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Maternity Assistant | Croydon Health Services NHS Trust

Job details
Posting date: 15 April 2021
Salary: Not specified
Additional salary information: £21,789 - £23,121 pa pro rata inc of HCAS
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 15 May 2021
Location: Croydon, CR7 7YE
Company: Croydon Health Services
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: 3055244/199-3055244-RB-NA

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Summary


Maternity Assistant - Band 2


Are you excited about the possibility of being part of a maternity team committed to providing excellent care to women and their families?

We have exciting opportunities for Band 2 Maternity Assistant to join our Maternity team working across Maternity Triage, Labour Ward, Birth Centre and our Antenatal and Postnatal Wards at Croydon University Hospital. This is a key role within the department providing support and assistance to women and their families, midwives in all areas of the service.

We are looking for enthusiastic individuals who are passionate about providing high quality care for women, and who demonstrate our Trust values at all times. We are looking for organised, self-motivated candidates who can support and work in collaboration with the midwife and the wider multidisciplinary team; in order to provide a safe and holistic approach to women centred care. This is an excellent role to develop existing experience and gain additional knowledge and skills.

JOB SUMMARY

Maternity Assistants (MA) support midwives in caring for women and their babies through the vital stages of pregnancy, childbirth and the first few days of birth. MAs complement the role of the midwife in the provision of care and support to women and their families’ by undertaking non midwifery specific tasks. MAs can perform basic observations, provide basic care, maintain a safe and pleasant environment, give simple advice and support, document care given and undertake clerical tasks under supervision of a midwife



Any questions please contact Gina Short - gina.short@nhs.net


This advert closes on Monday 26 Apr 2021

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