As a Maternity Care Assistant, you will assist the qualified staff in delivering a caring and effective, patient focused service in keeping with the aims, objectives and standards of the Trust
You will also help with the maintenance of a safe care environment including preparing and clearing rooms and equipment with particular reference to infection control and safe working environment for patients, visitors and staff
Working as part of the maternity team we ensure we communicate in an open, and effective way to promote the health, safety and wellbeing of people who use health and care services and their carers.
Main duties of the job
Some of the duties you will undertake if successful are:
Performing clinical baseline observations
Recording and documenting episodes of care in accordance with Guidelines
Liaising with other departments and members of the multidisciplinary team
Working for our organisation
Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust is now one of the largest in the country, with a workforce of approximately 15,000 who serve a population of 1.2 million people.
We work together, and in conjunction with MSE Health and Care Partnership, to deliver excellent local and specialist services, to improve the health and wellbeing of our patients in a compassionate way, and provide a respectful, but vibrant place for staff to develop, innovate and build careers.
From facilities through to consultant specialists we want to be the best, to achieve this we need to recruit not just those who are the finest in their field but also those who have the potential to be. Yes, experience is important but so is outlook – if you are dynamic, forward-thinking and enthusiastic we want you to join us.
We not only offer you a good working environment with flexible working opportunities, but also the opportunity to develop your career with access to appropriate training for your job and the support to succeed and progress.
Detailed job description and main responsibilities
For full details of this interesting role that could be the first step in your Maternity career, please see attached job description, but if successful you will have the chance to work closely with the multidisciplinary team and in collaboration with colleagues to ensure the delivery of high quality, safe and compassionate healthcare, care and support.
Good level of general education including Maths and English GCSE or equivalent
Previous experience of working in a team
Previous Experience in Healthcare or Maternity services
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