Midwife Job Reference: 070-NMR091-0619
£24,214 to £37,267 per annum
Powys is cited as being a wonderful place to live and work. It is a rural health setting where you can personally and professionally grow and patients are truly at the heart of care provision. If you are an ambitious professional in search of job satisfaction that others can only dream about, prepare for a very pleasant surprise as Powys is the place to be. We are looking for staff who have energy, enthusiasm, commitment and drive and who are patient-centered. Whatever your career aspirations, we are committed to supporting and developing you.
Powys Teaching Health Board is responsible for meeting the health and wellbeing needs of the population of Powys. As a rural health board we have around 133,000 people living across an area that is a quarter of the land mass of Wales. Powys is the largest county in Wales with Snowdonia to the North and the Brecon Beacons to the South, the spectacular scenery is something to behold. Working in partnership, we commission and provide award-winning hospital, community, mental health and learning disability services, so our portfolio is varied and diverse. We are proud to offer patients an unrivalled level of care, not to mention a wide range of careers for professionals who want to make a real difference. If working for Powys Teaching Health Board is something that is of interest, we may have an opportunity just for you!
Applicants are invited to apply in Welsh, any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English
Please check your email account regularly. Successful applicants will receive all recruitment related correspondence via the email account registered on the application form.
THIS POST IS FIXED TERM FOR 12 MONTHS TO MEET THE NEEDS OF THE SERVICE.
Passionate about midwifery? Want to use all of your midwifery skills? Then Powys maternity services may well be the place for you.
Due to exciting developments within the service we are looking for motivated midwives to join our midwifery team in North Powys.
This post is based in North Powys within our North Powys team. We are looking for a fixed term band 5 or 6 midwife to work 30 hours per week in our Welshpool team. The post will be for 12 months.
A full preceptorship package will be available for Band 5 midwives. We also offer a comprehensive induction package for Band 6 midwives. Please specify on the application form which post you will be applying for.
You will be joining a service with one of the highest home birth rates in Wales, a high physiological birth rate and the highest breastfeeding rates in Wales and will also support women choosing to use one of our 6 free standing birth centres, 5 of which provide water birth facilities.
You will provide and coordinate antenatal and postnatal care for both midwife-led and consultant-led women.
As a service we are also passionate about supporting midwives to be the best they can and you will have the opportunity to access award winning training and support during your employment.
The ability to speak Welsh for this post is desirable; English and/or Welsh speakers are equally welcome to apply.
For further details / informal visits contact:
Jessica Hughes - Assistant Head of Midwifery & Sexual Health
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