Band 2 Apprentice Maternity Care Assistant | And Univ Hospitals NHS Trust

Type: Apprentice
Region: London

BHRUT is looking to recruit an enthusiastic Apprentice Maternity Care Assistant to join the Maternity team. Ideally you will have with some previous experience in the care or customer service industry. You will be supporting Midwives, nurses, nursery nurses and Doctors to provide care to the women and babies in the department during the ante-natal, delivery and postnatal periods. The successful candidate will be part of the maternity unit rotation working in all clinical areas. This includes the maternity antenatal clinics and maternity theatres as well as the in-patient ward areas and labour ward.

Alongside the role you will be completing the Level 3 Senior Health Care Support Worker (Maternity Support) apprenticeship. If you already hold this qualification at level 3 or above, then you are not eligible to apply.

Please read the advert and Job Description carefully before applying, ensuring that you clearly demonstrate how you meet the criteria in the person specification.

To be eligible for an Apprenticeship you must meet the following criteria:

Be 18 years old or over

Have the right to work in the UK

Have been permanently resident in the UK for the past 3 years

Applications are welcome from people who have lived experience of the care system.

To assist in the provision of care to women and their babies, during ante-natal, delivery and post-natal period.

We provide care for the residents of three diverse London boroughs. Most of our 7,800 permanent staff live in Barking and Dagenham, Havering and Redbridge and the majority are from black, Asian and minority ethnic groups. We also provide healthcare services to people in south west Essex, and specialist neurosciences services to the whole of the county.

Our services include all the major specialties of large acute hospitals and we operate from two main sites – King George Hospital in Goodmayes and Queen’s Hospital in Romford. We have two of the busiest emergency departments in London – more than 300,000 people visited our A&Es in 2023. We also provide outpatient services at Brentwood Community Hospital, Barking Community Hospital, Loxford Polyclinic, and Harold Wood Polyclinic.

We’re pleased to be leading the way in reducing the time our patients wait to get the treatment they need. The Elective Surgical Hub at King George Hospital is one of eight to be accredited as part of a national scheme; the Care Quality Commission has raised the ratings for urgent and emergency care at Queen’s and King George hospitals; and data released by NHS England showed that the Trust was the most improved in 2023 for reducing waits for emergency care.

We are particularly proud of our regional Neurosciences Centre; Radiotherapy Centre; Hyper Acute Stroke Unit; and dedicated breast care service at King George Hospital. We’re also part of the North East London Cancer Alliance.

For further information on this role, please see the attached detailed Job Description and Person Specification.

The person specification listed below is not the full specification requirements for the role. Please ensure you review the full specification on the job description prior to submitting your application.

Applicants are advised to read all the information on the advert and the supporting information before completing and submitting an application. As you complete your application please ensure you clearly demonstrate how you meet the criteria in the person specification for this post by adequately completing the supporting information section of the application form.

All new staff appointed at the Trust are subject to a probationary period.

Applications should be made online, however, queries regarding the application process, assistance with completion of the application form or if you require any adjustments (for applicants with a disability) please contact Nadeem Arif, Recruitment Advisor, on 01708 435000 ext. 5938. Further details regarding the post may be obtained by contacting the manager as per the contact details above.

This advert closes on Thursday 13 Jun 2024

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