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Midwife Band 6

Royal United Hospitals Bath NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
22 Sep 2023

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Nurse, Midwife
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
Would you like to work in a highly motivated and friendly Maternity team covering Bath, North East Somerset and West Wiltshire?

We are committed to providing high quality, woman-centred care.

Rated 'Outstanding' in our latest CQC review, our service consists of an acute and 2 standalone birth centres. We also have 2 community midwifery led units, a 24 hour Maternity Assessment Unit and are in the planning stages of an alongside midwifery unit at the RUH site. This is your chance to be part of a transforming organisation where we aim to ensure all women have access to the optimal birth environment in accordance with their choice.We are seeking self-motivated, innovative and flexible midwives to work within our teams providing care to families.As a midwife working within our services we can offer you experience across all areas of maternity including, community maternity units, stand-alone birthing centres, homebirth and the Consultant led Birth Centre, acute postnatal and transitional care settings.

You will be rewarded with a comprehensive orientation programme and support with professional development from an outstanding maternity team.

Main duties of the job

Professionalo Fulfil the role of midwife as defined by the Nursing and Midwifery Council adhering to theMidwives Rules and Code of Practice thereby ensuring relevant registration is maintained.o Take personal responsibility for own professional development and up-dating in accordance with PREP requirements.

Clinicalo Assess, plan, implement and evaluate care throughout pregnancy, labour and the postnatal period. Also facilitate others in their practice.o Effectively prioritise clinical caseload to meet client need.

Education and Trainingo Be aware of national and local policies that have impacted upon the maternity services.o Be sufficiently flexible to change and develop practice in light of knowledge gained through reflection, research and audit.

Managerialo Ensure relevant information is disseminated to staff within appropriate time scales, including the multi-disciplinary team if required.o Use effective interpersonal skills to lead and promote excellence in midwifery practice.

If you are looking to relocate to the fabulous city of Bath, we can offer a relocation package that may be suitable for you (subject to terms and conditions). Further information can be shared if we progress your application.

About us

At the RUH we're proud to put people at the heart of what we do, working together as one team to make a difference for our patients, each other, and our community. No matter what your role is, we value everyone's contribution in supporting the exceptional, person-centred care we pride ourselves on.

We are committed to creating a compassionate and inclusive environment. This can be seen in our growing community of staff networks - celebrating successes and creating opportunities to listen and learn. We value our differences, champion kindness and civility, and truly believe that diversity makes us stronger.

A culture of learning, developing and innovating is the thread that runs throughout our whole organisation. We want to support you to thrive, taking your career to its full potential.

We value staff wellbeing, with a well-established programme of support. We believe in a holistic approach spanning all aspects of living a healthy life, including physical, emotional, spiritual and financial wellbeing. We've even got a pool!

We are committed to supporting you and hope you want to join our team. In the meantime, find out more about living and working the beautiful historic city of Bath, learn about our extensive package of staff benefits, and read about how we're providing healthcare fit for the future with the landmark Dyson Cancer Centre and our passion for research.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please find attached to the vacancy a detailed person specification and job description for further information about this role.

Due to the nature of this role, we require candidates who apply to have current right to work in the UK. We value and encourage all international applications to please apply to work with our trust to do so via our international nursing campaign. Please follow the link below.You can get in touch at

Person Specification



  • Qualified Midwife Registered with the NMC (pin)
  • Teaching and Assessing in clinical practice or equivalent.


  • experience of assessing risk

knowledge and skill


  • experienced band 6 midwife
  • experience of working in different clinical areas
  • evidence of ongoing professional development


  • understand clinical incident reporting

Employer details

Employer name

Royal United Hospitals Bath NHS Foundation Trust


Royal United Hospital

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