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Cambridge University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 a year p.a. pro rata
Closing date
19 Jun 2023

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Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
We are looking for Midwives who are able to demonstrate sound clinical skills and a keen interest in the development of Midwifery practice. To support this we have a well-established in-service training programme and are committed to supporting staff in their personal professional development.

International Nurses should follow the below link to find out how to apply to work in the UK and at CUH

Main duties of the job

As a qualified midwife the post holder will be required to have the appropriate knowledge, skills and competences to provide supervision, care and advice to women from conception, through pregnancy, labour, birth and the post-partum period. This includes conducting deliveries under their own responsibility and to care for the new-born. This care includes preventative measures, the detection of abnormal conditions in the mother and child and the procurement of medical assistance. This practice may be in the home or hospital and should be based on the best available current evidence. The post requires effective communication and an ability to provide support to the clinical lead in their area of work.

About us

Come Nurse with us...

Cambridge University Hospitals (CUH) NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest teaching Trusts in the country. It comprises Addenbrooke's Hospital and the Rosie Hospital. We provide accessible high-quality healthcare for the local people of Cambridge and regional and national specialist services. It's a great place to nurse, work and live.

You will work on a vibrant hospital campus with a friendly community feel we have excellent facilities to practise your skills and abilities to support your career pathway and development. Our values of Together - Safe, Kind, Excellent support the delivery of outstanding care. We have a fully electronic patient record system that is improving health-care quality this is transforming services, improving patient safety and clinical outcomes.

CUH is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community - a place where we can all be ourselves. We value our differences and fully advocate and support an inclusive working environment where every individual can fulfil their potential. We want to ensure our people are truly representative of all the communities that we serve. We welcome applications for all positions in the organisation irrespective of people's age, disability, ethnicity, race, nationality, gender identity, sex, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marriage and civil partnership status, or pregnancy and maternity status or social economic background.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see the attached Applicant Information Pack (combined Job Description and Person Specification) for key duties and responsibilities.

A welcome subsidy of �1000 is available to all Band 5 and Band 6 Nurses, Midwives, ODPs and Radiographers taking up substantive employment with the Trust.

Closing date is midnight on 18 June 2023

Interviews are due to be held in the week commencing 26 June 2023

Why choose Cambridge University Hospitals?
  • Our values and reputation for outstanding care
  • Opportunities to experience a range of specialities
  • Career and development opportunities
  • Preceptorship and mentoring programmes delivered by a dedicated clinical education support team
  • Research experience and opportunities
  • Lovely location and quality of life
  • Excellent schools/colleges and transport links (road, rail and air)

Benefits to you

We offer development opportunities and a wide range of benefits including on-site leisure facilities, shopping concourse, day nurseries and access to a great transport system with easy access to airports and rail travel.Please note if you would like to discuss the required hours of this role further, you should approach the contact given. In some cases alternative working hours will be considered.We welcome applications from the Armed Forces.

Person Specification



  • Registered Midwife. Up to date professional portfolio, demonstrating on-going professional development.


  • Diploma /Degree or equivalent in Midwifery.



  • Ability to demonstrate a working knowledge of midwifery in all areas of the service with recent working within the community setting.


  • Community experience. Involvement with clinical audit and research. Use of computerised information system.



  • Aware of current research and its impact on evidence base case. Knowledge of NMC Midwives Rules and Standards. Understanding of the Role of the Supervisor of Midwives. Knowledge of current reports/guidelines relating to Maternity Care and their implication.


  • Involvement in participating in the production of evidence based polices.



  • Ability to carry out the full range of midwifery skills in all clinical areas. Developed interpersonal skills. Excellent communication skills.


  • Perineal suturing skills, Epidural Management, IV drug additives, Siting IV Infusions. Able to support others and mentor in the learning environment.

Additional Requirements


  • The ability to understand and behave at all times, towards patients, visitors and colleagues according to the Trust values of safe, kind, excellent. Ability to work within a multi-disciplinary team. To rotate to all areas on both day and night shifts. Support and develop midwifery led care. Ability to travel between Trust and community services. Support and develop midwifery led care. To be willing to undertake mentoring and Mentor module relevant to job banding and as required by your Line Manger.


  • Able to act up for Line Manager/ Team Leader. Confident and motivated. Supportive within a team framework.

Employer details

Employer name

Cambridge University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust


Addenbrookes Hospital-Division E



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