Integrated midwife: DOVE team

Birmingham Women's and Children's NHS Foundation Trust
£33,706 to £40,588 a year
Closing date
6 Jun 2023

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Band 6
Contract Type
Job summary

A bit about the team

Dove Team is an integrated team providing intrapartum shifts in both the midwifery led unit and consultant led unit. A full-time midwife can expect to work four day shifts and four nights shifts per month in the intrapartum setting, prioritising care for women in their caseload. The remainder of the hours are flexible and worked in the community setting caring for women and their families in the antenatal and postnatal period.

The team provide care to a small caseload of women, prioritising women and families with additional and complex needs. Women are referred by the community midwife at booking to the Dove Team that meet the criteria for additional and complex needs to ensure that specialist skills, knowledge and care can be provided.

Families are seen in the home setting for their antenatal and postnatal care, and live across South Birmingham

Main duties of the job

Why should you come and join us at Birmingham Womens Hospital?

Opportunities to gain further development/qualifications and career progression e.g. NIPE Qualification, Leadership and Management, Inclusivity in Practice, Aromatherapy Courses etc.

A flexible working approach for you to establish with the women in your care.

Multi-disciplinary team working. Working very closely with the safeguarding team to identify women at most need.

Special interest groups we have team members supporting specifically with equality and diversity, safeguarding, auditing, breastfeeding, antenatal education, infection control and more.

Competitive on-call rates of pay.

Whats next?

Click the link to apply and submit your application.

If you like to speak with us prior to making an application or wish to have an informal visit, please contact Dayna Wright (Deputy Matron of Community Services), 07772206598.

About us

Birmingham Women's and Children's NHS Foundation Trust is the first of its type in the UK. Our Trust was formed in February 2017 to drive forward our commitment to provide the highest quality, world-class physical and mental health care for our women, children and families.

Uniting our hospitals means more seamless care; more investment to make greater advances in our specialist treatment and world-leading neo-natal and fetal work. Importantly, it also gives us a greater voice in shaping the future of family-centred care.

Birmingham Children's Hospital is a UK leading specialist paediatric centre with an international reputation in several areas. Birmingham Women's Hospital is one of two dedicated women's hospitals in the UK, with the busiest single site maternity unit, delivering more than 8,200 babies a year offering a full range of gynaecological, maternity and neonatal care. Forward Thinking Birmingham (FTB) Mental Health Services are a unique, innovative community and inpatient mental health partnership. Alongside partners FTB offers care pathways of mental health assessment and treatment for young people aged 0-25 years old.

Our Trust is committed to creating the best place to work. We believe in promoting and enhancing inclusion, diversity and equality and encourage applications from all areas of the community, who meet the criteria for the role, regardless of age, gender identity, disability, race, religion or sexual orientation.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to the attached job description and person specification to view the full details for this opportunity at Birmingham Womens and Childrens NHS Foundation Trust.

When completing your application, please ensure you have evidenced how you meet the job description and person specification to include transferable experience, qualifications, skills along with professional registration details (if applicable).

Occasionally we receive a large number of applications for our roles and when that happens we sometimes bring the closing date forward, so please apply promptly to avoid disappointment.

Person Specification

Analytical and Judgement Skills


  • Able to work independently

Professional/Managerial and Specialist Knowledge


  • Able to work within Trust guidelines, and in conjunction with local and national policies and procedures.
  • Good knowledge of Trust systems



  • Registered midwife



  • 12 month experience

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