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Maternity Support Worker

Employer
Mid Yorkshire Hospital
Location
Wakefield
Salary
Competitive salary
Closing date
25 Jan 2022

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Maternity Support Worker- Band 3 - Part- time & Full-time hours available - Permanent

We strive to deliver the highest quality and safest care for approximately 5200 women and babies per year. At Mid Yorkshire Hospitals we are passionate about ensuring women have a positive experience each and every time and are committed in supporting our teams to develop professionally. If you have a passion for excellence, then Mid Yorkshire is the Trust for you!

We deliver high-quality services in a variety of settings and are looking for enthusiastic, passionate and friendly people who want to be part of the Mid Yorkshire's Maternity team.

This excellent opportunity has arisen to join the maternity team as a Maternity Support Worker.

We have opportunities in out inpatient services based at Pinderfield's Hospital.

We pride ourselves on: The Mid Yorkshire's vision to provide high quality and safe Maternity services at home, in the community and in our hospitals, to improve the quality of lives for women and their families (Maternity Strategy 2020-2022)

We are looking for people:
  • With previous clinical experience in health & social care relevant to the role
  • Advanced level apprenticeship Level 3
  • Care Certificate
  • Who would like to work on the maternity wards?
  • Who want to support the provision of excellent care to our women and families
  • With IT skills

What we can offer you:
  • A robust induction programme.
  • A supportive multidisciplinary team in which to work.
  • Continuing educational opportunities.
  • Opportunity to gain experience through working with midwifery and nursing colleagues.

If you have the necessary skills, experience and qualities to help us to put women first, for more information please contact:

Paula Billing, Sharon Nutter Antenatal Post-natal ward managers 01924 541695 or email June Lee Recruitment Midwife june.lee5@nhs.net

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