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We are looking for applications from people who share our values to help make us a valued and trusted partner within our care system, that delivers safe effective care to our local population
People for Patients. Our People, our Patients, our Priority
A fantastic opportunity has arisen to work as a part-time Fetal Monitoring Lead across our sites here at York & Scarborough Teaching Hospitals.
The role involves providing training across all Maternity staff groups and keeping up to date with fetal monitoring updates, both nationally and locally. Networking across the LMS and the country allows for greater collaborative work and is vital to the role of Fetal Monitoring Lead.
The role requires an enthusiastic and innovative midwife who can implement change while supporting others to provide the highest quality care. You will be an exceptional individual who can influence, lead and motivate staff at all levels. You should have a high degree of personal and professional autonomy.
Please feel free to get in touch to discuss this role further.
Main duties of the job
Hours: 30 hours per week
Contract type: Permanent
This is a Band 7 specialist midwife post to lead on improving the standardisation of assessment regarding fetal monitoring at the onset of labour and the quality of effective fetal monitoring.
Ensuring that element 4 of saving babies lives version 2 is implemented and effectively continued is central to the role. You will work as a leader demonstrating expertise and creating a supportive learning environment, while designing and facilitating teaching.
Implementing and monitoring the compliance of fetal wellbeing tools is another key element to the role, alongside providing support for clinical staff and ensuring multidisciplinary working.
Acting as a role model, you will be a highly visible, accessible, fair and authoritative figure to whom staff, patients, families and carers can rely upon.
The post holder will take a professional lead role in advising the Deputy Head of Midwifery and the Senior Midwifery Management team, and will contribute to the corporate midwifery agenda. They will lead upon specific projects as requested, including the production of reports and updates as agreed.
Working for our organisation
York & Scarborough Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust provides a comprehensive range of acute hospital, community and specialist healthcare services for approximately 800,000 people living in and around York, North Yorkshire, North East Yorkshire and Ryedale – an area covering 3,400 square miles, and which includes Scarborough and Bridlington.
Our mission is to be a valued and trusted partner within our care system, delivering safe effective care to the population we serve.
We’re situated in a fantastic part of the country: home to two national parks, a beautiful coastline, and the city of York, which is consistently voted one of the best to live in the UK.
It’s our privilege to be the largest provider of healthcare in the region and we are incredibly proud of our 8,500 staff, working across 9 hospital sites, supporting safe, high quality patient-centred care on a day-to-day basis.
We hope to hear from you soon!
Detailed job description and main responsibilities
For more information please see the job description attached
Armed Forces Friendly Employer
We are holders of the Gold Award from the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme, which is helping actively promote SaBRE – Supporting Britain’s Reservists and Employers. This means that York Teaching Hospital has provided its statement of intent to support all Defence personnel and we welcome their application to work for us.
Disability Confident and Mindful Employer
The Trust is committed to meeting the needs of employees and applicants with a disability or mental health condition. Our support for these schemes includes encouraging applications from people who are disabled or have a mental health condition, offering adjustments to make our application process accessible.
Please note that some of our substantive vacancies may be available on a smaller number of hours than advertised. If you would be interested in applying on this basis, we would encourage you to contact the appointing manager to enquire further.
Please be aware that all new employees starting work with us will be charged for the cost of their DBS check if it is required for the role. The cost will be deducted from your salary either in 1 payment or over a six month period once you start employment. By applying you are agreeing to this undertaking. If you are successful you will be asked to confirm if you wish to pay in one amount or in instalments. The charges are currently £27.68 for a standard check and £44.68 for an enhanced check. The level of check will be determined by the post you are applying for.
Please note that Volunteers and Bank only staff will not be charged.
Agile and Flexible Working
We are committed to helping all staff balance their work with other commitments and have recently launched our new Agile and Flexible Working policy to support this, entitling all staff to request flexible working from day one – for all posts. We encourage you to speak to the recruiting manager named within this advert to discuss any requirements you may have.
Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)
All our employees have access to a free, confidential counselling and wellbeing support service. Our EAP is available 24/7, 365 days a year.
A bit more about us and the surrounding area
North Yorkshire is a fantastic part of the country. It is home to two national parks, a beautiful coastline, and the city of York as mentioned in , has been named the third most ‘cultured’ city in the UK.
It’s a great place to be and, as the largest provider of healthcare locally, we’re proud to serve 800,000 people.
It’s not just the area that’s a great draw – as a member of our team, you’ll have access to one of the most generous and comprehensive pension schemes in the UK, a minimum of 27 days annual leave (on top of Bank Holidays) and an award-winning package of .
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