Maternal &Infant Nutrition Support Midwife
in Crosshouse, Hampshire, UK
Employer:NHS Ayrshire and Arran
Location:Crosshouse, Hampshire, UK
£26,830 - £35,933 per annum
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In support of our core purpose of Working together to achieve the healthiest life possible for everyone in Ayrshire and Arran we are committed to a culture that is Caring Safe and Respectful. The post holder is required to work collaboratively in a safe caring and respectful way.
An exciting opportunity has arisen to join Ayrshire Maternity Unit's maternal and infant feeding team. You should be a registered midwife with the Nursing Midwifery Council interested in promoting health messages about Best Practice with regards to Infant Feeding and maternal obesity. You will be passionate about supporting women to make informed lifestyle choices and assisting maternity staff to support women with infant feeding problems. You will be educated to or working towards degree level and have evidence of post registration training and development. You will be able to demonstrate excellent leadership skills and be an effective communicator with understanding of working within the wider maternity health care setting. You should be enthusiastic creative and possess excellent interpersonal and organisational skills which will enhance the existing team.
The post is housed within Ayrshire Maternity Unit; however there will be a requirement to visit women with infant feeding problems in their homes therefore a full clean driving licence is essential. Flexibility is expected and you may b required to work across all Ayrshire localities to meet the needs of the service throughout Ayrshire and Arran.
Hours of duty: 22.5 hours per week
Informal enquiries are welcomed by Elaine Moore Clinical Midwifery Manager on.
Closing Date: 20/03/18
Interview Date: To be confirmed
We are in the process of amending the online application form. Please note that the current online application form requests that you supply information regarding sickness absence. Please do not complete this section as this information does not form part of the initial selection process.