SSAFA – Community Midwife

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Up to £37,000 per annum 

37.5 hours per week

Fixed term contract until 31 December 2020 

Brunei

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a full-time midwife to join the Community Health Team at SSAFA, the Armed Forces charity.

SSAFA, the Armed Forces charity, supports the person behind the uniform; any time they need us, in any way they need us, for as long as they need us. Every year, SSAFA helps more than 73,000 people from the Forces family to get back on their feet; those currently serving, reserves, veterans and their families. Support is there for people at any stage in their military career; from the youngest recruit to the oldest veteran – no one’s service is ever forgotten. We give hope, help and personal support for as long as it takes to get that person’s life back to where they want it to be.

About the role

This role is part of the Community Health Team in British Forces Brunei delivering evidence-based, woman focussed maternity care to women and families of the entitled population. We are seeking an experienced Community Midwife to be part of the provision of a full-time community midwifery service working closely with military and civilian colleagues in primary care and host nation providers of secondary care. You will work with a midwifery colleague and be responsible for delivering and developing community midwifery within Brunei Command, including antenatal and postnatal care, facilitating parent education workshops and support groups and taking part in on-call and weekend working.

A relocation package is available for this role. This role will be fixed term until the end of December 2020.

About the team

The SSAFA team in Brunei consists of Health Visitors, Midwives, Nurses and Social Workers, supported by the provision of a visiting Speech and Language Therapist and outreach clinical supervision and support from the Head of Midwifery. It is fully integrated into and located within the MOD Primary Care Medical Facility. 

About you

To carry out this role successfully you will be an NMC registered Midwife with relevant post qualification community experience, be prepared to work flexibly to meet service needs and have an interest in delivering parent education sessions. Experience of working within a military environment and working with a diverse population would be an advantage. Experience of working in a remote location, experience in decision making and audit skills and the ability to work autonomously, as well as being an effective team player, are essential.

SSAFA is an employer that values the diversity of its workforce and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

No agencies please. Any unsolicited submissions from agencies will be accepted as a direct application from the candidate and no fees will be payable.

For further information

If you have any queries or would like to speak to someone about this role, please contact Jan Dowlen-Gilliland General Manager on Jan.Dowlen-Gilliland@ssafa.org.uk or 00357 2596 3900/3675 or Fiona Donaldson-Myles Head of Midwifery on Fiona.Donaldson-Myles@ssafa.org.uk  00357 2596 3900/00357 99618275 or for an informal discussion.

To apply, visit SSAFA’s website

Closing date: midnight on Sunday 23 June 2019

Interviews: date to be confirmed

SSAFA is an Equal Opportunities Employer and is committed to using the Disclosure & Barring Service.

If you wish to apply for any of our vacancies you will be asked to answer some screening questions before completing an application form and uploading your CV.  Personal data to progress your application for employment is covered under the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) Article 6 Section 1b and Article 9 2b and c. Your details will not be used for any other purpose or shared with a third party without your permission.  Data on unsuccessful candidates will be retained for one year from the vacancy being filled. If you take up employment with us, your information will be held for the duration of your employment plus six full calendar years. Further details are contained in SSAFA’s Privacy Statement at https://www.ssafa.org.uk/hr-privacy-notice

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