Essential criteria
  • Experience in Infant feeding or willingness to learn
Desirable criteria
  • 2 years

Employer certification / accreditation badges

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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

Name
Florence Okpara
Job title
In patient matron
Email address
fokpara@nhs.net
Telephone number
02088692929