Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 a year per annum (pro rata)
Closing date
7 Jun 2023

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Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
Job summary

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a band 6 Midwife to join Harrogate Maternity Unit.

We are incredibly proud of our maternity service and feel that we offer a high level of support to our midwives. We have a high level of staff satisfaction and a small, friendly and welcoming team.

Harrogate is a high performing maternity unit and we are seeking highly motivated individuals to contribute and develop the delivery of high quality, evidence-based midwifery.

This post includes rotational opportunities throughout the maternity service including inpatient areas and community which will be discussed with candidates at interview. We actively support you to develop and enhance your skills in all aspects of midwifery. The successful candidate should have a good understanding of the national agenda within maternity and a clear commitment to helping the trust achieve this.

Main duties of the job

The maternity department is responsible for providing all care to pregnant women and support for their families throughout the pregnancy and birth continuum. The department includes hospital and community based midwifery services.

Maternity Services provide care to pregnant women from the Harrogate and surrounding area including women who choose to deliver at Harrogate from Leeds, York and Ilkley.

About us

At Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust we provide 'outstanding' care to both our patients and our staff. We support staff through benefits, health and wellbeing initiatives and opportunities for personal and professional development.
  • An inclusive and supportive culture - our Trust encourages staff to bring their whole selves to work and active Staff Networks identify areas for improvement.
  • Staff Recognition - as well as regular appraisals, we recognise staff with our Making a Difference and Team of the Month Awards plus the Christmas Oscars.
  • Employee Support and wellbeing - we have a comprehensive Employee Assistance Programme, counselling service and fast track physiotherapy service for employees.
  • Staff Benefits - We have a range of staff benefits and schemes to support staff health, engagement, wellbeing and inclusion.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The practitioner is expected to ensure that their own clinical practice and that of the other staff on each shift, within the area of practice is of a safe standard and in accordance with the unit policies.

For more information please see the job description attached.

If you have any questions about the role, please contact Emma Barker on 01423 559450 or emma.barker32@nhs.net

Person Specification



  • NMC registration
  • Diploma/degree level or equivalent with evidence of further professional development.
  • Provide evidence of personal and professional development.


  • Mentor preparation course.
  • Neonatal and Infant Physical Examination qualification.



  • Experience as a registered Midwife
  • Evidence of completion of a successful preceptorship package
  • Awareness of professional responsibilities.
  • Able to demonstrate an understanding of clinical governance and risk assessment.


  • Broad Midwifery Experience
  • Experience of working in a continuity of care model.

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