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Midwife with a specialist interest in Triage/Antenatal Surveillance

Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 a year per annum (pro-rata)
Closing date
1 Jun 2023

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Job summary

Maternity Triage, Day Assessment Unit and Maternity Advice Line Midwife.

Full and Part Time hours are available (Part Time salary will be pro-rata)

Salary �35,392-�42,618 per annum pro rata

We are looking for dynamic, motivated midwives to join our maternity triage, day assessment unit at both QMC and Nottingham City Hospital sites. The Maternity Advice Line Service is based at QMC, successful candidates based at QMC will be expected to work in the Maternity Advice Line providing safe patient care over the telephone.

If you wish to provide excellent compassionate care for women and their families this is the place for you.

Our triage and Maternity Advice Line Service is currently undergoing a huge service transformation including a single point of contact for telephone triage and the implementation of the BSOTS triaging system. We are looking for enthusiastic, dynamic, highly motivated midwives who are passionate about providing acute emergency triage care to women and their families in the antenatal and postnatal period

Main duties of the job

In addition to the below summary you need to familiarize yourself with full Job Description and Person Specification documents attached to this advert

You will assess, implement and evaluate care delivered, so that the women's individual requirements for care are met in all aspects of midwifery. You will act as an advocate for women and develop skills required to manage own workload appropriately i.e. ability to prioritise.

You will provide acute emergency care and fetal surveillance to women and their families in the antenatal and postnatal periods.

You will practice in accordance with professional, ethical and legal framework for midwifery and work within Trust guidelines, policies and procedures when carrying out midwifery care.

You will undertake excellent midwifery practice consistent with research and evidence-based practice transferring and applying knowledge and skills to meet the needs of mothers and families.

About us

Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust is one of the UK's largest acute teaching Trusts delivering an exceptional range of patient care, teaching, research and regional tertiary services.

The Maternity service is delivered across two Hospital sites and community providing care for approximately 8500 births annually. We have strong strategic objectives to deliver safe effective high quality care aligned with local and national drivers underpinned by strong organisational values and behaviours. These attributes are key qualities that we look for in professionals to join our team.

We pride ourselves in supporting our workforce utilising a shared governance framework for inclusive leadership, clinical mentorship. We provide individual and group restorative sessions from our PMA's.

This is an exciting time to Join NUH as we continue to develop our maternity service which is co-designed with our staff and the women and families that we care for.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please read Job Description & Person Specification for further information

The post holder will be required to deliver safe, quality midwifery care, antenatally and postnatally to women and their families whilst developing key triaging skills, abilities and experience in an acute emergency area. Working with support from senior midwives but within the multidisciplinary team and complying with Trust policies and guidelines.

Person Specification

Training & Qualifications


  • Registered Midwife
  • Evidence of recent relevant CPD
  • Diploma/Degree
  • Mentoring Course/SSA


  • Master's Degree
  • Possession of a teaching qualification

Physical skills


  • Ability to work Cross site when required

Other Requirements


  • Current UK driving license

Planning & Organisation skills


  • Able to identify risks and respond to problem situations and to ensure that effective escalation and interventions are put in place
  • Demonstrates an ability to organise own work schedule managing time effectively and displays initiative
  • Proven ability to deliver to deadlines
  • Delegates appropriately
  • Effective time management.


  • Shared Governance experience
  • Knowledge and/or experience of change management

Analytical and Judgement skill


  • Demonstrate an ability to assess, plan, prioritise and evaluate work
  • Proficient at assessing clinical risk
  • Ability to prioritize work

Communication and Relationship


  • Advocate for women and promote informed choice
  • Demonstrate effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrate basic IT skills using word, excel and power point



  • Able to respond to problem situations and to ensure that effective escalation is followed
  • Demonstrates an ability to organise own work schedule managing time effectively and displays initiative
  • Produce timely, accurate written/electronic records and documents
  • Ability to risk assess women appropriately within local and National Guidelines
  • Ability to Triage women via telephone or face to face assessment
  • Experience of participating in incident reporting


  • Previous Triage /Antenatal surveillance experience
  • Knowledge/ experience of a recognised evidenced based triage assessment tool
  • Managing informal/formal complaints

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