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Bereavement Midwife

Band 6

Main area
Women's Services
Band 6
37.5 hours per week
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Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
St Thomas' Hospital
£33,660.00 - £43,307.00 p.a inc HCA
23/01/2019 23:59
Interview date

Join us and become part of the most engaged workforce of any NHS trust in England, according to the latest national NHS Staff Survey results – for the second year running.

You will be joining a dynamic and forward-looking organisation in the heart of the capital where you can develop your career and broaden your horizons.

We think you will enjoy working for us but you don’t have to take our word for it – 79% of staff who took part in the latest national NHS Staff Survey would recommend Guy’s and St Thomas’ as a place to work.

Guy’s and St Thomas’ is one of the largest hospital trusts in the country, with around 12,500 staff; an annual turnover of more than £1 billion; and 1.6 million patient contacts a year. Our hospitals have a long and proud history, dating back almost 900 years, and have been at the forefront of medical progress and innovation since they were founded.

We are a prestigious, tertiary maternity unit currently delivering approximately 6800 women a year. We care for both low risk women as well as those who have more complex medical needs, or whose babies require intensive surveillance.

We are looking for a compassionate, midwife with experience in working with bereaved families or those who have suffered a pregnancy loss. The role of the specialist midwife is crucial in improving the quality of bereavement care at GSTT maternity unit.

The bereavement specialist midwife role is wide-ranging and requires specialist knowledge both of issues around bereavement and local resources and procedures for when a baby dies. The successful candidate will joining the experience band 7 and will the matron will work together to ensure that key improvements in bereavement care provision are achieved. Please see JD and Person Specification for more details regarding the role.

Closing date: 23rd of January 2019
Interview date: 30th  January 2019

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the resident labour market test. UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UKVI website. From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks for Overseas Applicants.

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

For further information please contact: Monica Franklin, Midwifery Matron, or Zahra Famili Bereavement midwife,

The main telephone number for recruitment is 0207 188 1700.

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