Newly Qualified and Experienced Midwives

The Hillingdon Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£40,701 to £48,054 a year per annum incl. of HCAA
Closing date
4 Jun 2023

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Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
Job summary

Recruitment Fair

Newly Qualified and Experienced Midwives

Venue: The Education Centre - The Hillingdon Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Newly Qualified Midwives: 30 to 37.5 hours per week

Experienced Band 6: 37.5 hours per week

Part time posts pro rata available

The Duchess of Kent Maternity Unit for Women and Babies is excited to announce that we are holding a Recruitment Fair for newly qualified, preceptee and experienced midwives. Come along and meet different members of the team across maternity and find out what exciting opportunities we can offer as well as how we can support you to develop your skills and career pathway.

If shortlisted you will be invited to attend an interview at our Recruitment Fair on 12th June.

What to expect on the day:
  • If interviewing, you will undertake a drug calculations test with an 80% pass mark requirement in order to proceed to interview
  • Skills stations
  • Meet members of the maternity team
  • Please bring the following documents:
    • Proof of qualification
    • Rights to work (e.g. passport or birth certificate)
    • Proof of address x 2 (e.g. driver's permit, council tax bill, utility bill, bank statement dated within the last three months).

If you cannot attend our Recruitment Fair and wish to be considered for an interview, please apply through the vacancy and contact the recruiting staff member named on the advert.

Closing date for applications: 4th June 2023

Event / Interview Date: 12th June 2023

Main duties of the job

We offer a strong commitment to professional development through appraisal, personal development plans and postgraduate study. A Practice Development team provides staff with a comprehensive package of training & clinical support and all our midwives are released from clinical work to attend an annual comprehensive mandatory training programme.

We are looking for dedicated and motivated midwives with high standards of clinical and communication skills, who are enthusiastic and willing to develop their skills. The post is a rotational post, which incorporates working in all clinical settings. For newly qualified midwives, we offer a 12 month preceptorship programme, rotating through the clinical areas and supported by the Practice Development team. Following a period of orientation to the unit there will be opportunities for all midwives to enhance their personal development within our midwifery led Birth Centre.

About us

We are situated in North West London as a part of Hillingdon Hospital. We are a busy unit delivering 4000 babies a year. As a unit we believe in choice, we are passionate about women-centred care, and are committed to offering a wide range of experiences and development for our staff. The updated CQC report from July 2018 rated Hillingdon Maternity as \good with \outstanding for being well-led.

As part of the development and modernisation of our services, we have a dedicated homebirth team who caseload the women/birthing people under their care. They work closely with the midwives within our dedicated Birth Centre to facilitate continuity of care. We are looking to develop further continuity across a variety of care pathways for the women / birthing people across this sector. We hope you will consider joining us on our journey and being involved in this inspirational work.

Job description

Job responsibilities

1. The midwife is responsible accountable for her/his own midwifery practice

2. To reinforce professional advice through supporting and encouraging couples in active parenting skills in the postnatal period.

3. To assist the parents in caring for their babies hygiene, development and well-being whilst promoting babies safety, protection and security.

4. To encourage the parents in the active steps to promote effective feeding of their baby within the UNICEF guidelines.

5. To providing antenatal intrapartum and postnatal care, reporting any deviations from the normal to a more experienced midwife registered midwife.

6. The midwife will respond appropriately to all emergency situations7. The midwife will assist more experienced midwives and medical staff in the context of her/his own knowledge, experience and sphere of responsibility to develop their own professional competence.

8. The midwife will liaise with other agencies involved in the provisions of maternity services and seek advice from the more experienced midwife as required.

9. To foster peoples equality, diversity and rights

Person Specification

Shortlisting Criteria


  • Shortlist
  • Reserve
  • Reject

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