Royal United Hospitals Bath NHS Foundation Trust careers 2022 in Bath, England, United Kingdom – Psychological Wellbeing Midwife Band 7

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The Royal United Hospitals Bath NHS Foundation Trust provides acute treatment and care for a catchment population of around 500,000 people in Bath, North East Somerset and West Wiltshire. We provide 759 beds and a comprehensive range of acute services including medicine and surgery, services for women and children, accident and emergency services, and diagnostic and clinical support services. The CQC recently rated the care we provide as outstanding .

New colleagues can look forward to a warm welcome and a future full of opportunities at our Trust. You will work alongside high calibre staff, many of whom have a national and international reputation for specialist expertise and world-class care, focusing on providing the best services to our patients. Our values are simple; Everyone Matters, Working Together, Making a Difference, and represent our aspiration for the type of hospitals we want to be.

Bath is a wonderful place to live and work. Our main hospital site is 1.5 miles from the city centre and is served by great transport links including Park & Ride services and the national cycle route 24, 244. Bath offers excellent leisure and shopping facilities, and a thriving cultural scene.

Psychological Wellbeing Midwife – Band 7

The Royal United Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust are implementing a new service to support women/birthing people who are experiencing trauma related to the perinatal period.

We are looking for an ethusiastic and driven Midwife with significant clinical experience to join the Maternal Mental Health Service. The service will provide support and treatment to women/birthing people who have experienced birth trauma and/or bereavement directly related to their birth experience.

You will need to have experience of change management and successful service implementation and experience of caring for women with mental illness and pregnancy loss.

You will work within the pathway for the Maternal Mental Health Service, working closely with the Trust Bereavement Lead Midwife, Perinatal Mental Health Midwife, Pregnancy Loss Support Nurse as well as local mental health services.

The post holder will work with women who have experienced trauma/PTSD which has a direct impact on their current pregnancy and birthing experience and with women in the immediate postnatal period who have experiencing trauma symptoms directly related to their recent birth.

The role will involve training and support for staff as well as assessment, signposting, referral and some interventions for service users within the scope of a Midwife and with relevant training/qualifications. You will be expected lead on service evaluation, gathering feedback, KPI’s and audit as part of the roll out of this new service.

As part of this role you will have line management responsibilities and will be expected to be part of the maternity management on-call rota.

For more information please contact; Zara March, Transformation Project Lead Midwife at [email protected].

Please note that substantive band 6 Midwife posts are available to apply for alongside this job role if required.

Equal opportunities

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Applications from job seekers needing Skilled Worker sponsorship to work in the UK will be considered alongside all applications. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

Skilled worker applicants, applying for entry to the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have lived continuously/ cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18) are also subject to this requirement.

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Notifications & Communication

All communication is via email/NHS Jobs. Please check these regularly. If you are not contacted within 4 weeks of the closing date (5 weeks for consultants) please assume you have not been shortlisted for interview. Unfortunately, due to the volume of applications we receive, we cannot provide feedback on application forms.


If offered a position, we will request references by email covering the last 3 years of work or study. One referee must be your current/most recent line manager or tutor. Please supply an organisational email address for your referees on your application form.

Disclosure & Barring Service

All posts are subject to a DBS check at the appropriate level, as per guidelines set out by the DBS.

Smokefree Site

The RUH is an entirely smokefree site – colleagues, patients and visitors are not permitted to smoke anywhere in our grounds.

Please note, unless specifically agreed with the Recruiting Manager, the Trust does not pay interview expenses.

Company: Royal United Hospitals Bath NHS Foundation Trust

Vacancy Type: Full-time · Entry level

Job Location:  Bath, England, United Kingdom

Application Deadline: N/A

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