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Integrated Midwife

  • £31531 - £42715 per annum
  • Guernsey
  • Posted: 12/06/2019
  • Permanent
  • Job Ref: V49101640

Job Details


Salary £31,531 - £42,715


Clinical Responsibilities

 Act as the woman's advocate in promoting, and delivering the highest standard of

midwifery care, ensuring all fundamentals of care are addressed, and current, relevant

policies, guidelines and procedures are adhered to.

 Develop flexible and individual models of care, including the provision of a home birth


 Using evidence-based practice, assess the woman's physical, psychological and spiritual

needs, plan, implement and evaluate midwifery care involving the woman and her family,

as appropriate.

 Write reports, record observations and maintain plans of care, including electronic data

storage; and other appropriate records, accurately, legibly, concisely and

contemporaneously, in accordance with NMC standards.

 Monitor the woman's condition, interpret observations and identify deviations from

normal. Report and refer to relevant health professionals, carrying out midwifery

interventions as needed.

 Keep the woman and her family informed, when appropriate maintaining client


 Ensure midwifery care is flexible to meet the diverse needs of women and their families.

 Comply with HSC Guernsey's policy for management and administration of medicines.

 Undertake clinical skills, as per HSC Guernsey guidelines, relevant to role and the woman's


 Collaborate with the multi-disciplinary team and other service providers; ensure care is

woman centred, effective and efficient.

 Examine and observe the neonate, interpreting observations and identifying deviations

from normal. Report and refer to relevant health professionals, carrying out midwifery

interventions as needed.

 Deliver and evaluate formal programmes for the preparation of parenthood in response

to the woman's need and incorporate health education into the woman's care whenever


 Identification and management of at risk families within the child protection arena,

devising plans of care in conjunction other health care professionals and engaging in

multidisciplinary safeguarding practices.

 Attend relevant multiagency meetings, develop and maintain close working relationships

and practices with other health care professionals in relation to safeguarding.

 Monitoring families' compliance with child protection with child protection plans and

writing relevant reports.

 Engage with women and their families in avoiding and resolving complaints.

Organisation, Management and Leadership

 Act as a role model in the delivery of all aspects of service user care.

 Take an active part in team working, innovation and practice development within both

the community and hospital setting.

 Be involved in the systematic review and development of maternity policies and


 Work closely with the midwifery management team to develop services for low risk

midwifery provision across a range of setting, in line with current national standards, local

initiatives and evidence.

 Be involved in the implementation and evaluation of ongoing professional development

and training for the community midwifery team.