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£24,476 - £28,036 / year

Job Description

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Maternity Care Unit
Band 4
Fixed term – 12 months
Part Time - 18 hours per week
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University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (UCLH)
£24,476 - £28,036 per annum inclusive pro rata
28/10/2018 23:59

At UCLH (University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust) our success starts with you.

This is an exciting opportunity to join one of the largest and most successful Foundation Trusts in the UK with an international reputation and a tradition of innovation.

Based in the busy West End of London, we have a lively and vibrant working atmosphere, with quick and easy transport links to all our sites. Our size and resources enable us to offer a range of attractive benefits as well as unparalleled education and development opportunities for staff at all levels. This includes an extensive portfolio of academic and clinical courses and programmes ranging from ongoing personal development through to clinical excellence and leadership skills. UCLH prides itself on its investment in staff both in terms of developing career skills but also its commitment to staff health and wellbeing.

This is an exciting opportunity to join one of the largest Foundation Trusts in the UK with an international reputation and a tradition for innovation.

If you are committed to contributing to a team delivering excellence in maternity and neonatal care and have the desire to pursue a rewarding career, then UCLH maternity services is definitely the place for you. You will be joining an enthusiastic, friendly, motivated multidisciplinary team working within a centre of excellence for maternity service delivery.

We have a busy level three neonatal unit with close links with the other UCLH specialist hospitals and Great Ormond Street Hospital. Our maternity unit cares for approximately 6,800 births per year and we have a co-located midwifery led birth centre delivering 1000 births per year. We look after a diverse population of which we offer an individualized service and we are committed to the promotion of normality and the forefront of innovation, being one of the first London Trust training midwives to offer acupuncture in Labour. Our first class service is reflected in the positive feedback we receive, and also the many women outside our catchment area choosing to come and give birth here with us at UCLH.

We have a strong commitment to staff development and service improvement; have commissioned links with City, Southbank and Kings College Universities.

Situated in central London there is an easy commute to all major train stations, and excellent tube links. You’ll be perfectly positioned outside work too as we’re located right in the heart of London’s West End.

The Maternity Care Unit consists of 45 beds, 4 of which are for UCLH private patients. We work in close partnership with our transitional care unit which is also situated on the ward. UCLH is UNICEF Baby Friendly Accredited.
You will need good communication skills, be able to function well as part of a team and be motivated to facilitate changes.
We are seeking a capable and experienced infant feeding support worker to complement our existing team which is based on our busy postnatal ward.

If you are looking to develop your career and postnatal care is your passion then this is fantastic opportunity.

We require the post holder to be enthusiastic, and demonstrate the appropriate competencies for the role, working within the existing multidisciplinary team and have good communication skills on all levels.

We offer our permanent staff an interest free season ticket loan for travel, a subsidised social club including gym, free independent and confidential support for all staff, large retail discounts, cycle to work scheme and on-site accommodation to name a few… for more information on our staff benefits please see attached poster.

We recognise, reward and thank colleagues by nominating them for our annual Celebrating Excellence Awards, which are funded by UCLH Charity.

We are also members of Apply Now >> which offers discounts on high street retail stores, offers on travel deals, and also to take advantage of cash back schemes.

This vacancy may close before the current listed closing date. You are advised not to delay submitting your completed application.

Please note that all correspondence regarding your application will be via email. The emails will be sent to you via and not via NHS Jobs, we encourage you to check your inbox regularly.

Please note that if you are at present in a training position on the 2016 new junior doctor’s contract and are applying for a Trust doctor role your salary will not be pay protected.

You will be placed on the appropriate point of the Trust Doctor pay scale based on your previous experience.

Please note that if you have not heard from us within 3 weeks of the closing date of the advert to assume that you have not been shortlisted on this occasion.

Job Requirements

The postholder will have regular contact with vulnerable people and as such this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service to check for any previous criminal convictions.



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