Non-Clinical Maternity Support Worker
- Main area
- Band 2
- Full time - 37.5 hours per week (Monday - Friday)
- Job ref
- Medway NHS Foundation Trust
- £20,270 - £21,318 per annum/pro rata
- Salary period
- 23/03/2023 23:59
Do you have the ambition and vision to deliver theBest of Care by the Best People?
Here at Medway, we pride ourselves on working together as one to ensure that our shared vision of Better, Best, Brilliant is achieved
Our Trust is a great choice for people who want to develop their career in an ambitious and dynamic environment; our employees are able to choose the coverage and supplemental benefits that best fit their needs and those of their families. This includes the promotion of flexible working opportunities across the Trust, we are able to give our employees flexibility on where, when and the hours they work.
Our culture and values are what drives Medway NHS Foundation Trust and is the heartbeat of who we are as an organisation. It is important that you understand and to refer to our values when you are completing your application and always reflect our values throughout your employment with the Trust.
Non-Clinical Maternity Support Worker
Division: Planned Care
Care Group: Women's & Children's Service
Salary: £20,270 - £21,318 per annum/pro rata
Interview Date: Friday 31st March 2023
We are recruiting for a Non-Clinical Maternity Support Worker who shares our ambition and vision to deliver the Best of Care by the Best People and has the drive to take us forward, by ensuring that the Trust continues to be the first choice for patients and our staff.
Main duties of the job
The post holder will facilitate the smooth running of this maternity service and successful applicant will be involved in service improvement.
Our values are Bold, Every Person Counts, Sharing and Open and Together. It is important that you understand and to refer to our values when completing your application and always reflect our values throughout your employment with the Trust.
We are committed to endorsing diversity, multiculturalism, and inclusion; our policies / procedures ensure that all applicants are treated fairly at every stage of the recruitment process.
To contribute to our exciting future and become part of our team, apply today.
Working for our organisation
Here at Medway, we pride ourselves on working together as one to ensure that our shared vision of Better, Best, Brilliant is achieved. Our culture and values are what drives the Trust and is the heartbeat of who we are as an organisation.
Our Trust is a great choice for people who want to develop their career in an ambitious environment.
Would you like to work flexibly? In the NHS, we are reminded every day of how important life is. As a flexible working friendly organisation, we want to be sure that you can work in a way that is best for us, for our patients and for you. Speak to us about how we might be able to accommodate a flexible working arrangement which will not mean sacrificing time for personal interests or family commitments. We aim to support you to work flexibly in a way that will suit you and us.
All of our substantive & fixed term employees can enjoy a range of staff benefits, a gym, an active health and wellbeing programme, an on-site nursery and a cycle to work scheme.
We are taking positive action to ensure that we can attract, recruit and retain the best talent and would welcome more applicants from under – represented groups to support the Trusts commitment to a diverse, inclusive and an employer of choice workforce.
All staff at Medway comply the Trust’s and the Kent and Medway Safeguarding Board’s policies on safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults.
Detailed job description and main responsibilities
Equipment cupboard must be accessible to staff, tidy and floors clean and litter free
Ensure daily checks of all relevant items, blood trackers, urinalysis monitors, Blood monitoring equipment with evidence
To prioritise stock availability, report to manager for ordering to comply with patient safety and clinical governance requirements
Ensure there is an effective, robust communication system between the non –clinical role and Clinical Support Worker team members.
- NVQ 2 or Equivalent
- Computer systems (Basic)
- Previous experience desirable, preferable within a health care setting
- Has the ability to adapt to challenging and changing situations / demands and able to support colleagues
- Excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to work across maternity while liaising with different levels of personnel
Values Based Question
- How do you demonstrate respect and dignity?
Please note that we do not accept applications via CV or recruitment agencies.
This post will close before the intended closing date should sufficient number of suitable applications be received. Therefore, if you are interested in applying for this role, we suggest that you do so at the earliest opportunity.
Applications are welcomed from applicants who wish to apply for a position on the basis of a smarter or flexible working arrangement. Where candidates are successful at interview, such requests will be taken under consideration and accommodated where the needs of the service allow.
We welcome applications irrespective of people's age, disability, gender identity and gender expression, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, sexual orientation, or other personal circumstances. We have policies and procedures in place to ensure that all applicants are treated fairly and consistently at every stage of the recruitment process, including the consideration of reasonable adjustments for people who have a disability.
All staff no matter where they work or which age group of patients they work with must be aware of their responsibility to act when they feel a child, young person or vulnerable adult has been or is at risk of abuse.
We are a fully non-smoking Trust. Smoking is completely prohibited in all Trust buildings, grounds and car parks for patients, visitors, staff and contractors.
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If you have not heard from us within 21 days of the closing date, please assume that you have not been shortlisted on this occasion.
We wish to stress that no discourtesy is intended in following such a procedure, and you should not let this deter you from future applications.
The postholder will have access to vulnerable people in the course of their normal duties and as such this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 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.
Documents to download
- Job Description (PDF, 568.3KB)
- Recruitment Guide for Candidates (PDF, 208.2KB)
Further details / informal visits contact
- Lynn Deller
- Job title
- Senior Sister
- Email address
- Telephone number
- 01634 976687
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