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Job reference: 038296
Salary: Band 6 (£35,522 - £43,286)
Job closing date: 31/03/2023
Job Type: Nursing and Midwifery
Location: NHS Lothian
Employment type: Permanent
Hours Per Week: Various
Job posted date: 16/12/2021
Employer (NHS Board) : NHS Lothian
Department: Midwifery

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NHS Lothian is committed to encouraging equality and diversity among our workforce, and eliminating unlawful discrimination. The aim is for our workforce to be truly representative and for each employee to feel respected and able to give their best.

To this end, NHS Lothian welcomes applications from all sections of society.

***PLEASE NOTE: We cannot accept late applications so please ensure your application is submitted early***

This post requires the post holder to have a PVG Scheme membership/ record. If the post holder is not a current PVG member for the required regulatory group (i.e. child and/or adult) then an application will need to be made to Disclosure Scotland and deemed satisfactory before they can begin in post. 

NHS Lothian maternity services are currently inviting qualified midwives to apply for Band 6 staff midwife positions within NHS Lothian. These posts will enable you to provide a full range of midwifery care across all care settings within Lothian community, outpatient and inpatient Lothian Maternity Service. These posts are permanent, on a rotational contract, offering various hours.

As an autonomous practitioner the post holder will plan and implement maternity care to ‘high’ and ‘low’ risk women within an integrated maternity service. The post holder will lead the management of low risk pregnancies and births however will be required to work closely with the multi-professional team within the acute, primary and home settings. In the absence of the Community Midwifery Team Leader /Charge Midwife the post holder may be required to provide cover to ensure effective operation within your area.

Please comment in your statement of support should you have a preference of location workplace – hospital, community or homebirth team as well as your preferred hours of work

For further information on what is included in the role and what skills/experience are being looked for, click on the links at the bottom of the screen to the job description and person specification. If after reading this information you have any questions please contact Sue Shade

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