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Antenatal & Newborn Screening Midwife

Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust
£37,162 to £44,629 a year per annum pro rata inc HCAS
Closing date
1 Jun 2023

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Nurse, Midwife
Band 6
Contract Type
Part Time
Job summary

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a band 6 midwife to join the Antenatal and Newborn Screening Team based at Wexham Park Hospital on a part time basis.

The successful applicant will be working in the team for 15 hours per week and can combine this role with another role in the unit.

The successful applicant will join the team of Specialist Midwives to ensure that the National Antenatal and Newborn Screening programmes are delivered safely and effectively within the service at Frimley Health.

We work closely with NHS England's regional screening and immunisation teams and also support the maternal and neonatal immunisation service within our organisation.

In addition, this role requires the individual to work with the wider multidisciplinary team including specialist fetal medicine consultants, sexual health services, gastroenterology services and Tertiary Fetal Medicine and genetic Services.

Excellent communication and organisational skills are essential as this is a very busy but unique role that will allow the successful applicant to develop skills in the management of service that affects all areas of maternity care.

Computer Literacy skills including familiarity with Microsoft Office packages including Word, Publisher, Excel and PowerPoint are essential for this role.

Main duties of the job

The main duties of this role are to support the Antenatal Screening Coordinator and Specialist Midwife is to deliver the NHSE Antenatal and Newborn screening programmes. The team deal with a range of issues including:
  • Supporting women to discuss and make choices during pregnancy when there are additional concerns.
  • Counselling women and couples about high chance screening results
  • Coordinating care for women with positive infectious disease screening results, HIV , Syphilis and hepatitis
  • Support parents and coordinate multidisciplinary care for babies with known fetal abnormalities and babies with suspected chromosome abnormalities including supporting parents to make choices to continue or terminate the pregnancy.
  • Capture and maintain extensive data which is required to track our population and monitor performance in line with national standards

About us

Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust provides NHS hospital servicesforaround 900,000 people across Berkshire, Hampshire, Surrey and south Buckinghamshire.

As well as delivering excellent general hospital services to local people, we provide specialist heart attack, vascular, stroke, spinal, cystic fibrosis and plastic surgery services across a much wider area.

We have three main hospitals - Frimley Park in Frimley near Camberley, Heatherwood in Ascot and Wexham Park near Slough.

We provide full maternity services on our Wexham Park and Frimley Park sites and deliver approximately 10 ,000 babies each year .

Our threecore values, and the behaviours that support them, guide everything we do and set out what we expect of our staff in the way they treat patients, visitors, service users and each other,Committed to Excellence,WorkingTogether and Facing the Future.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The successful applicant will be an experienced Midwife , required to work independently and as part of a close knit team. They will be compassionate and non judgemental offering a sensitive approach to difficult conversations. The post holder will need to have good computer literacy skills including good working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel.

This is a fantastic opportunity for midwives to extend their expertise , develop specialist knowledge and access further education .

Person Specification



  • Registered Midwife
  • Knowledge of Antenatal diagnostic testing
  • Demonstrates research based approach to care
  • IT literate , proficient in using Microsoft and Excel
  • Minimum of 2 years midwifery experience
  • Teaching and presentation experience
  • Demonstrates MDT working
  • Demonstrates ability to prioritise and meet deadlines


  • Counselling certificate Mentorship
  • Experience of assisting with diagnostic tests
  • Experience working in community and delivering screening programmes to women , obtaining informed consent
  • Knowledge of antenatal screening programmes

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