26 May, 2022

Nursery Nurse for Maternity Services

  • Whittington Health NHS Trust
  • London, UK
Full time Qualified Practitioner Senior Practitioner Healthcare

Job Details

Full Job Description

Nursery Nurse for Maternity Services - Band 4

Job Type: 2 x permanent

Working pattern: 37.5 hours per week

Pay scheme: Agenda for Change

We are offering an exciting opportunity to join our established team of nursery nurses. As a member of the multidisciplinary team and with the support of midwifery staff, you would provide individualised family centred care to babies requiring additional care, in preparation for discharge home from the postnatal ward. This would include assisting families to develop appropriate skills to become confident in caring for and feeding their babies before discharge home, via group and individual education sessions.

Good communication and team working skills are essential aspects of the role. Candidates would be expected to show high levels of initiative and self direction.

The maternity unit is currently working towards Baby Friendly Initiative re-accreditation and as such, you will be expected to incorporate the Baby Friendly standards in all aspects of your role.

Support and appropriate training will be provided.

For more information regarding the main responsibilities of the role, please refer to the attached Job Description

We look after a diverse population where women and their families are treated as individuals providing personalised care.

We are at the forefront of innovation, this includes partners staying overnight, enhanced recovery, and midwifery led induction of labour and normalising birth. Our community midwives are equipped with ipads or laptops to support remote working in various community venues. We work closely alongside Health Visitors who are also part of our integrated service.

We provide a first class service, which is reflected in the number of positive compliments received from our satisfied clients

We have a beautiful Birth Centre with four pools and our Labour Ward has two birthing pools and telemetry to encourage normality.

Our maternity unit is undergoing exciting upgrades to ensure a smart environment for women to feel relaxed.

Please refer to the job description and person specification for further details.

All staff are well supported by a strong PDM team and Professional Midwifery Advocates, as well as our Senior Midwifery Team.

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