Maternity Care Assistant

Haywards Heath, West Sussex, England
RH16 4RX
Avon & Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS £ 18870.0 - 19918.0 Per year Full time Save This Job
Pay
£ 18870.0 - 19918.0 Per year
Hours
Full time
Type
Bank
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Posted
13 Jun 2022
Closes
13 Jul 2022

Job Description

About our Trust

At UHSussex we're proud to be at the heart of the NHS. As one of the UK's largest acute Trusts , we're a leading example of the excellence, the ambition and the values that have embodied the NHS for over 70 years.

We are a vibrant and inclusive organisation with patient care at our core. Our hard-working, talented and dedicated people work together towards a common goal - to always put our Patient First . In fact our mission is summed up by our 'where better never stops' motto and no matter the role at UHSussex, you will play a part in driving us forwards and in improving the lives of patients across Sussex.

We treat our patients and staff with the same compassion and empathy we expect for ourselves. We're here for them when they need us, and we go above and beyond to meet their needs. This can be seen in our wellbeing programme for staff which is extensive and designed to support you when you need it - because we know that to look after others we must first look after ourselves.

As a university trust and a leader in healthcare research, we value learning, teaching and training so that we can be the best that we can be. From the moment you start with us and throughout your career we will help you to grow and develop. We hope that in choosing UHSussex you are choosing a long and happy career where you will be able to see the difference you make and feel valued for all that you do.

We look forward to receiving your application and the start of your journey with UHSussex. In the meantime make sure to check out our Patient First approach that runs through our core as you'll get to know us better through this, our equality, diversity and inclusion pages which show just why being inclusive is so important to us and how our staff networks help drive change, and our staff wellbeing page that details the many ways in which we invest in your wellbeing.

Job overview

Maternity Care Assistants (MCA) act as members of the care team working under the supervision and guidance of registered midwives/nurses and other professional staff. MCA's, assist in the planning, implementation, evaluation and delivery of care, by providing support to registered staff, patients and their families. This will be achieved through the performance of specific care tasks, carried out after the successful programme of formal training and assessment.

Main duties of the job

Are you interested in working with new mothers, supporting midwives to deliver high quality care? Then come and join us at University Hospitals Sussex


Due to internal promotions, maternity leave and staff commencing their midwifery training we have vacancies for Maternity Care Assistants to work within the Maternity Unit at both the Royal Sussex County Hospital, Brighton and the Princess Royal Hospital, Haywards Heath. The post involves working as part of a team under the supervision and guidance of registered midwives. This will be a rotational post working in all areas including the Delivery Suite and Delivery Suite Theatre, Postnatal Ward and Antenatal Department.

The work is very challenging and demanding, involving long shifts, night shifts and weekend work but is also enormously rewarding.

No professional qualifications are necessary however, you must possess good inter personal skills and an interest in maternal and child health and a willingness to help out in sometimes challenging situations.

Exposure prone procedures are carried out as part of this post. The successful applicant must submit proof of their current Hepatitis B status to the Trust

Applicants must be aware that this is a 24 hour 7 day a week service and in order to meet service requirements you will be called upon to work early, late, night and weekend shifts.

Working for our organisation

Join us at UHSussex, every day is different, you can be the change, better never stops

A t UHSussex we're proud to be at the heart of the NHS. As one of the UK's largest acute Trusts , we're a leading example of the excellence, the ambition and the values that have embodied the NHS for over 70 years.

Improving lives: We are a vibrant and inclusive organisation, with hardworking, talented and dedicated individuals, who work together towards a common goal, to always put our Patient First . Our mission is summed up by our 'where better never stops' motto and no matter the role at UHSussex, you will play a part in driving us forwards and in improving the lives of patients across Sussex. We treat our patients and staff with the same compassion and empathy we expect for ourselves. We're here for them when they need us, and we go above and be

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Job Details

Maternity Care Assistant

Haywards Heath, West Sussex, Englandd Avon & Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS
Pay
£ 18870.0 - 19918.0 Per year
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Hours
Full time
Posted
13 Jun 2022
Type
Bank
Closes
13 Jul 2022

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