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Bereavement Specialist Midwife

Band 7

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Bereavement Specialist Midwife
Band 7
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
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North Wales
To be confirmed on appointment
£38,890 to £44,503 per annum
14/07/2020 23:59

If you relish a challenge, have a passion to help others or simply fancy a fresh start, then Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board (BCUHB)  North Wales, has all the right ingredients. The largest health organisation in Wales, providing a full range of primary, community, mental health, acute and elective hospital services for a population of around 700,000, across North Wales . Join our team and get the support you need, in line with our Organisational Values and ‘Proud to Lead’ competence framework.

Enjoy being part of working with engaged leadership at all levels, and be assured we are committed to promoting equality and diversity, and are proud to welcome applicants under the “Disability Confident Employer” scheme. We also offer a number of family-friendly benefits, including childcare voucher schemes, work-life balance policies and on-site crèche facilities.

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Applications may be submitted in Welsh.  Applications submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application submitted in English.



This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced midwife to provide an essential service to women, their families and staff across North Wales .

The post holder will be a part of the midwifery risk team that can offer support in the development of bereavement services and this new role.

The post holder will:-

  • Act as a clinical specialist providing verbal and written information to bereaved families and to support women and their families who have experienced fetal loss and/or childbirth related difficulties
  • Provide support to midwifery, nursing and medical staff within the Women’s Directorate when caring for women experiencing a loss in pregnancy, stillbirth or early neonatal death
  • Act as an educational resource for medical, nursing and midwifery staff on physical, psychological and administrative aspects of bereavement care. In addition this role is to provide support and training for staff in bereavement related issues.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post; Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply.

Closing date: 14/07/2020

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Applicant requirements

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.

Welsh language skills are desirable

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Further details / informal visits contact

Maureen Wolfe

Women's Lead Clinical Risk & Governance

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board

Tel: 01978 725096 (WHTN 1814 5096)

Mobile: 07980 749768