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Preceptorship Midwife

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
£34,089 to £41,498 a year pa Inclusive
Closing date
9 Jun 2023

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Nurse, Midwife
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
We are a large inclusive team of maternity staff working across Queen Charlottes & Chelsea and St. Mary's Hospitals and community. We strive to deliver a high quality of service while utilising our staff strengths and encouraging continued professional development. We work with a diverse caseload of service users including low risk and complex pregnancies. We offer rotational positions and have exposure to innovative resources and developments within maternity.

We understand just how important it is to invest in you, so offer a wide range of training and support programmes to develop competence and enhance leadership skills all whilst being guided by our supportive multi-disciplinary team during preceptorship and beyond.

If this sounds like the way you want to start your career please apply to join our team!

Main duties of the job

To work flexibly within the team to provide 24 hour cover for antenatal and postnatal wards, labour ward, and community on a rotational basis. This will require internal rotation between areas and day/night duty.

This is a rotational midwifery post allowing for development and experience to be gained by working as an integral member of the midwifery team.

As a new entrant you will be working autonomously and will be accountable for your own professional actions, providing woman/people centred care and working in a manner that promotes dignity and respect.

This is a recognised preceptorship period to consolidate experience, build confidence and gain core competencies within a given timeframe, to attain the knowledge and skills for Band 6 experienced midwife.

About us

At Imperial College Healthcare you can achieve extraordinary things with extraordinary people, working with leading clinicians pushing boundaries in patient care. Become part of a vibrant team living our values - expert, kind, collaborative and aspirational. You'll get an experience like no other and will fast forward your career.

Benefits include career development, flexible working and wellbeing, staff recognition scheme. Make use of optional benefits including Cycle to work, car lease schemes, season ticket loan or membership options for onsite leisure facilities. We encourage staff to have the Covid vaccination to protect themselves, patients, other colleagues as well as the wider community. Please note it is an operational requirement to comply with infection prevention and control procedures within the Trust such as lateral flow testing, handwashing and the wearing of masks, according to the procedures in place at any time or location. As part of our continued response to Covid19 we are still conducting the majority of our interviews virtually.

We are committed to equal opportunities and improving the working lives of our staff and will consider applications to work flexibly, part-time or job share.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The full job description provides an overview of the key tasks and responsibilities of the role and the person specification outlines the qualifications, skills, experience and knowledge required. For both overviews please view the Job Description attachment with the job advert.

Person Specification

Education/ qualifications


  • Registered Midwife
  • Midwifery degree or diploma or equivalent education / RTP Course
  • Understanding of ongoing CPPD requirements


  • NMC registration
  • A willingness to continuously develop and progress



  • Newly Qualified with a commitment to undertake and complete the full preceptorship programme
  • Commitment to undertake the full rotational programme and complete all competencies within the preceptorship programme timeframe

Skills/knowledge/ abilities


  • Excellent communication skills

Employer details

Employer name

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust




W2 1NY

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