Midwife Band 5 - Reading, Berkshire

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Midwife Band 5 - Reading, Berkshire

Midwife Band 5 - Reading, Berkshire.

For a role based in Reading, Berkshire, Athona Recruitment is currently recruiting a band 5 Midwife to work for an NHS Trust on an ad-hoc basis.

About the role

This role will be based in a busy and dynamic environment within the maternity ward of the hospital.

Duties will include:

• Caring for and assisting women in labour

• Deliver babies and provide antenatal and postnatal advice

• Examining and monitoring pregnant women

• Assessing care requirements and writing care plans

• Providing information, emotional support and reassurance to women and their partners

• Taking patient samples, pulses, temperatures and blood pressures

• Monitoring and administering medication, injections and intravenous infusions during labour

• Monitoring the foetus during labour

• Offering support and where needed advice to parents with the daily care of their new born babies

• Supporting parents with miscarriage, termination, stillbirth and neonatal death

• Writing records

• Identifying high-risk pregnancies

To be considered for this role, you must:

• Be fully trained in Midwifery

• Hold a valid NMC pin

• Have at least six months experience, preferably in a similar position

• Provide a clear, in-date DBS.

Why choose Athona?

  • Employment

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Hiring company

Athona Nursing

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