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Senior Charge Midwife (3253260943)
Due to retirement, we currently have a vacancy for a full time 37.5hr per week Senior Charge Midwife. Primarily this post is for within our Maternity Assessment Unit but may be rotational. We have a thriving fast paced Maternity Assessment Unit that provides care to women with worries or concerns with their pregnancy out with their routine scheduled visits of care. Last year our Maternity Assessment Unit provided over 17,000 triage phone assessments and in excess of 7000 face to face consultations. Our service runs between the hours of 0730 and 0100hrs 7 days per week with varying shift patterns. We are looking for a motivated, experienced midwife to lead, nurture and develop our service. To continually provide a high level of care and meet the changing needs of pregnant woman and families of whom we serve. We are looking for an individual who has the knowledge and capabilities to guide and support our staff to maintain this level of skill. You will have clinical, professional and managerial responsibility on an ongoing basis, including all clinical and staff governance issues. You will liaise with the Maternity co-ordinator ensuring capacity and flow and a seamless patient journey. You will have close working relationships with all grades of medical staff and collaborate in the review and writing of departmental guidelines. NHS Fife maternity is a modern, thriving and progressive unit with approximately 3200 births per year. The services includes outpatient and community services, and multi faceted inpatient services which include a complex care Consultant Unit and an alongside Midwife Led Unit. We will encourage you with your professional development education via our dedicated clinical midwife educator and midwifery PEF. We have an extremely successful in house leadership programme and regularly encourage staff to participate in external networking. An organisations culture and values cascades from its leadership. Our Head of Midwifery was a Royal College of Midwives national awards nominated finalist in 2021 for her work and dedication to staff well being during a Global Pandemic. This if nothing else should let you know how much NHS Fife values its staff. Women and families are at the centre of all we do. We are progressive, dynamic and willing; all that is missing from our service is YOU You must be an experienced NMC Registered Midwife, educated to degree level. In addition you should possess enthusiasm, excellent team working skills with effective communication. For informal enquiries, please contact Pamela Higgins, Clinical Midwifery Manager, 01592 729768 A requirement of this post is to become a member of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme Prior to appointment. NHS Fife is legally obliged to ensure all its employees are legally entitled to work in the United Kingdom. If you are not a United Kingdom (UK) or Irish National, you are required to confirm your right to work in your application.