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35, High Crescent, Arnold, Nottingham NG5 8DY · 07984 111222
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- I am a diligent, compassionate and pragmatic Senior Midwife with a strong and successful background within the field of midwifery with specialist expertise in breastfeeding.
- I am passionately committed to inspiring, motivating and empowering new mothers to gain confidence within newborn care and enable them to achieve the birth plan that they intended.
- I have proven leadership skills and the natural ability to establish professional relationships within a multidisciplinary team.
- I am caring and highly personable and I provide a reassuring and calm approach throughout labour.
- I am fully committed to my professional development, sharing of clinical best practice and advancing the careers of others within a team. I share a real passion for training and staff development.
Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMA), 2011-Present
April 2018 – date
Birmingham City Hospital, Maternity (Lactation and Breastfeeding Consultant)
As a senior Midwife I have overall responsibility alongside the Head Midwife for the management of a 40-bed maternity ward and birthing unit, and supervising and training a team of 35 midwives, 40 Healthcare Assistants and 10 Student Nurses. During this time I have undertaken specialist training and qualified as a Lactation and Breastfeeding Consultant.
- Providing considerable clinical expertise and best practice care and education during high-risk pregnancies, labouring and post-partum mothers within a midwifery-led service.
- Designed and delivered a range of lactation and breastfeeding in classes to over 2000 women during the last 2 years, including the design of an anti-natal programme to support fathers during labour and how to prevent post-partum depression.
- Contributing directly towards the personal and professional development of Trainees; including providing direct support and training during labour and ensuring their continued development; working in close liaison with the local University.
July 2011-June 2018
Coventry Hospital, Maternity
I worked in the midwifery-led unit within a 30-bed maternity ward. I was involved in accessing the condition of mothers during their pregnancy, labour and after-birth, in addition to taking full accountability for notifying the Senior Midwife and wider medical team when I had identified any complications or where the pregnancy was not progressing as it should. I provide care for women and babies, advice, information and guidance regarding newborn sleep, feeding and bathing. I managed a wide range of administrative requirements, including updating patients’ notes and discharge referral forms. I performed a wide range of routine procedures including taking blood samples, GTT assessment and blood pressure profiles.
- I diagnosed and assessed patient conditions and referred to Consultant Obstetricians and worked with the wider assessment unit, consultants and daycare to ensure continuity of care.
- Co-delivered a range of information sessions on healthcare awareness, breastfeeding and car seat safety.
May 2005 – March 2008
University Teaching Hospital Warwick
During the early years of my education and while my family was young, I worked part-time as a Healthcare Assistant within the Paediatrics department. I focused much of my time on providing direct support to the clinicians and I was involved in nursing assessments, triage and admission of patients. I undertook a range of observations and recorded all progress of the patients on the confidential medical charts and care plans.
- Regarded for the ability to build rapport and trusting relationships with children and their families and provided a reassuring presence especially to parents who required additional comfort and advice during medical procedures.
- Responsible for ensuring clinical areas were adequately stocked with appropriate equipment and stock and assisted the nursing team and paediatric unit and supported with the care of sick children.
2008 – 2011
BSc (Hons) Midwifery, Coventry University
Access to Higher Education, Science Stream, Coventry College of Further Education
- Following the birth of my fourth daughter, I returned to Further Education to complete an Access to HE course to enable me to return to University to achieve my long-term dream of becoming a Midwife.
- The support I received throughout my pregnancies inspired me and further confirmed my passion for midwifery.
- I successfully managed this full-time course alongside raising 4 children under the age of 6; a real challenge but my children inspired and motivated me.
2000 – 2001
Coventry High School
7 GCSEs including English (C), Mathematics (B), and Science (A).
Hobbies and interests
- I enjoy spending time with my family and in particular we love hiking in the countryside.
- I have two beautiful Labradors and I enjoy showing them in dog shows across England.
- I love horse riding and have a stunning 4 year old black gelding named Harvey, currently 15.2hh at present with more to grow!
Available on request.
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This sample CV template is perfect for a variety of NHS, healthcare and other roles. It is easy to add and remove sections as required. You should include the following information when writing your NHS CV:
- Personal details – your first name, surname, address, phone and email address
- Your GMC registration status and number, if applicable
- A professional profile setting out how you meet the requirements of the job specification
- Your work history, most recent first, with date, position, employer and location – focusing primarily on relevant roles and giving less or no detail for irrelevant roles (although the date, job title and employer should still be included to avoid unexplained gaps)
- Your education / qualifications / additional training courses taken
- Details of any teaching / training / presentations you have delivered yourself
- Any affiliations with relevant professional bodies
- Any relevant achievements (such as a scholarship)
- Any publications you have contributed to (books, articles, research)
- Hobbies and interests, ensuring so far as possible that they help further demonstrate transferable skills
- You do not need to include the names and addresses of references. It is acceptable to write ‘references available on request’ or simply to leave this section off altogether.
The above is a general guide to the information that is required. You should always study the job advert carefully and ensure that your application meets its requirements.
NB: This NHS CV example was originally published on 11th February 2016 and has been fully updated for 2021.