An exciting opportunity has arisen for a 1 year fixed term post or 1 year secondment as Specialist Public Health Midwife within The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital. The post holder will be responsible for planning and delivering public health initiatives within Maternity in addition to clinically supporting women to stop smoking, by holding a clinical caseload as part of the Stop for 2 team.
This post involves working with the local authorities of Telford & Wrekin and Shropshire in addition to the local Maternity system to enhance services and improve the health of the women families within our area.
The Shropshire Maternity Service is experiencing an exciting period of transition and change to develop and improve the service to the women and their families whom we care for. We have one main Consultant Unit working in a modern and well equipped facility alongside a Midwife led unit based at The Princess Royal Hospital, Telford. We have a newly refurbished MLU at The Royal Shrewsbury Hospital and three other MLU’s currently open to outpatient activity. In total our birth numbers average 4,700 per year.
We are forward thinking with motivated staff who strive to improve the quality of the service that we offer to our women, their babies and their families. We have full Baby Friendly accreditation, CQC rating of ‘good’ for caring, but still with much work to do and a commitment to change our overall rating to outstanding.
We will provide professional development opportunities for all levels of staff. Our mission is to deliver the safest and kindest care for our women and their families. This is an exciting opportunity to come and make a difference to the women and their families we care for.