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Specialist Midwife in Fetal Medicine

Band 6

Main area
Women and Newborn
Grade
Band 6
Contract
Fixed term: 12 months
Hours
Part time: 15 hours per week
Job ref
188-NM2695
Site
Princess Anne Hospital
Town
Southampton
Salary
£31,365 - £37,890 pa pro rata
Salary period
Yearly
Closing
22/01/2021 23:59
Interview date
28/01/2021

We are able to offer an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic Midwife to work within the regional fetal medicine unit at the Princess Anne Hospital, Southampton. This is an ideal development post for someone with an interest in prenatal screening and fetal medicine. This is a fixed term contract for 1 year, 15 hours per week.

ABOUT THE TEAM

The Wessex fetal medicine unit is a tertiary centre offering fetal medicine scanning, diagnostic testing and fetal therapies to women from the Wessex region and beyond. We see over 1200 women annually with often very complex pregnancies.  We are a small and close- knit team and aim to support women and their families through difficult times

WHAT YOU’LL DO

You will be working as one of team of 4 specialist Midwives, supporting women through the pathway from diagnosis of fetal abnormality , through options for prenatal testing and decision-making.  Full support and training will be given

WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR

We are looking for an enthusiastic Midwife with a passion for caring for women and their families. No prior experience of fetal medicine is needed, as training will be given.

WHAT WE CAN OFFER YOU

As one of the largest acute teaching Trust’s in England, we can offer learning and development opportunities to help you achieve the career you aspire to. We believe you deserve the best possible surroundings in which to do your job and we want to support you in doing your job to the best of your ability.                       

As a Trust, we support flexible working and will consider requests taking into account the needs of the service. You’ll have an opportunity to discuss this at interview. Our LiveWell and inspire programme offers opportunities, support and advice, including smoking cessation services, exercise and activity classes, and support for mental health.

UHS employees are able to access a huge range of NHS discounts, are entitled to a minimum of 35 days paid holiday (pro rata) on appointment, can access on-site nursery facilities (subject to availability), and we offer a generous pension scheme.

ABOUT OUR TRUST AND SOUTHAMPTON

UHS is rated ‘Good’ by the CQC and in the latest national NHS Staff Survey, we were in the top 10 acute trusts for staff engagement and for staff recommending the hospital as a place to work or receive care. 

Southampton is an attractive place to live and work situated on the south coast, with an international airport and only an hour on the train from central London. The New Forest National Park and the beaches of the Jurassic coast are also right on our doorstep. The city offers living costs 20% lower than those in London, 13 schools rated outstanding by Ofsted and 13 nearby green spaces to enjoy.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Interviews will be held on Thursday, 28 January 2021

 

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Name
Sally Boxall
Job title
Consultant Nurse in prenatal diagnosis
Email address
Sally.Boxall@uhs.nhs.uk
Telephone number
02381206025

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