Kingston Hospital First Acute Trust in London to be rated Outstanding by CQC for Overall Quality and Leadership
Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is a district general hospital situated in a beautiful and remarkable part of the country – close to London yet surrounded by royal parks, historic buildings and the River Thames. We are located on a single site in Kingston upon Thames, Surrey and run a number of outpatient clinics in neighbouring areas including Raynes Park Health Centre and Teddington Memorial Hospital.
We employ 3,000 staff who proudly and efficiently support over 350,000 people locally through a full range of diagnostic and treatment services and we have a national reputation for innovative developments in healthcare, particularly in 'patient-focused' care, day surgery and maternity services.
The South West London Collaborative Bank
Kingston Hospital are a part of the local South West London Collaborative and offer competitive bank rates to work across the three NHS trusts: St Georges, Kingston Hospital and Epsom & St Helier. Our Smart App booking system makes life easier for flexible working!
Health and Wellbeing & Staff Benefits
The Trust understands that benefits go beyond just financial rewards and offers a wide range of benefits that recognise staff contribution, provide opportunities for career development and offer initiatives to promote a healthy work life balance
Caring – Design and deliver care around each individual patient’s needs and wants. - Safe – Make the safety of patients and staff our prime concern as safety comes first - Responsible – All staff take responsibility for the hospital, its services and reputation - Value Each Other – Value each other’s contribution.
For more information on working for us please visit our microsite at http://careersinkind.dev.tmpw.co.uk/
An exciting opportunity has arisen and we are seeking an innovative leader and effective role model to join our Delivery Suite multidisciplinary team. We are passionate about providing high quality care to women, babies and their families and promoting normality within the Delivery Suite setting. Decision making will be evidenced based and holistic in meeting women’s individual needs. This role will incorporate both Delivery Suite co-ordinating and Unit Leader roles.
Kingston Hospital’s projected birth rate this year is approximately 5500 and our unit is the second biggest single site service in the country. We have a popular alongside midwifery led unit which delivers approximately 20% of women each year and will soon be implementing an Aromatherapy service. The Picker survey rated Kingston the best maternity service within the London sector for the last 5 years. The CQC report 2017 rating was outstanding for the Trust Leadership was strong and well respected and there was a culture of learning and a desire to improve the service.
We regularly provide in-house multidisciplinary training programme (including PROMPT) and staff have the opportunity to attend external study days or enroll for academic modules at our local higher education institutes.
Recent innovations are the implementation of a continuity of carer team for high risk women, an enhanced recovery pathway for women having caesarean section and a growing home birth team which has over 3% of women choosing this model of care. If you are a passionate midwife with excellent leadership and communication skills with a drive to provide high quality care to women, please apply to join our multi professional maternity team. Please see Job description before making your application.
Assessment and Interview Date: 17/12/2018
You must have appropriate UK professional registration.
This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.
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