• Part Time
  • London SE13
  • 22,816 - 24,336 £ / Year

Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust

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  • £22,816 – £24,336 a year

Job type

  • Part-time


London SE13

Full job description

Are you looking to work in an award winning, well-supported, friendly, dynamic, culturally astute, inclusive environment that puts women/birthing people at the centre of a high standard of care.

Our latest CQC report has been published and we have maintained our good rating since 2017 and have been awarded as outstanding for leadership.

Do you want more Autonomy? If so. a great opportunity has arisen for current band 3’s or band 2 MCA’s at the end of their apprenticeship to try life in the community. Are you looking for a new way of working with women / birthing people, babies, and midwives? If so, why not give the community a try.

We are looking for a community MSW to work with fabulous midwives in one of our community teams in a permanent post working 22.5 hours / week.

All of our staff work within our Trust Values; treating all clients and their families with respect and compassion; providing high quality, safe effective care. As a team we are respectful of our colleague’s views and work collaboratively to encourage innovation in all we do.

Applicants need not apply if you do not have experience working as a band 2 Health Care Assistant on either a maternity ward or paediatric ward as you will NOT be shortlisted.

This post may close early if a high number of applications is received.

Previous applicants need not apply if you have applied in the last 6 months as you will NOT be shortlisted.

This role comprises working within a Multi – Professional Team delivering high quality care to women / birthing people and their families in the Community.

Applicants must have had prior experience working within a Maternity Department and will be expected to work independently, undertaking tasks, whilst remaining under the supervision of midwives. This will include providing care and support to the midwives in clinic, care and support for postnatal women / birthing people and their babies at home including weighing babies and undertaking the Newborn Bloodspot test, phlebotomy, breastfeeding support and advice including breastfeeding drop-in clinics.

his is an evolving position enabling you to work autonomously whilst knowing you have the support of the midwives in your team.

Our people are our greatest asset. When we feel supported and happy at work, this positivity reaches those very people we are here for, the patients. Engaged employees perform at their best and our Equality, Diversity & Inclusion (EDI) initiatives contribute to cultivate a culture of engagement. We have four staff networks, a corporate EDI Team and a suite of programmes and events which aim to insert the 5 aspirations:

Improving representation at senior levels of staff with disabilities, from black, Asian, and ethnic minorities background, identify as LGBTQ+ and women, through improved recruitment and leadership development
Widening access (anchor institution) and employability
Improving the experience of staff with disability
Improving the EDI literacy and confidence of trust staff through training and development
Making equalities mainstream

To assist the midwives in the delivery of care to women/birthing people in the hospital and community setting. The post holder carries a defined range of duties delegated by and reported back registered member of the multi-professional team.

The MSW is able to work regularly without direct supervision, reports any concerns, change in the condition of the woman/birthing person and baby and highlights incidents to the midwife responsible for care.

Duties and responsibilities for the role will be discussed and agreed on a daily basis with the midwife in charge, with communication channels open throughout the day for further advice and support.

To apply for this job please visit www.lewishamandgreenwich.nhs.uk.