Current vacancies at the Trust

Named Midwife - Vulnerable Families

Band 8a

Main area
Women's Services
Band 8a
37.5 hours per week
Job ref
Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
St Thomas' Hospital
£46,897 - £54,983 p.a inc of HCA
23/01/2018 23:59

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.

Midwifery at Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Trust has a reputation for innovation and striving to put women and children at the heart of care. Safeguarding of is seen as an integral part of all service delivery.

Due to the retirement of our current post holder we are looking for an enthusiastic, experienced and highly motivated senior midwife to join the Safeguarding Children’s team as Named Midwife for Vulnerable Families. The post holder will be an integral part of the children’s safeguarding team and will work very closely with the safeguarding leads to deliver the Trust’s statutory requirements and safeguarding agenda.

The successful candidate will have a track record of delivering high quality safeguarding support to both hospital and community staff. There will be a requirement to provide leadership, knowledge and expertise in relation to the safeguarding of service users.

The team has a proactive approach towards safeguarding and priority is given to developing confidence and competence in safeguarding matters for all staff groups dealing with children. This will be through supervision and high quality safeguarding training delivery.

The post holder will also work across the multi-agency to promote the welfare of women and babies and represent the Trust in a variety of multi-agency working groups.

Advert closing date - 23rd January 2018

Interviews are scheduled for the afternoon of 13 February 2018


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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

 Debbie Saunders, Head of Nursing for Safeguarding Children

Tel: 020 7188 2473

The main telephone number for recruitment is 0207 188 1700.