Delivery Suite Co-ordinator | University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust

Job details
Posting date: 22 May 2024
Salary: Not specified
Additional salary information: £43,742 - £50,056 per annum
Hours: Part time
Closing date: 21 June 2024
Location: Leicester, LE1 5WW
Company: University Hospitals of Leicester
Job type: Contract
Job reference: 6233696/358-6233696-WOM

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Vacancies are at Leicester General Hospital.

Do you want to work in an organisation that values you as an individual?

Do you want to be part of a team that provides multi-disciplinary support, encourages your development and values your contribution?

Do you want to work for an organisation that offers flexible working?

Then University Hospitals Leicester NHS Trust is the organisation for you!

At Leicester Maternity service we have vacancies to expand our band 7 midwife co-ordinator team. We would love for you to join our team where you will work collaboratively within a multi-disciplinary team in an environment that is supportive and empowering.

Leicester is a vibrant and multi-cultural city, with a large rural community in the county and Rutland. There are many cultural attractions in the city centre with theatres, bars, Highcross shopping centre. Just out on the edge of the city Fosse park offers a large shopping centre with free car parking and public transport links just off the motorway. Leicester is a central location to travel all around the country with rail and motorway links

The post holder will have 24 hour continuing responsibility for quality of care of their designated clinical area and ensure co-ordination between the maternity wards, labour ward, birth centre and maternity assessment unit.

The post holder will be clinically visible, accessible and responsive to the needs of service users, patients, carers and the public and to provide direction and effective and inspirational leadership to the midwifery and Multi-disciplinary team within the area for which they are accountable.

The post holder will also act as an expert clinical practitioner providing personally and through their ward team an excellent quality of care to patients and service users. They will also demonstrate high quality compassionate leadership, acting as a role model at all times across the maternity service and the wider organisation. Provide a supportive environment for all students and learners on placement within the ward /unit for which they are responsible.

Candidates should have experience and training in obstetric emergencies and neonatal resuscitation, and excellent interpersonal skills to facilitate working with a large multi-disciplinary team and diverse population.

With a birth rate of around 9700, our service is one of the largest and most culturally diverse in the country with a wide range of complexities and specialist services, to guarantee opportunities to gain excellent experience

We have a level 3 tertiary Neonatal service and host the East Midlands Congenital Heart service based at Leicester Royal Infirmary and a level 2 neonatal service based at Leicester General Hospital. Consequently, we are highly skilled at managing complex referrals from other services

Leicester Maternity Services provide safe, high quality care and encourage innovation and development from staff. We pride ourselves on staff engagement and actively encourage a safe working environment where staff feel safe to speak up and raise concerns

Lead and manage a busy delivery suite, ensuring safe care provision, appropriate staff allocation , support and pastoral care, prioritisation and ensuring the smooth running of the area.

Communicate effectively across the multi-disciplinary team and with service users and families.

Communicate and share clinical experiences and good practice within and across directorates.

Facilitate communication regarding shared experiences of care that will benefit the needs and experiences of women and their families.

Proactively seek feedback on patient and public experience in order to address concerns in a timely manner and build on success.

Responsible for managing staff performance and competence within area of responsibility following Trust policies and procedures and to identify and manage poor performance.

Be accountable to the budget holder for their ward/department, undertaking cost containment strategies where appropriate.

Consult with Ward Manager, Matron, General Manager and relevant others on key developments ensuring the efficient and effective management of ward resources.

Work with the matron to implement agreed changes in resource management and achieve efficiency targets.

Find as far as reasonably possible creative financial solutions to expenditure problems and ideas for developments contributing to the cost improvement programme and/or similar processes.

Supervise the allocation and utilisation of staff ensuring maximum effectiveness for delivery of care within the ward.

Actively engage in the Trusts selection, recruitment and retention strategies.

Supervise the allocation of student learners to appropriate practice supervisors and assessors ensuring maximum learning opportunities are available and all learners are supported and integrated within the ward team.

Actively contribute to reconfiguration projects, service redesign developments and directorate business planning as required.

This advert closes on Wednesday 5 Jun 2024

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