Community Caseload Midwife

London, Greater London, England
EC2V 8AF
Guy's and St Thomas NHS Foundation Trust £ 38.768 - 46.124 Per year Full time Save This Job
Pay
£ 38.768 - 46.124 Per year
Hours
Full time
Type
Permanent
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Posted
14 Jan 2022
Closes
13 Feb 2022

Job Description

Detailed job description and main responsibilities
Women's services:

As the only NHS Trust in London with women's and specialist children's services on one site we have unique opportunities to provide excellent, high-quality, integrated care for mothers, babies and children. Our directorate provides high quality care to patients across South East London, as well as delivering a range of specialist services both nationally and internationally. We treat approximately 40,000 gynaecology patients, and deliver 6,400 NHS births and 350 private births a year. We have one of the largest NHS IVF units in the UK, which includes our flagship Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis services. Alongside our clinical services, we are integrated with colleagues at Kings College London, delivering a significant programme of research and development.

Summary of post

The post holder will provide total midwifery care to women both high and low risk under the direction of the Midwifery Practice Leader (MPL) and with his/her support, this will include the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of maternity care over a 24-hour period. The post holder will facilitate on behalf of the MPL the development of midwifery and non-midwifery staff.

Key Relationships

Community Matron, Community midwives, Inpatient matrons, obstetricians, neonatologist, GP practice managers, Consultant midwife, Maternity Support Workers

Duties and Responsibilities

The post holder will
  • Work in accordance with the NMC rules and code of conduct for midwives.
  • Maintain and develop their professional knowledge and competence in accordance within the NMC recommendations.
  • Work with the Trust policies and protocols and enable all members of the practice to carry out care within these guidelines.
  • Maintain good standards of care within their designated practice and assist in the implementation of recommendations from Government and professional bodies in relation to maternity care.
  • Work with the MPL in the monitoring of standards of care.
  • Maintain efficient and effective communication and working relationships with other professional groups and staff working within the Trust.
  • Utilise the full skills of a midwife (both integral and extended) in the provision of care to a named caseload of women.
  • Provide total care to a caseload of women booked with the midwifery practice in liaison with the other staff and under the direction of the MPL
  • In liaison with the MPL ensure that midwifery practice is in keeping with current research findings and is appropriate for each individual woman for whom care is being provided.
  • Participate in both medical and midwifery education programmes, participating in the teaching of all learners and new members of staff attached to the practice.
  • Assume responsibility for the safe custody and administration of drugs in accordance with the District Policies and Statutory Rules and Regulations.
  • Assist the MPL with the co-ordination of the clinical activities of the practice and 'act up' when required.
  • Assist with orientation programmes which familiarise new members of staff with the organisational and clinical demands of the unit and group practice.
  • Supervise the work of the non-midwife, qualified or unqualified staff as well as midwifery, medical and nursing students.
  • Maintain stores and equipment ensuring proper economic use.
  • Report complaints, incidents and accidents to the MPL or midwifery manager and assist in their investigation and resolution.
  • Ensure that working conditions are safe in accordance with the Health and Safety at Work Act.
  • To be fully informed of the risk management strategy, be responsible for reporting incidents, risk assessment and development of action plans to reduce risk.


The post holder is required to follow Trust policies and procedures which are regularly updated including:

Confidentiality / Data Protection / Freedom of Information

Post holders must maintain the confidentiality of information about patients, staff and other health service business in accordance with the Data Protection Act of 1998. Post holders must not, without prior permission, disclose any information regarding patients or staff. If any member of staff has communicated any such information to an unauthorised person those staff will be liable to dismissal. Moreover, the Data Protection Act 1998 also renders an individual liable for prosecution in the event of unauthorised disclosure of information. Following the Freedom of Information Act (FOI) 2005, post holders must apply the Trust's FOI procedure if they receive a written request for information.

Equal Opportunities

Post holders must at all times fulfil their respo

Ref: NM8552

Job Details

Community Caseload Midwife

London, Greater London, Englandd Guy's and St Thomas NHS Foundation Trust
Pay
£ 38.768 - 46.124 Per year
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Hours
Full time
Posted
14 Jan 2022
Type
Permanent
Closes
13 Feb 2022

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