Barts Health NHS Trust
£17.35 to £27.76 an hour
Closing date
20 Jun 2023

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Part Time
This is an incredibly exciting opportunity for an experienced midwife to work as a part of some of the busiest and most forward-thinking centres for maternity care in London.

Main duties of the job

The successful candidate will join a highly dedicated and expert clinical team that values quality patient care above all else. This is your chance to become a vital part of the Barts Trust mission to provide close and continuous antenatal and postnatal support throughout a mother and babys journey, and gain invaluable skill sets by working across multiple sites.

About us

Barts Health, the largest NHS Hospital Trust supporting communities with a population of 2.5 million in East London and beyond, is recruiting a highly experienced Midwife to join their dedicated maternity team.

Barts NHS Foundation Trust offers exceptional specialist maternity services, with state-of-the-art maternity facilities across all five of its London hospitals. In particular, The Royal London Hospital is Londons leading maternity hospital, and cares for over 5,000 women and babies a year. The trust prides themselves on their fantastic antenatal and paediatric care facilities, and their ability to nurture the careers of midwifes through exceptional mentoring from some of the UKs leading maternity healthcare professionals.

Job description

Job responsibilities

  • examining and monitoring pregnant women
  • assessing care requirements and writing care plans
  • undertaking antenatal care in hospitals, homes and GP practices
  • carrying out screening tests
  • providing information, emotional support and reassurance to women and their partners
  • taking patient samples, pulses, temperatures and blood pressures
  • caring for and assisting women in labour
  • monitoring and administering medication, injections and intravenous infusions during labour
  • monitoring the foetus during labour
  • advising about and supporting parents in the daily care of their newborn babies
  • helping parents to cope with miscarriage, termination, stillbirth and neonatal death
  • writing records
  • identifying high-risk pregnancies

Person Specification



  • At least 6 months NHS experience in that last 3 years

Additional Criteria


  • Robust clinical knowledge, strong initiative, and a proactive approach to work
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Honesty and integrity, and a caring patient-centred approach



  • RMN Registered
  • Specialised midwife, CTG & NLA qualified

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

Barts Health NHS Trust


The Royal London Hospital

Whitechapel Road


E1 1FR

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