Integrated Midwife

Recruiter
NHS Highland
Location
Oban, Argyll
Salary
26830 - 35933
Posted
13 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
INTEGRATED MIDWIFE RURAL

MATERNITY UNIT

OBAN, LORN & ISLANDS AREA

10 HOURS

BAND 6

£26,830 - £35,933 PRO RATA

PERMANENT

An excellent opportunity has arisen within the Oban Community Maternity Service for an enthusiastic, flexible registered midwife, who wishes the opportunity to utilise her full range of skills in a mixed rural and town environment.

The candidate must be confident to work autonomously in providing care to families in Oban, Lorn and the Islands in a range of environments, she must also work well as a member of a team and be prepared to be flexible.

The candidate will be able to provide a full range of evidence based; health, education and social care advise in keeping with current drivers. There is an on call commitment with the post and midwives must be confident to triage, manage and effectively transfer women in an emergency situation.

The service is proactive in supporting local birth, whether at home or within the maternity unit, any applicant should be keen to promote this service. In return the successful applicant will have the pleasure of deriving great job satisfaction from being able to work autonomously throughout the whole pathway of the woman and families care within Best Start Recommendations.

You will be expected to travel efficiently and effectively in various work locations within Oban, Lorn & Islands area, to meet the operational requirements of the service.

Informal enquiries are welcomed by Elayne Starkey,
Oban Maternity, Phone

For more information about the area of Argyll you can visit the Argyll & Bute Council website:

Application packs are available from HR Department, NHS Highland, Argyll & Bute, Aros, Lochgilphead, Argyll, PA31 8LB - Tel (24 hour answering machine service) or e-mail -

Shortlisted applicants will be contacted by e-mail. Please check your e-mails regularly, including your junk/spam folder.

Please quote job reference number 18ab/068 in the subject line of your e-mail or enquiry.

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