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An exciting opportunity has arisen for a band 6 midwife to join the team within the Antenatal Outpatients Department. This role will involve working within the Antenatal Clinic with the established team as well as alongside the wider multi-disciplinary team. The role will include providing excellent antenatal care for our service users and include supporting the High Risk and Fetal Medicine Teams to provide specialist care and services. The post is permanent and we will be looking for 2 midwives to fulfil hours available - full time & part time hours available. Hours of work will vary between standard 7.5-hour days and 11.5-hour long days with times ranging between 0800 and 2000 Monday to Friday with the possibility of weekend hours in the future.

The successful candidate will be an autonomous practitioner, taking responsibility for the provision of care predominantly in the antenatal period, but also the intrapartum and postnatal periods, for service users in the outpatient area... You will be responsible for assessment, planning, and implementation of care both high and low risk, and also supporting the team/manager in the effective running of the clinical area.

You will support, supervise and teach staff/students evidence-based client centred care, which is of a high standard, being responsible for ensuring that all care is delivered according to Trust policies and procedures and maintaining associated records of care.

Providing excellent antenatal care services from preconception and throughout pregnancy, including supporting specialist and high-risk teams to manage complex issues and situations and offer support, care and guidance to all service users and their families.

Ensuring the efficient operation of day-to-day ANC activities including USS reviews, AN checks and follow up care, working within Maternity Day Unit and supporting the high-risk team, specialist services and the wider multidisciplinary team to ensure excellent AN care is provided and screening standards and guidelines are adhered to.

Providing expert advice as a professional within the Antenatal Outpatient Department.

Supporting with care in early pregnancy loss following diagnosis in the ANC area and offering compassionate care to families.

Supporting the maternity triage area if needed as part of the wider team within the AN Outpatients area.

Please also see Job overview & attached Job description for further information about the Antenatal Clinic Midwife Practitioner position available with WUTH.

All new colleagues can expect to receive a warm and friendly Wirral welcome from the very first time they make contact with us. We are described as “competent and caring staff” by our patients.

Wirral University Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is situated on The Wirral peninsula which has stunning coastline and beautiful countryside surroundings, with great activities for its residents.

We are one of the largest and busiest acute Trusts in the Northwest of England, comprising of the Wirral’s only Emergency Department. We provide a high-quality range of acute care services and employ over 6,000 staff, who serve a population of approximately 400,000 people across Wirral, Ellesmere Port, Neston, North Wales and the wider Northwest footprint.

We have approximately 855 beds trust-wide, and our financial turnover is in excess of £337m.

The Wirral is easily accessible with excellent transport links including motorway, train, bus or ferry and within easy reach to the major cities of Liverpool, Chester and Manchester as well as neighbouring North Wales.

For further details / informal visits contact: Name: Dawn D'Arcy Job title: Antenatal Clinic OPD Manager Email address: dawn.d'arcy@nhs.net Telephone number: 0151 678 5111

X 8514
United Kingdom

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